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Assistant/Associate/Professor-in-Residence or Assistant/Associate/Professor
University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Date Posted Aug. 9, 2021
Title Assistant/Associate/Professor-in-Residence or Assistant/Associate/Professor
University University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Las Vegas, NV, United States
Department School of Nursing
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Nursing - General
Assistant/Associate/Professor-in-Residence or Assistant/Associate/Professor, School of Nursing

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Assistant/Associate/Professor-in-Residence or Assistant/Associate/Professor, School of Nursing

Founded in 1957, UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution comprised of approximately 31,000 students and more than 3,900 faculty and staff. To date, UNLV has conferred more than 136,000 degrees, producing more than 120,000 alumni around the world. UNLV is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as an R1 research university with very high research activity. 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 satellite campuses in Southern Nevada. For more information, visit us on line at:

The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment.

The School of Nursing at UNLV offers CCNE-accredited programs leading to a BSN, MS (nurse practitioner and nurse educator tracks), DNP, and PhD (Educator and Interprofessional Health concentrations and DNP to PhD).  For more information, visit us on-line at:

Primary responsibilities of an appointment are to (1) teach nursing courses consistent with area of expertise; (2) collaborate with other faculty in course development; (3) use teaching resources, such as WebCampus/Canvas to foster learning; (4) provide student supervision; (5) participate in school, university, professional and community service activities; and, for tenure/tenure-track (6) engage in research leading to publications in quality, refereed journals; and (7) seek internal and external grant funds. Classes in the School of Nursing are offered year round, using a trimester sequence.

The individual must hold a doctorate in nursing or a related field from an accredited College or university. The individual must also hold or be qualified to hold a Nevada RN license and if selected applicant is subject to a one-time background check. Credentials must be obtained prior to the start of employment.

Faculty rank will be dependent upon educational credentials, terminal degree, experience, and scholarly achievement.  In the instance of tenure-track or tenured consideration, the rank and track will be based on UNLV School of Nursing criteria and review. NOTE: The senior level nursing faculty member must possess a record of extensive scholarly achievement.   

• Assistant/Associate/Professor-in-Residence (non-tenure-track): terminal degree & experience.
• Assistant/Associate Professor (tenure-track): terminal degree and comprehensive experience and research activity.
• Associate/Professor (tenured): terminal degree, research activity, and a record of extensive scholarly achievement.

Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding.

Submit a 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 be based.

Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates’ materials will begin on 9/1/2021 and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted prior to that date. Materials should be addressed to Reimund Serafica, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted online as we do not accept emailed materials. For assistance with the application process, please contact UNLV Human Resources at (702) 895-3504 or

UNLV employees or employees within the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) MUST use the “Find Jobs” process within Workday to find and apply for jobs at UNLV and other NSHE Institutions. Once you log into Workday, type "Find Jobs" in the search box which will navigate to the internal job posting site. Locate this specific job posting by typing the requisition number, “R0126042” in the search box.

If you complete an application outside of the internal application process, your application will be returned and you will have to reapply as an internal applicant which may delay your application.

UNLV is committed to assisting all members of the UNLV community in providing for their own safety and security. The Annual Security Report and Annual Fire Safety Report compliance document is available online.

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.

UNLV does not discriminate in its employment practices or in its educational programs or activities, including admissions, on the basis of sex/gender pursuant to Title IX, or on the basis of age (40 or older), disability, whether actual or perceived by others (including service-connected disabilities), gender (including pregnancy related conditions), military status or military obligations, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, race, color or religion pursuant to Title 4, Chapter 8, Section 13 of the NSHE Handbook. Reports of discriminatory misconduct, questions regarding Title IX, and/or concerns about noncompliance with Title IX or any other anti-discrimination laws or policies should be directed to UNLV’s Title IX Coordinator Michelle Sposito. The Title IX Coordinator can be reached through the online reporting form, by email at, by phone at (702) 895-4055, by mail at 4505 S. Maryland Parkway, Box 451062, Las Vegas, NV, 89154-1062, or in person at Frank and Estella Beam Hall (BEH), Room 555.

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