Career Opportunities at DRI

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 quality across Nevada, the United States and on every continent. With about 400 employees and two main campuses in Reno and Las Vegas, Nevada, DRI generates $30 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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External Candidates

To view current research or administrative faculty, postdoctoral fellow, technologist, or hourly positions. These listing include full-time and part-time positions. Please use the checkboxes to filter your results.


Internal Candidates (All DRI & NSHE Employees)

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DRI is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, or gender expression. DRI employs only United States citizens and aliens 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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