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Research Security

Northeastern University
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Aug 4, 2021

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Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Computer Sciences & Technology
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Full Time
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Research Security & Forensic Research Analyst

About Northeastern:
Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.

Northeastern's comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs— in a variety of on-campus and online formats—lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.

This position will be responsible for supporting University departments and researchers ensuring regulatory compliance on projects with contractual obligations to provide a secure computing environment. In addition, the Policy Manager & Forensic Research Analyst will support research integrity proceedings by performing research and analysis of images, data and information for the inquiry and investigation phases.

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer science, Computer engineering, MIS, or other related field preferred.
  • Six (6) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.
  • To conform to U.S. export control regulations, applicant should be eligible for any required authorizations from the U.S. Government.
  • Two (2) years of export control, research security, information security, cybersecurity, information systems security and/or information systems engineering experience.
  • Ability to analyze a variety of research data, including images to detect areas of further inquiry as part of the research misconduct process.
  • Assist in staffing research misconduct proceedings, including presenting information from analysis.

  • Experience with US Government or academic research activities and regulations.
  • Experience in Risk Management and Intelligence Analysis.
  • Experience with NISPOM and managing NIST SP 800-171 IT security requirements.
  • Familiarity with computer forensic tools and analysis, incident handing/response, and intrusion detection.
  • Knowledge of industrial security administration, contracts, and government databases.
  • Experience working with Defense Information System Agency (DISA) Host Based Security System (HBSS) and DISA Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS).
  • Certified information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or Certified Information Security Manager (CISM).

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    Additional Information:
    Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

    All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

    To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see

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