Professor of the Practice in Cybersecurity

Steed Family Professorship of the Practice in Cybersecurity: Duke University.  The Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University invites applications for the inaugural Steed Family Professorship of the Practice in Cybersecurity. This search is for a professional with a national or international reputation and visibility, who can provide thought leadership through teaching, research, and public engagement on pressing issues of cybersecurity in the context of broader global and national security.  The ideal candidate will also have experience and/or demonstrated interest in building a program at Duke in cybersecurity.

Professors of the Practice need not have a PhD, but the ideal candidates for this position will likely have significant professional experience beyond a post-graduate degree.

The Sanford School includes a full-time faculty of almost 70 and offers an undergraduate major, three masters programs, and a Ph.D. program. Current faculty members have degrees in a variety of disciplines including: demography, economics, history, law, medicine, philosophy, political science, psychology/social psychology, public policy, public health/health policy, and sociology. The School houses several interdisciplinary research centers, and offers degree-related programs and opportunities in Washington, China, Scotland, India, London and Geneva. More information on the Sanford School can be found at

Candidates should submit a letter of application that traces their professional experience and makes it clear why they would be interested in joining the Sanford School of Public Policy. The letter, along with a CV and the names of three references, should be submitted via the following website:   Any questions can be directed to Professor Philip Napoli, Chair, Steed Professorship in Cybersecurity Search, at [email protected].

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Applications submitted by November 16, 2018 will be guaranteed consideration.

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