FY-09 PERMANENT MILITARY PROFESSOR (PMP) PROGRAM

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SUBJ/FY-09 PERMANENT MILITARY PROFESSOR (PMP) PROGRAM//



REF/A/DOC/OPNAVINST 1520.40/05JUN2006//

AMPN/REF A IS PERMANENT MILITARY PROFESSOR PROGRAM INSTRUCTION.//

RMKS/1.  THIS NAVADMIN ANNOUNCES THE PERMANENT MILITARY PROFESSOR 
SELECTION BOARD (PMPS) FOR OFFICERS MATRICULATING IN GRADUATE SCHOOL IN 
AUGUST 2010.  PMPS CONTINUE TO PERFORM CRUCIAL ROLES AT THE U.S. NAVAL 
ACADEMY (USNA) IN MEETING OFFICER-INSTRUCTOR REQUIREMENTS.  PMPS 
PROVIDE STAFFING CONTINUITY AS WELL AS RECRUITING, MENTORING, AND 
OUTPLACEMENT COUNSELING FOR MILITARY INSTRUCTORS ON ROTATIONAL 
ASSIGNMENTS.  ADDITIONALLY, PMPS MAINTAIN AND ENHANCE LINKS WITH THE 
REST OF THE NAVY FOR RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES, FACULTY DEVELOPMENT, AND 
CURRICULUM FEEDBACK.  SELECTION FOR ASSIGNMENT TO THE PMP PROGRAM IS 
MADE BY A SCREENING BOARD CONDUCTED BY COMNAVPERSCOM, WHICH WILL MAKE 
ITS SELECTIONS FROM AMONG OFFICERS WHO HAVE SUBMITTED AN APPLICATION 
FOR THE PROGRAM.

2.  REF A PROVIDES SPECIFIC APPLICATION GUIDANCE.  APPLICATIONS ARE DUE 
TO COMMANDER, NAVY PERSONNEL COMMAND (PERS-440F) 1 MAY 2009.
THOSE SELECTED FROM THIS YEAR'S BOARD WILL ULTIMATELY BE ASSIGNED TO 
USNA.  SELECTEES NOT ALREADY POSSESSING A PHD WILL ATTEND DESIGNATED 
CIVILIAN INSTITUTIONS OR THE NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL TO OBTAIN A PHD 
BEFORE ASSIGNMENT TO USNA.
A.  THOSE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY ARE WARFARE QUALIFIED ACTIVE DUTY NAVAL 
OFFICERS IN ANY DESIGNATOR WHO ARE SELECTED FOR OR SERVING IN PAYGRADE 
O5 OR SERVING IN PAYGRADE O6.  REF A PROVIDES GUIDANCE FOR REQUESTS TO 
WAIVE THIS REQUIREMENT.
B.  COMMANDERS AND THOSE SELECTED FOR COMMANDER MUST POSSESS A PHD OR 
BE ACADEMICALLY ELIGIBLE TO PURSUE A NAVY SPONSORED DOCTORAL DEGREE.
C.  CAPTAINS MUST ALREADY POSSESS A COMPLETED DOCTORATE IN THE 
DISCIPLINE THEY PROPOSE TO TEACH.
D.  FULL-TIME SUPPORT (FTS) OFFICERS WHO WISH TO APPLY, MUST OBTAIN 
PRIOR APPROVAL FROM THE HUMAN RESOURCES (HR) COMMUNITY MANAGER, OFFICER 
ACCESSIONS AND STRENGTH PLANNERS, CHIEF OF NAVAL OPERATIONS (CNO), 
(STRENGTH PLANS AND POLICY, (N132)) TO ENSURE OVERALL HR STRENGTH WILL 
NOT SURPASS PERSONNEL END-STRENGTH LIMITATIONS.
E.  SELECTED RESERVE OFFICERS, OTHER MILITARY SERVICES, AND RETIRED 
OFFICERS ARE NOT ELIGIBLE.

3.  THE FY-09 PMP SELECTION BOARD MAY SELECT UP TO A TOTAL OF 13 PMPS 
FROM THE FOLLOWING 13 FIELDS (FINAL PMP LOCATION - PHD STUDY LOCATION - 
DISCIPLINE):
  (1) USNA - CIVINS - CHEMISTRY
  (2) USNA - CIVINS - COMPUTER ENGINEERING
  (3) USNA - NPS - ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
  (4) USNA - NPS - MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
  (5) USNA - CIVINS - OCEAN ENGINEERING
  (6) USNA - NPS - MATHEMATICS (OPERATIONS RESEARCH)
  (7) USNA - NPS - WEAPONS AND SYSTEMS ENGINEERING
  (8) USNA - CIVINS - ECONOMICS
  (9) USNA - CIVINS - LEADERSHIP (INDUSTRIAL/ORG PSYCHOLOGY OR 
PHILOSOPHY/APPLIED ETHICS)
  (10) USNA - CIVINS - LANGUAGE STUDIES (SPANISH, ARABIC, OR
CHINESE)
  (11) USNA - NPS - PHYSICS
  (12) USNA - NPS - OCEANOGRAPHY
  (13) USNA - CIVINS - ENGLISH

4.  REF A PROVIDES SPECIFIC GUIDANCE CONCERNING QUALIFYING CIVINS.
THE APPROVED CIVINS FOR A DOCTORATE IN PHILOSOPHY/APPLIED ETHICS
ARE:
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY
ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY
UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN
TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY
LANGUAGE STUDIES (SPANISH):
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY
UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN
UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA, CHAPEL HILL UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS 
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, IRVINE THE 
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY LANGUAGE STUDIES (ARABIC):
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY
UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN
NEW YORK UNIVERSITY
LANGUAGE STUDIES (CHINESE):
THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY
STANFORD UNIVERSITY
UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE
UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA
UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN

5.  TO ENSURE AN ADEQUATE RETURN ON THE EDUCATIONAL INVESTMENT IN PMP 
OFFICERS, THE FOLLOWING YEAR GROUP (YG) RESTRICTIONS APPLY:
    A.  YG-91 AND JUNIOR FOR CDR OR CDR SELECT WITHOUT PHD
    B.  YG-88 AND JUNIOR FOR CDR OR CDR SELECT WITH PHD
    C.  CAPT WITH PHD IS NOT CONSTRAINED BY YEAR GROUP
    D.  CAPT WITHOUT PHD WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

6.  FOLLOWING DRAFT POD/POW NOTE IS PROVIDED FOR USE IN THE FLEET:
"THERE IS A CONTINUING NEED FOR WARFARE QUALIFIED NAVAL OFFICERS TO 
SERVE AS LONG-TERM OFFICER-INSTRUCTORS AT THE U.S. NAVAL ACADEMY, THE 
PERMANENT MILITARY PROFESSOR (PMP) PROGRAM PROVIDES DOCTORAL DEGREE 
OPPORTUNITY FOR SELECTED O5'S WHO WILL SERVE AS INSTRUCTORS UNTIL THEIR 
STATUTORY RETIREMENT.  THE DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS FOR THE FY-09 PMP 
PROGRAM IS 1 MAY 2009 WITH OFFICERS MATRICULATING IN GRADUATE SCHOOL IN 
AUGUST 2010.  THIS YEAR'S PMP PROGRAM WILL SELECT OFFICERS WITH 
SIGNIFICANT OPERATIONAL EXPERIENCE TO OBTAIN A PHD, OR THOSE HOLDING A 
PHD, TO SERVE THE REMAINDER OF THEIR CAREER AS A PROFESSOR AT U.S. 
NAVAL ACADEMY.
DETAILS ARE AVAILABLE IN OPNAVINST 1520.40."

7.  POINTS OF CONTACT:
- CDR PAMELA HOLLAND, PERS-440, (901) 874-3616/DSN 882, OR EMAIL AT 
PAMELA.HOLLAND1(AT)NAVY.MIL.
- LCDR CLAUDE MCROBERTS, OPNAV N153E, (703) 614-9651/DSN 224, OR EMAIL 
AT CLAUDE.MCROBERTS(AT)NAVY.MIL.
- NPS ADMISSIONS OFFICE, (831) 656-3093/DSN 756, OR EMAIL AT GRAD-
ED(AT)NPS.EDU. (USE "PMP PHD" AS SUBJECT LINE)

8.  RELEASED BY VADM M. E. FERGUSON III, N1.//

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