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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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.
Once your application has been selected, it will be turned over to the hiring committee. Each committee is comprised of peers from the various departments throughout DRI.
The hiring committee will then review each of the qualified applicants and select the top ranking individuals for phone and personal interviews.
The HR Department then proceeds to contact and arrange the details for each interview.
The most qualified applicant will be selected.
DRI offers a variety of competitive benefits including comprehensive health, dental and vision care, life insurance, generous annual leave, eleven paid holidays, and excellent retirement plans. For specific information, please refer to the documents below (available in Adobe Acrobat format).
To maintain scientific, technical and administrative excellence, DRI recruits personnel from a wide geographic area. We provide a generous allowance to relocate the individual, any family members, and household goods.