Department Chair: Economics

San Diego, California
Oct 13, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Social Sciences, Economics
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Economics at San Diego State University is recruiting for one position at the associate or full professor level in any field. The successful candidate will serve as Department Chair, providing visionary leadership and oversight to all aspects of the Economics Department. Preference will be given to fields in applied microeconomics with a policy focus. Teaching responsibilities will be based on the individual’s background and interests in any field of economics. Salary will be commensurate with experience and the California State University salary schedule.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Economics;
  • Excellent and recognized record of scholarship, teaching, professional service and leadership commensurate with the rank of full professor;
  • Commitment to supporting and enhancing diversity among students, faculty and staff;
  • Evidence of successful engagement with alumni and donors in development activities; and
  • Effective communication, leadership and organizational skills.

SDSU is a large, diverse, urban university and Hispanic-Serving Institution with a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence. Our campus community is diverse in many ways, including race, religion, color, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, pregnancy, medical condition, and covered veteran status. We strive to build and sustain a welcoming environment for all. SDSU is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience in and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of underrepresented groups.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Applicants should apply via Interfolio at 

CONTACT: Prof. Michael Hilmer, Chair, Economics Chair Recruiting Committee, Information about the Department of Economics at San Diego State University can be found at 

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.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU.  Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

San Diego State University is a Title IX, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.

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