The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Human Services, Assistant Professor, College of Education [17153]

Founded in 1957, UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution of approximately 29,000 students and 3,000 faculty and staff that is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a research university with high research activity. UNLV offers a broad range of respected academic programs and is on a path to join the top tier of national public research universities.

The university is committed to enhancing efforts to attract and retain 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.

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

The College of Education is seeking applications for two positions in the Human Services Program at the rank of Assistant Professor, tenure track. The Human Services Program serves UNLV students by offering an undergraduate degree in Human Services, a minor in Human Services, and a minor in Addictions Treatment. It is a dynamic program that attracts a diverse student body and is growing in demand. These faculty positions at UNLV provide the opportunity for the successful applicants to advance the undergraduate Human Services Program through developing collaborative partnerships to serve the local community and by expanding program curricular options.

We seek applicants who have knowledge of the Human Services field. Applicants must be able to establish and maintain effective professional relationships with students, colleagues, and supervisors. The successful applicant will be expected to establish and maintain an active research agenda and to secure external funding. We seek an innovative leader who is committed to academic excellence, has demonstrated excellence in teaching and mentoring, and has demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion.

The College of Education is committed to the recruitment and retention of a diverse and inclusive workforce and is dedicated to the service of the people of Las Vegas and Nevada. Our goal is to offer our students rich and varied educational experiences, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.

REQUIRED: This position requires a doctorate in Human Services or a closely related field from a regionally accredited college or university. Applicants must have some experience teaching at the university level as well as human services-related clinical experiences. Also required is a demonstrated potential for developing a strong record of published scholarship consistent with the expectations for scholarship at a research university.

PREFERRED: A candidate who has a record of commitment to shared governance in coordinating and developing an undergraduate program in Human Services; and who has facilitated interdisciplinary collaboration is preferred. Moreover, preference will be given to candidates who have experience teaching in an online format and/or experience with field supervision and/or addictions prevention/treatment. The candidate should possess strong interpersonal and collaborative skills and demonstrated leadership to promote the vision of the Human Services Program.

Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions.

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 that 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 remain open until filled. Materials should be addressed to Chris Wood, Ph.D., Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted via on-line application at https://hrsearch.unlv.edu/. For assistance with UNLV’s on-line applicant portal, contact UNLV Employment Services at (702) 895-3504 or applicant.inquiry@unlv.edu.