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[liberationtech] Stanford staff position on cybersecuritty

Terry Winograd winograd at cs.stanford.edu
Thu Jan 17 17:35:55 PST 2013


I write to ask for your help in identifying candidates for a new
research staff member
position at the Center for International Security and Cooperation
(CISAC) at Stanford
University. The new hire will help lead CISAC’s growing program in cybersecurity
and the future of the Internet, conducting research and designing
scholarly and outreach
activities to build the young undertaking. This is a three-year,
fixed-term, non-faculty
appointment.

The research staff member must have a deep appreciation for and knowledge of the
international security and cooperation dimensions of cybersecurity as
well as a deep
appreciation of the mix of complex problems within the field of
cybersecurity, such as
threats to domestic and cross-border critical infrastructure, choices
about the evolving
architecture of the Internet, and trade-offs involving privacy and
identity management.
He or she should hold a PhD in a relevant field or a JD, along with an
outstanding record
of peer-reviewed research and scholarly publications, as well as a
substantial interest
or proven expertise in making, advising or implementing policy. He or
she must have
the ability to conduct his/her own research in the field, publish
scholarly work in peer-
reviewed journals and place policy-oriented work in general interest
publications. Rank
and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Would you please forward this letter to individuals whom you believe
would be well-
suited for this position, or others whom you believe may be able to
identify candidates?
Please also feel free to contact me directly to discuss any candidates
you have in mind.
Candidates should send a copy of their c.v., a bibliography, and a
statement of research
interests to ahmadhomidi at gmail.com electronically, or to CISAC 616 Encina Hall,
Stanford CA 94503 Attn: Ahmad Homidi room E206. A copy of the job description is
enclosed.

Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to
increasing the diversity
of its faculty and research staff. We welcome nominations of and
applications from
women and members of minority groups, as well as others who would
bring additional
dimensions to the University’s research and teaching missions.

To learn more about CISAC, please visit our web site at
http://cisac.stanford.edu/. Many
thanks for your help.



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