John E. Kinsella Endowed Chair in the Areas of Food, Nutrition and Health (Internal to UC Davis Senate Faculty)
RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION: The Kinsella Chair will support research and teaching, focusing on the interrelationships among food, nutrition, and health. It will further strengthen the internationally recognized research activities of the College and enhance interdisciplinary cooperation across departments. The Endowed Chair will recognize an outstanding UC Davis faculty member during his/her mid-career stage with demonstrated scientific achievement. The term of the appointment is up to five years and is not renewable. QUALIFICATIONS: The Endowed Chair holder should be a member of the UC Davis faculty holding a tenured appointment in the mid-career range (Associate Professor II to Professor IV). The successful candidate will show evidence of strong research skills and innovative approaches to scientific inquiry, and the ability to create or enhance interdisciplinary cooperation across departments. Research should include a specific scientific focus on the interrelationships among food, nutrition, and health. Candidates should have a demonstrated ability to conduct scholarly research resulting in high quality publications, and should also show evidence of a strong teaching program at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.
The I&R and OR FTE split will be the FTE split currently held by the successful candidate.
Chair holder will retain an appointment in his/her current department. Support resources will include normal departmental support plus income from the Kinsella Chair endowment.
UC Davis is the home of the Aggies — go-getters, change makers and problem solvers who make their mark at one of the top public universities in the United States. Since we first opened in 1908, we’ve been known for standout academics, sustainability and Aggie Pride as well as valuing the Northern California lifestyle. These themes are woven into our 100-plus-year history and our reputation for solving problems related to food, health, the environment and society.Our 5,300-acre campus is in the city of Davis, a vibrant college town of about 68,000 located in Yolo County. The state capital is 20 minutes away, and world-class destinations such as the San Francisco Bay Area, Lake Tahoe and the Napa Valley are within a two-hour drive.
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