University of Nevada Las Vegas Faculty Position Ecohydrologist
The School of Life Sciences (SoLS) at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) seeks applicants for a tenure-track assistant professor position. Although related research areas may be considered, the ideal candidate will work in ecohydrology, will complement current interests in the School and have potential to collaborate with other UNLV institutes or colleges. The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline. Postdoctoral experience is preferred. Faculty members are expected to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and maintain a vigorous, externally funded research program. The appointment will begin in August 2018. Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests and plans, statement of teaching interests/philosophy, and contact information of three references. Review of materials will begin January 16, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled. Applications should be submitted via on-line application at https://hrsearch.unlv.edu. For assistance with UNLV’s on-line applicant portal, please contact Human Resources (702) 895-3504 or applicant.inqu...@unlv.edu Other inquiries should be addressed to Dale Devitt (chair, search committee) at dale.dev...@unlv.edu. SoLS (https://www.unlv.edu/lifesciences) is a highly active research environment and investigators work in ecology and evolutionary biology, integrative physiology, cellular and molecular biology, bioinformatics, microbiology, biomathematics, and biology education and assessment. We seek an individual who can work on water-ecosystem interactions at landscape and watershed levels, likely utilizing the resources of the nearby Colorado River and its reservoirs that supply most of the water to Las Vegas but also northern mountain valley systems that have been earmarked for possible basin water transport. Teaching loads are commensurate with research expectations. Established PhD and Master’s level graduate programs exist with excellent graduate student support. UNLV is defined by the Carnegie rankings as a ‘Research University/High Activity’ and is currently undergoing a top-tier initiative to achieve Carnegie Highest Research Activity status. https://www.unlv.edu/toptier UNLV is a Hispanic, Native American, Pacific-Islander, and Asian American serving institution and has the most diverse student population in the USA. UNLV participates in the Established or Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research programs offered by many of the federal granting agencies (NSF, DOE, DOD, and NASA) and is both NIH IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) and Academic Research Enhancement Award (NIH R15) eligible. UNLV is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity educator and employer committed to excellence through diversity.