Assistant/Associate Professor of Wine Business.


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Company: Sonoma State University School of Business and Economics


Uploaded: 16 November 2019

Closes: 16 December 2019

Assistant or Associate Professor in Wine Business

Looking for a rewarding academic career in wine business education? Tired of teaching oversized classes and presenting at conferences with low attendance? Then take this opportunity to join the new-wave team at the focal point of wine business research and education, based in one of the most renowned wine regions in the world.

The AACSB-accredited School of Business and Economics at Sonoma State University is located within California’s North Bay region, providing world-class education and research in the field of business for the local community and beyond.

The School of Business and Economics invites applications for a tenure-track position as an Assistant/Associate Professor of Wine Business beginning in the 2020-2021 academic year. This position will provide the successful candidate with the opportunity to advance their academic career in the field of wine business by providing teaching, research, and service opportunities for the purpose of developing tomorrow’s wine business professionals, managers and executives.

To be recommended for appointment in August 2020, the successful candidate must hold an earned Ph.D., earned doctorate, or other equivalent terminal academic credential in a business - or economics-related discipline, with a primary teaching or research emphasis in Wine Business.

For appointment at the Assistant Professor rank, the successful candidate must provide evidence of effective teaching in Wine Business as well as a portfolio of published research in Wine Business or a closely related field, along with a plan for such research going forward. 

For appointment at the Associate Professor rank, the successful candidate must demonstrate an extensive record of effective teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels in Wine Business as well as evidence of a history of peer-reviewed published research in Wine Business or a closely related field. 

All of our faculty have a demonstrated commitment to teaching, advising, and service in benefit to students from diverse backgrounds and are expected to participate in the mission of building an academic community that fosters inclusive excellence for all members. The successful candidate must demonstrate their commitment to the mission and values of the School of Business and Economics.

Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate significant graduate level coursework and success in teaching in Marketing and/or Finance in addition to their experience and emphasis in Wine Business.  

Professional Wine Business experience or in a field related to Wine Business is preferred. A record of service to a college or university, local communities, and professional and academic organizations is preferred.  Preference may be given to candidates with terminal degrees earned from AACSB and/or EQUIS accredited programs. 

For appointment at the Associate Professor rank, it is preferred that the successful candidate have significant experience serving in faculty or professional leadership positions and/or building successful relationships with stakeholders in other disciplines or in the community.

Salary, service credit, and rank all depend upon academic preparation and professional experience. The starting salary for an Assistant Professor is $114,193 per year. The starting salary for an Associate Professor is $117,660 per year.

For complete information concerning this position (104944), please visit and click the link to the School of Business and Economics in the right-hand menu. Applications must be submitted through Sonoma State's website, as is described in the weblink above.

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