Lecturer in Discipline Positions Starting Spring 2017

Columbia University

Department of Statistics

Lecturer in Discipline Positions Starting Spring 2017

The Department of Statistics invites applications for positions at the rank of Lecturer in Discipline to begin January 1, 2017. These are full-time appointments with multi-year renewals contingent on successful reviews. These positions are targeted to participate in the Department’s burgeoning MA Programs.

Lecturers in Discipline are officers in the University who meet a programmatic need for instruction in specialized fields. The selected candidates will be expected to teach 3 courses per semester. A Ph.D. in statistics or related field and a commitment to high quality teaching at both the undergraduate and MA levels in statistics and/or probability are required. Experience with online education is desirable but not required. Candidates will be expected to participate in the full gamut of statistics education including curriculum improvement, modifying and developing courses, and exploring new strategies for the teaching of statistics.

The department currently consists of 30 faculty members, 45 PhD students, and over 200 MA students. The department has been expanding rapidly and, like the University itself, is an extraordinarily vibrant academic community. For further information about the department and our activities, centers, research areas, and curricular programs, please go to our web page at: http://www.stat.columbia.edu

All applications must be submitted through Columbia’s online Recruitment of Academic Personnel System (RAPS) and must include the following materials: cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, research statement, evidence of teaching effectiveness, one writing sample or publication, and the names of 3 references into the system. Applicants also should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be uploaded on their behalf. For more information and to apply, please go to: academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=63456

Inquiries may be made to dk@stat.columbia.edu

Review of applications begins on December 1, 2016 and will continue until the positions are filled.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.