Assistant Professor Position

Department of Economics

The Position: The Department of Economics, California State University, Chico, seeks to fill a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level in International Economics beginning August 2010. Position is contingent on funding.

As a university that educates students of various ethnic and cultural backgrounds, we value a diverse faculty and staff. CSU, Chico welcomes applicants who are knowledgeable about and interested in working within a cross-cultural learning environment. We also welcome those who share a passion and commitment to the University's 6th Strategic Priority that focuses on sustainability, stewardship, and the environment. more

Minimum Qualifications: A Ph.D. in economics is required. ABD with completion by Fall 2010 start date will be considered. In addition the candidate should provide evidence of the ability to teach and research at the college level.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience or promise in teaching undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds is required. Applicants should have teaching and research interests in International Economics, Economic Development and Macroeconomics.

Responsibilities: This tenure-track position carries responsibilities in the areas of teaching, scholarship and service. The successful applicant will be expected to maintain an active research program and engage in service to the university and the Northern California community. Teaching assignments are based upon the qualifications of the individual and the needs of the department.

Salary: Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The Department: The Economics Department at CSU, Chico is a small department with a strong undergraduate program. There is an emphasis on quality teaching and the small size of upper division classes provides individualized instruction for students in the major.

Closing Date: Open until filled, but all application materials, including letters of recommendation, must be received by April 1, 2010 to assure full consideration

How to Apply: All applicants must complete the Application for Academic Employment Form, which is available on-line at to be submitted with curriculum vitae or resume, complete set of transcripts, three letters of recommendation, evidence of excellence in teaching and a recent research paper or published material to:

Dr. Frederica Shockley , Interim Chair
Search Committee
Department of Economics
CSU, Chico
Chico, CA 95929-0430
Phone: 530-898-6141

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