New York University School of Professional Studies 

Center for Global Affairs


The NYU School of Professional Studies seeks clinical faculty (open rank) of Cybersecurity for the Center of Global Affairs, effective Fall 2024. (The rank of the position will be determined based on the candidate's experience and qualifications.) 


The Center of Global Affairs is actively seeking candidates who are distinguished academics and/or professionals with exemplary experience in international cybersecurity, and have the ability to teach courses in one or more of the following areas: cybersecurity, cyber conflict, cyber statecraft, or cybercrime. 


Reporting to the Associate Dean of the Center for Global Affairs, the successful candidate will work closely with the Academic Director to implement the vision for expanding the Center for Global Affairs’ programs and initiatives, and to increase Center for Global Affairs’ profile and visibility locally, nationally and internationally. 


The successful candidate will teach within the Master of Science in Global Security, Conflict, and Cybercrime (MSGSCC) program. The MSGSCC is a STEM-designated degree that provides a unique perspective and a competitive advantage by focusing on cyber conflict through the lens of the social sciences. It sees cybersecurity as a component of a transdisciplinary approach to global affairs. The successful candidate may also teach within corporate & executive education programs; develop courses; advise students; collaborate with other faculty and industry partners; and engage with the broader NYUSPS academic community, as appropriate. Additionally, ideal candidates will have experience with cybersecurity, in a policy, industry, technical, or advocacy setting. Faculty members should have experience working with a diverse base of professionals and teaching a diverse population of students. This full-time position is a nine-month appointment with a two-year renewable faculty contract. 


In compliance with NYC’s Pay Transparency Act, the annual base salary range for this position is $85,000 - $135,000. New York University considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as market and organizational considerations when extending an offer.



The ideal candidate will (i) hold an advanced degree (terminal in their field or discipline), preferably in cybersecurity, international relations, global affairs, law, criminal justice, computer science, or science, technology, and society studies; (ii) have a significant industry or academic track record; (iii) have at least three years of academic experience and effectiveness in higher education, (iv) have experience working with or teaching diverse student populations. Candidates should provide evidence of initiative in curricular development, demonstrate an ability or potential ability to engage in meaningful service or administrative work, and supply evidence of promise in scholarly work. 


About the Center for Global Affairs 

A vibrant, international educational community, located in the heart of New York City—home to the United Nations—the NYU SPS Center for Global Affairs (CGA) plays an invaluable role in enlightening and inspiring those who truly wish to make a difference. Our graduate degree programs, continuing education offerings, public events, and global initiatives provide the NYU thought leadership that sets us apart and affords the deep knowledge and global insight to navigate in a complex and changing world. 


About the NYU School of Professional Studies 

Founded in 1934, the NYU School of Professional Studies (NYUSPS) offers a broad range of degree and noncredit programs that are professionally oriented, integrate theory with real-world practice, and are taught by faculty members who are leaders and innovators in their fields. The School plays a critical role in workforce development in emerging and evolving sectors of industry in New York City and around the globe including: real estate; marketing and PR; technology and project management; global affairs; hospitality, travel, and tourism; human capital management; sports business; communications/media; publishing; professional writing; translation; and the arts, among others. NYUSPS has grown to become the third-largest graduate school of NYU, attracting students from around the world. The School also serves the undergraduate market with traditional, four-year degrees in real estate, hotel and tourism management, and sports management in addition to programs for post-traditional students. Working professionals and adult learners can enhance their careers and/or enrich their intellect through more than 1,500 continuing education courses, certificates, and diploma programs, as well as through world-renowned industry conferences, seminars, and events. NYUSPS is committed to inclusion, diversity, belonging, equity, and access throughout the School. 


Application Instructions

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Please submit a cover letter, CV, and any relevant syllabi and teaching evaluations. Your cover letter should include a brief explanation of your teaching philosophy and indicate your experience in managing programs. While not required upon initial application, finalists will be asked to submit references. The review of credentials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. 


For best consideration, please submit materials before the priority deadline of April 22, 2024. The search will continue until the ideal candidate is identified. (Note: applications will still be considered after the priority deadline.) 


NYU appreciates all applications but can only respond to qualified candidates selected for advancement in the interview process. 


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