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August 1, 2014 - January 31, 2015

California Polytechnic State University

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College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences
Agribusiness - Food Marketing

JOE ID Number: 2014-02_111452117
Date Posted: 11/06/2014
Date Inactive: 01/31/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Agribusiness - Food Marketing
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: San Luis Obispo, California, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: Y -- Miscellaneous Categories
Salary Range: DOE
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Agribusiness - Food Marketing:
Full-time, 10-month academic year, tenure track Assistant Professor position within the Agribusiness Department at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, California. Preferred start date is September 14, 2015. The successful candidate will have teaching, research, and service activities based on the Cal Poly Teacher-Scholar model.

Candidates with produce industry experience and/or those with interests closely related to produce marketing, produce sales, and the food supply chain are strongly encouraged to apply.

Teaching responsibilities will be primarily in the areas of produce and food marketing. Examples of potential Agribusiness courses may include Food and Fiber Marketing, Produce Marketing, Category Management, Agribusiness Marketing Research Methods, Agribusiness Marketing Planning, and Food Supply Chain Management. Duties may also include, but are not limited to, supervision of undergraduate senior projects, graduate student research, and student advising.

The successful candidate will engage in research-based scholarship that will lead to peer-reviewed journal articles. As a part of professional development, the successful candidate is expected to participate in scholarly activities, work closely with the California food industry, and carry out a focused area of scholarship (research, grant writing, publications, and presentations). Excellent written and oral communication skills and strong interests in undergraduate teaching are required. Service activities will include participation on department, college, and university committees and instructionally related activities.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Doctorate degree by starting date required. We seek applications from those who have a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and research interest in the area of produce marketing. Agribusiness industry experience, marketing experience, international experience, and/or the desire to cultivate international links are desirable.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application Instructions:
To apply, please visit Complete a required online faculty application and apply to requisition #103440. Attach the following required materials to your online application: letter of interest, vitae, and transcripts. Please provide three professional references with names and email addresses when completing your application. Selected applicants will be required to submit sealed official transcripts of highest degree prior to appointment. Review of applications will begin 12/15/14. Applications received after that date may be considered until and acceptable candidate is secured. For questions, please contact: Dr. Michael McCullough, Agribusiness Department, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, CA 93407; phone (805) 756-5009;

At California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. Bringing people together from different backgrounds, experiences and value systems fosters the innovative and creative thinking that exemplifies Cal Poly's values of free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility. Cal Poly's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. California Polytechnic State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. EEO.