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Assistant Professor in Economics

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Work type: Instructional Faculty – Tenured/Tenure-Track
Location: San Luis Obispo
Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Tenured/Tenure-Track, Full Time, Faculty - Business/Management, On-site (work in-person at business location)

The Economics Area of the Orfalea College of Business at Cal Poly is inviting applicants for a tenure-track, academic year position at the rank of Assistant Professor. Applicants should have an active research agenda and should be committed to excellence in teaching and research.  Applicants must have an interest and ability to teach both undergraduate and graduate (Masters) level classes in economics. The position is designed to strengthen Cal Poly’s on-going efforts in enhancing DEI climate, thus the candidate is expected to incorporate a DEI emphasis in instruction and research. 

Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Appointment at the Assistant Professor rank is anticipated.  The anticipated hiring range is: $115,507 to $127,820

At California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. Bringing people together from different backgrounds, experiences and value systems fosters the innovative and creative thinking that exemplifies Cal Poly’s values of free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility. Cal Poly's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. California Polytechnic State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

The successful candidate must have completed a doctorate or equivalent degree in Economics or a closely related field from an accredited institution. The Ph.D. should be awarded by the time of appointment in Fall 2024. Applicants are expected to demonstrate exemplary teaching, a strong publication record and research pipeline, and currency in their professional field. Applicants must have the ability to work with diverse students and engage diversity in the curriculum. The candidate must demonstrate a track record of and/or plan for incorporating curricular coverage of areas related to diversity, equity, and inclusion, as well as to promote inclusive teaching strategies. 

Demonstrated experience and commitment to student-centered learning and teaching, as well as the ability to collaboratively work in multidisciplinary settings is required. Demonstrated proficiency in written and oral use of the English language is required.

The Orfalea College of Business is committed to creating and sustaining a diverse university community that reflects and serves the population of California. We are seeking applicants with demonstrated experience in and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of underrepresented groups.  Applicants must submit a diversity statement that displays evidence of the applicant’s ability to support a diverse, equitable, and inclusive experiential learning environment.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Preference will be given to those with experience in working with diverse populations and fostering a collaborative, supportive and inclusive environment.  Preference will also be given to those with relevant work experience and those who bring professional capabilities.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

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 as a condition of employment.

Following a conditional offer of employment, a background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate may start work with Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment. Note: Cal Poly cannot deny an applicant a position solely or in part due to a criminal conviction history until it has performed an individualized assessment and linked the relevant conviction history with specific job duties in the position being sought.

Please note: Current employees who are offered positions on campus will be required to undergo a background check for any position where a background check is required by law or that Cal Poly has designated as sensitive. Sensitive positions are those requiring heightened scrutiny of individuals holding the position based on potential for harm to children, concerns for the safety and security of people, animals, or property, or heightened risk of financial loss to Cal Poly or individuals in the university community.

For health and well-being, Cal Poly is a smoke & tobacco-free campus. The university is committed to promoting a healthy environment for all members of our community.

In accordance with the California State University (CSU) Out-of-State Employment Policy, the CSU is a state entity whose business operations reside within the State of California and prohibits hiring employees to perform CSU related work outside of California. It is also expected that faculty establish an on-campus presence to fulfill their responsibilities.  At Cal Poly, tenure-line faculty are expected to establish an on-campus presence.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates please visit https://jobs.calpoly.edu/en-us/listing/ , submit the required online application to Requisition #533215. Provide three professional references and attachments should include a cover letter, current vitae, diversity statement, a sample research paper, and evidence of teaching philosophy and effectiveness. Review of applications will begin December 4, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled.

 

 

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