JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2014 - January 31, 2015

United States Military Academy at West Point

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Department of Social Sciences
Assistant/Associate Professor

JOE ID Number: 2014-02_111451131
Date Posted: 09/12/2014
Date Inactive: 01/31/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant/Associate Professor
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: West Point, New York, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
D -- Microeconomics
E -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
H -- Public Economics
I -- Health, Education, and Welfare
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
L -- Industrial Organization
O -- Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth
Salary Range: $97,983-$130,880
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Economics Department of the United States Military Academy at West Point welcomes applications for two positions at the Assistant, Advanced Assistant, or Associate Professor level. A completed PhD in Economics or near completion is required at the time of appointment. Candidates will ideally have research interests in the area of microeconomics, including public, health, education, labor, and IO. Applicants with teaching interests in macroeconomics, specifically growth or development, are also welcome and encouraged to apply. Successful candidates must demonstrate a strong commitment to and promise of excellence in undergraduate teaching as well as the ability to complete high quality academic research. An ideal applicant is someone who enjoys working in a collegial environment, is interested in teaching small classes at the undergraduate level, and shows the potential to conduct high quality empirical research.

West Point, located just an hour north of New York City along the Hudson River, is rated among the nation's most elite undergraduate institutions and is the only college charged with preparing young men and women for service as officers in the United States Army. The Economics Department is also partnered with the Office of Economic and Manpower Analysis (OEMA), an analytical organization for the Army that houses the largest repository of online personnel data in the Department of Defense. Professors in the department have unique access to this data to answer empirical questions of policy relevance with the goal of publishing in high quality Economics journals. For more information on OEMA and the recent research done within the office, please visit the following website:

Preliminary interviews will be conducted at the AEAs in January. This is a full time appointment to start about July 6, 2015. U.S. Citizens and noncitizens with allegiance to the United States may apply. (Non-citizens cannot be hired if U.S. citizens are available.) Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applicants may apply through the JOE or mail in completed applications to:
United States Military Academy, Department of Social Sciences, ATTN: Alice O'Hara (OEMA), 607 Cullum Road, West Point, NY 10996, Phone: (845) 938-7057

Please Note: Everyone must submit official transcripts (undergraduate and graduate) by mail.

Application Instructions:

Deadline for submission is November 15, 2014.

To receive full consideration, applicants must submit the following:
- curriculum vitae with at least three references who are available by phone
- official college transcript(s) – Mail in.
- a personal statement, not to exceed two pages, explaining your interest in and qualifications for this position
- three letters of recommendation
- a recent research paper
- a copy of a teaching evaluation
- DD 214 (if claiming veteran's preference)
- Copy of sponsor's orders (if claiming military spouse preference).

More Application Contact Details
Department of Social Sciences, OEMA
ATTN: Alice O'Hara
607 Cullum Road
West Point, New York USA 10996

For more information, email:
For more information, phone: (845) 938-7057

More Informational Contact Details
Department of Social Sciences, OEMA
ATTN: Alice O'Hara,
607 Cullum Road
West Point , New York USA 10996

Application Requirements:
  • copy of sponsor's orders
  • DD214
  • Letters of Reference
  • Research Papers
  • Transcripts
  • Teaching Evaluations
  • CV
  • Cover Letter
Application deadline: 11/15/2014
  • Application Deadline Has Passed