Health Physics and Diagnostic Sciences, Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

University of Nevada, Las Vegas - UNLV
Las Vegas, Nevada
October 09 2017
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The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Health Physics and Diagnostic Sciences, Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, School of Allied Health Sciences [18539]


With the arrival of a new President and Provost, UNLV is undergoing a particularly exciting time in its quest to become a top tier research institution. 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 has a School of Medicine as well as a School of Dental Medicine. 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 School of Allied Health Sciences. With the arrival of a new Dean, the School of Allied Health Sciences has an ambitious plan to expand its research portfolio to complement the academic health center on campus. This is a great opportunity for a scholar who wishes to grow with the University and be a part of making it a top-tier research institution. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in Southern Nevada. For more information, visit us on line at:


The UNLV School of Allied Health Sciences is accepting applications for an Assistant, Associate or Full Professor of Health Physics and Diagnostic Sciences in the field of radiation oncology physics. Strong candidates with a background in diagnostic medical imaging will also be considered. The department has three CAMPEP-accredited radiation oncology physics programs offering a certificate, masters and doctor of medical physics (DMP) degrees. This is a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track or tenured position in the Department of Health Physics and Diagnostic Sciences. Primary responsibilities include establishing an active research program supported with extramural funding, supervision of graduate students and teaching in the Department's Health Physics programs. Teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels will be required, as well as service and research duties in accordance with University criteria. For more information about the department, visit us on-line at


A doctorate in medical physics, engineering, physics or a related field is required from a regionally accredited college or university. ABR certification is highly desirable.


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


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 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 immediately. Materials should be addressed to Dr. Steen Madsen, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted via on-line application at For assistance with UNLV's on-line applicant portal, contact UNLV Employment Services at (702) 895-3504 or

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.