Economics (20-35)

  • Northridge
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Apr 23, 2020
Full Time Accounting and Finance

Job Description

Department: Economics

Faculty Hire Number: 20- 35

Effective Date of Appointment: August, 19 2020(Subject to Budgetary Approval)

Rank: Assistant Professor (2 Positions)

Salary: Dependent upon qualifications

CSUN's Commitment to You:
CSUN is committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, learning and inclusion. As both an AANAPISI & HSI (Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution & Hispanic Serving Institution), CSUN welcomes candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusive excellence. Our values include a respect for all people, building partnerships with the community and the encouragement of innovation, experimentation and creativity. CSUN strives to cultivate a community in which a diverse population can learn and work in an atmosphere of civility and respect. CSUN is especially interested in candidates who make contributions to equity and inclusion in the pursuit of excellence for all members of the university community.

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About the College:
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About the Department:
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The Department of Economics is seeking to fill two Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track positions. A Ph.D. in Economics or a related discipline is required by the time of appointment (August 19, 2020). Priority will be given to candidates with research interests in two or more of the following fields: Economic History, Law and Economics, Industrial Organization/Antitrust, Health Economics, Labor, and Development. Candidates must have either a record of publication or demonstrate a capacity to develop and sustain a research program that will result in peer-reviewed publications. At the time of appointment, candidates must meet current AACSB International standards for classification as Scholarly Academic (SA), and must continue to maintain this classification throughout their tenure.

Candidates must be able to communicate effectively and work cooperatively with departmental colleagues in a diverse campus community. Candidates must also possess the ability to educate and mentor a diverse student population. Preference will be given to applicants who are competent in using current technologies and innovative pedagogies. Teaching flexibility is highly desirable.

At time of appointment, the successful candidate, if not a U.S. citizen, must have authorization from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services to work in the United States.

These two positions in economics will involve teaching undergraduate Business and Economic students and MBA level students. All candidates are expected to have a strong background in economic theory and exhibit potential for producing publishable research. In order to earn promotion and tenure, faculty are required to engage in research that results in refereed publications and demonstrate an ongoing commitment to effective teaching and service to the university. Faculty engaged in research and publication are normally provided reassigned time to support their professional activities.

The successful candidate will be held to the standards and requirements of the college and department in which he/she is housed for recommending tenure and promotion.

Application Deadline:
Screening of applications will begin November 1, 2019. Priority will be given to applicants who meet the screening deadline; however, the positions will remain open until filled.

How to Apply:
Applicants must submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three current letters of recommendation, and evidence of scholarship. Candidates must submit their materials through the American Economic Association's JOE portal ( In later phases of the search process, applicants may be requested to provide verification of terminal degrees, licenses, and certificates.

Inquiries can be addressed to:
Kent Hymel, Search and Screening Committee Chair

General Information:
In compliance with the Annual Security Report & Fire Safety Report of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, California State University, Northridge has made crime-reporting statistics available on-line here. Print copies are available by request from the Department of Police Services, the Office for Faculty Affairs, and the Office of Equity and Diversity. The person holding this position may be 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.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the status of candidates who apply for the position.

CSUN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, and disability. Our nondiscrimination policy is set forth in CSU Executive Order 1096. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting the Department of Economics at (818) 677-2462.

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

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