Columbia University, Department of Statistics

Position ID: 2415-LD [#18551]
Position Title: Lecturer in Discipline
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: New York, New York 10027, United States [map]
Application Deadline: (posted 2021/10/08, listed until 2022/04/08)
Position Description:    

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Position Description: The Department of Statistics invites applications for multiple positions at the rank of Lecturer in Discipline that begins January 1, 2022 or July 1, 2022. These are full-time appointments with multi-year renewals contingent on successful reviews. These positions will 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 candidates will be expected to teach up to 3 courses per semester. A Ph.D. in Statistics or related field by the date of appointment 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, 59 PhD students, and over 300 MA 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 programs, please go to our webpage at:

Qualifications: A Ph.D. in Statistics or related field by the date of appointment and a commitment to high-quality teaching.

Application Instructions: All applications must be submitted through Columbia's online Academic Search and Recruiting portal (ASR) 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, who will be asked to upload letters of recommendation on their behalf.

Inquiries may be made to Dood Kalicharan at

Review of applications begins on February 1, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Equal Employment Opportunity Statement Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

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Contact: Dood Kalicharan
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Department of Statistics
1255 Amsterdam Avenue
Room 1003 SSW, MC 4690
Columbia University
New York, NY 10027
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