Economics (25141)

  • San Jose
  • San Jose, California
  • Apr 23, 2020
Full Time Accounting and Finance

Job Description

San José State University - San José, California
Subject to Budgetary Approval

Department: Economics
Job ID (JOID): 25141
Specialization: Microeconomics
Rank: Assistant Professor (Tenure-track)

Required Ph.D. in economics or a closely related field by the start of appointment. Teaching experience and research expertise in applied microeconomics. Preference is for fields in Experimental Economics, Health Economics, Economics of Race and Gender.

A commitment to outstanding teaching of applied economic reasoning and problem solving at the undergraduate and graduate level is required. The successful candidate should demonstrate experience, understanding, and/or potential for excellence in teaching. Applicants should demonstrate awareness of and sensitivity to the educational goals of a multicultural population as might have been gained in cross- cultural study, training, teaching, and other comparable experiences. Candidates should demonstrate skill with appropriate technologies and pedagogies.

We are an entrepreneurial group of teacher-mentor-scholars who interact more like a start-up than a traditional department. Candidates should demonstrate capacity for and commitment to collegial, interdisciplinary collaboration. Evidence of interdisciplinary course development and integration of teaching and research is preferred. The Department engages in applied economic research with local and statewide impact. All faculty are expected to be responsive to requests from local print and broadcast media and otherwise interact effectively with Silicon Valley communities.

Teaching excellence, publication in refereed journals, and active university and community service are required for tenure and promotion.


Teaching and developing curriculum in their field and in introductory courses.

Teaching and advising of graduates and undergraduates. Committee work at the department, college, and university level.

Service to the community is expected, for example, through media interviews and presentations.

Candidate must demonstrate awareness and experience understanding the needs of a student population of great diversity - in age, cultural background, ethnicity, primary language and academic preparation - through inclusive course materials, teaching strategies and advisement.

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Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Starting Date: August 13, 2020

Eligibility: Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

Application Procedure:
For full consideration, send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching interests/ philosophy, research plans, and at least three original letters of reference with contact information by December 2, 2019 to .

Inquiries may be directed to:
Rui Liu, Recruitment Chair
Department of Economics
One Washington Square
San José, CA 95192-0114.

Please include Job Opening ID (JOID) on all correspondence.

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

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