California Polytechnic State University

About Cal Poly

Founded in 1901, California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly) is one of five comprehensive polytechnic universities in the U.S., with about 21,000 undergraduate and 900 graduate students. Cal Poly maintains a guiding philosophy of “Learn By Doing” that is reflected in the school’s comprehensive curriculum combining technical and professional training with the arts and humanities. When you graduate from Cal Poly, you won’t just know theory, you will be able to think critically and know how to solve real-world problems. Today, Cal Poly is among the most selective public universities in the United States. Under President Armstrong’s leadership, Cal Poly’s national reputation is growing and, according to payscale.com, the return on investment for graduating students is consistently on par with some of the most prestigious universities in California. Visit www.calpoly.edu to learn more.

Central to California

Cal Poly is located in the beautiful Central Coast of California in the city of San Luis Obispo, about halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco. This city is nestled in between great wine regions, relaxing beaches, and a small community. Our location gives students access to opportunities for hands-on research in agriculture, wine making, and distinct coastal ecosystems, as well as, close proximity to Southern California and the Bay Area for their tech, industry and the culture hubs. Given California’s status as a world leader in many areas and industries, our students have an opportunity to do work that makes an impact around the globe.

Committed to Diversity

We recognize and celebrate the value of the different viewpoints, knowledge, cultures and skills that diverse communities bring to the educational experience. Cal Poly is committed to becoming a more diverse, equitable and inclusive environment where everyone has the opportunity to succeed and feel a sense of respect, belonging and personal safety. We’re not just a workplace — we’re a community.

Highly Ranked

Cal Poly consistently receives high rankings from major publications. For the past 27 years, we have been named the best public, master's-level university in the West by U.S. News & World ReportForbes also continues to name us the top public masters-level university in California and one of the Top 25 public and private universities in the West. 

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45 job(s) at California Polytechnic State University

San Luis Obispo 1 Grand Avenue, San Luis Obispo, CA 93407, USA
Jul 01, 2020
Full Time
Description: Assistant/Associate Professor of Food Science The Food Science and Nutrition Department in the College of Agriculture, Food, and Environmental Sciences at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, is seeking a full-time, academic year, tenure-track assistant/associate professor of Food Science. The starting date is September 10, 2020. Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience. The College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences has started the construction of a multidisciplinary building of $125 million that will benefit this position with seven food and nutrition research labs including a culinary suite, a sensory laboratory, two food safety laboratories, and a food chemistry and analytical laboratory. The ideal candidate will have broad food science education including but not limited to expertise in the areas of quality assurance/control, food and beverage processing and their interrelationship with the development of foods and food safety. The candidate's primary teaching contribution will be in quality assurance/control and food processing; other teaching responsibilities will be in undergraduate and graduate courses that may include but are not limited to food packaging, food engineering, and introductory food science, as well as dairy/dairy alternative and meat science. Closing Date/Time: Open until filled
San Luis Obispo 1 Grand Avenue, San Luis Obispo, CA 93407, USA
Jul 01, 2020
Full Time
Description: The Experience Industry Management Department in the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA, invites applications for a tenure-track, academic year position. Starting date is negotiable, but on or before September 10, 2020 is preferred. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate core courses in the Experience Industry Management Department, and be able to teach courses related to an area of expertise such as tourism experience design, destination marketing and management, experiential marketing, tourism marketing or analytics. Additional expectations may include supervision of undergraduate senior projects, graduate student research, student advising, and teaching graduate level courses and/or in a Master of Professional Studies or certificate program. The successful candidate is expected to participate in scholarly activities (i.e., research, grant writing, publications, presentations) as part of their professional development and to contribute to the research of the Experience Innovation Lab, to be fully launched in late 2021 or early 2022. The successful candidate is also expected to provide service on committees for the department, college, and university and participate in instructional development activities. Expectations also include service to local, state, national tourism and/or destination marketing and management related professional organizations. Ph.D. in tourism or destination marketing, experiential marketing, recreation, parks, and tourism administration, tourism and hospitality management, or a related field required prior to appointment. Applicants should have a combination of teaching, practical and/or research experience and a commitment to quality undergraduate education and a research program that involves undergraduate students. Candidates must also demonstrate an ability to initiate, complete, secure external funding, and publish research. Must demonstrate excellence in teaching, effective communication, and interpersonal skills and be a productive team player able to interact well with peers, students, sectors of the experience industry, government agencies, and the general public. Must demonstrate commitment to diversity and inclusion. Excellent written and oral communication skills and strong interests in undergraduate teaching are required. Candidates must also demonstrate an ability to initiate, complete, secure external funding, and publish research and be an active researcher within the Experience Innovation Lab, collaborating with cross-disciplinary faculty and industry partners. Demonstrated experience and commitment to student-centered learning and teaching, as well as the ability to collaboratively work in multidisciplinary settings is required. Demonstrated proficiency in written and oral use of the English language is required. Closing Date/Time: Open until filled
San Luis Obispo 1 Grand Avenue, San Luis Obispo, CA 93407, USA
Jul 01, 2020
Full Time
Description: The Robert E. Kennedy Library at California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly) is recruiting a creative, collaborative, and user-focused librarian for the tenure-track faculty position of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences Librarian (Senior Assistant Librarian or Associate Librarian rank). We are seeking someone who embraces the learn-by-doing culture of our institution; who will provide dynamic, comprehensive, and meaningful support to the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences (CAFES) through innovation and collaboration; and who understands the important role the library plays in supporting teaching, learning, and research at Cal Poly. This librarian serves as the college librarian for CAFES and will be responsible for connecting the library's programs, services, and resources with the college's students and faculty to advance teaching, learning, research, and scholarship. The College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences is the second largest of Cal Poly's six colleges with nine academic departments that offer 15 Bachelor of Science degrees and five Masters of Science degrees. The college currently enrolls over 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students each year and is ranked fourth in the nation for agriculture degrees awarded to Hispanics, and fourth for all minority students studying agriculture, according to Diverse Issues in Higher Education. CAFES is recognized for its hands-on, Learn by Doing educational environment, and as a center of excellence in applied sciences through responsive scholarship, leadership, and service to others. Reporting to the Associate Dean for Academic Services, the Agriculture and Environmental Sciences Librarian develops and leads the services and programs, as well as selects relevant information resources, to support the curricular and research needs of CAFES' users. Responsibilities include instruction and research assistance, outreach and liaison services, collection development, and programmatic support activities. The Agriculture and Environmental Sciences Librarian works collaboratively with the other librarians and library staff to provide related services, including support for Geographic Information Systems (GIS), data management, scholarly communication, and faculty exhibits. Closing Date/Time: Open until filled
San Luis Obispo 1 Grand Avenue, San Luis Obispo, CA 93407, USA
Jul 01, 2020
Full Time
Description: The Materials Engineering Department in the College of Engineering at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, is seeking a faculty colleague for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level. The faculty position is focused on metallurgy and the practical application of metals to industry. The MATE Department is a relatively small and dynamic community of collaborators meeting the technical challenges of the twenty-first century and contributing to our College's vision of leading engineering education. We emphasize excellence and innovation in teaching, collaboration, and collegiality. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in materials science and engineering, metallurgy, or a closely related field. An undergraduate degree in these areas is also preferred. The successful candidate will be proficient in teaching basic and advanced metallurgy courses, involved in scholarly activity (research) in the metallurgy area, and enthusiastic about metals and metallurgy. Highly desired expertise areas include ferrous metals, nonferrous metals, corrosion, welding, and advanced joining, physical metallurgy, metallurgical thermodynamics and kinetics, metals processing (including but not limited to additive manufacturing, liquid metal processing, metal deformation processing), heat treatment, and the detailed connections between alloy microstructures and resulting properties. Industrial experience in metallurgy is welcome. Demonstrated experience and commitment to student-centered learning and teaching, as well as the ability to collaboratively work in multidisciplinary settings is required. Demonstrated proficiency in written and oral use of the English language is required. Closing Date/Time: Open until filled
San Luis Obispo 1 Grand Avenue, San Luis Obispo, CA 93407, USA
Jul 01, 2020
Full Time
Description: The George Hasslein Chair is a Visiting Faculty for Interdisciplinary Studies in Environmental Design in the College of Architecture and Environmental Design at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, California is a visiting teaching professorship that recognizes preeminent practitioners or scholars whose presence in the College as active teachers will enrich the interdisciplinary environment for students and faculty across all of the college's majors. Selected candidates will emphasize student mentoring and engagement with practitioners, both on campus and through field trips. The George Hasslein Visiting Faculty is a full-time, one-quarter, nonrenewable appointment in the Fall 2020 (09/10/20-12/12/20), or Winter 2021 (01/04/21-03/22/21), or Spring 2021 (03/29/21-06/12/21) quarter. A split appointment between two part-time collaborators who share Visiting Faculty position may be considered. Co-teaching with Cal Poly faculty who share the Visiting Faculty's interests is possible. The position entails a two-course teaching assignment to include one project-based studio or laboratory course that enrolls two or more majors within the college and one seminar or lecture course open to all majors, plus service to the university. Service will include presentation of the George Hasslein Public Lecture, guest speaking in classes and student clubs, participation in reviews of student work, and mentoring of students and faculty. Closing Date/Time: Open until filled
San Luis Obispo 1 Grand Avenue, San Luis Obispo, CA 93407, USA
Jul 01, 2020
Full Time
Description: The Food Science and Nutrition Department in the College of Agriculture, Food, and Environmental Sciences at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo is seeking candidates for full-time, academic year (9-month), lecturer in Foodservice and Nutrition Systems Management beginning in September 2020 or January 2021. The College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences has started the construction of a multidisciplinary building of $125 million that will benefit this position with seven food and nutrition research labs including a culinary suite, a sensory laboratory, two food safety laboratories, and a food chemistry and analytical laboratory. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointment is for one year with possible extension. The candidate's primary teaching contribution will be in the areas of Management in Foodservice and Nutrition Systems and Culinology® with an emphasis on quantity food planning and preparation to meet specific nutritional requirements/guidelines for various foodservice facilities, including healthcare facilities, large corporate institutions and schools. Courses taught depend on student demand with the successful candidate having expertise in the above areas that would translate to one or more of the following courses: FSN 121: Fundamentals of Food, FSN 321: Contemporary Issues in Food Choice and Preparation, FSN 343: Foodservice Operations I, FSN 344: Foodservice Operations II, and/or FSN 426: Nutrition and Foodservice Systems Management. Additional courses may be assigned, as needed and as appropriate for the candidate's expertise, by the department. Course descriptions are available at http://catalog.calpoly.edu/coursesaz/fsn/ Closing Date/Time: Open until filled
San Luis Obispo 1 Grand Avenue, San Luis Obispo, CA 93407, USA
Jul 01, 2020
Full Time
Description: California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, Orfalea College of Business, Accounting Area, invites applications for a full-time visiting lecturer in accounting information systems, financial accounting, and accounting ethics beginning September 10, 2020 or a mutually acceptable time. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. 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. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS A Ph.D in accounting, or closely related field, an excellent academic record demonstrating the ability to engage in high quality teaching and scholarly research at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Demonstrable ability to teach accounting courses and subjects in one or more of the following areas; accounting information systems, financial accounting, and accounting ethics. The ability to engage in service to the area, college and university, and when needed new course development. Candidates must be academically qualified under AACSB standards. Demonstrated experience and commitment to student-centered learning and teaching, as well as the ability to collaboratively work in multidisciplinary settings is required. Demonstrated proficiency in written and oral use of the English language is required. Closing Date/Time: Open until filled
San Luis Obispo 1 Grand Avenue, San Luis Obispo, CA 93407, USA
Jul 01, 2020
Full Time
Description: The Physics Department in the College of Science and Mathematics at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, is seeking to hire full-time lecturers for academic year 2020-2021 beginning September 10, 2020 (with possible extension to a second academic year 2021-22). Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience. Primary duties and responsibilities are to teach undergraduate physics (and possibly, astronomy) lecture and lab courses. Candidates in all stages of their career are encouraged to apply. 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. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS A Ph.D. in Physics, Physics Education or Astronomy (or a closely related field with a strong physics background) is required. All requirements for the Ph.D. must be completed before September 10, 2020. Demonstrated experience and commitment to student-centered learning and teaching, as well as the ability to collaboratively work in multidisciplinary settings is required. Demonstrated proficiency in written and oral use of the English language is required. Closing Date/Time: Open until filled
San Luis Obispo 1 Grand Avenue, San Luis Obispo, CA 93407, USA
Jul 01, 2020
Full Time
Description: The BioResource and Agricultural Engineering Department in the College of Agriculture, Food, and Environmental Sciences at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, is seeking a full time Lecturer in Engineering Surveying, Precision Agriculture and Computer Aided Designing/Drafting beginning September 10, 2020. 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. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS Master's degree in a relevant discipline is expected academic preparation, but applicants with relevant B.S. degree who have significant experience in surveying will be considered. Experience in surveying is required and registration as a Land Surveyor or Civil Engineer is preferred. Demonstrated experience and commitment to student-centered learning and teaching, as well as the ability to collaboratively work in multidisciplinary settings is required. Demonstrated proficiency in written and oral use of the English language is required. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS M.S. in Geodesy, Geomatic Engineering, or a closely related discipline is preferred. Preference will be given to those with experience in working with diverse populations and fostering a collaborative, supportive and inclusive environment. Preference will also be given to those with relevant work experience and those who bring professional capabilities. Closing Date/Time: Open until filled
San Luis Obispo 1 Grand Avenue, San Luis Obispo, CA 93407, USA
Jul 01, 2020
Full Time
Description: The BioResource and Agricultural Engineering Department in the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, is seeking a Full time Lecturer. 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. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS M.S. in related Engineering or Management field is required. Demonstrated experience and commitment to student-centered learning and teaching, as well as the ability to collaboratively work in multidisciplinary settings is required. Demonstrated proficiency in written and oral use of the English language is required. PREFERED QUALIFICATIONS Ph.D. in a related Engineering or Management fields would be beneficial. Registration as a professional engineer is preferred. Practical experience and a commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching and professional contribution are greatly valued. Preference will be given to those with experience in working with diverse populations and fostering a collaborative, supportive and inclusive environment. Preference will also be given to those with relevant work experience and those who bring professional capabilities. Closing Date/Time: Open until filled
San Luis Obispo 1 Grand Avenue, San Luis Obispo, CA 93407, USA
Jul 01, 2020
Full Time
Description: The College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences at California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly) in San Luis Obispo, California, is seeking a full-time Associate/Full Professor, 12-month department head for its Natural Resources Management and Environmental Sciences (NRES) Department. This position has a starting date of no later than September 1, 2020. The department head is a tenure-track position and will provide leadership for all programmatic and administrative functions including instruction, research, and alumni and industry engagement. The department head leads a talented team of 14 tenure track faculty members, two full-time lecturers, and four staff members who engage with approximately 750 undergraduate students and 20 graduate students. This position will provide leadership for the Natural Resources Management and Environmental Sciences department in the following areas: Department's instructional programs Faculty development and mentoring Academic advising Program assessment Development and implementation of strategic plan for department Management of budget, facilities, and departmental resources Advancement and fundraising efforts The successful candidate will also teach undergraduate courses as well as courses in the department's Master's of Science in Environmental Science and Management program. The successful candidate will be expected to engage in scholarly activities (i.e., research, publishing, grant writing) as part of professional development. Additional duties will include advising undergraduate and graduate students, and participating in University, College and Departmental activities. The Cal Poly community believes in the "teacher-scholar model" which emphasizes scholarly activities (i.e., research, publishing, proposal writing and program development) in addition to teaching excellence. Department Head appointments and 12-month assignments are made and continue at the pleasure of the College Dean. Tenure is earned only in the instructional portion of the position. Credit towards tenure at the time of appointment may be awarded depending on the candidate's years of teaching experience, professional development, and rank. Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with the selected candidate's qualifications and experience. Closing Date/Time: Open until filled
San Luis Obispo 1 Grand Avenue, San Luis Obispo, CA 93407, USA
Jul 01, 2020
Full Time
Description: The Agribusiness Department in the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, is seeking a full-time, Associate/Full Professor 12-month Department Head starting no later than September 1, 2020. The department head is a tenure-track position and will provide leadership for all programmatic and administrative functions including instruction, research, and alumni and industry engagement. The department head leads a talented team of 12 tenure track faculty members, one full-time lecturer and three staff members who engage with approximately 550 undergraduate students. This position will provide leadership for the Agribusiness Department in the following areas: Department's instructional programs Faculty and staff hiring, development, mentoring and workload Academic advising for undergraduate students Program assessment Development and implementation of strategic plan and goals for department Development of external funds and advancement Management of budget, facilities, and departmental resources Diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts The successful candidate will also teach courses as needed. In balance with the teaching and administrative responsibilities, the successful candidate is expected to participate in scholarly activities (i.e., research, publishing, grant writing) as part of professional development. It is also expected that the successful candidate will supervise senior project students and teams, and participate in University, College and Departmental activities. Department Head appointments and 12-month assignments are made and continue at the pleasure of the College Dean. Tenure is earned only in the instructional portion of the position. Credit towards tenure at the time of appointment may be awarded depending on the candidate's years of teaching experience, professional development, and rank. Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with the selected candidate's qualifications and experience. Closing Date/Time: Open until filled
San Luis Obispo 1 Grand Avenue, San Luis Obispo, CA 93407, USA
Jul 01, 2020
Full Time
Description: GRAPHIC COMMUNICATION - Assistant Professor, Full Time, Academic Year, Tenure Track in the College of Liberal Arts at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, California, beginning September 10, 2020. Areas of specialization preferred for this position include digital printing technologies, color management, marketing and management, web/mobile product development. Documented excellence in teaching, industrial experience, and/or research in three or more of the following areas: • Digital printing technologies. • Design for digital printing. • Color theory and color management. • Web and mobile product development. • Emerging technologies for marketing using variable data and disruptive technologies. • Project management for graphic communication products. • Strategic planning for graphic communication applications. • Teaching and advising research in Graphic Communications. The teaching load averages 12 units per quarter (with a significant reduction in course load in the first two years to help establish an active program of research and professional development), with correspondingly reasonable expectations for scholarship and service. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Initial appointment is for two years, subject to renewal. The candidate selected will be responsible for creative lecture and laboratory teaching approaches that include current and emerging technologies to enhance student education and for participating in scholarly practices such as peer-reviewed research, conference presentations, and grant development that lead to publication or its equivalent. The successful candidate will also be expected to pursue a systematic program of professional development, curricular improvement, and to participate in service activities including committee service, student advising, and building industry relationships. Cal Poly operates on a teacher-scholar model in which faculty are expected to be excellent teachers, to produce scholarship in their field of interest, and provide service to the institution. As teachers, faculty are expected to exhibit strong pedagogical skills and to remain proficient and current in their disciplines. As scholars, faculty should be engaged in scholarly and creative work that is of high quality as evinced by external peer review. As colleagues, faculty are asked to perform service activities at all levels of the University. Faculty should build collaborative relationships across the University and with colleagues at other universities. 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. Closing Date/Time: Open until filled
San Luis Obispo 1 Grand Avenue, San Luis Obispo, CA 93407, USA
Jul 01, 2020
Full Time
Description: The Liberal Studies Department in the College of Science and Mathematics at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, is seeking to fill a full-time, academic year, tenure-track position in Science, beginning September 10, 2020. The mission of the Liberal Studies undergraduate degree is to provide a solid preparation in science, mathematics, language arts, social sciences, art, physical education/health, and human development for future elementary and middle school teachers. Appointment at the Assistant Professor rank is anticipated; higher ranks will be considered. Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience. Candidates must be committed to high-quality teaching, continuing scholarship, and university service. Successful candidates must be committed to high-quality undergraduate education and will be expected to develop and maintain an active undergraduate research program. Special areas of interest include physics, chemistry, biology, geology and/or STEM education in K-8 schools. Successful candidates will be expected to do the following: 1) teach lower division science undergraduate courses for future teachers in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, or Geology and a capstone course in STEM education for the Liberal Studies Department, 2) take on a leadership role in advancing the department's work in inclusivity, diversity, and social justice education, 3) engage in scholarly activities and grant development, 4) provide service to local, university, and professional communities, 5) collaborate with higher education and K-12 partners, 6) demonstrate strong commitments to effective teaching practices and professional growth, 7) and provide service within the University, to state and local education agencies, and to relevant professional organizations. Closing Date/Time: Open until filled
San Luis Obispo 1 Grand Avenue, San Luis Obispo, CA 93407, USA
Jul 01, 2020
Full Time
Description: The Architecture Department in the College of Architecture & Environmental Design at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor for the academic year beginning September 10, 2020. The Architecture Department offers a Bachelor of Architecture and Master of Science in Architecture, and interdisciplinary minors in Architecture and Sustainable Environments. Applications will be reviewed beginning January 6 2020 and continue until the position is filled. For this position, the Department seeks applicants with a demonstrated capacity for critical inquiry into architectural design issues as they apply to changing global conditions. Applicants should have an established or emerging record of excellence in teaching, and a research agenda that can support scholarship and inform undergraduate teaching in a collaborative environment in keeping with Cal Poly's Teacher-Scholar Model. The Department welcomes research in all areas of the discipline. Design + Representation: Applicants should have a basis for teaching design fundamentals, design theory, fabrication, craft, and representation in foundation levels of undergraduate architecture design studios. In addition, lectures, seminars, and workshop courses in the applicant's area of interest may also be taught. 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. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS Professional degree in architecture Master's degree in architecture (or allied discipline) or D. Arch. Architectural license or Ph.D. (see note below) Professional experience in architecture Relevant college-level teaching experience Eligibility for licensure or Ph.D. candidacy is acceptable for appointment, but promotion and tenure are contingent on possession of the license or Ph.D. Uniquely qualified candidates not meeting minimum qualifications, but with exceptional professional knowledge, teaching experience, or recognized work will be considered. Demonstrated experience and commitment to student-centered learning and teaching, as well as the ability to work collaboratively in multidisciplinary settings is required. Demonstrated proficiency in written and oral use of the English language is required. PREFERED QUALIFICATIONS Preference will be given to those with experience in working with diverse populations and fostering a collaborative, supportive and inclusive environment. Preference will also be given to those with a record of excellence in teaching, scholarship, and/or critical practice, and a forward-minded, flexible, and integrative approach to architectural education. Given the possibility of team teaching, a record of successful collaboration is also preferred. Closing Date/Time: Open until filled
San Luis Obispo 1 Grand Avenue, San Luis Obispo, CA 93407, USA
Jul 01, 2020
Full Time
Description: The Liberal Studies Department in the College of Science and Mathematics at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, is seeking to fill a full-time, academic year, tenure-track position in Social Foundations of Education, beginning September 10, 2020. The mission of the Liberal Studies undergraduate degree is to provide a solid preparation in science, mathematics, language arts, social sciences, art, physical education/health, and human development for future elementary and middle school teachers. Appointment at the Assistant Professor rank is anticipated; higher ranks will be considered. Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience. Candidates must be committed to high-quality teaching, continuing scholarship, and university service. Successful candidates must be committed to high-quality undergraduate education and will be expected to develop and maintain an active undergraduate research program. Special areas of interest include social foundations, social justice education, and diversity and inclusion in K-8 schools. The successful candidate will be expected to do the following: 1) teach social foundations of education to future elementary school teachers in the Liberal Studies Department, 2) take on a leadership role in advancing the department's work in inclusivity, diversity, and social justice education, 3) engage in scholarly activities and grant development; provide service to local, university, and professional communities, 4) collaborate with higher education and K-12 partners, 5) demonstrate strong commitments to effective teaching practices and professional growth, 6) and provide service within the University, to state and local education agencies, and to relevant professional organizations. Closing Date/Time: Open until filled
San Luis Obispo 1 Grand Avenue, San Luis Obispo, CA 93407, USA
Jul 01, 2020
Full Time
Description: Assistant/ Associate/ Full Professor of Soil Science and Restoration Ecology - Tenure-track, academic year (9 month) position within the Natural Resources Management and Environmental Sciences (NRES) Department at California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly), San Luis Obispo. Beginning date is September 10, 2020. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. The successful candidate will teach courses that prepare students for a broad range of careers in environmental science and natural resource management. Scholarship should include the field of soil science, restoration ecology, and the interaction between social and biophysical systems at the landscape scale. Some potential areas of specialization may include restoration/conservation/landscape ecology, soil remediation, and land management that connect terrestrial and hydrological systems with social systems. Research experience related to conservation and planning of natural areas, managed landscapes, and protected areas at landscape scales and geospatial analysis skills that connects biophysical and social datasets are preferred. Given the interdisciplinary nature of this position, the successful candidate will collaborate with other Colleges/Departments at the university. Cal Poly has a tradition of excellence in teaching and our motto is "Learn by Doing." Strong interests in laboratory/field-based undergraduate teaching along with excellent written and oral communication skills as reflected by a peer-reviewed publication record that is commensurate with time/experience in career are required. The successful candidate will teach environmental management, soil science, and ecology courses in the NRES Department. Demonstrated experience collaborating with natural resource agencies and the ability to connect students with applied restoration efforts is highly desired. The successful candidate will also mentor undergraduate and graduate research projects, provide general academic and student club advising, participate in Future Farmers of America (FFA) land judging state finals held on campus annually, teach graduate level courses and nurture overall student development with a focus in restoration ecology. Courses taught will depend on student demand. The successful candidate will have expertise to teach the following courses: Introductory Soil Science (SS 120), Introduction to Environmental Management (NR142), Introduction to Earth Systems (ERSC 144), and Natural Resource Ecology and Habitat Management (NR 306), in addition to developing new course(s) in restoration ecology, as well as landscape and/or conservation ecology. Additional expertise to teach the following courses is desirable: Fire Ecology (NR307), Wetlands (NR/SS 421), Soil Ecology (SS 422), Soil Morphology (SS 321), and Ecosystem Management (NR465). These courses are taken by NRES majors as well as by students from many of the departments within the College of Agriculture, Food, and Environmental Sciences. Service to the NRES Department, the university, as well as local, state, and national professional organizations is expected. Departmental and university service may include committee assignments, supporting student-club activities, and enhancing student enrollment. This position will have the opportunity to collaborate with faculty in the NRES Department, College of Agriculture, Food, and Environment Sciences (CAFES), Cal Poly Strawberry Center, Center for Sustainability, Swanton Pacific Ranch, and other organizations across the university. Closing Date/Time: Open until filled
San Luis Obispo 1 Grand Avenue, San Luis Obispo, CA 93407, USA
Jul 01, 2020
Full Time
Description: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR - PUBLIC RELATIONS/STRATEGIC COMMUNICATIONS The Journalism Department in the College of Liberal Arts at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, CA, seeks a full-time, academic-year, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Public Relations, to begin September 10, 2020. Incumbent will teach courses in public relations principles and methods, writing and editing, and public relations campaigns as part of the Journalism curriculum and the Integrated Marketing Communications minor. Duties also will include developing new courses in digital content and emerging fields within public relations. Ideal candidates will understand the importance of cultural competence in these areas and demonstrate skills at developing content and campaigns to reach diverse populations. They also will have at least 3-5 years of recent professional experience and a strong background in writing, multimedia, data analytics and digital strategies. The teaching load averages 12 units per quarter (with a significant reduction in course load in the first two years to help establish an active program of research and professional development), with correspondingly reasonable expectations for scholarship and service. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Initial appointment is for two years, subject to renewal. 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. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS Master's degree. Professional experience in public relations and/or marketing communications. Demonstrated proficiency in written and oral use of the English language is required. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Doctorate in Public Relations, Advertising, Strategic Communication, Mass Communication, Marketing or a related field is preferred. Preference will be given to those with experience in working with diverse populations and fostering a collaborative, supportive and inclusive environment. Ideal candidates will understand the importance of cultural competence in public relations and demonstrate skill at developing content and campaigns to reach diverse populations. They also will have at least 3-5 years of recent professional experience in writing, multimedia, data analytics and digital strategies. Demonstrated effectiveness in college or university-level teaching, commitment to work collaboratively and evidence of scholarly and/or creative achievement are preferred. Closing Date/Time: Open until filled
San Luis Obispo 1 Grand Avenue, San Luis Obispo, CA 93407, USA
Jul 01, 2020
Full Time
Description: Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR IN SOFTWARE ENGINEERING: The Computer Science and Software Engineering Department at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Software Engineering faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank beginning Fall Quarter 2020. Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience. Qualified candidates with industry experience are encouraged to apply. The College of Engineering at Cal Poly is committed to building a diverse faculty of teacher-scholars who collaborate to provide a multi-disciplinary and hands-on approach to student learning and applied research. We believe that individuals from diverse backgrounds strengthen our programs and positively impact student success. We encourage qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply for consideration. Duties include teaching undergraduate and master's level courses, supporting and expanding curricular development in Software Engineering, pursuing research in this area, and providing service to the department, the university, and the community. A doctorate in Software Engineering, Computer Science or a closely related field is required. All Software Engineering research areas are of interest. Candidates should display evidence of ability to teach applied Software Engineering topics such as modern industry practices, processes, tools, and technologies appropriate to professional software development, deployment, and maintenance. Closing Date/Time: Open until filled
San Luis Obispo 1 Grand Avenue, San Luis Obispo, CA 93407, USA
Jul 01, 2020
Full Time
Description: Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR IN COMPUTER SCIENCE: The Computer Science and Software Engineering Department within the College of Engineering at Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo, CA invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Computer Science faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank beginning Fall Quarter 2020. Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience. Qualified candidates with industry experience are encouraged to apply. The College of Engineering at Cal Poly is committed to building a diverse faculty of teacher-scholars who collaborate to provide a multidisciplinary and hands-on approach to student learning and applied research. We believe that individuals from diverse backgrounds strengthen our programs and positively impact student success. We encourage qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply for consideration. Duties include teaching undergraduate and master's level courses, supporting and expanding curricular development in Computer Science and Software Engineering , pursuing research in one's area of expertise, and providing service to the department, the university, and the community. Particular areas of interest include computer science and engineering education. Candidates who are able to direct efforts related to broadening participation in computer science courses across campus and/or who might help lead efforts in the development of computer science education pathways for K-12 teachers are encouraged to apply. Closing Date/Time: Open until filled