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Assistant/Associate Professor of Economics

LOCATION:  United States Naval Academy, Economics Department
APPLICIATION TIMELINE: Application review will begin on December 22, 2017 and will remain open until filled.


The United States Naval Academy is a unique institution of higher learning located in desirable Annapolis, Maryland.  As an historic officer accession program and premier undergraduate college, the United States Naval Academy has its own distinctive niche amongst American educational institutions. Our talented faculty and staff are united by one common purpose--to develop the next generation of leaders for naval service. In order to deliver on this promise to our nation, we recruit from all segments of society to find faculty, instructors, and support staff who model the highest professional standards.

The United States Naval Academy is committed to building a diverse workforce who collaborate to provide a multi-disciplinary and hands-on approach to student learning and leadership development.  We believe that individuals from diverse backgrounds strengthen our programs and positively impact student success. We encourage qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply for consideration.

Every year more than one million people tour "the Yard" to experience what our employees already know — the United States Naval Academy is a special place, with a special purpose. Those selected for employment will find challenging and rewarding work; state-of-the-art facilities which inspire academic and athletic excellence; the benefits of Federal employment; and exceptional quality-of-life.


The Economics Department at the United States Naval Academy invites applications for one or more appointments at the Assistant or Associate Professor level to begin the Fall semester of 2018.  Appointments at both Assistant and Associate ranks will be considered, though the preference is for junior faculty at the rank of Assistant Professor.  The Economics Department maintains a large majors program and offers a highly quantitative curriculum. Candidates should expect to contribute to teaching Intermediate Macroeconomics and or Economic Statistics and Econometrics, as well as upper-level electives in their field of concentration. Candidates should have a robust research agenda and strong commitment to undergraduate teaching. Teaching load is typically three courses per semester with small section sizes (10-25 students and 2-3 preps per year). Candidates should also have a strong commitment to student advising and mentoring, and to service to the institution.

This is a full-time, 10-month tenure track, excepted service federal position. 



  • A Ph.D. in Economics is required (anticipated completion of Ph.D. no later than June 2018 is acceptable).


  • Research focusing on macroeconomics or international economics preferred but all fields will be reviewed.


Interested candidates should send a cover letter, teaching and research statements, curriculum vitae, and arrange for three references sent to Katherine A. Smith, Chair of the Search Committee or Kurtis Swope, Economics Department Chair at 

Please note: Applications will be reviewed beginning December 22, 2017 but the position will remain open until filled.


The Department of the Navy provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities.  Applicants with disabilities who believe they require reasonable accommodation should contact our Human Resource Office to ensure that the Department of the Navy can consider such requests.  The decision to grant an accommodation will be made on a case by case basis.

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All Civilian Faculty Positions at USNA are subject to a background investigation.  These investigations are conducted to ensure that individuals hired are trustworthy, of good conduct, and reliable. More information about the background investigation process can be found at the Academic Dean and Provost’s website here

Announcement: ECON-17-18-1

The U.S. Naval Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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