Research Specialist – Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity (CLTC) – School of Information

Qualifications

Minimum Education Level: Bachelor's or Equivalent

Basic Qualifications for All Applicants (By Date of Application)
• Bachelor’s or equivalent degree in a closely related technical field or in a closely related social science field

Additional Qualifications for All Applicants (By Start Date)
• Skills to communicate complex and technical information in a clear and concise manner both verbally and written
• Organizational and communication skills necessary for effective project management
• Demonstrated writing skills, through experience drafting and editing research papers
• Working knowledge of cybersecurity, information security, national security, or related fields (preferred for Research Specialists; required for Senior Research Specialists)
• Curiosity and enthusiasm about emerging technologies and their implication on politics and society; a commitment to thinking creatively about a quickly developing problem space
• A desire to write both peer‐reviewed and public facing research (white papers, op‐eds, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications for Senior Research Specialist (By Date of Application)
• PhD or equivalent degree in a closely related technical field or in a closely related social science field
• Experience conducting technical, social science, or policy research, particularly related to cybersecurity, tech policy, national security, economics, or related fields
• Working skills in statistical analysis, system programming, database design and data security measures
• Prior experience managing a team of researchers

Posted: April 24, 2018
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