College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences

Economics Department Open Position

Faculty Position Announcement: Part-Time/Temporary Lecturers

College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences

The Economics Department at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (Cal Poly Pomona) invites lecturers to become members of our part-time temporary lecturers pool. Specializations in Economic Development and History of Economic Thought are especially welcomed.

Minimum Qualifications

  • MS and/or Ph.D. in Economics from an accredited university by appointment date
  • University teaching experience

Preferred/Desired Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Economics preferred
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness, especially in Principles of Economics
  • Fields in Economic Development and History of Economic Thought


Part-time, temporary lecturer appointments are usually made for one academic quarter (approximately 11 weeks) at fractions usually ranging from 4/15 to 12/15 of full-time; multiple quarter appointments are possible. Incumbents may be reappointed to subsequent quarters contingent upon funding and favorable performance evaluations.

Application Procedure

Candidates must submit originals of:

  • a completed academic application
  • a curriculum vitae
  • three recent (dated within the past two years and at least one written within 12 months of the application) letters of reference;
  • an official transcript ("Issued to Student" is not considered an official transcript) from an accredited educational institution showing highest degree earned.

Please address all inquiries, requests for application forms, and application materials to:

Dr. Bruce Brown, Chair, Economics Department
c/o Rosie Pasos
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Pomona, CA 91768

Phone: 909.869.5074
Fax: 909.869.6987
Department Website:

The University

Cal Poly Pomona, one of two polytechnic universities in California, is a member of the 23-campus California State University system. Our student population of approximately 23,000 enrolls in 51 baccalaureate programs, 30 master's degree programs, 11 credential and certificate programs, and a doctorate in Educational Leadership, presented by 1,200 faculty. We recruit successful and career-focused students from throughout California and beyond. We are proud of our status as a Hispanic Serving Institution. We have a strong commitment to supporting scholarship, research, and student achievement. Our scenic and historic 1,400-acre campus, once the winter ranch of cereal magnate W.K. Kellogg, is located about 30 miles east of downtown Los Angeles. Southern California is one of the most dynamic economic and cultural environments in the country, and the campus is within an hour’s drive of beaches, mountains, and desert. The university is committed to diversifying its faculty and staff and has made educational equity one of its highest priorities. The mission of the university is to advance learning and knowledge by linking theory and practice in all disciplines, and to prepare students for lifelong learning, leadership, and careers in a changing, multicultural world.

The College

The faculty and staff of the College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences provide an excellent education for students desiring intellectual enrichment and career enhancement in the humanities, social sciences, and performing arts. The College offers introductory and advanced course work in 20 degree and certificate programs. Central to the mission of the College is the General Education program offered to all students enrolled in the University. The College embraces its role in providing courses and curricula in support of multiple and single subject teaching credential students. The University’s mission to provide for the "intellectual, personal, and professional development" of its students, staff, and faculty lies at the heart of the College’s commitment to offer programs that educate the whole person. Additional information is available at:

About the Department

The Department of Economics offers both Bachelors of Science (BS) and Masters of Science (MS) degrees.  It currently has eight tenure-line faculty members and over 150 undergraduate and 50 graduate majors.  The standard teaching load currently consists of three courses per term (quarter) and graduate classes are typically offered in the evenings.

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. The University seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the people of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of knowing and learning. Cal Poly Pomona subscribes to all state and federal regulations and prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity/gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability, genetic information, medical condition, and covered veteran status. Cal Poly Pomona hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. As required by the Clery Disclosure Act, the university's annual security report is available 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.

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