Open Rank: Lecturer in Discipline or Senior Lecturer in Discipline in the Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research

$97,000 - $156,000 yearly
  • Columbia University, Industrial Engineering and Operations Research Department
  • 500 W 120th St #315, New York, NY, USA
  • Feb 13, 2024
Full time BUS: Accounting/Economics/Finance Computer Science/Info Tech/Systems Engineering & Applied Sciences Mathematics & Statistics

Job Description


Position Description

The Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research at Columbia Engineering invites applications for a Lecturer in Discipline or a Senior Lecturer in Discipline. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Lecturers in Discipline and Senior 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.

Preferred and Required Qualifications


We seek candidates with teaching interests in any areas of Operations Research, Data Science, or Financial Engineering. The successful candidate will be involved in all aspects of the educational mission of the Department, which includes developing curricula and courses for relevant graduate and undergraduate programs, executive programs for practitioners, and industry contacts for sponsored projects for experiential learning courses. Since this is a teaching position, applicants must have excellent teaching credentials and communication skills. Experience with blended and online learning and/or industry experience is a plus. Candidates must hold a PhD or its professional equivalent in Operations Research, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Statistics, Mathematics, or a related discipline by the start date of the appointment.

Candidates at the rank of Lecturer in Discipline are expected to have teaching experience, documented evidence of pedagogical excellence, and evidence of professional growth and activity in the given field. Candidates at the rank of Senior Lecturer in Discipline are expected to have substantial experience and accomplishments, a superlative record of teaching as a lecturer, and documented evidence of pedagogical excellence in carrying out administrative or other department responsibilities.

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.

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Application Instructions

For additional information and to apply, please see: Applications should be submitted electronically to and include the following: a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching interests and plans, and three confidential letters of recommendation from experts in the candidate's field. At least one of the recommenders must be able to address teaching ability. Applicants are also encouraged to submit a statement addressing their contributions to diversity initiatives. Candidates that are invited to interview will be required to give a 50-minute technical presentation.

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Hiring Salary Range: Lecturer in Discipline: 97K-123K; Senior Lecturer in Discipline: 123K-156K

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Application Deadline

Open Until Filled