Associate Professor of Transnational Security Studies (Cyber Security)
George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies
Location: Garmisch, Germany
Required Education: Master’s
Higher Education Institution
Selectees may receive certain foreign area benefits such as: Living Quarters Allowance (LQA) or government quarters, home leave, etc. Selectees will have their eligibility for foreign area benefits determined at the time of hire in accordance with Department of State Standardized Regulation (DSSR) and DoDI 1400.25 volume 1250.
The George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies is seeking an Associate Professor of Transnational Security Studies (Cyber Security). This Excepted Service position is a TERM, not to exceed 3 years.
Educate, engage, and empower Marshall Center participants, civilian and military, from all levels of government and from around the globe, to include non-governmental agencies and academia.
Teach: Teach resident, outreach, and alumni participants in plenary presentations, seminar engagements, panel discussions, small groups, and one-on-one mentoring with standards prevalent in graduate-level education.
Assess: Analyze and critique participant performance. This includes evaluating essays, case studies, papers, and tutorials. Assist with identifying appropriate measures of student performance and comprehension.
Research: Conduct and/or supervise the conduct of research and publish appropriate original contributions to his/her field of knowledge.
Curriculum Development: Develop curricula, evaluate and revise existing curricula, and prepare course modules and case studies.
Faculty Support: Coordinate with other faculty in developing module study guides, exercise and case study design, creating and delivering presentations, identifying and inviting guest speakers, leading seminars, etc.
Event Development: Assist in planning and executing events to build partner capability and capacity in support of stakeholder requirements, which may include serving as escort, moderator, project officer for field studies, or as course/event lead.
Alumni Engagement: Support alumni programs by designing, developing, and presenting content to sustain and grow the Marshall Center and assist the Alumni Programs Office in developing and executing alumni events.
Professional Development: Maintain a high level of currency in field of expertise through familiarity with emerging topics, research, and participation in appropriate professional conferences and other professional development activities.
Strengthen Team GCMC: Actively participate in Marshall Center activities to contribute to faculty and staff professional development. Support the Team by showing respect, lever?aging diverse backgrounds and unique experiences, and unity of effort.
PCSS Course Direction: Serve as the Course Director for the Program on Cyber Security Studies (PCSS) and supervise the development, planning and execution of all course requirements.
PCSS Participant Engagement: Educate, engage, and empower participants who include cyber security practitioners from the military, law enforcement and other governmental agencies, international and non-governmental agencies, industry and academia.
Stakeholder Engagement: Connect, build relationships with, and engage with representatives of U.S. and Germany stakeholder organizations, in order to ensure PCSS courses and engagement events effectively support security cooperation objectives.
PCSS Course Management: Identify, request, and coordinate necessary and desired logistical, administrative, and contractor support for the PCSS course and other engagement events.
PCSS Course Curriculum: Develop, manage and, as appropriate, update PCSS curriculum, and supervise College faculty support to curriculum development.
PCSS Faculty Support: Identify, request, direct and coordinate faculty support to PCSS, including the development of study guides, exercises, case studies, presentations, the identification and invitation of guest speakers, and seminar leadership.
Annual Program Plan Development: In accordance with U.S. and German guidance and priorities, provide input for annual multi-year program planning to secure necessary resourcing and to synchronize with other Center activities.
PCSS Outreach Development: Design, develop, implement, and execute multi-year cyber security focused educational/security cooperation events to build partner and ally capacity and capability and to assist in facilitating stakeholder requirements.
PCSS Alumni Engagement: Design, develop, and implement events intended to sustain and grow a professional network of cyber security practitioners, and support Alumni Programs in developing and executing cyber security alumni events.
Basic Requirement for Associate Professor of Transnational Security Studies (Cyber Security):
A. Degree: Master's degree (or higher degree)
In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet a substantial majority of the qualifications listed below for the ideal candidate.
The ideal candidate will:
Have at least five (5) years of practical professional experience working in a national security-related entity, international security related institution, or non-governmental organization studying cyber security and/or countering cyber threats. This includes possessing familiarity and knowledge of as many of the following cyber-related topics as possible: the information environment, the international law and norms applicable to cyberspace, cyber confidence building measures, strategy development and policy implementation for cyber security, whole of government approaches to cyber security, cybercrime and law enforcement, military roles in cyberspace, public-private partnerships, cyber threat intelligence, information exchange and sharing, cyber security workforce development, cyber security citizen awareness, frameworks and standards for cyber security maturity, cyber deterrence, cyber attribution, cyber resilience and continuity, critical infrastructure protection, supply chain security, data privacy and protection, and emerging challenges in cyber security.
Have a familiarity and working knowledge of the technical aspects of cyber security.
Have at least three (3) years of cyber security teaching experience at the graduate-level plus experience in designing curriculum and managing academia. Must have high social and emotional intelligence to facilitate engagements with many different cultures.
Have at least 3 years of working with practitioners from different countries.
Have a combination of both practical professional experience and academic expertise in various areas of cyber security.
Have excelled in multi-cultural and international environments.
Be highly self-motivated and able to produce content, curriculum and course related projects with little prompting. Candidate must also be able to complete independent projects with little direct oversight or support.
Have demonstrated ability to teach, mentor, and/or interact with government officials and practitioners engaged in cyber security.
Possess significant relevant research experience.
Possess an active and working network of professional contacts across the broader community of cyber security, including military and civilian government agencies, private industry, civil society, and academia.
Have a passion for building, nurturing, and engaging a global professional network of cyber security practitioners focused on identifying, developing and sharing workable solutions and best practices in the field of cyber security.
Be able to articulate specific and detailed ways in which an educational program on cyber security for cyber security practitioners could and should be enhanced and strengthened.
About George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies
The George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies is one of five United States Department of Defense Regional Centers, and the only bilateral Center—a partnership between the United States Department of Defense (DoD) and the German Federal Ministry of Defense (FMoD). An instrument of German-American cooperation, the Center addresses regional and transnational security issues for the U.S. DoD and German FMoD while maintaining a vast alumni network of security professionals