JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2016 - January 31, 2017

United States Military Academy

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Social Sciences Department
Office of Economic and Manpower Analysis
Assistant Professor

JOE ID Number: 2016-02_111456273
Date Posted: 09/27/2016
Date Inactive: 11/15/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: West Point, New York, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
D -- Microeconomics
G -- Financial Economics
H -- Public Economics
I -- Health, Education, and Welfare
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
L -- Industrial Organization
O -- Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth
Financial Economics
Public Economics
Health Economics
Economics of Education
Labor Economics
Industrial Organization
Economics of Growth
Development Economics
Salary Range: $102,657 - $109,664
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Office of Economic and Manpower Analysis, located within the Economics Department of the United States Military Academy at West Point, welcomes applications for a position at the Assistant or Advanced Assistant 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, finance, growth and development, and IO. 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, shows the potential to conduct high quality empirical research, and wants to use their academic background to provide economic policy analysis for the Army.

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 Office of Economic and Manpower Analysis (OEMA) is an analytical organization for the Army that houses the largest repository of online personnel data in the Department of Defense. Faculty members in OEMA have unique access to this data to answer policy relevant empirical questions leading to academic publications and to answer questions related to manpower issues facing the Army and the Defense Department. 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 ASSA/AEA meeting in January. This is a full-time appointment to start about July 6, 2017. U.S. Citizens and non-citizens 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.

Submit your application materials through JOE.

All applicants must submit official transcripts (undergraduate and graduate) by mail to the following address:

United States Military Academy, Department of Social Sciences, ATTN: Alice O’Hara (OEMA), 607 Cullum Road, West Point, NY 10996, Phone: (845) 938-7057

Application Requirements:
  • references
  • Sponsor's orders
  • DD214
  • Official Undergraduate and Graduate Transcripts
  • Personal Statement
  • Letters of Reference
  • Research Papers
  • Transcripts
  • Teaching Evaluations
  • Job Market Paper
  • CV
  • Cover Letter
Application deadline: 11/01/2016
  • Application Deadline Has Passed