Open Rank - Cyber Security
Requisition Number: FTFR000859
Division/College: College of Social Sciences and Humanities
Location: Boston Main Campus
Full-time/Part-time: Full Time
The College of Social Sciences and Humanities (CSSH) at Northeastern University invites applications and nominations for an open rank position in cyber security.
Northeastern University aims to lead in education and research that advance an understanding of security, resilience and sustainability issues and in the development of innovative solutions. This interdisciplinary hiring initiative addresses policy relevant issues such as government sponsored hacking, non state actors involved in data theft, cyber conflict, human factors in cyber security, and the regulation of privacy.
Existing expertise at Northeastern University contributes to pioneering research in the emerging fields of physical, social, and infrastructure resilience through the Security Systems Lab, the Network and Distributed Systems Security Laboratory, the Center for Resilience Studies, the Resilient Cities Laboratory, the Kostas Research Institute for Homeland Security, and the Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy. It includes the intersection of policy and design in advancing secure and resilient critical infrastructure and communities in the face of human-made and naturally-occurring disasters.
Applications are invited from any discipline that contributes to the issues of cyber security, cyber crime, data privacy and their overlap. A successful applicant may have his or her tenure home in the Department of Political Science, the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs, or the Department of Sociology and Anthropology and the Department of History. A cross-college appointment is possible in the appropriate unit of the College of Computer and Information Science, the Law School, the College of Engineering, or the College of Science.
Candidates must have a PhD or equivalent terminal degree at the beginning of the appointment and a record of scholarship and teaching commensurate with rank. Successful applicants will have the abilities to initiate and lead major funded research projects, to promote innovation in teaching, and to engage with practitioners in the public, private and non-profit sectors. Candidates should have demonstrated commitment to fostering diverse and inclusive environments as well as to promoting experiential learning, which are central to a NEU education.
The College of Social Sciences and Humanities is a leader in the experiential liberal arts (www.northeastern.edu/cssh/about/deans-welcome). Northeastern University in Boston is a nationally ranked research university with a strong urban mission, a global perspective, and an emphasis on interdisciplinary scholarship and experiential learning. Grounded in its signature co-op program, Northeastern provides unprecedented global experiential learning opportunities.
The College is strongly committed to fostering excellence through diversity and enthusiastically welcomes nominations and applications from members of groups that have been, and continue to be, underrepresented in academia.
To apply, please go to http://www.northeastern.edu/cssh/faculty-positions and click on the Full-time positions link. Applicants will be asked to upload a letter of application, CV, a statement of current and future research interests, a writing sample of no more than 50 pages, and the names of three referees. Review of applications will begin October 24, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries from potential candidates are welcome and may be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee, Daniel Aldrich, Director, Security and Resilience Studies Program. email@example.com.
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: Careers@Northeastern
Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.