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South Dakota State University
SDSU College of Pharmacy
Sioux Falls
South Dakota
Posted: 08/31/2021
Assistant Professor - Internal Medicine

South Dakota State University College of Pharmacy is seeking applications for a 12month, non-tenure track Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice. The position is in the area of Internal Medicine Pharmacy Practice and will be based at Sanford Medical Center in Sioux Falls, SD.

SDSU is especially interested in candidates that can contribute to and/or coordinate course offerings that address the experiences of underrepresented minorities in organizations. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply.


Primary responsibilities include maintaining a viable internal medicine clinical pharmacy practice with specific expertise in the area of internal medicine, didactic instruction, precepting on-site students, and contributing to various committees within both the academic and healthcare settings.


  • Sponsorship not available for this position; must be eligible to work in the Unites States.
  • An earned Pharm.D required by the start date
  • Residency or equivalent experience.
  • Eligibility for licensure as a pharmacist in South Dakota.
  • Effective written communication skills
  • Effective verbal communication and interpersonal skills


  • Pharmacy practice residency in the area of internal medicine.
  • Internal medicine experience in monitoring drug therapy and service.
  • Experience teaching and developing curriculum at a collegiate level.
  • Experience on college and institutional committees.
  • Experience in individual or collaborative research.

SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications.


South Dakota State University offers a wide range of benefits including medical, dental, and flexible benefits, retirement plans, compensation packages, paid holidays, and vacation leave. Employees also have access to internal and state-sponsored training as well as reduced tuition for state-supported courses at all State of South Dakota academic institutions.


SDSU offers a rich academic experience in an environment of inclusion and access through inspired, student-centered education, creative activities and research, innovation and engagement that improve the quality of life in South Dakota, the region, the nation and the world. Its employees embrace the university’s core values of being people-centered, expanding knowledge through creativity, embracing organizational and personal integrity, commitment to diversity, and excellence through continuous improvement.

The College of Pharmacy offers a six-year course of study leading to a Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree and has had the successful entry level Pharm.D. program since 1994. The Department of Pharmacy Practice provides classroom and clerkship instruction for the last two years of the Pharm.D. degree program, and also contributes classroom instruction and early experiential training for the pharmaceutical sciences phase of the degree. Faculty are located at various practice sites which provides students the opportunity for diverse learning experiences.

Application Deadline: Position is open until filled with full consideration given to applications received by September 24, 2021.

Application Process:

SDSU accepts applications through an on-line employment site. To apply, visit:, search by the position title, view the job announcement, and click on “apply for this job.” This system will guide you through the electronic application form. This employment site will also require the attachment of a cover letter, which should specifically address how the candidate meets the qualifications as outlined in the advertisement, Curriculum Vitae or resume, and a reference page with the contact information for three professional references. Email applications will not be accepted. Please contact SDSU Human Resources at (605) 688-4128 if you require assistance with this process.

Any offer of employment is contingent on the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by law and/or university policies, including but not limited to, successful completion of a criminal background check.

South Dakota State University is a tobacco free environment.

It is the policy of the University to maintain a drug-free environment and to thereby establish, promote, and maintain a safe and healthy working and learning environment for employees and students. This position is subject to South Dakota State University’s Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy 4:14.

For questions on the position, contact Dr. James Clem at (605) 688-4237 or

South Dakota State University is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its faculty, staff and students. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Arrangements for accommodations required by disabilities can be made by emailing SDSU prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, gender, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran’s status or any other status that may become protected in the offering of all educational programs and employment opportunities. Individuals with concerns regarding discrimination should contact: Equal Opportunity Officer/Title IX Coordinator, Human Resources, Morrill Hall 100, SDSU, Brookings, SD 57007. Phone: (605) 688-4128.