Columbia University, Department of Statistics

Position ID: 2415-LD [#15359]
Position Title: Lecturer in Discipline
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: New York, New York 10027, United States [map]
Application Deadline: (posted 2019/12/04, listed until 2020/06/04)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Statistics invites applications for a position at the rank of Lecturer in Discipline that begins July 1, 2020. It is a full-time appointment with multi-year renewals contingent on successful reviews. This position is to contribute to the Departmental educational mission at the undergraduate and masters level.

Lecturers in Discipline are officers in the University who meet a programmatic need for instruction in specialized fields. The selected candidate 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 35 faculty members and 59 Ph.D. students. The department has been expanding rapidly and, like the University itself, is an extraordinarily vibrant academic community. We are especially interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching and/or service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply. For further information about the department and our activities, centers, research areas, and curricular programs, please go to our web page at

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 (teaching evaluations), a sample of course syllabus 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

Inquiries may be made to Dood Kalicharan at

Review of applications begins on January 6, 2020, and will continue until the position is filled. Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

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Contact: Dood Kalicharan
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Department of Statistics
1255 Amsterdam Ave.
Room 1005 SSW, MC 4690
Columbia University
New York, NY 10027
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