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Director, Center for Organic Production and Research with Cal Poly Corporation, San Luis Obispo, CA

Type of position MPP
Employer Cal Poly Corporation – College of Agriculture, Food, and Environmental Sciences
Location California Polytechnic State University, 1 Grand Avenue, San Luis Obispo, CA 93407
Salary Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience
Benefits Cal Poly Corporation provides excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, retirement, paid sick leave/vacation and holidays
Closing date of competition Open till filled
Date position available Immediately
Description of duties The Director of the Center for Organic Production and Research is critical to the development and leadership of this new interdisciplinary, public-private partnership established between Cal Poly and Grimmway Farms. The new Center for Organic Production and Research will serve as a hub for students to work with experts from across the industry to develop solutions to the most pressing issues related to organic agriculture. The Director and Center will focus on (1) applied research to solve major issues in organic agricultural production, particularly regarding soil health and plant nutrition, weed management and pest management; (2) collaborative and transdisciplinary research to enhance the sustainability and competitiveness of organic agriculture in California; and (3) enriching the talent pipeline for experiential, applied internships between Cal Poly students and Grimmway Farms.

Further details can be found at the link below:

https://www.calpolycorporationjobs.org/postings/1560

Qualifications sought Ph.D. in Plant Science or related discipline (e.g., Soil Science, Horticulture, Agronomy, Plant Pathology, Entomology, Weed Science, etc.)

Further details can be found at the link below:

https://www.calpolycorporationjobs.org/postings/1560

Contact for additional information For additional queries, contact Gerald Holmes at gjholmes@calpoly.edu
Application procedure  
Submit what Required Documents
Resume
Cover Letter
Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
Transcripts
Letter of Recommendation 1
Letter of Recommendation 2
Letter of Recommendation 3
Submit to TO APPLY: go to
https://www.calpolycorporationjobs.org/postings/1560
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