Direct the Cyber Security Project at the Belfer Center for Science & International Affairs. The Cyber Security Project Director is expected to (1) contribute to the Belfer Center's policy relevant work through publishing articles and making presentations at meetings, testimony on the Hill, briefings, and conferences; (2) oversee the Defending Digital Democracy Project, an election security initiative under the Cyber Security Project; (3) conduct external relations and development work, including identifying funding sources, grant writing, grant administration, budgeting, outreach, and publicity; (4) help oversee fellows, research associates, and visiting scholars associated with the Cyber Security Project and the Defending Digital Democracy Project by organizing regular seminar series, and helping to guide the overall research agendas; and (5) be responsible for managing Project staff, communications, and the fellowship recruiting and selection process; and (6) actively build linkages with think tanks and universities involved in cyber issues and with other programs and faculty members at HKS and Harvard.
This position is a benefits eligible term appointment ending one year from date of hire, with possibility of renewal.
Harvard University requires pre-employment references and background checks. Harvard University is committed to supporting a healthy, sustainable learning and working environment.
Salary Grade: 058
Union: 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary
Advanced degree in relevant area such as public policy, international relations, cyber security.
Minimum of 5 years of experience involved in the conduct of U.S. government cyber security policy and/or performance of research on cyber security issues and familiarity with U.S. government and foreign officials, academics, and institutions involved in cyber security policy analysis and decision making.
Advanced degree in cyber security policy and issues is strongly preferred.
Demonstrated record of thoughtful & creative program development & intellectual engagement in the field.
The candidate should have experience managing simultaneous projects and navigating diverse academic and administrative constituencies.
Ability to develop & maintain productive relationships with a wide range of constituencies.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 48508BR
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