Applicants Sought for Research Division Faculty Fellow Position

Jul. 23, 2014

The Division of Research and Economic Development is seeking faculty applicants for a new Faculty Fellow position that will help the division advance a variety of initiatives designed to assist UNLV in its effort to achieve Tier One status.

Position Description and Responsibilities

The new position will assist with the following:

· Serving as a liaison to the Collaborative Research and Education (CoRE) initiative, representing the division and the Vice President for Research and Economic Development.

· Developing policies and procedures that will support the success of new interdisciplinary institutes.

· Developing a plan for shared core research facilities that support research across campus and are accessible to external community partners.

The position responsibilities will include working with the Vice President for Research and Economic Development, the Associate Vice President for Research, and other campus stakeholders (e.g., faculty, CoRE Fellows, the Research Council, Associate Deans for Research, and the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost) to advance the initiatives above.


The ideal candidate will be a full professor with a strong record of externally funded research; will be a dynamic, articulate representative of the research endeavor; and will be able to bring together diverse groups of researchers and community partners on a number of projects. Associate professors close to being considered for full professor are eligible for this position. The position reports to the Vice President for Research and Economic Development.

Type of Appointment

This is a one-year appointment (starting in the Fall 2014 semester) with the potential of future renewals or appointment in research administration. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain his/her research program while balancing the administrative aspects of the position. Appropriate workload arrangements will be made with the relevant college and negotiated depending on the faculty member’s background. 


Send a letter of application and current CV to Jill Zimbelman ([email protected]) by August 14.