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Junior Permanent Military Professor

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Junior Permanent Military Professor Program

The Junior Permanent Military Professor Program seeks active duty officers selected for or in the permanent grade of Lieutenant Commander.  These officers may be unrestricted line, Information Warfare community, or warfare qualified officers in the designators 1200, 1440, 1460, 1510, 1710, and 5100.  Applicants must be available to report to USNA no later than 31 July 2020.  Those selected for the program shall serve as faculty at the United States Naval Academy until statutory retirement or selection for O-5.  For additional information, please visit

Additional eligibility criteria are included in OPNAVINST 1520.40B, Permanent Military Professor Program.  Community managers will manage which year groups are eligible to participate, as well as individuals that have community obligations.  Applicants are encouraged to discuss their potential eligibility with their Officer Community Manager.

USNA is accepting applications for instructors in the following disciplines:

Aerospace Engineering
Control Systems or Robotics Engineering
Electrical or Computer Engineering
Mechanical or Nuclear Engineering
Naval Architecture or Ocean Engineering  
Computer Science
Leadership (ethics, classical philosophy, psychology, or sociology)
Applicants should hold a relevant master’s degree for the area of teaching sought after.  For those applicants who do not have a relevant master’s degree at the time of application, the JPMP program will send a limited number to the Naval Postgraduate School for relevant science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines or to a USNA-approved civilian institution in the Baltimore, MD or Washington, DC area for approximately 24 months of graduate education. Attendance at a civilian institution is subject to length and academic suitability of degree program and available funding from USNA.
In addition to the application requirements set in OPNAVINST 1520.40B, applicants must also submit an official photo, Performance Summary Report, Officer Summary Record, and their last five Fitness Reports. Applications must be received by 18 October, 2019.  Submissions must be sent:
-          By encrypted email to, or
-          By DoD SAFE to, or
-          By mail to
Navy Personnel Command
Attn:  PERS-443B
5720 Integrity Drive
Millington, TN 38055


For questions regarding this program, please contact PERS-443B

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