Faculty Job Opportunities

See below for faculty job opportunities at Columbia Engineering

Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics

Open Rank Faculty Position in the Department of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics - Medical Physics

The Department of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics (APAM) at Columbia University's Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science in New York City invites applications for one tenured or tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor, associate professor or full professor level starting in January 2019 in the core area of medical physics. 

This successful candidate will be a part of the Columbia University Magnetic Resonance Research Initiative and also serve as the co-Director of the Medical Physics Program in the Department of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics, taking the overall responsibility for further developing research and educational activities of this program. 

The research initiative component of this position will address cross-disciplinary research objectives within Magnetic Resonance (MR) imaging physics and engineering. The candidate is expected to contribute to the MR Research located at the Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute (ZMBBI) of Columbia University and collaborate with investigators of the Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC). The appointee will have an appointment with APAM faculty and be a member of ZMBBI. 

As the co-director of the Medical Physics Program, the candidate will be expected to contribute to the enhancement of the existing medical physics M.S. program and the establishment of a new graduate medical physics Ph.D. program and research track. This will complement the strong clinical track already in place. Candidates will also teach two classes per year in the Medical Physics program of APAM. 

Candidates must have a Ph.D., or equivalent doctoral degree, by the starting date of the appointment. Applicants at the Assistant Professor and Associate Professors without tenure must have the potential to do pioneering research and to teach effectively. Applicants at the tenured level (Associate or Full Professor) must have a demonstrated record of outstanding research accomplishments and excellent teaching credentials. The successful candidate is expected to establish multidisciplinary research collaborations with other research-related departments at Columbia University. 

Candidates are sought with an outstanding record of research accomplishments and the potential for future exceptional research. Demonstrated commitment to high-quality teaching and mentoring is essential. 

Candidates should submit electronically the following: CV (including a list of publications), research and teaching statements and the contact information of 3 references. In addition, candidates should have the three letters of references sent directly to SL775@columbia.edu. The completion of this brief process is indicated by a confirmation number which the applicant should retain. 

The review of applications will be continued until the position is filled. 

Applicants can consult http://www.apam.columbia.edu for more information on the department and http://academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=66587 for more details on the position and application.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

Open Rank Faculty Position in the Department of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics

The Department of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics (APAM) at Columbia University in the City of New York invites applications for a tenure-track or tenured faculty position starting July 1, 2019 in the research area of experimental plasma physics.

Applicants must possess a Ph.D. in Physics, Applied Physics, or related areas and should have an outstanding record of research accomplishments, and ability and interest in undergraduate and graduate instruction. The level of appointment will be based on qualifications and research reputation.

Positions at the Assistant Professor rank require demonstrated potential for scholarly success and teaching contributions. Positions at the Associate Professor rank require candidates to have a demonstrated record of scholarly and teaching achievement and have a national reputation in the field of their specialization. At the Professor level, candidates are expected to be scholars and teachers who are widely recognized internationally for their distinction in their chosen field.

While the review of applications will be continue until the position is filled, it is recommended that applications be submitted by January 31, 2019, in order to guarantee full consideration.

Interested candidates are encouraged to direct inquiries to Professor Gerald Navratil, Chair of the Search Committee at gan2@columbia.edu

Applicants are encouraged to consult http://www.apam.columbia.edu for more information about the department.

Applications and supporting documentation for the position must be submitted online via http://pa334.peopleadmin.com/postings/1703

Candidates should submit electronically the following: CV (including a list of publications), research and teaching statements, and a list of 3 or more references who can be contacted. Junior candidates should also arrange directly for three or more reference letters to be submitted on their research.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran 

Columbia Quantum Initiative: Open Rank Faculty Positions

Columbia Engineering is pleased to invite applications for faculty positions in Quantum Science and Technology as part of the Quantum Initiative at Columbia University in the City of New York. Learn more about the position.

Biomedical Engineering

Faculty Position in the Department of Surgery and Department of Biomedical Engineering

The Department of Surgery in the Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons and the Department of Biomedical Engineering in the School and Engineering and Applied Science invite applications for a tenure-track faculty position at Columbia University. Applications at the level of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor will be considered. Candidates are sought in the broad area of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. Candidates must have a Ph.D. or its professional equivalent in biomedical engineering or a related field, a record of pioneering research, and demonstrated abilities to attract extramural research funding and to teach effectively. The successful candidate is expected to lead an original, externally funded research program, and to contribute to the research and educational missions of the Departments of Surgery and Biomedical Engineering. Columbia University offers a rich environment for multidisciplinary research and encourages collaborations amongst clinical, basic science and engineering departments across Columbia University. The position seeks candidates who will develop research across the fields of tissue engineering, regenerative medicine, stem cell biology, and surgical disciplines. An ideal candidate will strengthen ties between the Departments of Surgery and Biomedical Engineering, building upon existing strengths in the use of cellular, tissue and whole organ engineering, and regenerative medicine to treat diseases of the cardiovascular, pulmonary and digestive systems. The University is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

The position will remain open until filled. Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

Applications should be submitted electronically and include the following: curriculum-vitae, statement of current and future research (1-2 pages), and arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent using the following link: academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=66483.

Junior Faculty Position in the Department of Biomedical Engineering

The Department of Biomedical Engineering in the School and Engineering and Applied Science is pleased to invite applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor Faculty position at Columbia University in the City of New York.  Candidates are sought in the broad areas of Bioinformatics and Single Cell Analysis/Bioengineering. Candidates must have a Ph.D. or its professional equivalent in Biomedical Engineering, Systems Biology, Informatics or related field by the start date of the appointment. This faculty appointment is a possible joint hire between Columbia’s School of Engineering and the Columbia University Medical Center. Postdoctoral experience is preferred but not required. Applicants for this position must demonstrate the potential to do pioneering research and to teach effectively.

The successful candidate is expected to advance their field by developing an original and leading externally funded research program, and contributing to the educational missions of the Department of Biomedical Engineering and, as appropriate, Columbia University Medical Center. Columbia offers a rich environment for multidisciplinary research and encourages collaborations with additional academic departments and units across Columbia University, including the Data Science Institute at Columbia University and the Zukerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute. This position seeks candidates who would develop research cross-cutting fields including but not limited to single cell analysis/genetics, systems biology, microbiome, synthetic biology, bioinformatics of cellular networks, cancer evolution, genomic engineering, and bioimaging. 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 please see: http://engineering.columbia.edu/faculty-job-opportunities.

Applications should be submitted electronically and include the following: curriculum-vitae including a publication list, a description of research accomplishments including a statement of research and teaching interests and plans, contact information for three experts who can provide letters of recommendation, and three selected pre/reprints of scholarly work to http://pa334.peopleadmin.com/postings/1540.

All applications received by December 31, 2018 will receive full consideration. We encourage applicants to consult www.bme.columbia.edu for more information about the Department of Biomedical Engineering. 

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran 

Chemical Engineering

Assistant Professor 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 Assistant Professor level will be considered.  The applicant’s research program should be focused on using chemical engineering approaches to address biological problems. Preference will be given to applicants in the broadly defined fields of synthetic biology, quantitative biology, and precision medicine.   Candidates 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 should demonstrate the potential to conduct pioneering research and to incorporate diverse perspectives into teaching and scholarship. 

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 to apply, please see: http://engineering.columbia.edu/faculty-job-opportunities. 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 9, 2018 will receive full consideration.

Applicants can consult www.cheme.columbia.edu for more information about the department and may apply here: academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=67103

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran 

Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics

Open Rank Faculty Position in the Department of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics

The Department of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics at Columbia University in the City of New York invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position. Appointments at the assistant professor or associate professor without tenure levels will be considered.

Applications are specifically sought in the general field of Smart Cities. Areas of emphasis include urban systems modeling and simulation and the future of urban transportation. Representative areas of interest for the urban systems modeling and simulation include: complex and interdependent dynamic networks (including infrastructure interdependencies); urban systems digital twin development based on sensor data informed by civil domain expertise; urban modeling at different scales from building systems modeling to regional systems; transportation, water and energy systems performance assessment and optimization; internet of things solutions to smart infrastructure management; future cities scenarios. Representative areas of interest for the future of urban transportation include: transportation modalities; information and simulation based coordination of different modes of transportation; adaptation of legacy public transportation infrastructure with emerging disruptive transportation modalities; transportation system management and resilience.

For additional information and to apply, please see: http://pa334.peopleadmin.com/postings/1830. Applications should be submitted electronically and include the following: curriculum-vitae including a publication list, a description of research accomplishments, a statement of research/teaching interests and plans, contact information for three people who can provide letters of recommendation, and up to three pre/reprints of scholarly work. All applications received by January 15, 2019 will receive full consideration.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran 
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Computer Science

Faculty 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 all levels 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 Hardware Systems and Cybersecurity. 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: http://pa334.peopleadmin.com/postings/1610 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, 2018 and will continue until the positions are filled.

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

Lecturer in Discipline in the Department of Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science at Columbia University in the City of New York invites applications for faculty at the rank of Lecturer in Discipline beginning in the 2019-20 academic year. Lecturers in Discipline are full-time non-tenure-track faculty members whose primary responsibility is teaching. The Department of Computer Science is committed to hiring outstanding teachers to support the growing needs of its exceptionally strong undergraduate and graduate programs. Teaching responsibilities for lecturers include courses throughout the computer science curriculum, from introductory to graduate level courses, with a typical teaching load of two courses per semester.

Applications should be submitted electronically at: http://pa334.peopleadmin.com/postings/1713 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. Reviews of applications will begin on December 1st, 2018, and will continue until the positions are filled.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran 

Columbia Quantum Initiative: Open Rank Faculty Positions

Columbia Engineering is pleased to invite applications for faculty positions in Quantum Science and Technology as part of the Quantum Initiative at Columbia University in the City of New York. Learn more about the position.

Earth and Environmental Engineering

Henry Krumb Professor of Practice of Mining and Mineral Systems Engineering

Columbia Engineering is pleased to invite applications for a Henry Krumb Professor of Practice of Mining and Mineral Systems Engineering. Candidates for a Professor of Practice appointment are expected to have deep experience in the research and practice of their profession in a non-academic setting such as industry or government laboratories, and to bring this experience to our education and research programs. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or its professional equivalent by the starting date of the appointment. Applicants should demonstrate the potential to conduct pioneering research, excellence in teaching, and to incorporate diverse perspectives into teaching and scholarship. 

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 and research 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 to apply, please see: https://pa334.peopleadmin.com/postings/1656. 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 1, 2018 will receive full consideration.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

Open Rank Faculty Position in the Department of Earth and Environmental Engineering

Columbia Engineering is pleased to invite applications for a faculty position in the Department of Earth and Environmental Engineering at Columbia University in the City of New York. Applicants at all ranks will be considered. Candidates are sought in areas with a focus on renewable energy sources and their integration into the energy grid: from fundamental engineering and applied science of solar and wind technologies, to scalable architecture, connected grids and optimization, to multiscale modeling and simulation of the climate forcing and grid performance considering multiple energy sources and demands. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or its professional equivalent by the starting date of the appointment. Applicants should demonstrate the potential to conduct pioneering research, excellence in teaching, and to incorporate diverse perspectives into teaching and scholarship. 

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 and research 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 to apply, please see: http://pa334.peopleadmin.com/postings/1678. 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 1, 2018 will receive full consideration.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

Lecturer-in-Discipline in the Department of Earth and Environmental Engineering

Columbia Engineering is pleased to invite applications for a lecturer-in-discipline faculty position in the Department of Earth and Environmental Engineering at Columbia University in the City of New York. Lecturer-in Discipline is a non-tenure track full time faculty position focused on teaching. The successful candidate would work with faculty to develop and deliver a forefront curriculum for undergraduate and graduate level programs in Sustainable Engineering within Earth and Environmental Engineering. The interdisciplinary nature of our curriculum also attracts students from other majors and disciplines. The teaching responsibilities would include 4-6 courses and/or laboratories each academic year. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or its professional equivalent by the starting date of the appointment. Candidates should demonstrate excellence in their field, a passion for teaching and a commitment to incorporate diverse perspectives into teaching and scholarship.

For additional information to apply, please see: https://pa334.peopleadmin.com/postings/1680. 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 1, 2018 will receive full consideration.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran 

Electrical Engineering

Open Rank 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 all ranks will be considered. 

The Electrical Engineering department welcomes applications in all areas of electrical engineering, and especially encourages candidates with an interest in the school-wide initiatives that relate to engineering and medicine, autonomous systems, quantum computing and technology, and sustainability. Areas of emphasis for Electrical Engineering include (i) signals, information and data, and (ii) energy, including power systems, renewable energy and the optimization and control of the electrical grid. 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 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.

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://engineering.columbia.edu/faculty-job-opportunities.  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, 2018 will receive full consideration.

Applicants can consult http://www.ee.columbia.edu for more information about the department and http://academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=67066 for more details on the position and application. 

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran 

Columbia Quantum Initiative: Open Rank Faculty Positions

Columbia Engineering is pleased to invite applications for faculty positions in Quantum Science and Technology as part of the Quantum Initiative at Columbia University in the City of New York. Learn more about the position.

Industrial Engineering and Operations Research

Assistant Professor in the Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research

The Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research at Columbia Engineering invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor. We are looking for candidates with exciting and relevant research in all areas of operations research. Candidates with interests in computational methods for financial engineering, large scale convex and non-convex optimization methods, machine learning and reinforcement learning for OR applications, and economic analysis of operations problems, are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants should have a record that demonstrates potential for research and teaching excellence.

Successful candidates are expected to contribute to the advancement of their field and the department by developing an original and leading research program, 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://pa334.peopleadmin.com/postings/1824

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

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / 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 2019-2020 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.

For additional information and to apply, please see: http://pa334.peopleadmin.com/postings/1829. 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 Employer / Disability / Veteran

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

The Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research at Columbia Engineering invites applications for several Lecturer in Discipline positions. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis with a start date of January 2019.

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 in Financial Engineering, Data Science or Operations Research. A successful candidate will be involved in all aspects of the educational mission of the Department, which includes developing curriculum and courses for relevant graduate and undergraduate programs, executive programs for practitioners, and industry contacts for sponsored projects for experiential learning courses.

For additional information and to apply, please see: http://pa334.peopleadmin.com/postings/1822. 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 Employer / Disability / Veteran 

Associate 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 an Associate in Discipline position starting in the 2019-20 academic year or earlier. Associates 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 in 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.

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: http://pa334.peopleadmin.com/postings/3053. 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 Research Scientist Positions in the Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research

The Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research at Columbia Engineering invites applications for up to two Associate Research Scientists (ARS) positions in the fields of FinTech, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence and Big Data in finance. Successful candidates will carry out research on both fundamental problems in the aforementioned fields and applied topics including but not limited to intelligent wealth management, risk management, blockchains, cryptocurrencies, peer-to-peer lending, and digital payment systems. They are also expected to teach two courses a year, and assist in supervising Master students and PhD researchers.

The positions are part of a broader initiative at the Columbia Engineering and Applied Science to leverage academic research in emerging technologies for financial applications. The candidates must hold a PhD degree in computer science, data science, scientific computing, applied mathematics, statistics, economics, financial econometrics or related areas. Successful candidates will have expertise in at least one of the following areas: machine learning; neural networks; financial engineering/mathematical finance; econometrics; financial risk models. Candidates must have both a strong mathematical background and excellent programming skills (Python/R/C++/Java/Scala). Experience in the financial industry will be an advantage.

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: http://pa334.peopleadmin.com/postings/3210. 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 one 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

Columbia Quantum Initiative: Open Rank Faculty Positions

Columbia Engineering is pleased to invite applications for faculty positions in Quantum Science and Technology as part of the Quantum Initiative at Columbia University in the City of New York. Learn more about the position.

Mechanical Engineering

Open Rank Faculty Position in the Department of Mechanical Engineering

The Department of Mechanical Engineering welcomes applications for a faculty position at open rank. We are searching broadly in ALL AREAS of mechanical engineering, and encourage candidates with an interest in the school-wide initiatives that relate to engineering and medicine, autonomous systems, and sustainability. Areas of emphasis for Mechanical Engineering include, but are not limited to: (i) controls and robotics; (ii) mechanics and biomechanics; (iii), energy science. 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 Department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the excellence and diversity of the academic community.

For additional information and to apply, please see: https://pa334.peopleadmin.com/postings/1659. Applications should be submitted electronically and include the following: cover letter, current CV, teaching statement, research statement, and three letters of recommendation.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

Lecturer in Discipline in the Department of Mechanical Engineering

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Columbia University in the City of New York invites applications for faculty at the rank of Lecturer in Discipline beginning in the 2018-19 academic year. Lecturers in Discipline are full-time non-tenure track faculty members whose primary responsibility is teaching. The Department of Mechanical Engineering is committed to hiring outstanding teachers to support the growing needs of its exceptionally strong graduate and undergraduate programs. We seek exceptional candidates to teach interdisciplinary classes related to mechanical engineering design, product design, and the design processes itself, with applications across all mechanical engineering disciplines including robotics, mechatronics, mechanical systems, thermal systems and energy systems. The initial term of the appointment will be two years, with the possibility of reappointment. 

Teaching responsibilities for lecturers include courses throughout the graduate and advanced undergraduate mechanical engineering curriculum with a typical teaching load of two to three courses per semester. The following URL provides an overview of robotics and other design activities at Columbia University: https://robotics.columbia.edu. 

For more information and to apply visit: academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=66538

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

Columbia Quantum Initiative: Open Rank Faculty Positions

Columbia Engineering is pleased to invite applications for faculty positions in Quantum Science and Technology as part of the Quantum Initiative at Columbia University in the City of New York. Learn more about the position.

Columbia Quantum Initiative

Open Rank Faculty Positions

Columbia Engineering is pleased to invite applications for faculty positions in Quantum Science and Technology as part of the Quantum Initiative at Columbia University in the City of New York. Applications at all ranks will be considered. Areas of interest in computing, communication, and theoretical research include novel computation and communication approaches, programming paradigms, algorithms, and protocols for quantum information applications. Areas of interest in experimental research include novel physical phenomena, electronic/optical materials, devices, circuits and integrated systems for quantum communication, computing, sensing, and metrology. We are seeking researchers who can benefit from the highly multidisciplinary environment and the state-of-the-art shared facilities/infrastructure within Columbia University such as the Columbia Nano Initiative and the Data Science Institute. The candidate is expected to hold a full or joint appointment in the Departments of Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics, Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, or Mechanical Engineering and is expected to contribute to the advancement of their field, the department(s) and the School by developing an original and leading externally funded research program, establishing strong collaborations in research and education with related disciplines such as Physics and Chemistry, and contributing to the undergraduate and graduate educational mission of the Department(s) and the School. Columbia fosters multidisciplinary research and encourages collaborations with academic departments and units across Columbia University.

For additional information and to apply, please see: https://pa334.peopleadmin.com/postings/1894. 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 February 1, 2019 will receive full consideration.

Applicants can consult http://www.engineering.columbia.edu for more information about the school.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran