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Hydrology and Water Resources, Assistant/Associate Professor,
University of Nevada, Las Vegas

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas Geoscience Department seeks to recruit an Assistant or Associate Professor in the field of Hydrology and Water Resources [18545] as a tenure-track or tenured appointment. The successful candidate is expected to develop (Assistant-level), or expand upon (Associate-level) a rigorous, externally funded research program, supervise graduate students at both the master's and doctoral levels, and teach both graduate and undergraduate classes. Preference will be given to applicants with research interests in one or more of the following sub-disciplines: hydroclimatology; interactions among groundwater, surface water and atmosphere; hydrogeochemistry; innovative means of characterizing water resources; and/or ecohydrology and geobiologic impacts on water resources. Research approaches may include analytical, numerical, field, remote sensing and/or experimental techniques. The position requires a Ph.D. in an appropriate earth science discipline from a regionally accredited college or university. Salary will be competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding.

Application materials must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, proposed research plans (five page limit), statement of teaching philosophy and interests (two page limit), and contact information for at least five referees. Review of candidates' materials will begin on January 10, 2018. Materials should be addressed to Dr. Elisabeth Hausrath, Search Committee Chair, and submitted at For assistance with UNLV's on-line applicant portal, contact UNLV Employment Services at (702) 895-3504 or

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