The Department of Behavioral Science & Leadership

Prospective Faculty Information Page

On behalf of Colonel Everett Spain, Professor and Head of the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Leadership, and Colonel Todd Woodruff, Eisenhower Leadership Development Program Director, I would like to invite you to apply to be an Academic Instructor and/or a Cadet Company Tactical Officer at West Point.  If you believe you would enjoy the challenge of educating, training, and inspiring the Corps of Cadets so that each graduate is a commissioned leader of character committed to the values of Duty, Honor, Country and prepared for a career of professional excellence and service to the Nation as an officer in the United States Army, then please use the contact information at the end of this document to indicate your interest in joining our team.

Leadership is influencing people- by providing purpose, direction and motivation- while operating to accomplish the mission and improving the organization.

Army Field Manual 6-22, Military Leadership

BS&L Prospective Faculty

Part I

      Eligibility Requirements for Captains

Part II  

      BS&L Academic Instructor Program Information

  • Management
  • Sociology
  • Psychology
  • Engineering Psychology (Human Factors)

Part III    

       Tactical Officer (ELDP) Program Information

Part IV      

        Application Requirements & General USMA Information

Part V        

        Applying as a senior officer (MAJ or LTC)

Part VI      

         Contact Information

Submit your USMA Interest Form through the Academy's Web Enabled Selection and Tracking System (WEST)


Please review application instructions TEACH Instructions 
Continue your existing USMA Faculty Application through the Web Enabled Selection and Tracking System (WEST)