Just Security is Hiring – Fellow

Just Security is seeking a full-time or near full-time Fellow to help us in our mission of spurring cutting-edge thinking on national and international security, civil liberties, human rights and the rule of law.

Since 2013, Just Security has served as a vital resource at the intersection of national security, human rights, civil liberties, and international law and policy. Just Security has grown into a unique digital media outlet providing analysis in a timely, engaging, and accessible format to educate civil society experts, government officials, the news media, and the general public about today’s threats to free, democratic, and open societies.

The Fellow will work with the senior editors of Just Security in soliciting and editing articles to ensure comprehensive and accurate coverage and rigorous analysis of events and developments. Compensation is commensurate with experience. Applicants should have academic or practical experience with national or international security law and/or policy and strong editing skills.

The position’s effective start date is flexible and the duration is for one year (also flexible). We have a preference for the Fellow to work in our offices at New York University School of Law in New York City, but are also open to remote work arrangements.

To apply, send a CV and brief cover letter no later than Thursday, September 2nd to: Brianne Cuffe at brianne.cuffe@nyu.edu. Please include in the subject line: “Just Security Fellow 2021,” and tell us where you found this ad.

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • J.D. or master’s degree or higher in political science, government, journalism, or related field, as well as a demonstrated interest in the law.
  • Demonstrated interest in national security law and/or policy, international law, constitutional law, or human rights.
  • Experience and/or strong interest in editing academic or professional writing.

Primary Duties:

Working with a team of senior editors to:

  • recruit high-level/expert guest authors
  • edit articles written by other contributors
  • track daily news for developments relevant to Just Security’s readership, work with other editorial team members to develop coverage, and promote distribution of the results

NYU is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to a policy of equal treatment and opportunity in every aspect of its recruitment and hiring process without regard to age, alienage, caregiver status, childbirth, citizenship status, color, creed, disability, domestic violence victim status, ethnicity, familial status, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital status, military status, national origin, parental status, partnership status, predisposing genetic characteristics, pregnancy, race, religion, reproductive health decision making, sex, sexual orientation, unemployment status, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.