JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2022 - July 31, 2022

California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly)

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College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences
Assistant/Associate Professor Specialty Crop Sales and Marketing

JOE ID Number: 2022-01_111468957
Date Posted: 02/14/2022
Date Inactive: 03/31/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant/Associate Professor Specialty Crop Sales and Marketing
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: San Luis Obispo, California, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- 00 - Default: Any Field
Agricultural Economics
Hospitality and Tourism Management
Consumer Behavior
Food and fiber marketing
Advanced produce marketing
Global agricultural marketing
Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Agribusiness Department in the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA, is seeking a full-time, academic year, tenureā€track Assistant/Associate Professor focused on Specialty Crop Sales and Marketing starting September 12, 2022. Candidates with industry or other professional experience are encouraged to apply. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience

The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate courses such as introductory and advanced sales, food and fiber marketing, advanced produce marketing, and global agricultural marketing. Collaborations with other departments in the college are encouraged, and the successful candidate may have the opportunity to teach sales and marketing courses outside of the Agribusiness Department such as experiential marketing, hospitality sales, wine marketing, sales, and research, and digital marketing.

Required Qualifications: An earned doctorate in Marketing, Business, Agribusiness, Agricultural Economics, Hospitality and Tourism Management, Consumer Behavior, or related field is required. Candidates must demonstrate excellence in teaching, effective communication, interpersonal skills, and the ability to be a productive team player. Candidates must also demonstrate an ability to initiate, complete, secure external funding, and publish research. The ability to interact well with peers, students, industry partners, and the general public is essential. Candidates must demonstrate commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates with professional experience in fresh produce and/or specialty crop sales and/or marketing. University level teaching experience and a record of successful academic research and the ability to generate external funding is preferred.

How to Apply: To apply, please visit:

Review begin date March 15, 2022. Applicants are encouraged to submit materials by March 15, 2022 for full consideration; however, applications received after this date may be considered. Interested candidates must attach (1) cover letter, (2) resume/curriculum vitae, (3) unofficial transcripts of the highest degree, (4) statement of teaching philosophy, (5) goals and plans for research, (6) a statement describing the candidate’s experience(s) with diversity, equity, and inclusion and how their experiences have prepared them to advance Cal Poly’s commitment to inclusive excellence (, and (7) at least three professional references with names and email addresses when completing the online faculty application. The selected candidate will be required to provide sealed official transcripts prior to appointment for final consideration. Inquiries can be directed to Dr. Richard Volpe, Search Committee Chair, Agribusiness Department, (805) 756-5030,

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link