Assistant Professors

  • Columbia University, Industrial Engineering and Operations Research Department
  • Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, West 120th Street, New York, NY, USA
  • Oct 07, 2019
Full time Engineering & Applied Sciences

Job Description

Faculty Positions 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 exceptional training and expertise in operations research, including optimization, applied probability, and financial engineering. Candidates with research interests in data science and analytics who are strongly motivated to use these tools to address high-impact applications are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants should have a record that demonstrates potential for research and teaching excellence.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

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 multidisciplinary research and encourages collaborations with academic departments and units across the university. We are particularly interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the university community.

Application Details

For additional information, please see: 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 a link to pre/reprints of scholarly work. Applicants should apply at:

All applications received by December 1, 2019 will receive full consideration.

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


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Application Deadline

Open Until Filled