May 15, 2018

Assistant or Associate Professor in health psychology or behavioral health with a focus on health disparities

  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • UNLV, South Maryland Parkway, Las Vegas, NV, USA
Full time Behavioral Health Health Disparities

Job Description

The Department of Psychology at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) invites applications for a tenure-track, Assistant or Associate Professor in health psychology or behavioral health with a focus on health disparities. The person filling this position will be a faculty member in the Department of Psychology but will also work with a multidisciplinary research team focused on health disparities in and beyond Nevada.  He/she will be expected to maintain a high-quality, fundable research program in coordination with the Health for Nevada research team, mentor graduate students, teach, and participate in faculty governance.

The Department of Psychology has 29 full time faculty members with an APA-accredited clinical psychology Ph.D. program and an experimental Ph.D. program with cognitive, developmental, neuroscience, and quantitative/experimental areas of study.


Salary is competitive, and the position is contingent upon funding. UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution of approximately 29,000 students and more than 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 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.  For more information, visit us on line at:


Submit a letter of interest, a detailed vita listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers 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.  Materials will be reviewed until the position is filled. Materials should be addressed to Brad Donohue, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted via on-line application (position EVRGN R0109443). For assistance with UNLV’s on-line applicant portal, contact UNLV Employment Services at (702) 895-3504 or UNLV is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity educator and employer committed to excellence through diversity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.  The university and department have a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff. The department continues to implement initiatives in keeping with our commitment to issues related to multiculturalism and diversity in regard to organizational climate, teaching, and research. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of underrepresented groups, and candidates whose teaching and/or research interests address issues of diversity are particularly encouraged to apply. Please visit our departmental website for more information:


University of Nevada, Las Vegas



Reference Number

EVRGN R0109443



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