From the Chancellor

Search for Vice Chancellor for Research

May 24, 2010

Dear Colleagues:

We are pleased to announce the formation of a search committee for the vice chancellor for research. An internal search will be conducted to identify the most highly qualified candidates. Candidates must be current UCI Academic Senate members at the rank of full professor in an academic discipline. The committee will evaluate nominees and make recommendations to us based on suitability of the candidates.

The committee will be chaired by Peter Donovan, professor and director of the Sue & Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center and Department of Biological Chemistry. Other committee members include:

  • Dan Cooper, Professor and Director, Institute for Clinical & Translational Science, Department of Pediatrics
  • John Crawford, Associate Professor, Department of Dance
  • Hung Fan, Professor and Director, Cancer Research Institute, Department of Molecular Biology & Biochemistry
  • Christopher Hughes, Professor and Chair, Department of Molecular Biology & Biochemistry
  • Guann-Pyng Li, Professor and Director, Calit2, Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
  • Scott Rychnovsky, Professor, Department of Chemistry
  • Hanoz Santoke, Associated Graduate Students Council
  • Carroll Seron, Professor, Department of Criminology, Law & Society
  • Etel Solingen, Professor, Department of Political Science
  • Ivan Soltesz, Professor and Chair, Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology
  • William Tang, Professor and Acting Chair, Department of Biomedical Engineering
  • Mark Warner, Associate Vice Chancellor for Administration, Office of Research

All faculty and staff are invited to submit nominations. Please send your suggestions, nominations and/or applications to:

Professor Peter Donovan
Chair, Vice Chancellor for Research Search Committee
c/o JiWon Kim, 509 Aldrich Hall, ZOT 1000

All correspondence will be held in the strictest confidence. Review of applications will begin on June 14, 2010, and the position will remain open until filled. For additional information regarding this position, please click on the following link:

We welcome your participation and look forward to working with the committee to conclude a successful search for this important position.

Chancellor Michael Drake

Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost Michael Gottfredson