The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for 2 tenure-track faculty positions at either the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Full Professor in Social and Behavioral Health at the UNLV School of Public Health.
ROLE of the POSITION
The UNLV School of Public Health is seeking 2 tenure-track faculty members at rank of either Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Full Professor to join the growing Social and Behavioral Program within the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health in the School of Public Health. We are interested in faculty candidates who conducts social, behavioral, and health research regarding factors that adversely affects disadvantaged populations that include racial and ethnic minorities, low socio-economic status (SES) and rural populations, as well as sexual and gender minorities. The candidates for these positions will have expertise ideally in one or more of the following areas: aging, chronic diseases, mental health, sexual health and substance abuse. The faculty members are expected to teach and provide research mentorship to graduate and undergraduate students in social and behavioral health. Successful candidates will have an established track record of scientific publications, and experience in securing external grant awards from such agencies as the NIH, CDC and other funding agencies.
About the School of Public Health
The UNLV School of Public Health (SPH) was established in 2004. It is the only CEPH-accredited School of Public Health in Nevada. The SPH departments, programs, and research units work to provide a diverse education, practical training experience, and numerous community involvement opportunities to prepare students to become leaders and professionals in the field of Public Health. The mission of the School of Public Health is to advance the science of public health, improve the health and quality of life of people in our communities, and work to eliminate health disparities in Nevada, the nation, and the world by providing leadership in quality education, research, and service.
The successful candidates are expected to:
Have earned a PhD, DrPH, or other appropriate doctoral degree in health education, social and behavioral health, public health or a health science related fields.
Have experience teaching social and behavioral health courses, at both graduate and undergraduate level.
Have a commitment to mentoring students in both their coursework and research.
Possess an established record of external research funding support.
Have a strong scholarship and peer reviewed publication record.
Have strong communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding.
Although these positions will remain open until filled, review of candidates' materials will begin in August 2019. For more information about these positions and application requirements, please go to https://www.unlv.edu/jobs/openings. For assistance with UNLV's on-line applicant portal, contact UNLV Human Resources at (702) 895-3504 or at email@example.com.