Archive for February, 2018

Vacancy: Director for the Nevada EPSCoR Office

The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) invites applications and nominations for the position of Director, Nevada EPSCoR/System Sponsored Programs. This is a renewable, full-time, non-tenured, administrative position and reports to the Vice Chancellor for Government and Community Affairs.  The position will be located in Las Vegas, NV.  The NSHE is comprised of eight institutions:  two universities, a state college, four community colleges, and a research institute. The public system of higher education in Nevada continues to experience rapid growth, with significant challenges and opportunities in serving its 105,000 students and 12,000 employees. 

The Director provides leadership to the NSHE System Sponsored Programs Office (SSPO/EPSCoR) for the pre-award and post-award administration of all grants and contracts, represents Nevada and NSHE to all EPSCoR program agencies and sponsors, provides information and support systems to facilitate the acquisition of extramural funding for collaborative programs within the System, and leads System-wide efforts to streamline administrative processes shared by NSHE institutions. 

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Photo by Dr. Scotty Strachan, University of Nevada, Reno

NSF Science360 News Picture of the Day Dr. Henry Sun, DRI

Dr. Henry Sun, DRI featured as the Picture of the Day in February 2, 2018 NSF Science360 News. Savings the Desert’s Upper Crust: NEXUS researchers investigate the preservation of a vital component of desert ecosystems. Part of the NSF Nevada EPSCoR Solar Energy-Water-Environment Nexus in Nevada project, #IIA-1301726.