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John B. Orr Endowed Chair (Internal CAES Search)

Recruitment Period

Open date: November 25th, 2019

Last review date: Friday, Jan 17, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Tuesday, Mar 31, 2020 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

Description
The Orr Chair will support research and teaching in the area of environmental plant sciences in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. This position will further strengthen the internationally recognized research activities in this area in the college, and enhance interdisciplinary cooperation across departments. The incumbent will participate in teaching courses and curriculum development in the area of environmental plant sciences.

As there is no new FTE for this position, the Orr Chair recruitment will be internal and will recognize an outstanding tenured UC Davis faculty member in CA&ES. The maximum term of the appointment is five years and is not renewable. The incumbent is expected to submit to the dean’s office an annual report of scholarly activities related to the chair position, to organize a workshop or seminar series on campus in years two and four focused on environmental plant sciences, and present a final seminar to the campus community at the termination of the appointment.

Application Requirements

  1. Statement of Interest (not to exceed three pages), please include suitability for the position and description of relevant research
  2. Curriculum Vitae, please include publications within the last five years.
  3. Names/contact information of two internal and two external referees
  4. Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
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Job location

Davis, CA

Requirements

Document requirements
  • Statement of Interest (not to exceed three pages) - Please include suitability for the position and description of relevant research

  • Curriculum Vitae - Please include publications within the last five years.

  • 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.

Reference requirements
  • 4 required (contact information only)