Based on the beautiful UC Berkeley campus, the Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity is a rapidly growing research and collaboration hub dedicated to tackling some of the most important challenges of the 21st century. Our team members have opportunities to engage with faculty and graduate students from diverse disciplines—as well as leaders from an array of outside organizations, including top government and industry officials—to help explore important emerging issues around how humans and technology interact. We are currently looking for talented and driven individuals to fill the following roles:
The Special Assistant works directly with the Executive Director to manage all of CLTC’s programming and provide research support. The role is a good fit for candidates seeking experience in the wide range of skills and capabilities needed to manage and operate a quickly growing organization, including but not limited to helping to manage the Center’s grant program; spearheading the seminar series; helping out with cybersecurity education initiatives and workshops; and conducting research related to the Center’s research agenda. It also provides a fantastic opportunity to get to know the broader cybersecurity ecosystem, from top government and industry officials to leading academics. Great writing and organizational skills are a must. Anticipated start date is ASAP. View the job listing here. You can also go to jobs.berkeley.edu, click on ‘Job Listings,’ and search for Job ID 23585.
We are also searching for Researchers who study emerging issues in cybersecurity through an interdisciplinary lens, making connections between technical developments and their implications on policy, politics, and society. The research position is open to candidates at all levels. Junior applicants will be responsible for compiling literature reviews; conducting data collection and analysis; transcribing interviews and handling additional raw data; and writing research briefs and drafts of final reports. Senior applicants will propose and implement research projects that align with the Center’s programming. We are particularly interested in candidates working in four priority areas: the security implications of artificial intelligence and machine learning; the cyber talent pipeline; new governance and regulatory regimes in cybersecurity; and helping vulnerable people online. Anticipated start date is October 2017. View the job listing here. You can also go to aprecruit.berkeley.edu and search for Job ID JPF01488 (under the School of Information).
Finally, along with the School of Information, we are seeking an Program Manager to help plan and launch a new Master of Information and Cybersecurity (MICS) program. In collaboration with ladder and teaching faculty, the APM will help lead, shape, and grow the MICS program. The Program Manager will develop and manage processes to recruit talented adjunct faculty, professors in residence, lecturers, and postdocs, and will work with the School of Information leadership to help expand MICS as part of the I School’s overall growth strategy. The Program Manager will also collaborate regularly with CLTC on mutually beneficial initiatives and programs. The new hire will begin work ASAP, in preparation for the degree program launch scheduled (pending university approval) for May 2018. View the job listing here. You can also go to jobs.berkeley.edu, click on ‘Job Listings,’ and search for Job ID 23970.