OFFICE OF THE EXECUTIVE VICE CHANCELLOR -
January 7, 2016
An international search for a new Dean of the Division of Physical Sciences is now commencing, and we are pleased to invite applications and nominations for this position.
The Dean is responsible for providing academic, intellectual, and administrative leadership to the Division of Physical Sciences and promotes excellence in all aspects of the Division's research, teaching, and service missions. Successful candidates should have a distinguished record of scholarship, teaching, and service appropriate for appointment as a tenured senior professor at UC San Diego. They should also have a demonstrated commitment to education; prior experience in academic administration; a proven record in fundraising and financial management; strong demonstrated accomplishments in areas contributing to diversity, equity and inclusion; and a desire to play a leadership role in advancing UC San Diego's commitment to be a model student-centered, research-focused, service-oriented world class public university.
The membership of the Search Advisory Committee, which will be chaired by Catherine Constable, Professor at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography is given below. The Search Advisory Committee is charged with conducting an international search, identifying and presenting suitable candidates for interview by the Committee, and helping to develop a short list of diverse, qualified candidates who will be invited to visit the campus. We will solicit and consider input from everyone who participates in the selection process and will make the final determination about the successful candidate.
The Search Advisory Committee will begin reviewing candidates in April and will continue until the position is filled. The Isaacson, Miller search firm has been engaged to assist with this important recruitment, and all candidate materials will be sent directly to the firm. Nominations and applications (e.g. CV, letter of introduction or biographical summary that includes the individual's contributions to diversity) can be sent in confidence to the Search Advisory Committee Chair Catherine Constable, c/o:
Mr. David J. Bellshaw
For additional information regarding the search, please visit: http://academicaffairs.ucsd.edu/evc/phys-sci-dean.html
The Committee's membership includes:
•Angie Aguilar (Associated Student Representative, Physical Sciences
We are grateful to all members of the committee for their assistance in this most important search.