Assistant/Associate Professor Pulmonology and Critical Care

Location
Las Vegas, Nevada
Posted
Feb 26, 2021
Closes
Mar 28, 2021
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Academic/Teaching

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Assistant/Associate Professor Pulmonology and Critical Care [R0123935]

PROFILE of the UNIVERSITY

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:  http://www.unlv.edu

COMMITMENT to DIVERSITY

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

ROLE of the POSITION

The Department of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Critical Care Division, is seeking a dynamic Assistant/Associate professor to join our team to provide excellent patient care and participate in our important mission of teaching medical students, residents and fellows. This is a non-tenure track position.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Care for patients in the ICU and be expected to supervise a full range of ICU procedures including central line placement, arterial line placement, intubation, tube thoracotomy, and ventilator management.
  • Supervise a separate pulmonary consultation service performing inpatient consultations and bronchoscopies.
  • Have an integral role in our fellowship program. Our Pulmonary and Critical Care fellowship program recruits 3 fellows a year to our accredited ACGME fellowship.
  • Supervise and teach of fellows, residents and medical students during procedures, rounds, and through didactic lectures are expected as part of the academic mission of the division.
  • The candidate will also be expected to develop a scholarly activity program. This will include clinical scholarship and mentoring residents in the research projects.
  • Qualified candidates who have interest in research will have the opportunity to collaborate in clinical research projects.
  • Teaching and computer literacy skills are essential.

QUALIFICATIONS

The successful candidate must have an M.D. or D.O. degree or equivalent and successful completion of an ACGME accredited residency program and be board certified or board eligible in Pulmonary Disease and/or Critical Care Medicine, prior to start date. If board eligible, certification must be completed within the first two years of employment.

Candidates must be able to possess and maintain a Nevada State Board of Pharmacy license and DEA license. Nevada medical license must be obtained prior to start data, malpractice coverage meet credentialing requirements and must be able to obtain privileges at University Medical Center (UMC) and other site locations as needed. Finalist may be subject to a background check.

Must be able to read, write and communicate fluently in English.

SALARY RANGE

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

Pursuant to Assembly Bill (AB) 3 passed by the Nevada State Legislature during the 31st Special Legislative Session, employees are required to take furlough at a 4.6 percent monthly reduction in compensation from January 1, 2021 through June 30, 2021.

APPLICATION DETAILS

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 and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted prior to that date. Materials should be addressed to Dr.Buddhadeb Dawn, Search Committee Chair, and Chair of Internal Medicine, 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 UNLVJobs@unlv.edu.

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If you complete an application outside of the internal application process, your application will be returned and you will have to reapply as an internal applicant which may delay your application.

SAFETY AND SECURITY STATEMENT

UNLV is committed to assisting all members of the UNLV community in providing for their own safety and security. The Annual Security Report and Annual Fire Safety Report compliance document is available online.

EEO/AA STATEMENT

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.

TITLE IX STATEMENT

UNLV does not discriminate in its employment practices or in its educational programs or activities, including admissions, on the basis of sex/gender pursuant to Title IX, or on the basis of age (40 or older), disability, whether actual or perceived by others (including service-connected disabilities), gender (including pregnancy related conditions), military status or military obligations, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, race, color or religion pursuant to Title 4, Chapter 8, Section 13 of the NSHE Handbook. Reports of discriminatory misconduct, questions regarding Title IX, and/or concerns about noncompliance with Title IX or any other anti-discrimination laws or policies should be directed to UNLV’s Title IX Coordinator Michelle Sposito. The Title IX Coordinator can be reached through the online reporting form, by email at titleixcoordinator@unlv.edu, by phone at (702) 895-4055, by mail at 4505 S. Maryland Parkway, Box 451062, Las Vegas, NV, 89154-1062, or in person at Frank and Estella Beam Hall (BEH), Room 555.