University of California, San Diego
February 20, 2007
KEY ADMINISTRATORS/KEY SUPPORT STAFF
Applications and nominations are invited for a half-time position of Associate Vice Chancellor in the Office of Research Affairs (ORA). The Associate Vice Chancellor - Research will serve as part of the Vice Chancellor - Research's leadership team in establishing priorities and undertaking new initiatives consistent with those priorities.
The Associate Vice Chancellor - Research will have the following general responsibilities:
* Stewardship of campus Organized Research Units (ORUs)
Applicants should be tenured faculty employed at UCSD with a broad view of the research enterprise. Applicants should submit a complete CV and a one-page summary explaining their interest in the position to Arthur B. Ellis, Vice Chancellor - Research (firstname.lastname@example.org) by March 16, 2007. A search committee will assist with the selection process. The position is expected to be available beginning July 1, 2007.
ASSOCIATE VICE CHANCELLOR, RESEARCH (50%) UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN DIEGO
The Associate Vice Chancellor - Research at UCSD reports to the Vice Chancellor - Research (VCR). Specific responsibilities include:
Serving as principal advisor to the Vice Chancellor on research matters pertaining to:
* Organized Research Units (ORUs)
Leading process improvement initiatives, including overseeing the analysis and implementation of recommendations from various ORU and core research facility task force and advisory committees.
Developing, implementing and evaluating postdoctoral scholar policies and procedures as appropriate.
Providing a leadership role in conflict resolution involving postdoctoral scholars, and providing counsel on misconduct and grievance matters.
Managing the selection and review process for campus limited submission extramural funding opportunities.
Contributing to the larger campus community, including promoting diversity, equal opportunity, inclusiveness, and UCSD Principles of Community.
Acting as liaison for the VCR with Academic Senate committees and working with relevant campus bodies, including the Academic Senate, on general improvements in research administration policies and processes.
Substituting for the VCR as requested at campus senior administrative meetings.
Serving on campus and system-wide committees as requested.
The candidate should:
Hold a tenured faculty appointment in one of UCSD's academic departments.
Have demonstrated leadership in fostering academic and research excellence.
Have a distinguished record of scholarly achievement.
Have demonstrated contributions to the larger campus community, including efforts to promote diversity, equal opportunity, inclusiveness, and UCSD Principles of Community.
Have an ability to work in an environment of participatory governance.
Have the interpersonal skills to work effectively with faculty, staff, and other campus and University administrators.