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Staff Associate (Officer of Research)– Fellow for Tech & Policy


Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs

Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) and Arnold Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies seek a Staff Associate (Officer of Research) to support research and related activities, including workshops, conferences and publications, on cybersecurity, digital policy, digital transformation, innovation, and entrepreneurship. The appointment will be for one year, with the possibility of extension for a second year. The position (called a ‘Fellow for Tech & Policy’), reports to Senior Research Scholar Jason Healey and to SIPA Dean Merit E. Janow.
 
Successful execution of the role will require capacity to: support and contribute to original research; communicate research findings and policy implications to diverse audiences in academia and the public and private sectors; organize research-oriented activities and events, and coordinate with key stakeholders in the public and private sectors, as well as academia.
 
The Staff Associate will play an important role in supporting and coordinating two programs, SIPA’s Tech & Policy Initiative (under the leadership of Dean Janow) and the Cybersecurity programs, housed in the Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies and directed by Professor Healey. SIPA’s Tech & Policy Initiative, which was launched by Dean Janow and is now in its 4th year, produces and integrates work across the school on digital policy and digital transformation, innovation and entrepreneurship, and cybersecurity. The Cybersecurity program itself is rapidly growing and includes academic staff, several courses in both Fall and Spring terms, approximately 10 Capstone projects annually, and a vibrant research program.
 
The position requires substantive knowledge and interest in the fields of cyber conflict, cyber risk, and general workings of the Internet, as well as an understanding of the strategic and policy issues associated with the digital transformation.
 
Qualifications include Master’s Degree or equivalent in the field of International Relations, Political Science, Computer Science, or cyber-relevant field, and 2+ years of work experience as a research assistant and/or program coordinator for an academic organization or think tank, or similar work in private sector.
 
For the full job description and to submit an application please visit: 
https://academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=66888
 
Screening of the candidates will begin immediately and the search will remain open no less than 30 days from the date of posting and continue until filled. For further information, please contact Dan McIntyre, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, at dm2429@sipa.columbia.edu or Deirdre Brady, Program Director, School of International and Public Affairs, at db2775@sipa.columbia.edu
 
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  Applications from women and individuals from historically underrepresented groups are encouraged.

 

Research Scholar – Indian Economic Policy


Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs
The Deepak and Neera Raj Center for Indian Economic Policy

The Deepak and Neera Raj Center for Indian Economic Policy at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) seeks a Research Scholar to conduct work on the Indian economy and policy. The position will report to the Director of the Center. Successful execution will require generating original research, project management and communicating research findings to a range of audiences in a manner that maximizes policy impact, as well as contributing to the Center’s wider research and convening efforts.

The focus of the scholarship will be around research and policy analysis into improving understanding of the Indian economy, support the dissemination of this knowledge to practitioners, policymakers, students and scholars worldwide, and help sustain ongoing dialogues on major policy issues facing India.

Qualifications include Master’s degree in economics, public policy or quantitative political science, or equivalent, which could include bachelor’s degree in economics, and high-level, relevant professional experience, 3-5 years of work experience in economics and public policy writing especially as it relates to economic policies in India, strong quantitative skills including ability to work with large datasets, and a high level of verbal and written communications skills.

For the full job description and to submit an application please visit:

https://academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=66747

Screening of the candidates will begin immediately and the search will remain open no less than 30 days from the date of posting and continue until filled. If you have questions about the position, please contact Michael Falco, Raj Center, mf2727@columbia.edu

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer; applications from women and underrepresented minorities are strongly encouraged. 
 

Sr. Research Scholar – Energy and National Security


Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs
Center on Global Energy Policy

The Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) seeks a Senior Research Scholar for a major research initiative at the intersection of energy and national security.
 
The Senior Research Scholar, who will report to the Center’s Founding Director, will conduct original research (including management of research projects); communicate research findings to a range of audiences in a manner that maximizes policy impact; and contribute to the Center’s wider research and convening efforts.
 
Qualifications include Master's Degree in energy, economics, public policy, foreign policy, international affairs, or national security.
 
For the full job description and to submit an application please visit:
https://academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=66818
 
Screening of the candidates will begin immediately and the search will remain open no less than 30 days from the date of posting and continue until filled. For further information, please contact Jesse McCormick, CGEP Director of Strategy and Operations, at jmccormick@columbia.edu.
 
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  Applications from women and individuals from historically underrepresented groups are encouraged.
 

Sr. Research Scholar – Carbon Capture Utilization and Storage


Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs and Center on Global Energy Policy

The Center on Global Energy Policy (CGEP) at Columbia SIPA seeks a Senior Research Scholar for a major research initiative on carbon capture utilization and storage (CCUS) and related policies, particularly as they affect investment and economic activity around the management, conversion, use, and valuation of CO2. 

The Senior Research Scholar, who will report to the Center’s Founding Director, will conduct original research (including management of research projects); communicate research findings to a range of audiences in a manner that maximizes policy impact; and contribute to the Center’s wider research and convening efforts. 

Qualifications include Master's Degree in energy economics, engineering, mathematics or a related field, and minimum ten years of senior-level experience in energy policy and/or technology policy. 

For the full job description and to submit an application please visit:

https://academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=66590

Screening of the candidates will begin immediately and the search will remain open no less than 30 days from the date of posting and continue until filled. For further information, please contact Jesse McCormick, CGEP Director of Strategy and Operations, at jmccormick@columbia.edu

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  Applications from women and individuals from historically underrepresented groups are encouraged.

 

Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) Comparative Politics


Columbia UniversitySchool of International and Public Affairs and Department of Political Science

Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs and Department of Political Science invite applications for a position in comparative political economy at the assistant professor level to begin July 2018. We particularly welcome applications from individuals studying the political economy of development.

PhD required. All candidates must have excellent scholarship and excellent promise for future development as scholars and teachers. Applicants should submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, at least one writing sample, and arrange to have three letters of recommendation submitted on their behalf.

Please visit our online application site at https://academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=65148 for further information about this position and to submit your application.

The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications on October 1, 2017, and will continue to consider applications until the position is filled. For further information, please contact Joe Chartier, Academic Department Administrator, School of International and Public Affairs, at jc3317@columbia.edu.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women and under-represented minorities.