The College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity (CEHC) at the University at Albany is seeking applicants for two tenure-track faculty positions in the growing field of cyber intelligence, cyber policy and law, the economics of cybersecurity, interrelationships between critical infrastructure and cyber applications, and information assurance. The position is open with respect to subfield specialization, but of particular interest is focus on risk analysis, cyber warfare, cyber intelligence, cyber-crime, information assurance, vulnerability assessment, information sharing, critical infrastructure, cyber physical systems, governance, privacy and civil liberties. The rank is Assistant Professor.
The Institution UAlbany is a nationally recognized leader in security and preparedness training, research and education, and has longstanding partnerships with key security agencies across the State and the nation. The University has received tens of millions of dollars in federal, state and private sector support to its schools, colleges and research centers based on this expertise. Partnerships with government agencies, private industry and not-for-profit organizations provide an opportunity to contribute to highly applied research and access to a wealth of resources held in these organizations and agencies.
The College The mission of the CEHC is to support high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs, to produce new knowledge though innovative research, and to provide training and lifelong learning opportunities for working professionals – all to help prepare for, protect against, respond to, and recover from a growing array of natural and man-made risks and threats in the state, the nation, and around the world.
As the first college of its kind in the nation, CEHC has seen its undergraduate academic programs grow rapidly and is projected to grow further as it expands undergraduate and establishes new graduate academic programs in emergency preparedness, homeland security, and cybersecurity. UAlbany and the State of New York are committed to seeing CEHC become a global leader in education and research in these fields, and are providing significant support to the establishment and planned growth of the unit.
The Program As an interdisciplinary program, there are opportunities for faculty to have joint appointments with other colleges at the University (e.g., cybersecurity in the College of Engineering and Applied Science, digital forensics in the School of Business, and cyber warfare in the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy). Across the University, a rich environment is marked by a highly accomplished faculty, who are essential to delivering high quality academic programs and producing influential and cutting-edge research. The faculty is comprised of nationally and internationally visible researchers and scholars and highly dedicated teachers.