Lecturer in Discipline

Columbia University
School of International and Public Affairs

The School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University in the City of New York invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track, renewable position of Lecturer in Discipline, to begin July 1, 2024.

Disciplinary specialization is open. Applications are encouraged from scholars working in computational social sciences and/or quantitative methodology for the social sciences, such as Applied Statistics, Computer Science, Econometrics and Political Methodology.

The successful candidate will contribute to teaching and intellectual leadership in the SIPA Data Analytics and Quantitative Analysis Curriculum at the master’s level, and ideally engage with other SIPA and Columbia faculty to address one or more of the following global policy challenges:

democratic resilience; technology and innovation; geopolitical stability; inclusive prosperity and macroeconomic performance; climate and sustainable development.


Ph.D. required at the time of appointment. Candidates must have demonstrated record of accomplishment in teaching and in an appropriate field of research.  Research interests should be policy-relevant.

Application Instructions

Applicants should upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, letters of references (3), and a writing sample.

Please visit our online application site at: https://apply.interfolio.com/129345 for further information about this position and to submit your application.

Screening of the candidates will begin immediately, and the search will remain open for at least 30 days from the day of posting and continue until filled. For further information, please contact Deirdre Brady, Senior Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs, at d.brady@columbia.edu.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. SIPA is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a diverse environment, and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.