As the environmental research arm of the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE), DRI conducts cutting-edge applied research in air, land and life, and water qualify across Nevada, the United States and on every continent. With more than 500 employees and two main campuses in Reno and Las Vegas, Nevada, DRI generates $50 million in total annual revenue.
DRI's faculty members are nontenured, entrepreneurial and responsible for their own salaries from external grants and contracts. This blend of academic rigor and private-sector pragmatism has earned DRI a reputation for delivering rapid, high quality environmental science in a businesslike fashion.
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Our current vacancies are listed below. Click on a position title for a detailed description and submittal requirements.
03/04/2014 - Executive Director, Division of Earth and Ecosystem Sciences (Reno or Las Vegas, NV)
03/04/2014 - Assistant Research Professor, Fire Ecology (Reno, NV)
03/04/2014 - Laboratory Technician I (Reno, NV)
02/04/2014 - Assistant Research Scientist, Chemistry (Reno, NV)
01/31/2014 - Postdoctoral Fellow, Cryosphere & Laboratory Science (Reno, NV)
01/31/2014 - Postdoctoral Fellow, Cryosphere & Climate Science (Reno, NV)
01/27/2014 - Environmental Health and Safety Officer (Reno, NV)
01/03/2014 - Assistant/Associate Research Scientist, Field Biologist/Range Ecologist (Las Vegas, NV)
11/07/2013 - Postdoctoral Fellow, Data Analysis (Reno, NV)
11/07/2013 - Postdoctoral Fellow, Cyber-physical Systems (Reno, NV)
11/07/2013 - Postdoctoral Fellow, High Performance Computing (Reno, NV)
On occasion, DRI has Temporary Faculty or Technologist positions available that are listed below.
We currenlty have no temporary positions available.
On occasion, DRI has Graduate Research Assistantships available that are listed below.
We currenlty have no Graduate Research Assistantships available.
On occasion, DRI has hourly positions available that are listed below. All hourly position applicants must complete the DRI Hourly Employment Application Form (PDF).
We currently have no hourly positions available.
Western Regional Climate Center
Climate Information and Data Services
Providing jointly developed products, services and capabilities that enhance the delivery of public climate info.
Diversity at DRI
An Inclusive Mission of Research Excellence
Offering a supportive and diverse environment for our students, faculty/staff and visitors.
Renewable Energy at DRI
Discovering New Energy Production Methods
Expanding renewable energy research throughout Nevada and around the U.S.
Nevada Center of Excellence
Supporting Nevada's Economic Development
Combining NSHE water expertise and IBM’s advanced technologies to grow tomorrow's workforce.