The College of Law at Syracuse University seeks to hire a junior faculty member to support research and teaching on the national and global security law and policy implications of autonomous systems and other areas of emerging technology. This recruitment is part of an ambitious Invest Syracuse Cluster Hire Initiative in the broad area of law, policy, science, and technology.
As an integral part of this investment, Syracuse University will recruit multiple candidates for faculty positions for a research cluster in the focus area of national and cyber security, and autonomous systems. Faculty hired into these positions will build on our existing strengths in the focus area and will participate in an organized research cluster that spans multiple departments in the Colleges Law, of Arts and Sciences and the College of Engineering and Computer Science. Courses taught should include Emerging Technologies, Cybersecurity, Homeland Security, and National or Global Security.
Teaching duties include courses in both the residential and the JD Interactive programs. The position is for Fall 2020 and desirable qualifications include graduate training or professional practice in national security law, regulatory law and policy, compliance law, privacy law, intelligence law, the laws of armed conflict and/or international humanitarian law. The position will be associated with our nationally recognized Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism (INSCT) and candidates with demonstrated experience in obtaining external grant funding are strongly preferred. This is part of a University "Cluster Hire". A candidate's ability to contribute to the diversity and inclusion of the College of Law community is a preferred qualification for this position.
Candidates should have an excellent academic record and should hold a J.D. degree from an accredited law school. Preferred post JD experience and credentials include advanced degrees, judicial clerkships, relevant legal practice or similar experience. A demonstrated commitment to excellent classroom teaching and scholarship are required.