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Assistant/Associate Professor of Economics

LOCATION:  United States Naval Academy, Economics Department


Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is 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 multiple tenure-track appointments at the assistant or associate professor levels to begin the Fall semester of 2019. USNA is a military service academy and top tier undergraduate institution with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in faculty teaching and research. The Economics Department maintains a large majors program and offers a highly quantitative curriculum. Candidates should expect to contribute to teaching intermediate microeconomics, intermediate macroeconomics, and / or economic statistics and econometrics, as well as upper-level electives in their field of concentration. Candidates should have a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching, a robust research agenda, and a willingness to engage in service to the institution. Teaching load is typically three courses per semester with small section sizes (10-25 students and 2-3 preps per year). Candidates with a strong interest, demonstrated ability, and commitment to advising and mentoring students of diverse backgrounds are particularly encouraged to apply.

This is a 10-month, tenure-track federal excepted service position. The initial contract period is for three years. Salary for this position will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.



  • A Ph.D. in Economics or closely related field is required (anticipated completion of Ph.D. no later than June 2019 is acceptable).
  • U.S. Citizenship required


  • Candidates at the Assistant Professor level are preferred; however, well-qualified applicants may be considered at the Associate Professor level.
  • A teaching interest in at least one of the following areas: Economic Statistics, Econometrics, Intermediate Microeconomics, or Intermediate Macroeconomics.
  • Candidates should be able to start August 2019.


Interested candidates should send a cover letter, evidence of teaching effectiveness, job market paper and curriculum vitae, and arrange for three letters of recommendation that address both teaching and research abilities to be sent to Ryan Brady, Search Committee Chair, Economics Department, at

Please note: Applications will be reviewed beginning November 1, 2018. The positions 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.

Submit a Demographic Information on Applicants Form to  Your responses will not be shared with the panel rating the applications or to the official making the selection for this position

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.  Background investigations for non-US Citizens often require up to two years to complete. More information about the background investigation process can be found at the Academic Dean and Provost’s website here

Announcement: ECON-18-19-1

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

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