Neurophysiology, Assistant Professor, School of Life Sciences [R0127650]

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

United States

December 1, 2021

Description

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    Job Description

    The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Neurophysiology, Assistant Professor, School of Life Sciences R0127650

    PROFILE of the UNIVERSITY 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.

    Here at UNLV, we have come together and created one of the most affirmative and dynamic academic environments in the country. UNLV sits in the top spot in U.S. News & World Report's annual listing of the nation's most diverse universities for undergraduates. The university has ranked in the top ten since the rankings debuted more than a decade ago. We continue to show our commitment to serving our wonderfully diverse population and building the future for Las Vegas and Nevada.

    For more information, visit us online at:https:// www. unlv.edu

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

    ROLE of the POSITION The School of Life Sciences at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for an Assistant Professor (tenure-track). The successful applicant will have already established or show potential to establish a leading edge extramurally funded research program in NEUROPHYSIOLOGY. The ideal candidate will use an integrative approach to study neurophysiology in any system, spanning comparative organismal physiology through genomics and will complement current interests in the School. Faculty members are expected to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and maintain a vigorous, externally-funded research program. The candidate should have potential to collaborate with other UNLV institutes or colleges, such as the recently created Interdisciplinary Neuroscience PhD program.

    VACCINATION MANDATE POLICY Per the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) Emergency COVID-19 Employee Vaccination Policy, all NSHE employees must be vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved medical or religious waiver request. All candidates for employment must have this information on file with Human Resources prior to their start date. Information about how the policy applies to new hires is now available on the COVID-19 Employee Vaccine Mandate webpage.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS This position requires a Ph.D. degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline from a regionally accredited college or university and possess a proven track record of research accomplishments and post-doctoral research training. Credentials must be obtained prior to the start of employment.

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

    APPLICATION DETAILS Submit 1) a letter of interest, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) concise description of proposed research (not to exceed three pages), 4) a brief (1 page) statement of teaching philosophy and experience, 5) a brief (1 page) statement of diversity and inclusion, 6) the names, affiliations and contact information 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 December 1, 2021. Materials should be addressed to Dr. Allyson Hindle, 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 UNLVJobs@unlv.edu.

    SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR INTERNAL NSHE CANDIDATES 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, “R0127650” 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.

    SAFETY AND SECURITY STATEMENT 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.

    EEO/AA STATEMENT 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.

    TITLE IX STATEMENT 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 titleixcoordinator@unlv.edu, 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.

    Job Category Academic Faculty

    Exempt

    Yes

    Full-Time Equivalent

    100.0%

    Required Attachment(s)

    Submit 1) a letter of interest, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) concise description of proposed research (not to exceed three pages), 4) a brief (1 page) statement of teaching philosophy and experience, 5) a brief (1 page) statement of diversity and inclusion, 6) the names, affiliations and contact information of at least three professional references who may be contacted.

    Posting Close Date

    Note to Applicant

    This position may require that a criminal background check 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.

    References will be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process.

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    All document(s) must be received on or before the closing date of the job announcements (if a closing date is provided).

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