JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022

California State University, Fresno

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Craig School of Business
Department of Economics
Assistant Professor

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111467484
Date Posted: 09/22/2021
Date Inactive: 01/31/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Fresno, California, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
A1 -- General Economics
D6 -- Welfare Economics
J1 -- Demographic Economics
Z1 -- Cultural Economics; Economic Sociology; Economic Anthropology
B5 -- Current Heterodox Approaches
I3 -- Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty
Stratification Economics
Racial/Ethnic Stratification
Labor Economics
Public economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Economics Department of California State University, Fresno invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor, expected to start in Fall 2022. 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 economic development in Central California and beyond. California State University, Fresno is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Student learning outcomes assessment and service learning are important components of the university curriculum. The successful candidates will be expected to work cooperatively with faculty and staff in the department and school. Candidates are expected to have teaching and research interests 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. Successful candidates should be able to demonstrate a commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds. Although not required, preferred related areas could include economic history, labor economics, public economics, gender in the economy, applied econometrics, and other relevant sub-fields. Teaching experience at the undergraduate level is also preferred. 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. An earned doctorate (Ph.D.) in Economics or a closely related discipline is required. Applicants nearing completion of the doctorate (ABD) in Economics, or a closely related discipline will also be considered. The doctorate must be completed by August 1, 2022.

Applicants must submit a cover letter addressing the specific areas of required experience and the preferred qualifications, curriculum vitae, list of three references, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness (if applicable), a copy of a job market paper, unofficial copies of graduate transcripts, and a diversity statement highlighting experience working with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds. Applications must be submitted online at:

Letters of recommendation will be requested before short-list interview. Finalists will be required to submit official transcripts. For full consideration apply by November 19, 2021. If it chooses, the committee may review applications submitted after this date. Position will remain open until filled. This position automatically closes May 1, 2022. Questions and correspondence can be directed to Dr. Qin Fan at

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 11/19/2021
Reference Instructions:
The search 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.