A Department of Homeland Security Emeritus Center of Excellence led by the University of Maryland

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. 

Other Opportunities


Other Opportunities

START aims to serve as a network for scholars, practitioners and students who share our interest in understanding terrorism in an effort to improve national and global security. If your organization has an opportunity you would like to promote here, please email infostart@start.umd.edu.

Opportunity Listing Opportunity Description Deadline
CIRI Maritime Risk Symposium (MRS 2020) Student Posters Opportunity

CALL FOR STUDENT POSTERS

The 2020 Maritime Risk Symposium invites university and college students from throughout the United States and allied nations to participate in this year’s Maritime Risk Symposium Poster Competition.

The theme of this year’s Maritime Risk Symposium is “Resiliency.” While we invite applicants to submit research presentations that address this theme, we do not exclude research submissions that address other areas in the maritime domain.  

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September 15, 2020
CARR Far Right De-Radicalisation Webinars

What is deradicalisation? And what does it look like for individuals involved in radical right movements? As part of a new EU-STRIVE funded project with Hedayah, CARR will be unpicking these questions along with practitioners, former violent extremists and academic experts in a yearlong webinar series looking at far right deradicalisation good practices.

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July 16, 2020
Terp Young Scholars

Discover the challenge, excitement, and independence of campus life at the University of Maryland with Terp Young Scholars. With other academically talented high school students, you will pursue an academic interest, engage with dynamic faculty, enjoy UMD’s outstanding facilities and amenities, and get a jump on college by earning three university credits. During three remarkable weeks—whether commuting or living on campus—Terp Scholars fully experience university life at Maryland!

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June 15, 2020
CoronaNet Project: Call for Research Assistants

The CoronaNet project is an international effort of more than 250 researchers to collect data on a variety of government responses to the COVID-19 pandemic for use by policy makers, academic researchers and others. You can read more about the project at our website and our working paper.

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May 31, 2020
Post-Doctoral Fellowship with Homeland Security Transportation Lab

Looking to solve real world problems through new development of Deep Learning algorithms? 

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May 31, 2020
Call to Action to the Tech Community on New Machine Readable COVID-19 Dataset

On March 16, researchers and leaders from the Allen Institute for AI, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI), Georgetown University’s Center for Security and Emerging Technology (CSET), Microsoft, and the National Library of Medicine (NLM) at the National Institutes of Health released the COVID-19 Open Research Dataset (CORD-19) of scholarly literature about COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2, and the Coronavirus group.

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May 31, 2020
Job Opportunity: Jr. Counterterrorism Data Exploitation Analyst

Job Description

BAE Systems is seeking to hire multiple Jr. Counterterrorism Data Exploitation Analysts to help support counterterrorism intelligence integration on a multifaceted U.S. Government program. The ideal Jr. Counterterrorism Data Exploitation Analyst will leverage numerous analytic tools and databases to evaluate information that bolsters the U.S. Government’s response to and prevention of potential threats to the homeland and interests abroad.

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May 31, 2020
Job Opportunity: Facebook Threat Investigator

The Threat Discovery team is dedicated to protecting the users of the Facebook family of applications (e.g. Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, Oculus) from traditional and cyber threats. We are a mission driven team with a passion for protecting people. We are seeking an experienced Threat Investigator to predict, track, and respond to advanced threats manifesting off-platform and use advanced investigative methods and innovative research approaches to protect people from these threats.

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May 29, 2020
Job Opportunity: DHS Social Scientist

Responsibilities

This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security, Office of Science & Engineering, Washington, District of Columbia. The primary purpose of this position is Social Scientist. Apply at this link.

Duties performed:

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May 27, 2020