UC Davis has launched a nationwide recruitment for the Vice Chancellor – Office of Research. The Vice Chancellor reports directly to the Chancellor. The Vice Chancellor for Research (VCR) is expected to bring broad vision and executive leadership to campus-wide research policy, planning, initiatives, coordination and compliance. The VCR, in close collaboration with the Chancellor and the faculty, has responsibility for ensuring the research preeminence of UC Davis. The VCR will be responsible for building and leading an exceptional administrative team that will provide direction in the following areas: strategic planning; advancement of key research initiatives; corporate research relations, interdisciplinary research and strategic initiatives, technology management, and translation of UC Davis research into knowledge and technology of significant public benefit.