The Agriculture Education and Communication Department, within 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. The position consists primarily of teaching a variety of courses in agricultural communication with assigned time for scholarly activity. Faculty duties include: develop and teach courses in communication, such as, digital media (audio, photography, and video), social media creation, management, and metrics (apps and web) and experiential communication; advise undergraduate students; provide practical experience and individualized student learning opportunities, undergraduate and graduate research projects and student internships; participate in scholarly activities as part of professional development; and service activities including participation on department, college, and university committees and in instructionally-related activities. Duties may also include teaching graduate level courses. Excellent written and oral communication skills and strong interests in undergraduate and graduate teaching are required. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Position starts January 2021.
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.
Terminal degree in Agricultural Communications, Communication, Journalism or closely-related discipline with professional experience in digital/convergent media, print, or broadcast; and demonstrated ability and experience in effectively communicating information to a wide variety of audiences.
Closing Date/Time: Open until filled
San Luis Obispo, California