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START fosters a collaborative, multidisciplinary environment to create a team to meet the needs of the homeland security enterprise and train the next generation of scholars and practitioners. 

Expired Other Opportunities

Expired Other Opportunities

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Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law: Lecturer / Senior Lecturer within the Cyber Threats Intelligence Centre

The Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law Swansea University seeks to appoint two Lecturers/Senior Lecturers who will contribute to the activities of the University’s interdisciplinary Cyber Threats Intelligence Centre (CyTIC). The remit of CyTIC includes:

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March 25, 2018
The U.S. Department of State Student Internship Program

The U.S. Department of State Student Internship Program is accepting applications NOW for unpaid fall 2018 internships. The Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations (CSO) invites students to consider a 10-week internship in the Washington DC bureau.

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March 2, 2018
3 - 4 April 2018 SMA Conference

The 2018 SMA Conference will host a Graduate Student Poster session. Graduate students are invited to submit proposals for posters to be presented during the 11th Annual SMA Conference, to be held April 3-4, 2018 at the Jacob E. Smart Building on Joint Base Andrews in Camp Springs, Maryland (approximately 10 miles from Washington, DC).

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February 16, 2018
208 ASM Biothreats Conference
The ASM Biothreats Conference will be held 
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November 6, 2017
Artic Domain Awareness Center RFP: Maritime spatial understanding

The Arctic Domain Awareness Center is a U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Center for Maritime Research (CMR), led by the University of Alaska Anchorage. ADAC seeks to develop and transition technology solutions, innovative products and educational programs to improve situational awareness and crisis response capabilities related to emerging maritime challenges posed by the dynamic Arctic environment.

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October 31, 2017
CUAHSI Postdoctoral Research Associate in Flood Resilience

The Consortium of Universities for the Advance of Hydrologic Science, Inc. (CUAHSI) is a university consortium primarily funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation to advance hydrologic science by strengthening multi-disciplinary collaboration, developing and operating research infrastructure, and promoting water education and training. CUAHSI seeks candidates for one postdoctoral position in the general area of improving community resilience from flood disasters.

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October 28, 2017
Call for Papers: Munich Workshop on Behavior and Terrorism

The Munich Workshop on Behavior and Terrorism (December 14 and 15, 2017) invites researchers from all disciplines to submit papers that offer insight into topics of behavior related to terrorism. Understanding and modeling the behavior of all involved parties lets us develop better strategies in dealing with the threat of terrorism as a society. This is not limited to military interventions but comprises all related issues such as prevention policies or how to deal with terrorists after conflicts.

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July 31, 2017
Call for Abstracts: ASTM Symposium on Homeland Security and Public Safety

Papers are invited for a Symposium on Homeland Security and Public Safety: Research, Applications & Standards to be held June 28-29, 2018. Sponsored by ASTM Committee E54 on Homeland Security Applications, the symposium will be held at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina in San Diego, CA, in conjunction with the June standards development meetings of the committee.


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July 7, 2017
Call for Papers: Project on Advanced Security Concepts for Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (PASCC)

The Project on Advanced Security Concepts for Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (PASCC) has issued a call for papers. The United States Air Force's Institute for National Security Studies (INSS), in partnership with PASCC, performs a range of research to investigate topics of interest to the security studies community. Investigations and research will focus on expanding knowledge related to countering weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and weapons of mass effect (WME).

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June 15, 2017
Call for Posters SMA 2017

Graduate students are invited to submit proposals for posters to be presented during the 10th Annual SMA Conference, to be held April 25-26, 2017 at the Jacob E. Smart Building on Joint Base Andrews in Camp Springs, Maryland (approximately 10 miles from Washington, DC).  Advisors are encouraged to notify their students of this opportunity.

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March 1, 2017
Ocean City Police Department Testing

The Ocean City Police Department will be holding several test dates for interested candidates applying for seasonal and full time Police Officers, Public Safety Aides and Communications Operators. Successful candidates will remain on the eligibility list for 18 months.

Upcoming Testing Dates:

  • October 22/23
  • November 19/20
  • December 17/18

Saturday’s testing will take place at the Ocean City Elementary School, 12828 Center Dr., Ocean City, MD 21842.

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December 18, 2016
DHS STEM Summer Internships

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) Office of University Programs (OUP) is now accepting applications for summer internships in homeland security related science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) for 2017.

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December 7, 2016
Research Assistant, Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism

Conflict Dynamics International seeks to engage an exceptional and highly-motivated Research Assistant to work in Cambridge, MA on its emerging research on preventing and countering violent extremism (PCVE) as part of the organization’s peacebuilding program. The Research Assistant will work as part of a small, dynamic team to support high quality applied research on approaches to PCVE.

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November 24, 2016
OSCE Secretariat: Assistant Program Officer

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The Department to Address Transnational Threats (TNT Department) supports the Secretary General in functioning as the focal point of Organization-wide programmatic activities relating to countering transnational threats and in ensuring co-ordination and coherence of action across all three dimensions and among all OSCE executive structures, while respecting their mandates. The TNT Department comprises the Co-ordination Cell, the Strategic Police Matters Unit, the Anti-Terrorism Issues Unit and the Border Security and Management Unit.


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October 19, 2016
MSU: Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice and A-CAPP

The Michigan State University School of Criminal Justice and Center for Anti-Counterfeiting and Product Protection are seeking a tenure-system Assistant Professor to begin in Fall 2017. The candidate should have a Ph.D. in social science or related field, interest in interdisciplinary, international research on product counterfeiting, willingness to partner with industry and government, and the promise of developing a strong record of scholarly research and external funding. Review of applications begins October 14, 2016.

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October 14, 2016
The Journal of International Relations Research Seeks Global Wilderness and IR Contributors

The Journal of International Relations Research (JIRR) is seeking contributors on the topic of “Global Wilderness & IR” for the 6th edition of the Journal of International Relations Research. See the full CFP here: http://bit.ly/1Lz4UPC.

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October 1, 2016
Job Opportunity: USAID Terrorist Screening Center (TSC) Analyst

The United States Government (USG), represented by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is seeking applications from qualified U.S. citizens to provide personal services as a Terrorist Screening Center (TSC) Analyst under a personal services contract. USAID’s Office of Transition Initiatives (OTI) is seeking highly motivated, highly qualified individuals who want the opportunity to help support rapid international transition programs for priority conflict-prone countries.

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September 27, 2016
Student Participation for Department of Defense Research - Paid

Location: Washington DC- National Mall and START – University of Maryland, College Park, MD

Compensation: $200 honorarium after the event

Event Date:  October 23rd, 2016 from 8AM-6PM and Preliminary Training (Date TBD) for 4 hours

General Project Description:

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September 19, 2016
Call for Papers: Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice


Special Issue:   Understanding and Countering Violent Extremism (August 2017 issue) guest edited by Gary LaFree and Joshua D. Freilich

The Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice is currently soliciting manuscripts for a special issue on Understanding and Countering Violent Extremism. Primary consideration will be given to submissions that feature original, innovative, and empirical work. Manuscripts considered for this special issue may focus on a variety of topics, including (but not limited to);

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September 1, 2016
Call for Papers: CBRNe Convergence Conference 2016

The 9th Annual CBRNe World Conference and Exhibition will take place between October 31st and November 2nd, 2016 at Town and Country Hotel in San Diego, California.

Convergence 2016 Call for papers is now open!

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August 31, 2016