California Grown Rice Endowed Chair open for applications
Applications are being accepted through January 31, 2018, from individuals who wish to be considered for the UC Cooperative Extension Presidential Chair for California Grown Rice.
Through a funding partnership between the California Rice Research Board and the UC Presidential Endowment program, UC Agriculture and Natural Resources has established a $1 million UC Cooperative Extension Presidential Chair for California Grown Rice. The endowed chair will provide a UCCE scientist a dedicated source of funds to support scholarly activities focused on improvement of California rice production and quality. The Chair will be awarded by UC ANR to a distinguished UC Cooperative Extension specialist or advisor currently working in the area of California-grown rice research.
Through a competitive selection process, a Chair will be selected to hold a five-year term. Chair holder Applicants for the UCCE Presidential Chair for California Grown Rice must be a UC Cooperative Extension advisor or specialist currently working in the area of California-grown rice research.
Application and selection details, including timeline and submission guidelines, are online at http://ucanr.edu/sites/anrstaff/files/275834.pdf.
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