Agriculture (496918)

  • San Luis Obispo
  • San Luis Obispo, California
  • Jul 08, 2020
Full Time Agriculture or Farm or Ranch

Job Description

The College of Agriculture, Food & 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 Experience Industry Management Department.

This position has an anticipated start date of January 2021 but will be open until filled. 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 7 tenure-track faculty members, 4-6 part-time lecturers and 1 staff member who engage with approximately 440 undergraduate students.

This position will provide leadership for the Experience Industry Management 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 the 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 undergraduate and graduate courses in the 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, which includes teaching, research, and service. 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

Job Address

San Luis Obispo, California 93405 United States View Map