Assistant/Associate Professor Pediatrics-Hospitalist

Las Vegas, Nevada
Sep 01, 2020
Oct 01, 2020
Full Time
Position Type

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Assistant/Associate Professor Pediatrics-Hospitalist [R0122215]


Founded in 1957, UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution comprised of approximately 31,000 students and more than 3,900 faculty and staff. To date, UNLV has conferred more than 136,000 degrees, producing more than 120,000 alumni around the world. UNLV is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as an R1 research university with very high research activity. 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:


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


The University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics in Las Vegas, Nevada, is seeking a candidate at the Assistant/Associate Professor level to provide clinical services as a Pediatric Hospitalist. This is a 12-month faculty (non-tenure) position in the Department of Pediatrics. This role involves inpatient and consultative care at the University Medical Center/Children’s Hospital of Nevada, and UNLV School of Medicine Pediatrics Center.  The successful candidate will participate in medical student and resident education and have an interest in scholarly activities.  Proven abilities in the areas of medical student and resident education, clinical research, health outcomes or education outcomes research is desirable.  The salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and rank.


If applicable for clinical appointments: The successful candidate is expected to have an M.D. degree, D.O. or equivalent and completion of ACGME accredited residency program. Candidate must be board certified or board eligible in Pediatrics, prior to employment commencing. If board eligible, certification must be completed within the first two years of employment. Candidates must be eligible for a Nevada medical license, malpractice coverage and meet credentialing requirements and must be able to obtain admitting privileges at applicable hospitals and/or clinics. Finalist must possess and maintain a State Board of Pharmacy license and DEA license and may be subject to a background check.


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

NOTICE:  All UNLV/NSHE employees may be subject to base pay reduction and/or mandatory unpaid leave: (1) by future action of the Board of Regents without a declaration of financial exigency (pursuant to the NSHE Code, as may be amended from time to time); and/or (2) by future action of the State legislature to reduce pay of certain categories of state employees. 


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 on 8/11/2020 and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted prior to that date. Materials should be addressed to Dr. Evelyn Montalvo-Stanton, Search Committee Chair, Chair of Pediatrics and are to be submitted online as we do not accept emailed materials. For assistance with the application process, please contact UNLV Human Resources at (702) 895-3504 or


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