Lecturer in Discipline or Senior Lecturer in Discipline with a Data Science focus


Columbia University
Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science at Columbia University in the City of New York invites applications for faculty at the rank of Lecturer in Discipline or Senior Lecturer in Discipline with a focus on Data Science beginning in the 2023-24 academic year. Lecturers in Discipline are full-time non-tenure-track faculty members whose primary responsibility is teaching. Lecturers in the department enjoy voting rights at faculty meetings, serve on department committees, and earn a Dean’s Leave on a timeline similar to that of tenure-track faculty. The Department of Computer Science is committed to hiring outstanding teachers to support the growing needs of its exceptionally strong undergraduate and graduate programs. Teaching responsibilities will center on courses in the Masters for Data Science program, with a typical teaching load of two courses per semester.

The MS in Data Science program is one of the most highly regarded and sought-after data science programs in the world. This program is jointly offered in a collaboration between the Data Science Institute and the Departments of Computer Science, Statistics, and Industrial Engineering and Operations Research.

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.

Applications should be submitted electronically at: http://apply.interfolio.com/116447 and include the following: a cover letter, current CV, teaching statement, brief summary of research, and three letters of recommendation. At least two of the letters of recommendation must address teaching ability.

Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. Candidates must have a PhD or its professional equivalent by the starting date of the appointment.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran.