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Leung Presidential Chair in Cancer Research **Internal Candidate Preferred**

We are no longer accepting applications for this recruitment

Description

The holder of the Sue Jane Leung Presidential Chair in Cancer Research will be an established faculty member in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine who is a productive and active member of the Cancer Therapeutics program of the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center.

The initial term of the Sue Jane Leung Presidential Chair in Cancer Research is for five years, with the option of reappointment per regularly established University procedures for endowed chair/professorship appointments (APM 191, UCD 191).

The candidate must have earned an MD or PhD in a relevant field; be eligible for faculty appointment in the UC Davis School of Medicine; have at least three years of demonstrated experience in leading or managing educational programs at a university; demonstrate commitment to the value of diversity in faculty, and strong communication skills.

The preferred candidate will be an internal applicant, have knowledge and experience in the application of educational theory to curriculum design, the use of competency-based frameworks and EPAs, and innovative methods for teaching and assessment, the use of effective strategies to promote inter-professional education, faculty development, and educational scholarship, an appreciation of rapidly evolving trends in health systems science, information technology, and patient- centered care and a commitment to educating diverse learners and professionals. However, if received, external applications will still be considered, but not until after all internal applications are processed.

Support research in new cancer drug development and delivery, and perform service to the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center and the broader community in which it is situated.

It is expected that the holder of the endowed chair will advance normally through the faculty ranks on the basis of his/her scholarly activities, teaching, University and public service. The Chair will be expected to work with the research team as lead.

Responsibilities of the Endowed Chair:

Support the teaching and scholarly activities focused in the field of cancer drug development and delivery.

Support research in new cancer drug development and delivery, and perform service to the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center and the broader community in which it is situated.

Provide leadership and be fully engaged in activities at the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, as well as the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center.

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

Qualified applicants should upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of contributions to diversity and the names and contact information for 3-5 references online at https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF01782.

For full consideration, applications should be received by September 11, 2017; however, the position will remain open until filled through October 31, 2017.

UC Davis commits to inclusion excellence by advancing equity, diversity and inclusion in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct. If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact the recruiting department.

Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check. More information is available http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify.

UC Davis is a smoke & tobacco-free campus (http://breathefree.ucdavis.edu/).

Job location

Sacramento, CA

Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Diversity contributions documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit http://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/diversity/equity_inclusion/index.html for guidelines about writing a diversity statement and why one is requested.

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)