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Arline Miller Rolkin Endowed Professorship in Informatics **INTERNAL RECRUITMENT ONLY**

Position overview

Salary range: INTERNAL RECRUITMENT TO UC DAVIS ONLY. The Arline Miller Rolkin Endowed Professorship in Informatics provides additional funding to a current UC Davis academic appointee. The additional funding may support the endowed professorship holder in areas of teaching, research, and service directly related to the purpose of the endowment.

Application Window

Open date: September 26, 2023

Most recent review date: Monday, Oct 23, 2023 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: Friday, Mar 1, 2024 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.

Position description

The holder of the Arline Miller Rolkin Vice Chancellor's Professorship in Informatics will be a faculty member in the School of Medicine and/or The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing who has specialty in the area of informatics and whose distinguished scholarship is nationally recognized.

The initial term of the Arline Miller Rolkin Vice Chancellor's Professorship in Informatics is for five years, with the option of reappointment per regularly established University procedures for endowed chair/professorship appointments (APM 191, UCD 191).

The endowment pay out will support the professor's efforts in research, teaching and service and further the core missions of the School of Medicine and/or The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing.

It is expected that the holder of the endowed professor will advance at least normally through the faculty ranks on the basis of his/her scholarly activities, teaching, University and public service.

Responsibilities of the Endowed Professor:

• Provide leadership for and engage in informatics research and scholarly activities that promote the mission areas of the University.

• The holder of the professorship will actively engage in the teaching of students each year.

• Perform community service on behalf of the School of Medicine and/or The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing and the broader community in which it is situated.

• Serve as a mentor for junior faculty in the area of informatics research.

• Enhance the academic and intellectual life of the campus as a whole.

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Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Must be a current faculty at UC Davis/UC Davis Health. To qualify for appointment as the endowed chair holder, candidates must hold a faculty appointment in the School of Medicine or School of Nursing and have interests and demonstrated aptitude/accomplishments in the areas of informatics research. Successful candidates from other schools and colleges will be nominated for an appointment in the School of Medicine.
Candidates will be screened for record of informatics research and current faculty status. Evidence of extramural funding and of organizational excellence is required.
Additionally, candidates will be reviewed for:
• Creative problem-solving skills
• Excellent interpersonal communication, including relationship building skills and political acumen.
• Ability to foster collegiality and work collaboratively in a diverse environment.
• Ability to adhere to University policies and procedures.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

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Job location

Sacramento, CA