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ECON 441 - International Economics: Trade (Spring 2018)
Department of Economics
College of Humanities, Arts and Behavioral and Social Sciences

The Department of Economics at California State University San Marcos seeks a part-time lecturer for Spring 2018 to teach ECON 441 – International Economics: Trade.  This course can be divided into two broad sub-fields: international trade and international money. Study of international trade focusing on real exchange of good and services between sovereign states. Subjects will include theories of international trade and how they help us understand emerging trade patterns, trade policies and the implications of using alternative trade policies for growth and distribution of income. Prerequisites: ECON 201 and 202. Co/prerequisites: MATH 132 or 160.

 Minimum qualifications:

  • MA in Economics
  • Experience teaching economics courses.

 Preferred qualifications:

  • PhD. or equivalent in economics with a specialty in international economics.
  • Experience teaching upper division economics courses, in particular, international economics: trade.
  • Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated commitment to diversity and/or intercultural competence with diverse groups in relation to teaching.


 To apply, please submit the following to   

Timeline:  A review of applications will begin on          October 5, 2017          ; however, the position will remain open until filled. 

The University is particularly interested in candidates who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups.

CSUSM has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI) and was recently named one of the top 32 Colleges most friendly to junior faculty by the Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education. Visit  for more information.

California State University San Marcos is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that is strongly committed to promoting diversity in all areas of the campus community. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, physical or mental disability, gender or sex, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion or religious creed, sexual orientation, and veteran or military status.

This position is subject to employment verification, education verification, reference checks and criminal record checks.  A background check (including the 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.  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 the CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.  An offer of employment is contingent upon execution of an Acknowledgement of Mandated Reporter Status and Legal Duty to Report Child Abuse and Neglect form.  Signing the form is a prerequisite to employment and failure to sign will result in any offer of employment being withdrawn.