Assistant or Associate Professor of Economics

California State University, East Bay
California, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Oct 08, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time





OAA Position No. 20-21 ECON-OPEN-TT

THE UNIVERSITY:  California State University, East Bay (CSUEB) is a comprehensive university serving the San Francisco Bay Area/Silicon Valley. It is known for award-winning programs, expert instruction, its diverse student body, and a choice of more than 100 career-focused fields of study.  With an enrollment of approximately 15,000 students and 900 faculty, CSUEB is organized into four colleges. The University offers bachelor’s degrees in 49 fields, minors in 52 fields, master’s degrees in 34 fields, 16 credentials programs, 18 certificate options, and 1 doctoral degree program.

California State University East Bay has a mission to support a diverse student body through academically rich and culturally relevant learning experiences.  The successful candidate will bring with them expertise or an openness to creating a welcoming and supportive environment for all students.

THE DEPARTMENT: The Department of Economics is housed in the College of Business and Economics at California State University, East Bay.  It has 9 full-time faculty, about 80 undergraduate majors, and 25 Master’s students.  The Department serves teaching needs in the Economics degree programs (BS, MS), and in the business administration programs (BSBA, MBA).

DUTIES OF THE POSITION:  Applications are invited for a tenure-track position at the assistant or associate professor level.  Candidates in any field will be considered.  Successful candidates will teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate (Masters level) courses to both economics and business administration majors, and will maintain an active research agenda.  Please note that teaching assignments at California State University, East Bay include courses at the Hayward, Concord, and Online campuses.  In addition to teaching, all faculty have advising responsibilities, will assist the department with administrative and/or committee work, and are expected to assume campus-wide committee responsibilities. 

RANK AND SALARY:  Assistant Professor or Associate Professor. Salary is dependent upon educational preparation and experience.  Subject to budgetary authorization.

DATE OF APPOINTMENT:  Fall Semester, 2021


Candidates are required to have a PhD in Economics or a closely related field by the start of appointment.  The ideal candidate will be able to provide evidence of exceptional teaching skills, an ongoing program of research, and experience working with diverse populations.  Candidates should demonstrate experience in teaching, mentoring, research, or community service that has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.  Additionally, applicants must demonstrate a record of scholarly activity.  This University is fully committed to the rights of students, staff and faculty with disabilities in accordance with applicable state and federal laws.  For more information about the University’s program supporting the rights of our students with disabilities see:

Application Instructions

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Review of applications will begin December 1, 2020.  Please submit a letter of application, which addresses the qualifications noted in the position announcement; a complete and current vita; copies of your job market paper and any other working papers; a one-page diversity statement that addresses how you engage a diverse student population in your teaching, research, mentoring, and advising; and three confidential letters of recommendation via Interfolio (see “Apply Now” at 

Note: California State University, East Bay hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. All offers of employment are contingent upon presentation of documents demonstrating the appointee’s identity and eligibility to work in accordance with provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.  A background check (including a criminal records check and prior employment verification) must be completed and cleared prior to the start of employment. 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, CSUEB does not discriminate on the basis of any protected categories: age, ancestry, citizenship, color, disability, gender, immigration status, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran's status. The University is committed to the principles of diversity in employment and to creating a stimulating learning environment for its diverse student body.

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