Powered by an inspiring Founding Vision Statement, California State University, Monterey Bay (WWW.CSUMB.EDU) is a comprehensive, mid-sized four-year university whose staff and faculty help transform student lives by emphasizing project-based learning, requiring service learning, and promoting multicultural and global perspectives on and beyond the campus community. CSUMB is both an MSI and HSI and has a vibrant, diverse student body of nearly 7000 students and growing. Our faculty and staff, many of whom live in campus housing, appreciate living and working about one mile from the shores of the beautiful Monterey Bay. As one of the 23 campuses in the California State University (CSU) system, we offer excellent benefits, including housing, and competitive salaries for our faculty and staff. During our 25th Silver Anniversary Celebration in 2019-20, we will complete two major building projects: the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences and the Student Union. By 2030, CSUMB’s sustainability initiative is to be carbon neutral.
The College of Business (COB) at California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) seeks outstanding candidates for a tenure-track Associate or Full Professor position in Agribusiness Supply Chain Management, beginning Fall 2019.
CSUMB is the 21st campus of the CSU system and provides over 7,500 students an extraordinary opportunity to learn on a residential campus just one mile from the shores of the beautiful Monterey Bay. Its diverse student body receives personal attention in small classes while pursuing degrees in 25 undergraduate and 8 graduate majors. In 2013, the President of the University formed the College of Business (COB) with one of the primary goals being the pursuit of accreditation by AACSB International. In 2015, COB moved into a new state-of-the-art building to serve its more than 1,000 undergraduate students enrolled in two B.S. degree programs: 1) Business Administration and 2) Sustainable Hospitality Management. The online MBA has over 200 graduate students and is the largest graduate program on campus. COB also hosts the Institute for Innovation & Economic Development (iiED) and is a partner in the Small Business Development Center.
Providing leadership in the development and delivery of a high quality Agribusiness and Supply Chain Management (SCM) curriculum
Providing graduates with agribusiness & SCM ready knowledge and skills in a “real world” setting.
Supporting the work of local and regional agribusiness companies, to help keep industry informed on recent research and technological advances.
Conducting applied research in logistics, transportation, flexible technology-based supply chain solutions and agricultural economics to inform local industry and advance the curriculum.
Teaching lower and upper division courses as well as graduate courses.
Developing an effective curriculum, benchmarking the best teaching practices of production management and service management in higher education.
Creating a demonstrable commitment to research, following Academically Qualified expectations as outlined by the AACSB. Track record of published research is critical.
Demonstrating capability in engaging student learning in an outcomes-based education environment.
Engaging with business community and other stakeholders; a professional network is critical; community includes producers and shippers of specialty crop agriculture.
Participating actively, exercising collaborative peer leadership, in college and university committees.
Mentoring students and enabling their career goals through introduction and references; cultivating internships in operations and service-based businesses for students.
CSU teaching load is 12 credits (usually three courses) per semester; this is a typical faculty load. Negotiable for senior faculty hire.
Ph.D. in agribusiness, supply chain management, operations management, agricultural economics, applied economics or related field from a regional and/or AACSB accredited doctoral program.
Expertise in supply chain management, microeconomic theory and quantitative methods.
A secondary area of research could be in the area of best management practices of supply chain in related fields but with focus on the discipline of forecasting, demand and supply planning, ERP systems and logistics.
Track record of research in the area of specialty crops, supply chain management and/or perishable commodities.
Passion for teaching preferably evidenced by good student evaluations; must be able to demonstrate teaching capabilities
Interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate with colleagues are essential.
Ability to teach effectively in a wide range of courses, mostly in microeconomics, macroeconomics, post-harvest related supply chain management and other related courses.
Experience working effectively in an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community.
Demonstrable expertise and familiarity with computer software and computer services platforms and technology including IOT, GIS/GPS, ERP, Project Management PM and related technologies
Special Conditions of Employment:
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.
The incumbent is required to maintain confidentiality as outlined in the Department of Education’s Family Educational Rights and Privacy and California’s Educational Code Chapter 13 regarding sensitive student issues.
All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check (including a criminal records check).
A completed online application, including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, published work that best represents your current research profile, and teaching evaluations must be received by University Personnel by 5:00 p.m. on the priority screening date listed above to be guaranteed a review. Application submissions received after the application screening date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University. Materials submitted become the property of CSUMB and will not be returned. CSUMB will not fax application materials.
For assistance or if you require an accommodation, please call (831) 582-3389. For computer/online access you may visit the Tanimura & Antle Family Memorial Library (map). Please check the link provided for the respective hours and the location.
CSU Monterey Bay is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to: Age, Disability, Race or Ethnicity, Gender, Gender Identity or Expression, Nationality, Religion, Sexual Orientation, Genetic Information, Veteran or Military Status.
All employees must be eligible for employment in the U.S.
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About California State University, Monterey Bay
California State University Monterey Bay (CSUMB), is a comprehensive public university committed to serving the diverse people of California, especially the working class, historically under-served, and low income populations. The university values an educational environment of cultural and linguistic diversity and gender equity; ethical reflection and practice; effective and experimental use of technologies as resources to people and catalysts for learning; and the integration of cross-disciplinary models enabling students, faculty and staff to engage in innovative instruction and coordinated service learning. The curriculum is organized around student learning outcomes. It is global in perspective, and of sufficient breadth and depth to meet local, regional, and statewide needs, specifically those of both isolated rural communities and inner-city populations. The identity of the University is framed by substantive commitment to a multilingual, multicultural, intellectual community which enables students, faculty and staff to cross institutional boundaries for innovative instruction, broadly defined scholarly and creative activity, and coordinated community service. The campus is ...located on Monterey Bay, 100 miles south of San Francisco.
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