Assistant or Associate Professor of Economics/Entrepreneurship

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Open Date 12/20/2018 Position Title Assistant or Associate Professor of Economics/Entrepreneurship Faculty Classification AY Faculty Status Tenure-Track Status

Open Until Filled

Department Name College of Business Degree/Program B.S. Business Administration; B.S. Sustainable Hospitality Management; MBA Job Number FAC2018-318 Priority Screening Date 03/01/2019 Recruitment Status Extended! Priority screening date is March 1, 2019. Projected Start Date 08/19/2019 Position Description

Powered by an inspiring Founding Vision Statement, California State University, Monterey Bay (WWW.CSUMB.EDU) is a comprehensive, mid-sized four-year university whose staff and faculty help transform student lives by emphasizing project-based learning, requiring service learning, and promoting multicultural and global perspectives on and beyond the campus community. CSUMB is both an MSI and HSI and has a vibrant, diverse student body of nearly 7000 students and growing. Our faculty and staff, many of whom live in campus housing, appreciate living and working about one mile from the shores of the beautiful Monterey Bay. As one of the 23 campuses in the California State University (CSU) system, we offer excellent benefits, including housing, and competitive salaries for our faculty and staff. During our 25th Silver Anniversary Celebration in 2019-20, we will complete two major building projects: the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences and the Student Union. By 2030, CSUMB’s sustainability initiative is to be carbon neutral.

The College of Business (COB) at California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) seeks outstanding candidates for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship/Economics, beginning Fall 2019.


  • Teaching lower and upper division courses as well as graduate courses in entrepreneurship and economics.
  • Developing an effective curriculum, benchmarking the best teaching practices of entrepreneurship and economics in higher education.
  • Creating a demonstrable commitment to research, following Academically Qualified expectations as outlined by the AACSB. Track record of published research is critical.
  • Demonstrating capability in engaging student learning in an outcomes-based educational environment.
  • Engaging with business community and other stakeholders; a professional network is critical; community includes producers and shippers of specialty crop agriculture.
  • Participating actively, exercising collaborative peer leadership, in college and university committees.
  • Mentoring students and enabling their career goals through introduction and references; cultivating internships in operations and service-based businesses for students.
  • Teaching 12 credits (usually three courses) per semester; this is a typical faculty load.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Ph.D. in entrepreneurship, economics, applied economics or related field by date of appointment, from a regional and/or AACSB accredited doctoral program.
  • Expertise in economic theory, applied economics and quantitative methods.
  • Passion for teaching preferably evidenced by good student evaluations; must be able to demonstrate teaching capabilities.
  • Interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate with colleagues are essential.
  • Ability to teach effectively in a wide range of courses, mostly in microeconomics, macroeconomics, post-harvest related supply chain and other related courses.
  • Experience working effectively in an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Demonstrated interest in data analysis, data analytics, innovation and entrepreneurship.
  • Experience in teaching computer-assisted courses.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills in professional or academic areas.
  • Demonstrated record of research publications.
  • Entrepreneurial experience a plus.
Other Related Information Special Conditions of Employment

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.

The incumbent is required to maintain confidentiality as outlined in the Department of Education’s Family Educational Rights and Privacy and California’s Educational Code Chapter 13 regarding sensitive student issues.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check (including a criminal records check).

Compensation and Benefits





How to Apply

A completed online application, including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, published work that best represents your current research profile, and teaching evaluations must be received by University Personnel by 5:00 p.m. on the priority screening date listed above to be guaranteed a review. Application submissions received after the application screening date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University. Materials submitted become the property of CSUMB and will not be returned. CSUMB will not fax application materials.

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CSU Monterey Bay is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to: Age, Disability, Race or Ethnicity, Gender, Gender Identity or Expression, Nationality, Religion, Sexual Orientation, Genetic Information, Veteran or Military Status.

All employees must be eligible for employment in the U.S.

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