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Academic Personnel

Academic Personnel

Administrative/Leadership Open Positions

The University of California, Davis is an affirmative action/equal opportunity mmployer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff, and students..

Associate Dean of Faculty Development and Diversity
https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF00519
For full consideration, applications must be received by March 16, 2015. The position will remain open until filled, through June 15, 2015.

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California National Primate Research Center Director

https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF00470
For full consideration, applications must be received by January 28, 2015. The position will remain open until filled, through December 31, 2015.

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Associate Director, Basic Sciences, Comprehensive Cancer Center and
Auburn Community Cancer Endowed Chair in Basic Science
Inquiries, nominations, referrals, and CVs with cover letters should be sent to Isaacson, Miller via www.imsearch.com/5254.
For full consideration, applications must be received by February 11, 2015. The position will remain open until filled, through June 30, 2015.

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Director, UC Davis Center for Comparative Medicine

School of Medicine and School of Veterinary Medicine

Applications and nominations are invited for the position of Director, UC Davis Center for Comparative Medicine (http://ccm.ucdavis.edu ). The Director will hold a joint administrative and professorial appointment in appropriate departments of the School of Medicine and School of Veterinary Medicine.

The Center is a cooperative venture between the Schools of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine that is housed in a fully equipped research building with an active funding portfolio of over $97,000,000.  Research programs of the 10 core faculty within the Center focus on the pathogenesis of human disease using experimental animal models, with an emphasis on infectious disease. Current areas of investigation include:  1) viral and bacterial diseases [AIDS, Lyme disease, salmonellosis, cytomegalovirus disease, influenza, Helicobacter pylori, tuberculosis]; 2) vaccine and anti-viral drug development; and 3) cancer biology. As part of its animal modeling mission, the Center oversees the UC Davis Mouse Biology Program (http://mouse.ucdavis.edu). The Center is also strongly integrated with programs at the adjacent California National Primate Research Center.

The Director is responsible for developing and continuing the vision of this unique partnership between the Schools of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine focused on interdisciplinary approaches to animal models of human disease. Responsible for management of the Center; specific responsibilities include: [1] administration of the overall program and facilities of the Center, [2], integration of the Center into the teaching, research and service programs of the two Schools, [3] design and implementation of a development program, [4] participation in instructional programs of the two Schools, and [5] other activities related to integrating the Center into the larger UC Davis research mission. In addition, the successful candidate must maintain an active, extramurally funded animal model-based disease research program.

The University of California is one of the largest and most renowned centers of higher education in the world. The faculty of the University are internationally known for their distinguished academic achievements. UC Davis is ranked 10th nationally among public universities in research funding. The campus lies adjacent to the city of Davis, 14 miles west of Sacramento, 72 miles northeast of San Francisco and 110 miles southwest of Lake Tahoe and the Sierras. The city of Davis has a population of 63,000 and is situated in a beautiful pastoral setting. The University’s student population is approximately 32,000.

Candidates must have [1] MD, DVM, PhD  or combination of these degrees; [2] a broad understanding of modern biomedical science; [3] demonstrated administrative/leadership skills; [4] an active and distinguished research record in the use of animal models to elucidate the mechanisms, prevention and/or treatment of human disease; [5] demonstrated excellence in teaching; [6] a nationally recognized reputation for career achievement and leadership; and [7] experience in the acquisition of extramural funding, including active development of programmatic grants,  and a commitment to work in securing additional funding for the programs of the Center. The Director is expected to qualify for and be appointed as a tenured Professor in an appropriate department in the School of Medicine and/or the School of Veterinary Medicine.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae and the names and addresses of three professional references to Christine Herkenrath, Assistant Director, Center for Comparative Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616-8734 [email:cmherkenrath@ucdavis.edu; telephone: 530-752-1245; fax: 530-752-7914]. Nominations should be sent to the same address. For full consideration please submit by February 28, 2015; position open until filled.

UCD is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to a campus climate that embraces diversity.