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FY-24 Permanent Military Instructor Program
The Permanent Military Instructor (formerly 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. Those selected for the program shall serve as faculty at the United States Naval Academy until statutory retirement or selection for O-5.
Applicants should hold a relevant masters degree for the area of teaching sought after. A limited number may be selected to complete a relevant degree prior to teaching, based on USNA demand signal.
Additional eligibility criteria are included in OPNAVINST 1520.40B, Permanent Military Professor Program. Of note, OPNAVINST 1520.40C is currently under review.
Community Managers will manage which year groups are eligible to participate and the individual community obligations. Applicants are encouraged to discuss their potential eligibility with their Officer Community Manager.
To learn more about FY-24 board, eligible disciplines, and application procedures, please visit:
USNA's Officer Faculty Opportunities Webpage
USNA is accepting applications for instructors in the following disciplines:
1.  Aerospace Engineering
 2.  Mechanical Engineering
 3.  Nuclear Engineering
 4.  Naval Architecture/Ocean Engineering
 5.  Weapons, Robotics and Control Engineering (Specialty in Robotics, Control, Cyber-Physical Systems, Automation, or Bio-mechanics)
 6.  Chemistry
 7.  Computer Science and Information Technology Department (Specialty in Computer Security, Data Science, Machine Learning)
 8.  Cyber Science (Specialty in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, Mathematics w/computer security focus, Law w/cybersecurity focus)
 9.  Mathematics, Statistics, or Operations research
10. Oceanography
11. Physics
12. Economics
13. English
14. Foreign Language 
15. Political Science
16. Leadership, Ethics, and Law (Specialty in Psychology, Organizational Behavior, Human Resource Management, Sociology, Philosophy). 
17. History

Applications must be received by 01 October 2023
Submissions must be sent:
-      By encrypted email to, or
-      By DoD SAFE to, or
-      By mail to
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