The Public Policy and Political Economy Program in the School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences at The University of Texas at Dallas is seeking applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor rank. The hire will support a new interdisciplinary master’s degree, the MS in Cybersecurity, Technology, and Policy, which is collaboratively taught with colleagues from computer science and other disciplines. The goal of the degree is to prepare students to analyze cybersecurity and technologies issues, implementation, and analysis, within an interdisciplinary and strategic approach. We are seeking a PhD in a social science or public policy-related field, who focuses on cybersecurity. Particular topics of interest include legal aspects of the regulation of technology, resilience and security, the economics of information security, the interaction of security, privacy, and technology, or analysis of cybersecurity policy, but all exceptional candidates will be considered.
Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy and research statement, teaching evaluations, and the full contact information for at least three professional references. Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
An earned graduate degree appropriate to the academic discipline and a record of productivity and professional achievement.
Preferred Education and Experience:
Candidates should have an earned PhD in a social science or public policy-related field. ABD will be considered, but the PhD must be awarded by the time of appointment.
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