Assistant/Associate Professor of Internal Medicine-Pulmonary and Critical Care

  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Las Vegas, NV, USA
  • Sep 22, 2022
Full time Medicine & Dentistry

Job Description


Department of Internal Medicine
Assistant/Associate Professor of Internal Medicine-Pulmonary & Critical Care

About the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine
Located within the Las Vegas Medical District, the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV graduated its first class of students in May of 2021. Fully accredited, the school currently has 240 medical students, 150 faculty physicians, and more than 300 medical residents and fellows. With a new medical education building opening in 2022, including state-of-the-art medical classrooms and simulation center, the school continues to grow.

With a group practice, UNLV Health, which provides care to more than 10,000 patients per month in its 17 primary care and specialty care clinics, and its partner hospitals, the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV is transforming healthcare in Southern Nevada.

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.

Preferred and Required Qualifications


  • This position requires an MD, or DO, from an accredited institution
  • Successful completion of an ACGME accredited residency program
  •  Be Board Certified or Board Eligible in Pulmonary Disease and/or Critical Care Medicine
  • Must obtain an unrestricted Nevada Medical license prior to start date of employment
  • Must have malpractice insurance
  • Must be able to be successfully credentialed by Southern Nevada teaching hospitals and clinics

Application Details


  • Generous compensation packages, separate paid time off for annual and sick leave, and holidays
  • Excellent health insurance including medical, dental, and vision
  • No state income tax
  • Tuition discounts at Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) schools
  • Tuition discounts for spouses, domestic partners, and dependents

If interested, please apply to the link below:

For assistance with the application process, please contact UNLV Human Resources at (702) 895-3504 or EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer

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