Science Information


College of Science Dean to lead the effort to strengthen the identity of the college in generating research and learning...


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The Dean will work to attract more high-caliber students and faculty members; seek out and foster public and private funding opportunities for faculty, students and the college; deliver consistently excellent academic programming; and develop innovative research initiatives that bridge disciplines and serve the needs of Nevadans while elevating the University’s reputation in science. 


The College of Science is home to more than 1,000 undergraduate and 450 graduate students with approximately 11,000 university students taking courses offered by the College’s departments.  The budget for the College is approximately $40 million with $19 million from state appropriation.


The University, the state’s flagship land-grant research and teaching institution, occupies a beautiful campus on the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada.  It is a particularly exciting time to join the University as its President implements an ambitious plan for the future.


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Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its students and employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, and sexual orientation. The University of Nevada employs only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States.  Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.