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Industrial Organization

The Department of Economics in the Mihaylo College of Business and Economics at California State University, Fullerton, invites candidates to apply for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor to begin in the Fall 2016.  We seek candidates with teaching and research interests in Industrial Organization (JEL Codes: L1 and L2) and Applied Microeconomics (JEL Codes: D2 and D4). The department is particularly interested in candidates who possess a promising research program in these fields with a strong background in theoretical and applied industrial organization with possible empirical applications. 

Successful candidates must demonstrate teaching and research ability in the field of Industrial Organization and Applied Microeconomics. Responsibilities of faculty include: (1) teaching a variety of quality undergraduate and graduate courses in the field, such as:  microeconomics, mathematical economics, industrial organization, game theory, special topics courses in the discipline, as well as other courses as departmental needs arise; (2) contributing to both graduate and undergraduate programs, including supervision of undergraduate and graduate research; (3) publishing research in quality peer-reviewed journals; (4) providing service at the Departmental / College / University levels; and (5) participating in the broader disciplinary community


Rank and Salary
The position is at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor, tenure-track, and comes with a competitive salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.  Research grants and additional teaching opportunities are typically available during summer sessions. 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; and a defined-benefit retirement through the state system, along with optional tax-sheltering opportunities. For more information, go to:

Appointment Date
August 15, 2016

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 8293BR to begin the application process and provide the following materials:

On the References page of the online application, enter information and email addresses for three referents who will provide a confidential letter of reference for your application.  They will immediately receive a request via email along with information on uploading the letter.  You will be able to verify that each letter has been received by CSUF by logging back in to the recruitment system.

Please direct all questions about the position to: Dr. Mira Farka, Co-Chair of the Department Recruitment Committee, at or call (657) 278-2228.

Application Deadline
To insure full consideration, submissions need to be complete by November 16, 2015.  The Recruitment Committee will conduct interviews at the 2016 ASSA meetings. Applications may be considered until position is filled.

The department may elect to hire up to two tenure track positions from this recruitment field if there are exceptionally well-qualified candidates in the applicant pool. 

Mihaylo College
The Mihaylo College of Business and Economics at California State University, Fullerton is the 5th largest AACSB accredited business school in the United States.  It offers comprehensive undergraduate programs as well as Full-Time, Part-Time, and Fully-Employed MBA programs. Our brand new state-of-the-art building houses all Mihaylo College faculty offices, programs, Centers of Excellence, MBA programs, and classrooms. Our faculty has diverse research interests and holds Ph.D. degrees from top schools in the United States. For more information about the College, please visit:

The Department
Composed of over 20 tenured and tenure-track faculty and housed in the Mihaylo College of Business and Economics, the Department of Economics offers both BA and MA programs in Economics and in Business Administration with an Economics concentration. The department houses two active centers – the James and Jeanette Woods Center for Economic Analysis and Forecasting (CEAF) issues economic forecasts, provides policy advice on economic issues, and conducts national and regional economic analyses while the Center for Economic Education (CEE) promotes economic and financial literacy in schools (K-12), institutions of higher learning, and in the larger community.

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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