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International Economics/Macroeconomics

The Department of Economics in the Mihaylo College of Business and Economics at California State University, Fullerton, invites applications for one or more full-time tenure-track positions at the Assistant and/or Associate Professor level starting in the 2019-20 academic year. We are especially interested in applied macroeconomic researchers with a strong commitment to teaching and mentoring who can teach courses in international economics as well as in macroeconomics or quantitative methods. California State University, Fullerton, values and is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse community. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate through their teaching, research and/or service that they can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our communities.

The successful candidate must demonstrate teaching and research ability in applied macroeconomics or international economics. Responsibilities of faculty include: teaching undergraduate and graduate courses according to the needs of the department; contributing to both graduate and undergraduate programs, including supervision of undergraduate and graduate research; and publishing research in quality peer-reviewed journals. Positive tenure and promotion decisions require excellent teaching, scholarly and creative activities which result in publication of high-quality refereed journal articles, and service to the department, college, university, and community.


A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU.  Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status or continuation of employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

Rank and Salary
The position is at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, tenure-track. Salary is competitive and commensurate with rank, experience, and qualifications.  Summer research grants, start-up funds, moving expenses, and a reduced teaching load may be available. An excellent and comprehensive benefits package which includes health/vision/dental plans is also offered, in addition to spouse, domestic partner, and/or dependent fee-waiver; access to campus child-care, based on availability of openings; and a defined-benefit retirement through the state system, along with optional tax-sheltering opportunities. For more information, go to:

Appointment Date
August 2019

Application Procedure
A complete online application must be submitted in order to receive consideration. To apply, please go to: to view all job listings and select 10719BR to begin the application process and provide the following materials:

  1. Cover letter describing teaching and research experiences and interests
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Job market paper and other research papers/publications
  4. Evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g. teaching evaluations, syllabi, teaching philosophy, etc.)
  5. Three letters of reference (see instruction below)

The finalists for this position may be required to submit additional documents.

On the References page of the online application, enter information and email addresses for three referees who will provide a confidential letter of reference for your application (if a member of the support staff will be uploading the documents please enter that persons email address and ask the staff to upload all the letters as one file).   A request will be immediately sent to the email address provided containing information on uploading the letter.  You will be able to verify that each letter has been received by CSUF by logging back into the recruitment system.

Please direct all questions about the position to: Dr. Kleinjans, Chair of the Department Recruitment Committee, at or call the Economics Department at 657-278-2228.

Application Deadline
Review of applications will begin immediately.  Applications received by November 15, 2018 will be assured full consideration; applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Initial interviews will be conducted at the American Economic Association meeting in Atlanta, Georgia.
In case a selected candidate does not attend the above meeting, alernative arrangements may be considered at the discretion of the committe.

Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool.

The person holding this position is 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 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.

California State University Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the University’s strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. EEO employer. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.

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 Last Published 4/5/19