Assistant Professor, Epidemiology

Updated: 17 days ago

Position Information


Position Information

Job Title Assistant Professor, Epidemiology
Department School of Community Health Sciences
Department Web Address dhs.unr.edu/chs/
Full Time Equivalent

100%

Position Type Academic Faculty
Comp Grade II
Tenure Track Tenure Track
Job Description

The University of Nevada, Reno, School of Community Health Sciences is seeking a candidate for a nine-month, state-funded, tenure-track position in Epidemiology at the rank of Assistant Professor. The School of Community Health Sciences has over 1,700 declared majors in the undergraduate program with another 70 graduate students in the Master of Public Heath program and the recently launched PhD program. The successful applicant is expected to engage in both independent and collaborative research projects, teach successfully in the graduate and undergraduate programs, collaborate with other health researchers in the university system, and engage in the development of the new School of Public Health.

The University of Nevada, Reno is the State of Nevada’s historic land-grant institution and is home to approximately 21,000 students, including nearly 3,000 graduate students. The University is currently classified as a Carnegie “Higher Research Activity” institution and offers an array of degree programs at all levels. Reno hosts an active arts community with the University, the Nevada Museum of Art, and a wide range of independent arts institutions. Nestled in the valley of the Truckee River on the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada, Reno offers an excellent quality of life. Lake Tahoe is less than an hour away with close proximity to the Black Rock Desert, Yosemite and Lassen National Parks, Napa and Sonoma, Sacramento and the Bay Area.

Required Qualifications

PhD in Epidemiology or related field by 07/01/2018.

Preferred Qualifications
Contact Information for this Position

Bonnie Coker, sph@unr.edu, 775-682-7084
Lyndsey Darrow, ldarrow@unr.edu, 775-682-7091

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please attach a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references.

Job Open Date 06/05/2017
Job Close Date 09/30/2017
Open Until Filled No
Search Number 72614
Note to All Applicants

A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.
HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member’s first day of employment.
The University of Nevada, Reno is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its students and employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, and sexual orientation, or genetic information, gender identity, or gender expression. The University of Nevada, Reno employs only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.


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