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Assistant Professor, Health Administration and Policy

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Position Information

Position Information

Job Title Assistant Professor, Health Administration and Policy
Department School of Community Health Sciences
Department Web Address
Full Time Equivalent


Position Type Academic Faculty
Comp Grade II
Tenure Track Tenure Track
Job Description

The School of Community Health Sciences at the University of Nevada, Reno invites applications for an Assistant Professor tenure-track position in health administration and policy. The topic or sub field is unspecified, but we may have particular interest in health law, health-in-all-policies, and healthcare quality. The successful candidates will develop and maintain a robust program of research scholarship that seeks extramural funding and will teach undergraduate and graduate courses.

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.

Required Qualifications

PhD in a related Public Health field, other social science, or other closely related field. Must be completed by August 1, 2018.

Preferred Qualifications

MPH is preferred.

Contact Information for this Position

Bonnie Coker,, 775-682-7084
Daniel Cook,, 775-682-7095

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please attach a resume, cover letter, writing sample and contact information for three professional references.

Job Open Date 07/24/2017
Job Close Date 10/15/2017
Open Until Filled No
Search Number 72692
Note to All Applicants

A background check will 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.

The University of Nevada, Reno is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its students and employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, and sexual orientation, or genetic information, gender identity, or gender expression. The University of Nevada, Reno employs only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Letter of Application/Cover Letter
  2. Reference Contact Information
  3. Resume/CV
  4. Sample of Written Work
Optional Documents