Director
University of California Davis
United States

Center for Regional Change Faculty Director (Internal CAES Search)

Job #JPF03962
  • Agricultural and Environmental Sciences - AGR & ENV SCI DEANS OFFICE

Recruitment Period

Open date: January 15th, 2021

Next review date: Friday, Feb 12, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Thursday, Mar 25, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Description

The dean’s office of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CA&ES) is conducting a search for Faculty Director of the Center for Regional Change. This position is open to UC Davis Academic Senate members or Cooperative Extension Specialists at the Associate or Full Professor level in CA&ES. The Faculty Director is a 25% appointment, and the proposed term is 3 years. The Faculty Director reports to the CA&ES Dean or their designate.


General Description
Reporting to the College of Agricultural and Environmental (CA&ES) Dean, the Faculty Director of the Center for Regional Change will provide academic leadership to support the building of healthy, equitable, prosperous, and sustainable regions in California and beyond through innovative, collaborative, and action-oriented research. The Faculty Director will provide leadership at the CRC to bring together faculty and students from different disciplines to address matters of regional importance, and to build bridges between university, policy, advocacy, business, philanthropy and other sectors.


Qualifications

  • Academic Senate or Cooperative Extension Specialist appointment at the Associate or Full Professor level in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at UC Davis
  • Distinguished record of accomplishment of public scholarship, publications or creative works and teaching in human ecology or a related discipline
  • Understanding of trends and issues of regional change from the perspective of policymakers, decision-makers, and community stakeholders.
  • Leadership, management or administrative record of accomplishment, preferably with prior experience in developing or overseeing multi-faceted, interdisciplinary, and community engagement research enterprises within a university.
  • Experience developing and maintaining collaborative working relationships among stakeholders and partners including campus faculty, industry, government and the non-profit sector.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, presentation and public speaking skills.
  • Ability to work with others in a collegial atmosphere and represent UC Davis in public forums.
  • Experience in grant writing and project or research proposal development and the acquisition of extramural funding.

Learn More

More information about this recruitment: https://regionalchange.ucdavis.edu/

Requirements

Document requirements
  • Statement of Interest (not to exceed two pages) - Please include suitability for the position and description of relevant experience
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Writing Sample 1 - These may be research publications or limited distribution reports.
  • Writing Sample 2
  • Writing Sample 3 (Optional)
  • Writing Sample 4 (Optional)
  • Writing Sample 5 (Optional)
  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit https://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/faculty-equity-and-inclusion for guidelines about writing a statement and why one is requested.
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