Why work at the School of Medicine

University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine

There truly is something to be said about an institution that has a sense of community and is professional and dedicated to improving lives in their hometown. Two things are true for current employees: they are all passionate about what they do and they all love Nevada.

Awesome Benefits microbiology faculty

  • Phenomenal benefits package (health, dental, vision, long-term life, retirement and tuition reimbursement)
  • Faculty mentoring
  • No state income tax
  • Low-cost living expenses

Collaborative Academia Environment

  • World-class biomedical research
  • Integrated basic and clinical curriculum sciences
  • Highly competitive residency and fellowship programs

Statewide Mission faculty mentoring group

Great Neighborhood

  • Nevada has affordable housing and good educational opportunities
  • Eight colleges and universities
  • Excellent primary education, including the Davidson Academy for the gifted and talented
  • The state is home to major outfits such as Microsoft, Tesla, and Zappos
  • Lots of festivals and annual events in Reno, including the Reno Rodeo, Hot August Nights and The Great Reno Balloon Race.
  • Centrally located within a short drive to vacation destinations and major cities

Tier-one Campus UNR campus

  • School of Medicine is located on the main campus - the University of Nevada, Reno
  • Easily walkable and very bike-friendly
  • Numerous restaurants, cafes and social activities (24-hour town)
  • Undergraduate medical education focuses on biomedical and behavioral sciences
  • Third-year students are also offered the opportunity to train at the school's clinical campus in Elko, where they are exposed to providing healthcare in rural communities

Multiple affiliated hospitals

As an employee, you will learn quickly just how inviting the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine is in welcoming you to our family. The team here encourages you to become involved in a growing medical school with investment in research, clinical services and education among our rural and urban populations across the state. If you're moving here for the first time, please check out these helpful resources for the Reno/Sparks area.