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Assistant Professor, Social Behavioral Health - University of Nevada, Reno

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Location: Reno, NV
Full-time position
Closing Date: October 15, 2017
Job #11703
Posted: August 17, 2017

The University of Nevada, Reno, School of Community Health Sciences is seeking a candidate for a nine-month, state-funded, tenure-track position in Social and Behavioral Health at the rank of Assistant Professor. A focus on quantitative approaches and implementation and dissemination research is preferred.

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 Health 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, 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.

The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience.


1. PhD in Social and Behavioral Health by 07/01/2018, preferably from an accredited school of Public Health, with appropriate training and experience. 
2. Ability to develop and maintain an independent program of research, including potential to secure external research support. 
3. Demonstrated ability or potential to teach graduate and undergraduate students.
4. Ability to interact effectively with diverse groups in a multidisciplinary environment.

How to Apply:

Required Documents

  1. Resume/CV
  2. Letter of Application/Cover Letter
  3. Reference Contact Information
  4. Statement of Research and Plans

Optional Documents

  1. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  2. Teaching Evaluations

Questions? Contacts:

Bonnie Coker,, 775-682-7084
Paul Devereux,, 775-682-7090

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