Agriculture (496686)

  • San Luis Obispo
  • San Luis Obispo, California
  • Jul 01, 2020
Full Time Agriculture or Farm or Ranch

Job Description

Assistant/ Associate/ Full Professor of FORESTRY. A full-time, academic year, tenure-track position in the Natural Resources Management and Environmental Sciences Department (NRES) within the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, California. Starting date is September 10, 2020, but no later than January 4, 2021. Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Cal Poly has a tradition of excellence in teaching and our motto is "Learn by Doing." The ideal candidate will have broad forestry education and expertise in silviculture. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses in the following areas: silviculture, forest operations, forest ecology, and wildland fire and fuels management. Course descriptions are available at There is also the opportunity to teach related graduate courses.

In addition to teaching, successful candidates are expected to pursue research and professional activities. He/she will establish and maintain positive collaborative relationships with industry stakeholders in the forestry sector. He/she will advise and involve undergraduate and graduate students in hands-on-learning activities and research. Service activities will include participation on department, college, and university committees and instructionally related activities. The successful candidate will serve as a liaison between the NRES Department and the Director of Cal Poly's Swanton Pacific Ranch (SPR) forest in Santa Cruz County with 25% assigned time for research and outreach in support of SPR.
Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

San Luis Obispo, California 93405 United States View Map