ANNOUNCEMENT OF FACULTY POSITION OPENING

POSITION:   Faculty, Tenure-Track
APPOINTMENT:   Assistant Professor, Economics
DEPARTMENT/SCHOOL:   School of Business
AVAILABLE:   July 1, 2017
POSTING DATE:   September 9, 2016
APPLICATION DEADLINE:   Open until filled

DESCRIPTION:   The University of Redlands, School of Business (http://www.redlands.edu/study/schools-and-centers/school-of-business) invites applicants from all fields of economics for a tenure-track position in Economics at the assistant professor level.  Applicants with a strong background in quantitative methods and interests in regional/urban economics and new economic geography are especially sought as they align best with the strategic initiatives and aspirations of our school.

The University of Redlands is recognized as a premiere regional liberal education institution, situated on a picturesque campus in the city of Redlands, within one hour of Los Angeles, Palm Springs, Joshua Tree National Park and Lake Arrowhead. The School offers innovative undergraduate and graduate degree programs at locations throughout Southern California.

At the University of Redlands, we believe that bringing together faculty, students, staff, and administrators from diverse backgrounds and cultures creates a richer learning environment for all. The University seeks candidates who have experience working with students from diverse cultural and socio-economic backgrounds. Also, we seek candidates with a demonstrated interest and willingness to work with students of under-represented groups in achieving academic success. Candidates who apply are asked to identify their strengths and experiences in the area of inclusivity and specifically in assisting diverse student populations and students from underrepresented groups to accomplish curricular goals. The University of Redlands is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access Employer and actively encourages applications from women, minorities, and members of underrepresented groups.

POSITION CRITERIA:   This position will have significant responsibility for teaching and managing Economics and Statistics courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. At the time of appointment, the selected candidate should have a completed or nearly completed doctorate (ABD) in Economics or closely related field.  All applicants should demonstrate actual (or potential for) research achievement in their functional area and a vibrant interest in teaching working professional students in an environment that embeds business education within the traditional liberal arts and sciences.  The School of Business houses two research centers dedicated to understanding spatial aspects of business and economics: The Center for Business GIS and Spatial Analysis (http://www.redlands.edu/businessGIS) and the Institute for Spatial Economic Analysis (http://www.iseapublish.com). The School of Business encourages contributions to its research centers. It values and rewards applied as well as cross-disciplinary research.  Practitioner experience in business-related activities is also highly desirable. 

INQUIRIES:   For further information please contact Christine Mee at (909) 748-8748 or email Christine_Mee@redlands.edu.

TO APPLY:   Applicants should make an email submission with requisite pdf attachments that address the required and preferred characteristics, curriculum vita, copies of transcripts (unofficial copies will suffice), evidence of teaching proficiency (if available), and the names and contact information for three references, followed by letters, to Economics Faculty Search, c/o Christine Mee, School of Business, 204 Hornby Hall, University of Redlands, 1200 E. Colton Ave., Redlands, CA 92373-0999. Email: Christine_Mee@redlands.edu.

Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled.  Members of the search committee may attend the ASSA meetings in January. The appointment begins July 1, 2017. 

In compliance with The Americans with Disability Act, if selected for the interview process and accommodations are needed please call (909) 748-8040.

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