Employment Information  

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The Mathematics department is the largest at the Naval Academy. We have over seventy faculty. Every midshipman is required to take at least four math classes.

There are a variety of positions at the Math department and each comes with its own set of requirements. This page should be a good starting point for anyone who wishes to be a part of our department. In many cases we provide links to original announcements and instructions on how to apply.

Civilians

Full-time

Full-time (tenure-track) positions are announced through Mathjobs and a print advertisement in he chronicle of higher education. Current positions will also appear on this webpage. All our full-time civilian faculty have Ph.D.s and many have active research programs.

How to apply

Applications for tenure-track positions should be submitted through mathjobs. The list of open faculty positions at USNA can be found at the human resources website.

Links

Adjunct

Adjunct faculty in the department typically teach 3 courses per semester. Adjunct positions will be listed here and on the Human Resources website.

How to apply

For instructions on how to apply visit the human resources website

Requirements

  • A master's degree in mathematics, statistics or operations research
  • Teaching experience

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Military

Permanent Military Professor (PMP)

This program is designed to prepare Navy officers to become military instructors at the U.S. Naval Academy (USNA). These officers serve a critical role in the education of the Navy's Officer Corps by combining fleet experience with advanced academic preparation to convey relevant knowledge to USNA midshipmen.

Applicants for the PMP program must have attained the rank of 0-5 (select) and 0-6s may apply only if in possession of a completed doctorate in the discipline they propose to teach. The Navy Personnel Command announces the program and publishes generic application procedures through an annual NAVADMIN message.

The Navy Personnel Command conducts the selection board and notifies selected officers. Once selected, the officers are obligated to serve as a PMP until their statutory retirement date.

The mathematics department currently has 3 PMPs.

How to apply

The Navy Personnel Command announces the program and publishes generic application procedures through an annual NAVADMIN message.

Requirements

  • Commander, URL, O5 paygrade
  • CAPT not eligible
  • Year group restrictions apply.
  • Ph.D. or be willing to pursue Ph.D.
  • Masters degree

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Junior - Permanent Military Professor (J-PMP)

The J-PMP Position was announced in 2011. The department currently has one J-PMP.

J-PMPs provide continuity as well as recruiting, mentoring, and outplacement counseling for military instructors on rotational assignments. additionally, J-PMPs maintain and enhance links with the rest of the navy for research opportunities, faculty development, and curriculum feedback.

How to apply

The Navy Personnel Command announces the program and publishes generic application procedures through an annual NAVADMIN message.

Requirements

  • LCDR
  • URL
  • O4
  • Master's degree in Statistics, Math, OR

Links

Rotational Officers

Officers with masters degrees in mathematics, operations research and statistics are a great asset to the mathematics department. Military faculty at the department typically teach three classes during the semester. In addition, some teach summer school.

How to apply

Interested Officers should contact their respective detailer and Military Personnel Office at USNA.

Requirements

  • LT or higher
  • O3+
  • Master's degree in Math, statistics or operations research

Links

  • Military Personnel Office

Graduate Education

The department encourages midshipmen to consider graduate education. This is a prerequisite to obtaining a faculty position and USNA. The Naval Academy provides two ways for students to obtain graduate degrees.

GE + T

The Graduate Education Plus Teaching (GET) program is seeking motivated unrestricted line officers to apply for the FY-12 program. Selected candidates will attend George Mason University for approximately 12 months to complete a master's degree, and then serve a two-academic-year teaching assignment at USNA as an officer-instructor.

How to apply

Points of contact and a sample application letter are available through the Academic Dean's office (see link below).

Links


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