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August 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022

California Polytechnic State University

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College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences
Assistant/Associate Professor Agribusiness

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111468714
Date Posted: 12/22/2021
Date Inactive: 01/31/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant/Associate Professor Agribusiness
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: San Luis Obispo, California, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- 00 - Default: Any Field
agribusiness management
data analytics
quantitative methods
agribusiness policy
food retail
supply chain and logistics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Agribusiness Department in the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA, is seeking two (2) full-time, academic year, tenureā€track Assistant or Associate Professors to start September 12, 2022. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate core courses in the Agribusiness Department and be able to teach courses related to an area of expertise such as agribusiness management, strategy, data analytics, quantitative methods, agribusiness policy, food retail, and supply chain and logistics.

Required Qualifications: An earned doctorate in Agriculture Economics, Business Administration, Economics, Marketing, Consumer Behavior, Operations Management, or another closely related field is required. Candidates must demonstrate excellence in teaching, effective communication, interpersonal skills, and the ability to be a productive team player. Candidates must also demonstrate an ability to initiate, complete, secure external funding, and publish research. The ability to interact well with peers, students, industry partners, and the general public is essential. Candidates must demonstrate commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Preferred Qualifications: Previous industry, teaching or research experience with agribusiness, government, industry organizations or international agricultural experience is strongly preferred.

How to Apply:
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Application review begins January 17, 2022. Applicants are encouraged to submit materials by January 17, 2022 for full consideration; however the position will be open until filled. Interested candidates must attach (1) cover letter, (2) resume/curriculum vitae, (3) unofficial transcripts of the highest degree, (4) statement of teaching philosophy, (5) goals and plans for research, (6) a statement describing the candidate’s experience(s) with diversity, equity, and inclusion and how their experiences have prepared them to advance Cal Poly’s commitment to inclusive excellence (, and (7) at least three professional references with names and email addresses when completing the online faculty application. The selected candidate will be required to provide sealed official transcripts prior to appointment for final consideration. Inquiries can be directed to Dr. Lynn Hamilton, Search Committee Chair, Agribusiness Department, (805) 783-0420,

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 01/17/2022