Simon Center - Prospective Staff and Faculty

Simon Center - Prospective Staff and Faculty

Prospective Staff and Faculty Information Page

On behalf of Colonel James Yastrzemsky, Director of the Simon Center for the Professional Military Ethic (SCPME), we would like to invite you to apply to join our team. 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 reach out to our personnel officer and initiate an application. 

Currently, SCPME is seeking eligible Captains to attend an ACS-funded Master's Program.  

This includes, but is not limited to, degrees in the following fields:

  • History
  • Philosophy
  • International Relations
  • Organizational Psychology
  • Leadership

All candidates desiring to compete for graduate school slots must have complete packets submitted directly to the SCPME Hiring Committee or uploaded into TEACH NLT the deadlines listed here.

If you have additional questions on the hiring process, timelines, or anything not answered in the FAQ, please reach out to the Simon Center Hiring Officer

Click here to view eligibility requirements and options for ACS schooling.

SCPME is also seeking eligible Captains and Majors to join us as direct hires to fill the role of MX400 instructor. 

All candidates desiring to be considered for direct-hire slots must submit packets to the SCPME Hiring Committee or upload them into TEACH  to be considered for a position.

Click here to view eligibility requirements for Direct Hire positions.

Officer Positions in SCPME:

  • Most officers in SCPME have a primary duty as an MX400: Officership Instructor.
  • The Education Officer and the Special Assistant to the Commandant for Respect also teach MX400, with a reduced course load.
  • The Special Assistant to the Commandant for Honor and the Executive Officer are full-time positions typically filled by an officer selected during their second or third year in the Simon Center. 

NCO Positions in SCPME

  • Honor NCO

Duty Description: Serves as the noncommissioned officer responsible for training, coaching, and mentoring 100 members of the Cadet Honor Committee; advisor to USMA staff and faculty on all Honor-related matters; maintains all active and historic Honor files, including hardcopy and digital products; processes all Honor-related matters from case inception to final adjudication; coordinates all Honor scheduling between the Office of the Staff Judge Advocate. If interested, please contact your respective branch representative. 

Please direct all questions related to the submission of applications to the SCPME Personnel Officer.  

Click here to view application instructions.  

For other questions related to MX400 please contact CPT Brian Martinez, the MX400 Assistant Course Director.