Search for Dean of School of Physical Sciences

 
Dear colleagues,

On behalf of Chancellor Gillman, I am pleased to announce the formation of a search committee charged with assisting us in appointing a new dean for the School of Physical Sciences. A national search will be conducted to identify the most qualified candidates for this position. The committee will evaluate nominees and make recommendations to the chancellor and me. The committee is chaired by Barbara Finlayson-Pitts, Distinguished Professor Emerita, Department of Chemistry, and also includes:

  • Claudia Czimczik, Associate Professor, Department of Earth System Science
  • Vy Dong, Professor, Department of Chemistry
  • Germán Enciso Ruiz, Professor, Department of Mathematics
  • Steven Gross, Professor, Department of Developmental & Cell Biology
  • Amanda Holton, Teaching Professor, Department of Chemistry
  • Kathleen Johnson, Associate Professor, Department of Earth System Science
  • Qing Nie, Professor, Department of Mathematics and Department of Developmental & Cell Biology
  • Xiaoqing Pan, Professor, Department of Materials Science & Engineering and Department of Physics & Astronomy
  • Marios Papaefthymiou, Dean, Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences
  • Tammy Smecker-Hane, Associate Professor, Department of Physics & Astronomy
  • Carolyn Stephens, Associate Director and Chief of Staff, Applied Innovation
  • Isabella Velicogna, Professor of Earth System Science and Associate Dean of Graduate Studies, Equity and Inclusion, School of Physical Sciences
  • Ken Walsh, Assistant Dean, Henry Samueli School of Engineering
  • Steven White, Distinguished Professor, Department of Physics & Astronomy

We have engaged Isaacson, Miller, a nationally recognized academic search consultant, to assist the committee, which will begin deliberations soon. You are welcome to provide written input on the search process or potential candidates.

All correspondence will be held in the strictest confidence and should be addressed to:

School of Physical Sciences Dean Search Committee
In Care of JiWon Kim, project administrator for Academic Affairs
Aldrich Hall 510, Mail Code 1000
Irvine, CA 92697-1000
jiwon@uci.edu

We welcome your participation in this important recruitment.

Sincerely,

Enrique J. Lavernia, Ph.D.
Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor
Distinguished Professor, Department of Materials Science & Engineering

 

 

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