California State University, Fresno
Craig School of Business
Department of Economics
Title: Stratification Economics (Or Closely Related Field)
Rank: Assistant Professor
Status: Tenure Track
Start: Fall 2021 (August 2021)
The Department of Economics in the Craig School of Business at California State University, Fresno invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor. The Department is committed to economic pluralism and welcomes applicants from all economic perspectives to join a community of diverse students and faculty that supports sustainable economic development in Central California and beyond. Student learning outcomes assessment and service learning are important components of the university curriculum. Candidates are expected to have teaching and research interests in Stratification Economics or closely related fields. Faculty responsibilities include teaching upper-division undergraduate as well as principles of economics courses, research and publication, advising students, and service at all university levels. The successful candidates will be expected to work cooperatively with faculty and staff in the department and school. Specific assignments are dependent on departmental needs and the background of the individual.
Our Students: California State University, Fresno is committed to serving our students with a focus on inclusion. Fresno State has been recognized as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI); an Asian American/Native American/Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI); and has been designated to the Community Engagement Classification by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
An earned doctorate (Ph.D.) in Economics or closely related discipline from an accredited (or equivalent) institution. Applicants nearing completion of the doctorate (ABD) in Economics or closely related discipline will also be considered; however, for an appointment, the doctorate must be completed by August 1, 2022.
1. Evidence of scholarly and research activity in Stratification Economics or closely related fields, with a primary focus on intergroup inequality, which may include but is not limited to interest in racial, ethnic, and gender stratification, social group hierarchy, and policy analysis.
2. Ability to demonstrate a commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds
1. Preferred related areas include economic history, labor economics, public economics, gender in the economy, applied econometrics, and other related Stratification Economics sub-fields.
2. Teaching experience in Stratification Economics or related areas at the undergraduate level.
Application Procedures: The review of applications will begin on November 19, 2021. If it chooses, the committee may review applications submitted after this date. This position automatically closes on May 1, 2022. Apply online at: careers.fresnostate.edu and attach the following:
- A cover letter, specifically addressing the specific areas of the required experience and preferred qualifications;
- Curriculum vitae;
- Name and contact information of three referents;
- Statement of teaching philosophy;
- A copy of a job market paper;
- Unofficial copies of graduate transcripts; and
- A diversity statement highlighting experience working with faculty, staff, and student from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
The committee will request letters of references from the names provided by the applicant at the point we invite to a "phone" interview or short-list interview.
All finalists will be requested to send official transcripts from all relevant educational programs.
Dr. Qin Fan
Department of Economics
Craig School of Business
About Fresno State:
California State University, Fresno is an engaged University. We focus on broadening students' intellectual horizons, fostering lifelong learning skills, developing the leaders of tomorrow, promoting community involvement, and instilling an appreciation of world cultures. We nurture cultural competence by celebrating the rich diversity of the campus community and welcoming the participation of all. Members of the University community are expected to work effectively with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds. For information on the University's commitment and dedication to creating a university known for its integrity, civility, equity, respect, and ethical behavior, please visit: http://www.fresnostate.edu/academics/diversity
For the fourth consecutive year, Fresno State has placed among the top five best universities for social mobility — ranking No. 3 out of 1,449 schools in the 2020 Social Mobility Index. The campus is ranked 24th in the nation by Washington Monthly; ranked 3rd by U.S. News & World Report in graduation rate performance for public institutions; and, ranked 41st in the nation in MONEY Magazines 50 Best Public Colleges.
Tenure-Track Faculty members gain a clear path to tenure through the University's Probationary Plan Process. For additional information, please visit: www.fresnostate.edu/academics/facultyaffairs/procedures/facultyrtp/. We value our commitment to the success of our faculty by providing services from the Center for Faculty Excellence to Research and Sponsored Programs.
The Fresno State campus sits in the midst of the San Joaquin Valley, a valley rich in the traditions and representation of Native American peoples and cultures. We are grateful to be in the traditional homelands of the Yokuts and Mono peoples, whose diverse tribal communities share stewardship over this land.
About the College and Department:
The Craig School of Business (CSB) empowers future business leaders by helping young professionals embark on successful careers in business and economics. With approximately 3,000 majors, we offer Bachelor's degrees in Business Administration, Economics and Fashion Merchandising, and both a traditional and executive MBA. The CSB is the first CSU business school to receive a named endowment, a $10 million pledge from Sid and Jenny Craig, and the first in the CSU to be accredited by AACSB, International in 1959. Our priority for engaged learning experiences is addressed through internships, mentorships, applied projects, service learning, professional events, an international program, and a highly involved regional business community. The CSB is recognized by the Princeton Review as a top business program and is home to the Global Finance Conference.
The Department of Economics offers a well-developed and balanced curriculum encompassing the major schools of modern economic thought. The program at Fresno State is designed to give the student maximum flexibility in the choice of courses offered for the economics major. The department offers theory courses and problem-oriented courses like environmental economics, history of economic thought, political economy, labor economics, international trade and finance, mathematical economics, public economics, women in the economy, regional economics, money and banking, economic development of poor nations, econometrics and health economics.
Other Campus Information:
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A background check (including criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily for this position. An offer of employment may be withdrawn or employment may be terminated based upon the results of the background investigation.
The person holding this position is considered a "limited 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. You can obtain a copy of this Executive order by accessing the following website: http://www.calstate.edu/eo/EO-1083.html.
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California State University, Fresno is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.