Gaming, Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Residence

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Gaming, Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Residence, William F. Harrah College of Hospitality [R0108347]

Profile of the University
UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution of approximately 29,000 students and more than 3,000 faculty and staff that is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a research university with high research activity. UNLV offers a broad range of respected academic programs and is on a path to join the top tier of national public research universities. The university is committed to recruiting and retaining top students and faculty, educating the region's diversifying population and workforce, driving economic activity through increased research and community partnerships, and creating an academic health center for Southern Nevada that includes the launch of a new UNLV School of Medicine.  UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in Southern Nevada.  For more information, visit us on line at:

Commitment to Diversity
The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment.

Role of the Position
Seeking applicants for a full-time nine-month non-tenure-track in hospitality accounting commencing August 2018. Responsibilities include: teaching undergraduate and graduate classes in the area of casino management, possibly developing new courses; supervising and coordinating the gaming internship program, placing students with gaming companies; mentoring students and assisting in the placement of graduates in industry positions; and engaging in service at the department, college and university levels.

This position requires an earned Master’s (Lecturer) or Doctorate (Assistant Professor) in any of the following: hospitality, business, or a related field from a regionally accredited college or university. Preference will be given to applications with:

  1. Strong industry experience at management levels,
  2. Strong teaching experience in slot operations, casino operations, and casino marketing, and
  3. Commitment to student mentoring and placement in industry positions post-graduation.

Salary Range
Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions.  Position is contingent upon funding.  

Application Details
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 on March 16th 10 and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted prior to that date.  Materials should be addressed to Dr. Brett Abarbanel, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted online as we do not accept emailed materials. For assistance with the application process, please contact UNLV Human Resources at 01 (702) 895-3504 or

Special Instructions for Internal Candidates
UNLV employees or employees within the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) MUST use the “Find Jobs” process within Workday to find and apply for jobs at UNLV and other NSHE Institutions. Once you log into Workday, type "Find Jobs" in the search box which will navigate to the internal job posting site. Locate this specific job posting by typing the requisition number, “R0108347” in the search box.

If you complete an application outside of the internal application process, your application will be returned and you will have to reapply as an internal applicant which may delay your application.

EEO/AA Statement
UNLV is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action educator and employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas employs only United States citizens and non-citizens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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