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Academic Medicine Job In Las Vegas, Nevada

Pediatrics, Residency Program Director, Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, UNLV School of Medicine

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Company: University of Nevada School of Medicine Profession/Specialty: Academic Medicine Location: Las Vegas, Nevada Type of Facility: Multi Specialty Group Job Type:Employee
Job Description

The UNLV School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics is seeking a full-time non-tenure track pediatric faculty member at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor or Professor to be Residency Program Director to lead a fully accredited pediatrics residency training program.

The candidate must be board certified in pediatrics, meet the requirements for Maintenance of Certification in pediatrics or a subspecialty of pediatrics through the ABP, and have at least 3 years of educational and administrative experience within a residency training program. Candidates who would qualify for an Associate Professor/ Professor rank would be given preference. Proven track record of creative leadership and cross-disciplinary collaboration is required. Strong communication, leadership, interpersonal, diplomatic and organizational skills required. Membership in a national educational organization and regular attendance at their annual meeting is strongly recommended. The fully accredited program has 39 residents and emphasizes both primary and subspecialty care experiences, research, and developing well-rounded advocates for children's health issues.

Clinical care will be provided at the UMC/Children's Hospital of Nevada or the UNLV Medicine-Pediatrics Center. The salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and rank.


  • 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 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.


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. Nevin Wilson, Chair of Pediatrics, 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

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UNLV has been an integral part of the growth and prosperity of Southern Nevada. For more than 50 years, the university has helped improve the business, social, and cultural climate at the local, state, and regional level.


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About UNLV School of Medicine

About the School of Medicine

The UNLV School of Medicine is creating a world-class center for medical education, patient care, and research that prepares Nevada's physicians with the most innovative and technologically advanced forms of medical training while serving the health care needs of a diverse population through community partnerships. Our main objective is to attract, educate, and retain doctors committed to practicing in Las Vegas, Nevada. UNLV School of Medicine will be the first public allopathic medical school in Las Vegas, Nevada. The medical school was officially established Aug. 22, 2014. In 2015, Gov. Brian Sandoval and the Nevada Legislature approved more than $27 million in start-up funds to help the school meet its deadline of welcoming its charter class of 60 students in summer of 2017. The medical school is on track to meet this goal. Last year, it raised funds to cover full, four-year scholarships for its entire charter class of 60 students, plus 25 each for the next three entering class.


UNLV SOM's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion


The term diversity refers to the variety of individual and group social differences that arise from distinctions in culture and circumstance. Such differences include race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, values, gender, sexual orientation, country of origin, ability, intellectual traditions, and perspectives as well as political, religious, and other affiliations to achieve excellence and innovation in teaching, learning, research, scholarship, and administrative and support services. The term inclusion describes embracing diversity. "UNLV School of Medicine strives to instill in all members of the community an appreciation of the true power inclusion and diversity affords toward reaching its teaching, research, scholarship, and community outreach goals." 

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