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U.S. Military Academy Instructor/Assistant Professor in West Point, New York


About the Position: The U.S. Military Academy, West Point, NY is an academic institution located in the Hudson River Valley, 50 miles from New York City. The historic site is the oldest continuously occupied military post in America. West Point is a self contained city with housing, a Department of Public Works, libraries, hospital, fire department, chapels, and restaurants. Employees have access to Eisenhower Hall Theater, Hudson Valley's performing arts center, and recreational facilities


You will teach undergraduate mathematics courses in the Department of Mathematical Sciences.

Your primary teaching duties will be in our core program courses including Mathematical Modeling and Introduction to Calculus, Calculus, and Probability and Statistics. You will also teach Mathematics elective courses.

You will actively participate in faculty development, and will support the personal growth and development of cadets in and out of the classroom, as a role model for future leaders of the Nation.


Conditions of Employment


Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens and Non-Citizens with Allegiance to the United States This is a full-time term appointment in the excepted service starting on or about June 22, 2020, and not to exceed 3 years. Term appointments may be extended beyond the initial term. As a term employee you will be eligible for medical insurance, life insurance, retirement, dental and vision. You will be eligible to earn annual leave and sick leave. QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must (a) hold a bachelors degree or higher that included or was supplemented by major study in education or in a subject-matter field appropriate to the position, OR (b) possess a combination of education and experience -- courses equivalent to a major in education, or in a subject-matter field appropriate to the position, plus appropriate experience or additional course work that provided knowledge comparable to that normally acquired through the successful completion of the 4-year course of study described above. SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTORS/KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Applicants will be evaluated on the following factors: 1) Academic accomplishment (an earned doctorate, completed by the start of the appointment, in mathematics, operations research, statistics, or closely related field is desired); 2) Ability to teach mathematics courses in the United States Military Academy (USMA) core program and mathematics elective courses; 3) Ability to actively participate in faculty development; and 4) Ability to support the personal growth and development of cadets in and out of the classroom as a role model for future leaders of the Nation.


Only degrees from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute education for experience. For additional information, please go to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and U.S. Department of Education websites at - and FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit:

Additional Information

Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration. You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship. One year trial/probationary period may be required. Direct deposit of pay is required. This is a Career Program (CP) 31 - Education Services position. Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement. Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement. Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs are not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest. This position is eligible for situational telework only.