University of Nevada Las Vegas
Faculty Position


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 For assistance with UNLV’s on-line applicant
portal, please contact Human Resources (702) 895-3504 or Other inquiries should be addressed to Dale
Devitt (chair, search committee) at

SoLS ( 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. 
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.

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