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Assistant/Associate/Full Prof. of Plant Pathology- Winegrape Pests/Diseases

California Polytechnic State University, Horticulture & Crop Science Department, and Wine & Viticulture Department

Job Title: Assistant/Associate/Full Prof. of Plant Pathology- Winegrape Pests/Diseases
Reference Code: 104851
Job Location: San Luis Obispo , CA
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Agriculture & horticulture
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2018-04-26
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Assistant/Associate/Full Prof. of Plant Pathology- Winegrape Pests/Diseases
California Polytechnic State University

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Plant Pathology With Experience in Winegrape Pests and Diseases

The Departments of Horticulture & Crop Science and Wine & Viticulture at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, within the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences at Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo, CA seeks applications for a full-time academic year, tenure-track assistant, associate or full professor to teach courses related to plant pathology. The candidate should have expertise in viticulture disease identification, as well as an extensive background in general plant pathology. Starting date is negotiable, but on or before September 13, 2018 is preferred.

For details, qualifications and application instructions (online faculty application required), visit WWW.CALPOLYJOBS.ORG and apply to requisition #104851. Open until filled. Review Begin Date: 5/24/2018. Applications received after that date may be considered until an acceptable candidate is secured. EEO

Job Requirements

The candidate must have a strong interest and commitment to teaching and working with students of different cultural backgrounds. Teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate courses that involve plant pathology, grapevine diseases, and plant disease management.

A Ph.D. in Plant Biology, Plant Pathology, or related field from an accredited institution, along with a strong background in grapevine vector/pathogen/host interactions. Candidates should be able to demonstrate the ability to work cooperatively with colleagues across departments and disciplines, and to develop a collaborative research program. Candidates must demonstrate excellence in teaching, effective communication, and a commitment to diversity and inclusivity. The ability to be a productive team player and to interact well with peers, students, government agencies and the general public is essential.

Information and Application Process Instructions

To apply, complete the required online faculty application at WWW.CALPOLYJOBS.ORG and submit to Requisition #104851.

Please attach cover letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, brief statement of teaching and research interests, as well as goals and accomplishments. Please be prepared to provide three professional references with names and email addresses when completing your online application.

Selected applicant will be required to submit sealed official transcripts of highest degree prior to appointment. Inquiries can be directed to Professor Kelly Ivors, Committee Chair, Horticulture and Crop Science Department, (805) 756-6157,

Review of applications will begin 05/24/2018; applications received after that date may be considered until an acceptable candidate is secured. EEO.

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