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Internal Recruitment Only -- C. Bryan Cameron Presidential Chair

Recruitment Period

Open date: October 15th, 2018
Next review date: December 15th, 2018
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: December 15th, 2018
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

This is an internal search for the C. Bryan Cameron Presidential Chair at UC Davis.

The holder of the C. Bryan Cameron Presidential Chair at UC Davis in the UC Davis Center for Neuroscience within the College of Biological Sciences will be selected on the basis of excellence in neuroscience research that benefits human mental health. Candidates for the Chair will be accomplished senior scholars who have contributed substantially to knowledge within their academic field and who have national and/or international recognition of their work. Additionally, candidates for the Chair must conduct themselves in a highly professional manner and with great integrity.

The initial term of the Endowed Chair is for five years, with the option of reappointment per established University procedures for endowed chair/professorship appointments (APM 191, UCD 191).

The endowment payout will support the chair’s efforts in research, teaching and service and further the mission of the Center for Neuroscience and the campus. The funds may be used to support the endowed chair’s own salary and benefits and/or graduate fellowships and to provide the chair holder a scholarly allowance to support teaching, research, outreach and other related purposes.

It is expected that holders of the endowed chair will advance at least normally through the faculty ranks on the basis of their scholarly activities, teaching, University and public service.

Responsibilities of holders of the C. Bryan Cameron Presidential Chair in Neuroscience:

•Maintain an active association with the Center for Neuroscience via research conducted through the Center for Neuroscience as either a core faculty member or an affiliated faculty member of the Center for Neuroscience.

•Engage in training, research and scholarly activities focused on neuroscience that benefits human mental health and perform service to the Center for Neuroscience, the individual's home academic department(s) and the broader community.

•Teach undergraduate and/or graduate/professional courses per the home academic department's expectations for senior faculty.

•Provide leadership in neuroscience that benefits human mental health and be fully engaged in research and training activities in the Center for Neuroscience.

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

•Collaborate with relevant neuroscience development officer(s) to provide timely and meaningful stewardship for Mr. C. Bryan Cameron and/or his designated stewardee(s). Required development-related responsibilities include:

  1. Within one-week of appointment, provide a written introduction and thank you letter to the donor

  2. Provide a written annual progress report with relevant neuroscience development officer(s), the Center for Neuroscience director, and the College of Biological Sciences Dean, or their designees, visit with the donor and/or his designated stewardee(s) at least once a year at a location most convenient for the donor/stewardee(s)

Job location

Davis, CA

Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Long CV, including list of courses taught (including instructor evaluation scores), trainees, and all service

  • Statement of Major Achievements in Research, Teaching and Professional Service - 1 page maximum

  • Statement of Research - 1 page maximum statement that details how the nominee’s past and future research meets the goals of the chair to promote excellence in neuroscience research that benefits human mental health

  • Statement of Leadership - 1 page maximum statement that details how the nominee provides leadership in neuroscience that benefits human mental health

  • Statement of Involvement with the Center for Neuroscience - Statement of how the nominee is actively associated with the Center for Neuroscience via research and training conducted through the Center for Neuroscience and as either a Center for Neuroscience core faculty member or an affiliated Center of Neuroscience faculty member

  • 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.

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