Sr Research Scientist in Cyber & Resilience

Jun 30, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Northeastern University

Sr Research Scientist in Cyber & Resilience

Requisition Number: STFR003818

Division/College: Research and Graduate Education

Location: Boston Main Campus

Full-time/Part-time: Full Time


The Global Resilience Institute is seeking experienced senior level researcher/practitioner in Cyber Security and Resilience Policy to identify, develop and work on funded interdisciplinary research and educational programs within Northeastern's new university-wide Global Resilience Institute (GRI). Research work will be primarily applied and involve facilitating interactions with academic, industry, and government researchers and practitioners on addressing the intersection between policy and science and technology associated with cyber security and resilience. The position provides extensive collaboration opportunities with Northeastern faculty and students and industrial and public sector collaborators, providing a unique opportunity and expectation to develop interdisciplinary research teams that link the technical and public policy challenges associated with managing risk to cyber-physcial systems and IT networks. Successful applicants who achieve early success in the position will have the opportunity to assume increasing levels of leadership as the Global Resilience Institute grows. Full funding is guaranteed for up to three years as successful applicants attract their own external funding.


Graduate degree required; PhD preferred
US citizenship and eligibility for security clearance is required; active security clearance strongly preferred.
Must be able to develop a self-directed research, applied research, and development program.
Public-sector experience in cyber security policy and demonstrated ability to manage interdisciplinary teams involving academia, industry, and government.

Additional Information:

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.


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