Faculty Job Opportunities

Faculty Position in the Department of Chemical Engineering

Columbia Engineering is pleased to invite applications for a faculty position in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Columbia University in the City of New York. Applications at the the Assistant Professor level will be considered.  Applicants focused on chemical engineering approaches to medical biotechnology and electrochemical energy are of particular interest. Candidates with interests in medical biotechnology may be considered for joint appointments in the Columbia University medical school.  Applicants must have a Ph.D. or its professional equivalent by the starting date of the appointment. Applicants must demonstrate the potential to do pioneering research and to teach effectively.

Successful candidates are expected to contribute to the advancement of both their field and the department through an original and leading externally funded research program that contributes to the undergraduate and graduate educational missions of the Department. Columbia fosters multidisciplinary research and encourages collaborations with academic departments and units across the university. The Department places high value on qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

For additional information and to apply, please see: http://academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=65210

Applications should be submitted electronically and include the following: curriculum-vitae including a publication list, a description of research accomplishments, a statement of research and teaching interests and plans, contact information for three experts who can provide letters of recommendation, and up to three pre/reprints of scholarly work. All applications received by November 1, 2017 will receive full consideration.

Applicants can consult www.cheme.columbia.edu for more information about the department.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer --Race/Gender/Disability/Veteran

Assistant Professor Positions in the Department of Computer Science

Columbia Engineering invites applications for faculty positions in the Department of Computer Science at Columbia University in the City of New York. Applications at the assistant professor level will be considered.

Applications are sought in all areas of computer science, with particular emphasis on, but not limited to, the following areas: Computer Systems (with an emphasis on Software Engineering, Security, and Cyberphysical Systems); Machine Learning; and Natural Language Processing/Speech. Candidates must have a Ph.D. or its professional equivalent by the starting date of the appointment.

Applicants for this position at the Assistant Professor without tenure level must demonstrate the potential to do pioneering research and to teach effectively.

The successful candidate is expected to contribute to the advancement of their field and the department by developing an original and leading externally funded research program, and by contributing to the undergraduate and graduate educational mission of the Department.

Applications should be submitted electronically and include the following: a cover letter, current CV, teaching statement, brief summary of research, and three letters of recommendation. At least two of the letters of recommendation must address teaching ability. Review of applications will begin on December 1st, 2017 and will continue until the positions are filled.

Applicants can consult www.cs.columbia.edu for more information about the department.

A Ph.D. or DES degree at the time of appointment is required.

Columbia is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to the quality of faculty life. 

Assistant Professor in the Department of Earth and Environmental Engineering

The Department of Earth and Environmental Engineering at Columbia University in the City of New York has a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level. 

Earth and Environmental Engineering at the Henry Krumb School of Mines fosters excellence in education and research for the development and application of science and technology to maximize the quality of life for all, through the sustainable use and responsible management of Earth's resources. The department contributes to the goals of the Engineering for Humanity initiative of SEAS, the Columbia Earth Institute, and the Columbia World Projects. Global sustainability challenges related to climate, water, energy and materials are the primary focus of the department, and we are looking for faculty who will make a significant real-world impact in these interdisciplinary research areas. 

Specific areas of interest include, but are not limited to: 

Energy: Develop sustainable technologies to extract and utilize Earth's energy with minimum environmental impacts. Example areas include, 

  • energy storage 
  • carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS) and renewable or low-carbon energy sources such as biomass and urban/industrial wastes
    unconventional energy extraction 

Water: Design innovative urban water systems with expertise on some of the following example areas: 

  • novel storage and point of use treatment and water re-use 
  • smart grids, sensors, data analytics, and systems integration 
  • renewable energy powered water purification and desalination 
  • oil and gas produced water treatment; zero/minimum liquid discharge technologies 
  • emerging contaminant and micropollutant detection and treatment 

Minerals, mining and Materials: Extraction from primary and secondary materials with environmental management in areas such as: 

  • minerals and mining (including deep ocean, robotic, urban mining) 
  • Novel materials for energy conversion and storage, water production (e.g., filtration and desalination), environmental protection (e.g., carbon capture and conversion) based on nanotechnology, hierarchical and soft materials, biomimic and genomically engineered materials 
  • smart manufacturing and sustainable pathways for material cycles, material use efficiency, water less technologies and environmental impacts of material and energy cycles 

All applicants must have a demonstrated record of outstanding research accomplishments, excellent teaching credentials and established leadership in the field. The successful candidate should contribute to the advancement of the department in these areas by developing an externally funded research program and contributing to the undergraduate and graduate educational mission of the Department. He/she is expected to establish multidisciplinary research and educational collaborations with academic departments and units across Columbia University. 

For additional information and to apply, please see: http://academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=65489

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer---Race/Gender/Disability/Veteran.  

Junior Faculty Position in the Department of Electrical Engineering 

Columbia Engineering is pleased to invite applications for a faculty position in the Department of Electrical Engineering at Columbia University in the City of New York. Applications at the Assistant Professor level will be considered. 

Applications are sought in any of the areas that fall under the umbrella of electrical engineering, with particular emphases on (i) signal and information processing, including sensing and control for autonomous and intelligent systems and signal processing for medical imaging, (ii) energy, including power systems, renewable energy and the optimization and control of the electrical grid, and (iii) micro/nano-electromechanical systems. Candidates must have a Ph.D. or its professional equivalent by the starting date of the appointment. Applicants for this position must demonstrate the potential to do pioneering research and to teach effectively. 

The successful candidate is expected to contribute to the advancement of their field and the department by developing an original and leading externally funded research program, and to contribute to the undergraduate and graduate educational mission of the Department. Columbia fosters multidisciplinary research and encourages collaborations with academic departments and units across Columbia University. The Department is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. 

For additional information and to apply, please see: http://academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=65263  

Applications should be submitted electronically and include the following: curriculum-vitae including a publication list, a description of research accomplishments, a statement of research and teaching interests and plans, contact information for three experts who can provide letters of recommendation, and up to three pre/reprints of scholarly work. All applications received by December 1st, 2017 will receive full consideration. 

Applicants can consult http://www.ee.columbia.edu for more information about the department. 

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer --Race/Gender/Disability/Veteran  

Professor in the Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research

Columbia Engineering invites applications for a senior faculty position in the Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research. The position is for candidates with research interests in the area of analytics and is at the rank of full professor. Applicants are expected to have a proven record of research and teaching excellence. 

Successful candidates are expected to continue to contribute to the advancement of their field through their research, and to contribute to the department's undergraduate and graduate educational programs. Columbia fosters multi-disciplinary research and encourages collaborations with academic departments and units across the university. The Department is particularly interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the university community.

For additional information and to apply, please see: http://academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=65497

Applications should be submitted electronically and include the following: curriculum-vitae including a list of publications, a description of research accomplishments, a statement of research and teaching interests and plans, contact information for three experts who can provide letters of recommendation, and up to three pre/reprints of scholarly work. All applications received by December 15, 2017 will receive full consideration. 

Applicants can consult www.ieor.columbia.edu for more information about the department. 

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer---Race/Gender/Disability/Veteran.  

Professor of Professional Practice in the Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research 

The Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research (IEOR) at Columbia Engineering invites applications for a Professor of Professional Practice in Financial Engineering starting in the 2018-2019 academic year or earlier. Professor of Professional Practice are full-time non-tenure-track faculty members who have substantial professional expertise. 

The IEOR Department is looking for applicants with a recognizable reputation reflecting publication, scholarship and distinguished professional experience in the field of financial engineering. Candidates for this position must hold a PhD in Operations Research, Financial Mathematics, or related disciplines. A successful candidate will be involved in all aspects of the educational mission of the Department in the field of Financial Engineering, which includes developing curriculum and courses relevant to the financial services industry, executive programs for practitioners, and developing industry contacts for sponsored projects and project-based courses. In addition, we expect a successful candidate to help with all aspects of the MS in Financial Engineering program, including admissions and student advising, and help organize seminars and conferences, and recruiting industry affiliates for the Center for Financial Engineering in the IEOR Department, and the Center for Financial and Business Analytics in the Data Science Institute. 

The Department is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. 

Applications should be submitted electronically and include the following: curriculum-vitae including a statement of teaching interests and plans, and contact information for three experts who can provide letters of recommendation. At least three of the letters of recommendation must address teaching ability. Candidates will be considered on a rolling basis. Candidates that are invited to interview will be required to give a 50-minute technical presentation. 

Applicants can consult www.ieor.columbia.edu for more information about the department. 

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer –Race/Gender/Disability/Veteran 

Associate Professor in the Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research

Columbia Engineering invites applications for a senior faculty position in the Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research. The position is for candidates with research interests in the area of analytics and is at the rank of tenured associate professor. Applicants are expected to have a proven record of research and teaching excellence. 

Successful candidates are expected to continue to contribute to the advancement of their field through their research, and to contribute to the department's undergraduate and graduate educational programs. Columbia fosters multi-disciplinary research and encourages collaborations with academic departments and units across the university. The Department is particularly interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the university community.

For additional information and to apply, please see: http://academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=65500

Applications should be submitted electronically and include the following: curriculum-vitae including a list of publications, a description of research accomplishments, a statement of research and teaching interests and plans, contact information for three experts who can provide letters of recommendation, and up to three pre/reprints of scholarly work. All applications received by December 15, 2017 will receive full consideration. 

Applicants can consult www.ieor.columbia.edu for more information about the department. 

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer---Race/Gender/Disability/Veteran.

Assistant Professor in the Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research

Columbia Engineering invites applications for faculty positions in the Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research at the level of assistant professor. We are interested in candidates with research interests in all areas of operations research, broadly defined, including optimization, applied probability, data/business analytics, financial engineering, and high-dimensional statistics. 

Successful candidates are expected to build a strong methodological research record and to contribute to the department's educational programs. Columbia encourages multi-disciplinary research and collaborations across academic units on the campus. The Department is particularly interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the university community.  

For additional information and to apply, please see: http://academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=65476

Applications should be submitted electronically and include the following: curriculum-vitae including a statement of teaching interests and plans, and contact information for three experts who can provide letters of recommendation. At least three of the letters of recommendation must address teaching ability. Candidates will be considered on a rolling basis.Candidates that are invited to interview will be required to give a 50-minute technical presentation.

Applicants can consult www.ieor.columbia.edu for more information about the department.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer --Race/Gender/Disability/Veteran

Lecturer in Discipline Position in the Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research

The Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research at Columbia Engineering invites applications for a Lecturer in Discipline position. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis with a start date of January 2018.

Lecturers in Discipline are full-time non-tenure-track faculty members who meet a need for instruction in specialized fields. The Industrial Engineering and Operations Research Department is committed to hiring outstanding teachers to support the growing needs of its exceptionally strong undergraduate and MS programs. The IEOR department promotes a culture of innovation and experimentation in teaching including blended and online learning environments.

We seek candidates with teaching interests at the intersection of Operations Research, Data Science, and Optimization.  The candidate will be responsible for teaching courses in data science and optimization at the undergraduate and masters level.  Some of the courses will be aimed at a broad engineering audience.  The candidate should be comfortable teaching both the mathematical foundations of data science and optimization, and the computational and programming skills needed to work with data and to model and solve optimization problems.  Candidates must hold a PhD or its professional equivalent in Operations Research, Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, or related disciplines. Since this is a teaching position, applicants must have excellent teaching credentials and communication skills. Experience with blended and online learning is a plus.

Columbia fosters multidisciplinary research and encourages collaborations with academic departments and units across the university. The Department is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

For additional information and to apply, please see: academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=65150

Applications should be submitted electronically and include the following: curriculum-vitae including a statement of teaching interests and plans, and contact information for three experts who can provide letters of recommendation. At least three of the letters of recommendation must address teaching ability. Candidates will be considered on a rolling basis.Candidates that are invited to interview will be required to give a 50-minute technical presentation.

Applicants can consult www.ieor.columbia.edu for more information about the department.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer --Race/Gender/Disability/Veteran

Lecturer in Discipline Position in the Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research 

The Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research at Columbia Engineering invites applications for a Lecturer in Discipline position starting in the 2018-19 academic year or earlier. Lecturers in Discipline are full-time non-tenure-track faculty members who meet a need for instruction in specialized fields. The Industrial Engineering and Operations Research Department is committed to hiring outstanding teachers to support the growing needs of its exceptionally strong undergraduate and MS programs. The IEOR department promotes a culture of innovation and experimentation in teaching including blended and online learning environments. 

We seek candidates with teaching interests at the intersection of Financial Engineering, and Analytics. Candidates must hold a PhD or its professional equivalent in Operations Research, Financial Mathematics, or related disciplines. Since this is a teaching position, applicants must have excellent teaching credentials and communication skills. Experience with blended and online learning is a plus. A successful candidate will be involved in all aspects of the educational mission of the Department in the field of Financial Engineering, which includes developing curriculum and courses relevant to the financial services industry, executive programs for practitioners, and developing industry contacts for sponsored projects and project-based courses. 

Columbia fosters multidisciplinary research and encourages collaborations with academic departments and units across the university. The Department is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. 

Applications should be submitted electronically and include the following: curriculum-vitae including a statement of teaching interests and plans, and contact information for three experts who can provide letters of recommendation. At least three of the letters of recommendation must address teaching ability. Candidates will be considered on a rolling basis. Candidates that are invited to interview will be required to give a 50-minute technical presentation. 

Applicants can consult www.ieor.columbia.edu for more information about the department. 

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