Associate VC for Research finalist's presentation Aug. 2
Rodney Hill, a candidate for associate vice chancellor for research, will make a public presentation Thursday (Aug. 2) at 3 p.m. in the Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center Room 202/Ubuntu Room. Faculty, staff and students are invited to attend.
Hill is an associate professor of physiology in the Department of Animal and Veterinary Science at the University of Idaho. In 2010-11, he was selected to participate in the American Council on Education fellowship program. Earlier in his career, he was research scientist and project leader with Agency for Food and Fibre Sciences in Queensland, Australia.
Hill earned his bachelor’s degree in biology from Central Queensland University, his master’s from the University of Queensland, based on research on quantitative distribution of Brucella suis antibody among bovine immunoglobulin classes, and his doctorate from Central Queensland University, based on research to development a B2-adrenoceptor vaccine. Read Hill’s CV.
Hill is one of six finalists for two associate vice chancellor for research positions that will play major leadership roles in helping UNL achieve its research and economic development growth goals. One position will have campuswide general responsibilities for research development, growth and compliance. The other will focus on physical sciences and other research related to Department of Defense fundable projects.
Other candidates will be announced as plans for their visits are finalized.