The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites
applications for Epidemiology, Assistant Professor, School of
Community Health Sciences [R0106994]
PROFILE of the
UNLV is a
doctoral-degree-granting institution of approximately 29,000
students and more than 3,000 faculty and staff that is
classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of
Teaching as a research university with high research activity.
UNLV offers a broad range of respected academic programs and
is on a path to join the top tier of national public research
universities. The university is committed to recruiting and
retaining top students and faculty, educating the region's
diversifying population and workforce, driving economic
activity through increased research and community
partnerships, and creating an academic health center for
Southern Nevada that includes the launch of a new UNLV School
of Medicine. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two
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candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and
inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a
respectful, positive work environment.
ROLE of the
The School of
Community Health Sciences (SCHS) at the University of Nevada,
Las Vegas is recruiting for one full-time, tenure track
faculty position in Epidemiology at the rank of Assistant
Professor. Candidates must have a solid methodological
background in epidemiology, biostatistics or related field,
excellent oral and written communication skills, a strong
commitment to teaching and mentoring of undergraduate, Masters
and PhD degree-seeking graduate students, and ability to
collaborate with research investigators in community health,
population based research and/or related fields of study. The
research interests of the current Epidemiology and
Biostatistics (EAB) faculty at SCHS range from chronic and
infectious diseases, clinical trials, global health and health
disparities research. Candidates will be expected to teach
undergraduate and graduate level courses in epidemiology,
conduct scholarly work, as well as obtain extramural research
grant funding. Expected teaching responsibilities will include
introductory and advanced epidemiology, epidemiologic research
methods, and advanced/graduate epidemiology elective courses
in the candidate's area of expertise.
required to have earned PhD in epidemiology, DrPH with a
specialization in Epidemiology, or equivalent academic
credentials from universities accredited by CEPH in the U.S.
Preferred candidates will have demonstrated teaching ability,
a strong record of independent and competitively funded
research, scholarly publications, service in graduate student
committees and/or community and professional organizations.
competitive with those at similarly situated institutions.
Position is contingent upon funding.
letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications
and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone
numbers of at least three professional references who may be
contacted. Applicants should fully describe their
qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each
of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is
the information on which the initial review of materials will
position will remain open until filled, review of candidates'
materials will begin on immediately and will continue until
the position is filled. Materials should be addressed to Dr.
Francisco Sy, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted
as we do not accept emailed materials. For assistance with the
application process, please contact UNLV Human Resources at
(702) 895-3504 or
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UNLV is an
Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action educator and employer
committed to achieving excellence through diversity. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion,
sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or
mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information,
gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor
protected by anti-discrimination laws. The University of
Nevada, Las Vegas employs only United States citizens and
non-citizens lawfully authorized to work in the United States.
Women, under-represented groups, individuals with
disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.