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Chancellor of the University of California, Davis

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POST DATE 9/18/2016
END DATE 10/21/2016

University of California Office of the President Oakland, CA

Oakland, CA
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Bachelors Degree


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Working Title
Chancellor of the University of California, Davis

Appointment Type
Staff - Career

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Work Hours
Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm

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Organizational Area
President's Executive Office

Oakland, CA

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Davis, California

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Position Summary
The University of California invites nominations and applications for the position of Chancellor of the University of California, Davis campus.

The Chancellor is the chief executive officer of the University of California, Davis (UC Davis), and is responsible to the President of the University of California. Within the scope of University policy, the Chancellor exercises broad authority over and is responsible for all aspects of campus administration.

UC Davis is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and is ranked 11th among public research universities nationwide in 2016, according to U.S. News & World Report. The National Science Foundation ranks UC Davis 15th in the nation in research funding among public universities and 22nd among public and private universities. The university is home to over 1,500 faculty and boasts members of the National Academy of Science, the National Academy of Engineering, the National Academy of Medicine, the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, and the American Academy of Arts & Letters, MacArthur Fellows, Pulitzer Prize winners, and Royal Society members.

The campus is home to highly-regarded Schools of Graduate Studies, Education, Law, Medicine, and Veterinary Medicine, the Graduate School of Management, and the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing, as well as the Colleges of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Biological Sciences, Engineering, and Letters and Science. The UC Davis Health System (UCDHS), including the School of Medicine, School of Nursing, and the hospital and clinics, is the region's only academic health center, with over 10,000 faculty and staff and an annual economic impact of $3.4 billion.

The Principles of Community at UC Davis note that it is first and foremost an institution of learning and teaching, committed to serving the needs of society. The campus community reflects and is a part of a society comprising all races, creeds, and social circumstances. Currently, UC Davis is ranked 13th among U.S. institutions in granting undergraduate degrees to students of color and 9th among U.S. institutions in enrollment of international students.

The more than 28,000 undergraduates at UC Davis partake in more than 100 programs of study. During the 2014-15 academic year, 75% of undergraduates received financial aid. More than 70% of classes have fewer than 50 students, and more than 60% of classes have fewer than 30 students. There are more than 200,000 living alumni of the university, and 2014-15 private support totaled $184 million.

Annual external research funding reached an all-time high of $786 million in 2014-15. Major research centers include the Cancer Center, Center for Biophotonics Science and Technology (CBST), Institute of Transportation Studies (ITS-Davis), John Muir Institute for the Environment (JMIE), and the UC Davis Energy Institute.
University of California is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action employer