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Daniel Barton Deloach Endowed Chair

Recruitment Period

Open October 22nd, 2018 through December 21st, 2018

Description

This is an internal search. Applicants must be members of the University of California, Davis, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics. External applications will not be considered.

RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION
The Daniel Barton Deloach Endowed Chair will support research pertinent to agricultural marketing and trade, including transportation of agricultural commodities. The holder of the Daniel Barton Deloach Endowed Chair will be a faculty member in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (at the associate or full rank) whose specialty is in the area of agricultural marketing and trade, including transportation of agricultural commodities, and whose distinguished scholarship is nationally recognized. The initial term of the Daniel Barton Deloach Endowed Chair is for five years, with the option of reappointment on a five-year basis following positive review (APM 191, UCD 191). It is expected that the holder of the endowed chair will advance at least normally through the faculty ranks on the basis of his/her scholarly activities, teaching, University and public service. Upon the request of the Dean or their designee (e.g., Assistant Dean for Development) the chair holder is expected to file an annual report with the CA&ES of activities and endowment usage.

The chair will be expected to engage in teaching and scholarly activities focused in the area of agricultural marketing and trade, including transportation of agricultural commodities. This is accomplished through activities in the following areas:

• Teach a normal load for department faculty (currently three courses per year) in the undergraduate and/or graduate programs in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics.

• Mentor and advise graduate students

• Provide innovation and leadership in research in the area of agricultural marketing and trade, including transportation of agricultural commodities.

• Be engaged in outreach activities in Agricultural and Resource Economics.

• Perform service to the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and the broader community in which it is situated.

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

Recommended I&R and OR FTE
The I&R and OR FTE split will be the split currently held by the successful candidate.

Availability of Space and Resources
The Chair holder will have an appointment in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics. Support resources will include normal departmental support and infrastructure plus income from the Daniel Barton Deloach Chair Endowment.

QUALIFICATIONS
Applicants must be members of the University of California, Davis, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the level of associate or full Professor at the time of appointment. They must be able to provide documented evidence of strong research ability and innovative approaches to scientific inquiry. They must have demonstrated ability and willingness to conduct an internationally recognized program of scholarly research pertinent to agricultural marketing and trade, including transportation of agricultural commodities, as well as demonstrated ability to teach effectively at both graduate and undergraduate levels.

Application materials must be submitted via the following website: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/. Applicants must submit a statement of interest (maximum of 5 pages) and assessment of their qualifications for the position, a curriculum vitae, and the names of three external academic references, by December 7, 2018. The Search Committee may solicit letters from individuals other than those named by the applicant. The University of California, Davis, and the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences are interested in candidates who are committed to the highest standards of scholarship and professional activities, and to development of a campus climate that supports equality and respect for differences based on gender, cultural ethnicity, level of disability, and sexual orientation. The University of California is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Requirements

Document requirements
  • Statement of interest and assessment of your qualifications for the position - (maximum of 5 pages)

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

  • 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.
    (Optional)

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

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