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Senior Researcher

The University of North Dakota is the flagship university of the state and is located in Grand Forks, North Dakota.  Most recently, the State has been experiencing an increase in the student population and growth in its research agenda.  The College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines houses three departments: Nursing, Social Work and Nutrition & Dietetics. The multidisciplinary nature of the University provides a rich environment for interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary programs of research. 

The University of North Dakota, College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines is recruiting a senior researcher with expertise in the behavioral responses to health.  This faculty member will have a scientific record of research related to vulnerable populations, community, public or rural health and an understanding of working within a multidisciplinary research environment.  This faculty member will contribute to the research mission of the College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines by working with faculty, doctoral students and graduate students involved in research programs related to epigenetics, psychology, environment and has an interest in the developmental challenges found within the cultural context of health in North Dakota.


The candidate will have successful funding at the national, international, private or foundational level.  Additionally, the successful candidate will meet the requirements of a tenure track Associate or Assistant Professor position, a publication record in a population-based area of research, and has the ability to work well with multi-disciplinary teams.  The successful candidate must have a terminal degree in a health related field such as public health, community health, nursing, social or the basic sciences.

The College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines offers BS, RN-BS, MS and PhD nursing academic programs, innovative online education, simulation laboratory, and supportive student environment for both face-to-face and distance learning. We value diversity in our faculty, students and staff at all levels of instructional support

This is a new position and an opportunity to lead the flagship university toward further scientific development during an era of growth throughout the state.  To apply, please email a letter of interest, resume, and three references to the Dean’s office:

Mr. David Braz, Executive Administrator
University of North Dakota, College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines at
or via mail at
430 Oxford Street, Stop 9025
Grand Forks, ND 58202-9025. 

Applications will begin immediately and remain open until the position is filled.  Candidate materials received by April 1 are strongly preferred and will be assured full consideration.  For full position profile go to:




posted may 2013