Opportunities:

2021 CSINT Summer Internship Announcement - click for more info

 

Cybersecurity Courses at Kogad School of Busines

Cybersecurity Governance

Protection against cyberattacks can’t be treated as a problem solely belonging to an IT department. It needs to cover everything a company does – from its business operations, models, and strategies to its products and customers. This course demonstrates how to make cybersecurity a company wide initiative and responsibility. ITEC 467 & ITEC 667; For Undergraduate and Graduate students Offered in Fall.

Cybersecurity Analytics (New)

This course covers a variety of analytics techniques for cybersecurity applications, from data collection and management to machine learning to data visualization and discusses their roles in detecting cyber threats and strengthening the defense of critical cyber assets in today's ever-changing cybersecurity landscape. ITEC 468 & ITEC 668; For Undergraduate and Graduate students. Offered in Fall.

Cybersecurity Management

Understanding cyber risks is a must today. Experts say that it is not a matter of if your organization will get compromised, but when. This course exposes the students to the main risks associated with cybersecurity breaches, the likelihood of having a breach, and the best practices to mitigate these risks. ITEC 466 & ITEC 666; For Undergraduate and Graduate
students. Offered in Spring.

CNAS Pitch Competition

The Center for a New American Security (CNAS) is hosting its second annual premier event to elevate emerging and diverse voices in national security: The Pitch: A Competition of New Ideas. Selected applicants will make their pitch for innovative policy ideas to meet new challenges in U.S. national security policy in front of a distinguished panel of judges and live virtual audience at a session of the 2021 CNAS National Security Conference on June 15, 2021. Competitors will also have their ideas featured in official CNAS products and social media. Applications will be accepted until 11:59 PM EST on Sunday, April 25, 2021. Full details here.

 

Girl Security Essay Competition

Girl Security and the quarterly journal International Security are joining forces for an essay competition designed to amplify girls’ and women’s voices in global security. Deadline July 16, 2021. Full details here.

Call for Manuscripts - The Association of the United States Army (AUSA)

Submissions must be unpublished (in print or online) and will be reviewed by an editorial board and selected for publication based on overall quality, scholarship and significance of the subject matter. Membership in AUSA, while always encouraged, is not a requirement for participation. submitted via e-mail to Nzinga A. Curry, Director, Education & Programs, at ncurry@ausa.org.

Land Warfare Papers

This program is an outlet for research on defense and national security issues that will serve to inform and influence opinion on defense matters. Participation is not limited to AUSA members or servicemembers. Submissions should be in the range of 5,000 to 10,000 words and any accompanying graphics must be reproducible in black and white. A one-page synopsis of the paper and a brief biography of the author must accompany the manuscript.  Papers are reviewed by an editorial board for overall quality, scholarship and the significance of the subject matter.

Landpower Essays

This series is designed to provide an outlet for original, unpublished essays on topics that will stimulate professional discussion and further public understanding of the landpower aspects of national security. Essays should not exceed 5,000 words. Examples of these papers can be found at www.ausa.org/studies.

Key into Public Service Scholarship:

The Phi Beta Kappa Society invites applications from liberal arts and sciences students enrolled at any one of Phi Beta Kappa’s 290 chapter institutions who expect to graduate between 10/1/2021 and 8/1/2023. First year students are NOT eligible. The Society will award Service Scholars with a $5,000 undergraduate scholarship and and participation in a virtual conference in June of 2021.

Phi Beta Kappa will select a national cohort of up to 20 liberal arts and science students who have demonstrated both (1) interest in working in the public sector and (2) academic excellence, with breadth and depth in the arts, humanities, mathematics, natural sciences, and social sciences.

The Society will announce the award to successful applicants by April 30, 2021. More info here.

Hiring:

Associate Professor of International Affairs; George Washington University Elliott School of International Affairs

Non-tenure track position, under the title of Associate Professor of International Affairs, to begin as early as Fall 2021. This appointment will be for an initial period of three years, with the possibility of renewal contingent upon performance. Responsible for teaching graduate students and conduct high quality research. The faculty member will also perform administrative duties. Successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in technology and security, including areas such as cyber security and artificial intelligence.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in International Relations or a terminal degree in a related field. Applicants must demonstrate research excellence through publication in top journals, books or other suitable outlets; teaching excellence through teaching evaluations and letters of reference; evidence of administrative service and demonstrated team working skills. Full details here.

Director of European Policy; Future of Life Institute

The Director of European Policy will be responsible for leading and managing FLI’s European-based policy and advocacy efforts on both lethal autonomous weapon systems and on artificial intelligence. The position is remote, though from varying locations, and pay is negotiable, competitive, and commensurate with experience. First deadline for applications currently accepted on a rolling basis. More info here.

Policy Advocate, Future of Life Institute

The Policy Advocate will be responsible for supporting FLI’s ongoing policy work and advocacy in the U.S. government, especially (but not exclusively) at a federal level. They will be focused primarily on influencing near-term policymaking on artificial intelligence to maximise the societal benefits of increasingly powerful AI systems. Additional policy areas of interest may include synthetic biology, nuclear weapons policy, and the general management of global catastrophic and existential risk. The position is remote, though from varying locations, and pay is negotiable, competitive, and commensurate with experience. First deadline for applications currently accepted on a rolling basis. More info here.

Policy Researcher, Future of Life Institute

The Policy Researcher will be responsible for supporting FLI’s ongoing policy work in a wide array of governance for through the production of thoughtful, practical policy research. In this role, this position will be focused primarily on researching near-term policymaking on artificial intelligence to maximise the societal benefits of increasingly powerful AI systems. Additional policy areas of interest may include lethal autonomous weapon systems, synthetic biology, nuclear weapons policy, and the general management of global catastrophic and existential risk. The position is remote, though from varying locations, and pay is negotiable, competitive, and commensurate with experience. Applications currently accepted on a rolling basis. More info here.

 

Cybersecurity Jobs:

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Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship; Washington, DC

A highly competitive national fellowship program that provides recent college and graduate school alumni with the funding and opportunity to work with one of more than two dozen participating institutions in Washington, DC, including leading think tanks and advocacy groups that focus on international security and diplomacy issues. Upcoming Application Deadline: Spring 2022 Fellowship: October 1, 2021 (begin between January 15 and April 1, 2022). More info here.

Defense Research Analyst | CSBA

CSBA is soliciting applications for a defense research analyst with a focus on force structure, wargaming, and operations research. The candidate would conduct and support research on a variety of defense issues and would help in the preparation and execution of defense workshops and wargames, including post-event analysis and reports. More info here.

 

Institute for Peace Research and Security Policy: 

Hiring 1 Full Time (100 %) Senior Researcher to lead new research programme on "International Cyber Security (ICS)" - runs until 31 Dec 2022; based in Hamburg. More info here.

Europe-Eurasia Intern (REMOTE); The Jamestown Foundation, Washington, DC:

The Jamestown Foundation is offering a part-time, unpaid remote internship for the fall 2020 term to assist with copy editing, updating our website, researching topics related to security in Russia, Eurasia and Europe’s East, as well as preparing for and running Jamestown virtual conferences and events. The ideal candidate will be a current undergraduate or graduate school student with an interest in Russian, Eurasian and Central-Eastern European affairs. Details here.

Atlantic Council, Internships:  

More details here.

Center for Democracy & Technology:  

More details here.