California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Agribusiness & Food Industry Management
The Agribusiness & Food Industry Management - Agricultural Science Department in the College of Agriculture at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (Cal Poly Pomona) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin in the 2020-2021 academic year. Candidates with specializations in Agribusiness, Agricultural Economics, Business, or closely related fields are invited to apply.
Minimum Qualifications for the position are:
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Applications are due January 17, 2020. For questions please contact Ms. Jenifer Cazares, Agribusiness Management Major Administrative Coordinator [email: firstname.lastname@example.org]
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer.
As required by the Clery Disclosure Act, the university’s annual security report is available at http://www.cpp.edu/~police/annual-security-report.shtml. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
The Agribusiness & Food Industry Management - Agricultural Science Department of California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (Cal Poly Pomona) invites applications for a tenure-track position (9-month academic year appointment) at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin Fall 2020. Candidates with specializations in Agribusiness, Agricultural Economics, Business, or closely related fields are invited to apply.
At Cal Poly Pomona, we cultivate success through a diverse culture of experiential learning, discovery, and innovation. We demonstrate academic quality, relevance, and excellence through our teaching, learning, scholarship, and creative activities with student centered faculty in an evidence-based culture. Cal Poly Pomona is committed to being the model for an inclusive polytechnic university that inspires creativity and innovation, embraces local and global challenges, and transforms lives.
Teaching: The new faculty member will be expected to teach courses within the Agribusiness and Food Industry Management curriculum. The new faculty member will be expected to participate in undergraduate student advising and supervise undergraduate and graduate research projects. While the workload is based mostly on teaching and advising, agribusiness research/scholarship and development of relevant coursework are also expected. Pursuing opportunities to increase emphasis on research/scholarship and substitute assigned teaching load through external funding support is highly encouraged.
Service: The new faculty member will demonstrate a commitment to university service and will be expected to participate in departmental curriculum development, program assessment and development, as well as department, college, and university service through committee work, shared governance, and/or other related service as described in the Department’s Reappointment, Tenure, and Promotion (RTP) Document.
Research/Scholarship: The new faculty member will be expected to produce research/scholarly activities and publish peer-reviewed journal articles within the area of expertise. The new faculty member will also be expected to pursue external funding, and seek collaborations with faculty members in the department as well as other departments.
Applicants whose work incorporates a global perspective and a commitment to diversity in higher education are particularly encouraged to apply.
Application Procedure: A completed application will consist of:
A cover letter that describes the candidate’s teaching and research experience/interests and addresses the duties and qualifications articulated in the position description
Application materials must be submitted online via Interfolio at http://www.cpp.edu/~faculty-affairs/open-positions/. General questions can be submitted to the following email email@example.com. The position is open until filled. First consideration will be given to completed applications received no later than January 17, 2020. Early response is encouraged.
The University: Cal Poly Pomona is one of two polytechnic universities in the 23-campus California State University system. Our ethnically diverse student population of more than 25,000 enrolls in 52 baccalaureates, 26 master’s degree programs, and a doctorate in Educational Leadership, presented by 1,200 faculty. We recruit students increasingly from throughout California and beyond. The students are success- and career focused and extremely diverse. We are proud of our status as a Hispanic Serving Institution. We have a strong commitment to supporting scholarship, research, and student achievement. Our scenic and historic 1,400-acre campus, once the winter ranch of cereal magnate W. K. Kellogg, is located about 30 miles east of downtown Los Angeles in one of the most dynamic economic and cultural regions in the country, and within an hour’s drive of beaches, mountains, and desert. The university is committed to diversifying its faculty and staff and has made educational equity one of its highest priorities. The mission of the university is to advance learning and knowledge by linking theory and practice in all disciplines, and to prepare students for lifelong learning, leadership, and careers in a changing, multicultural world.
The College: The Huntley College of Agriculture was founded in 1938 and is the second largest by enrollment of five agricultural colleges in California. It is the sole provider of comprehensive agricultural programs focusing on the needs of the $1 trillion Southern California economy and its 21 million people. The College provides a unique integrative approach to agricultural education that recognizes the strong disciplinary interdependencies related to professional orientation and culture, basic societal needs, lifestyles, and social and environmental responsibility. The College is well positioned to meet the expanding demand for qualified graduates in highly specialized fields within the agricultural, food, fiber, ornamental, and animal industries. With an enrollment of over 2,100, which has grown over the last decade, the College has evolved in step with changing urban agricultural education needs. The faculty recognizes the need for change and has continued to develop a vision for its future.
College distinctions include:
One of four California State University campuses sharing dedicated state funds for the Agricultural Research Institute
For further information, visit the College website at: http://www.cpp.edu/~agri/.
The Department: The Agribusiness & Food Industry Management/Agricultural Science Department includes majors in Agribusiness & Food Industry Management and Agricultural Science, and an M.S. degree in Agricultural Science as well as minors in Agribusiness Management and International Agricultural Business Management. The Department serves approximately 220 undergraduate students. Faculty consists of three tenured/tenure-track faculty members and thirteen lecturers. Resources available to the program include a 1,550-acre diversified farming laboratory/operation; AGRIscapes, a center including classrooms and 40,000 sq. ft. of modern greenhouses; a Farm Store open to the public, and available for class activities; strong industry support; and several decades of alumni who provide internships and scholarships for students.
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. The University seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the people of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of knowing and learning. Cal Poly Pomona subscribes to all state and federal regulations and prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity/gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability, genetic information, medical condition, and covered veteran status. The University hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. As required by the Clery Disclosure Act, the university’s annual security report is available at http://www.cpp.edu/~police/annual-security-report.shtml. The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
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