JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2020 - January 31, 2021

California Polytechnic State University

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Head, Agribusiness Department

JOE ID Number: 2020-02_111466068
Date Posted: 11/23/2020
Date Inactive: 01/31/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Head, Agribusiness Department
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: San Luis Obispo, California, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- 00 - Default: Any Field
Department Head
California Polytechnic State University
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Agribusiness Department ( at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo is seeking a dynamic individual to serve as Department Head. The Agribusiness Department at Cal Poly has approximately 550 undergraduate students and 12 faculty members who teach a wide variety of courses from agricultural economics, finance, risk management, rural appraisal, food and agricultural policy, marketing and sales, quantitative analysis, food and fiber supply chain management, and human resource management. The Agribusiness Department is part of the College of Agriculture, Food, and Environmental Sciences (, the fifth largest agricultural college in the US. Cal Poly students’ education focuses on “Learn By Doing,” a combination of theory and practical application, and its faculty pursue a strong teacher/scholar model.

The candidate must have a PhD in Agribusiness, Business, Agricultural Economics, Economics, or related field, exceptional leadership and management skills, a strong professional record of academic achievement, and a strong commitment to teaching excellence. Candidates should also have substantial experience with specialty crops, budgeting, and working collaboratively with a wide range of partners.

The preferred start date is 9/1/2021. For fullest consideration, applications should be received by 12/7/2020. See the full position description and application link at and/or contact Dr. Qenani (

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 01/31/2021