JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
August 1, 2019 - January 31, 2020
California State University, Bakersfield
Position Title/Short Description
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Bakersfield, California, UNITED STATES
C1 -- Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General
E0 -- General
Mathematical and Quantitative Methods
Full Text of JOE Listing:
California State University, Bakersfield, founded in 1970, is one of twenty-three campuses of the CSU System and currently has an enrollment of over 12,000 students. The University services a socially and ethnically diverse population of 900,000 in an area of 10,000 square miles. The city of Bakersfield (population over 380,000) is located in the southern San Joaquin Valley and has a much lower cost of living than coastal California. Los Angeles, the Pacific Ocean, Mojave Desert, and Sierra Nevada Mountains are all within a two-hour drive from campus.
The AACSB accredited School of Business and Public Administration houses four departments, including the Department of Economics. Visit the school web page at for information about the School’s programs and visit for information regarding the university.
The Department of Economics currently consists of seven faculty members. The department offers a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree, and houses BS degrees in Agricultural Business and Environmental Resource Management. The average teaching load per academic year is ‘4+4’ courses. Faculty maintaining AACSB academic qualification standards may earn up to two courses of reassigned time, thereby reducing their teaching load. Department faculty have a 60/20/20 breakdown for teaching/research/service responsibilities.
Applications are invited for a tenure-track position starting on August 17, 2020. The department seeks a candidate who is student-oriented, an excellent teacher, and who has an active research agenda. The incumbent must meet Academic Qualifications for AACSB maintenance of accreditation; and is expected to contribute to Department and School initiatives in the community, such as applied macroeconomic research relating to the regional economy and networking related to his or her experience.
• A Ph.D. in Economics earned by the start date of August 17, 2020.
• Primary field of specialization in macroeconomics.
• Demonstrated record of excellent teaching, and an active research agenda.
• PhD granted after 2017.
• Secondary fields of specialization in mathematical and quantitative methods.
Contact: Dr. S. Aaron Hegde, Professor and Chair
Application Deadline: November 30, 2019
Compensation: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Application Process: Apply at JOE. Upload a cover letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation (at least one attesting to completion of PhD prior to start date), statement of teaching experience and philosophy, evidence of teaching excellence, and unofficial copy of graduate transcripts, and a job market or published paper.
- Letters of Reference
- Complete applicant data information and send directly to university. Form available at https://www.csub.edu/facultyaffairs/_files/CSUB-Faculty-Applicant-Data-Form.pdf
- Cover Letter
- Job Market Paper
- Teaching Evaluations
- Research Papers