All SIPA faculty and research scholar searches will be posted to this page as they are officially opened for applicants.

 

Full Professor or Associate Professor (with tenure)

International Finance and Macroeconomics
School of International and Public Affairs
Columbia University

Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) invites applications for a position of either tenured Full Professor or tenured Associate Professor in international finance and international macroeconomics to begin July 2020 (or as soon thereafter as possible). A joint appointment in the Department of Economics is a possibility.

Ph.D. required. Candidates must have a distinguished publication record and will be expected to sustain an active research and publication agenda and to contribute to teaching and intellectual leadership in SIPA’s graduate programs.

Applicants should be qualified to teach some combination of courses on international finance, international economics and macroeconomics. Research interests should be policy-relevant. Related experience in government service or policy analysis organizations is a plus. The person hired will participate in the activities of SIPA master’s degree programs in International Finance and Economic Policy and Economic Policy Management.

For further information about this position and to submit your application, please visit our online application site at: http://pa334.peopleadmin.com/postings/4129

Screening of the candidates will begin immediately and the search will remain open no less than 30 days from the date of posting. For further information, please contact Joe Chartier, Academic Department Administrator, School of International and Public Affairs, at jc3317@columbia.edu.

SIPA brings together an interdisciplinary faculty to conduct research in policy-related fields and train students at the master’s and doctoral level for careers in global public policy.

The search committee is especially interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching, and/or service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of SIPA’s academic community. Applications from women and underrepresented minorities are strongly encouraged. Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

 

Lecturer in Discipline – Comparative Politics, Policy-making and Political Development

Center on Global Energy Policy
Lecturer in Discipline
Comparative Politics, Policy-making and Political Development

Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track, renewable position of Lecturer in Discipline in the fields of political development and in comparative politics and policy-making, to begin July 1, 2020.

Candidates must have a demonstrated record of accomplishment in teaching and research or practice related to comparative politics and policy-making and political development.  Research interests or practice should be policy-relevant.  Master's degree or equivalent degree required.  Ph.D. and/or relevant professional experience at senior level strongly preferred. 

Applicants should be qualified to teach courses related to comparative politics, policy analysis, policy-making and political development in demanding Master's degree programs in international and public affairs.  There also is a strong preference for candidates who have demonstrated success in teaching large lecture courses with a writing intensive focus. A major component of the lecturer’s instructional responsibilities will include teaching policy analysis and policy memo-writing to Master’s students as part of a required course on policy-making in comparative context.

Please visit our online application site at http://pa334.peopleadmin.com/postings/4025 for further information about this position and to submit your application.

Committee will begin reviewing applications on a rolling basis on September 15 and anticipates scheduling initial flyouts in late September or early October. For further information, please contact Joe Chartier, Academic Department Administrator, School of International and Public Affairs, at jc3317@sipa.columbia.edu.

Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs brings together an interdisciplinary faculty to conduct research in policy-related fields and train students at the master's and doctoral level for careers in global public policy.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  The search committee is especially interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching, and/or service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of SIPA's academic community.  Applications from women and underrepresented minorities are strongly encouraged.

Staff Associate (Officer of Research), Carbon Management Finance and Policy

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 seeks a Staff Associate (Officer of Research) for a major research initiative on financing and policy design for carbon management, including carbon capture and storage, CO2 use, and CO2 removal. Successful execution will require generating original research, supporting internal and external research projects and communicating research findings clearly and concisely 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 position will engage at a high level with key stakeholders; a high level of verbal and written communications, and cultural awareness, skills are required. The position will report to the Director of the Carbon Management Research Initiative.

Qualifications include Master’s Degree in the field of economics, public policy, international relations or a directly related field, or equivalent in training and experience.

For the full job description and to submit an application please visit: http://pa334.peopleadmin.com/postings/3970

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 Executive 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.

 

Senior Research Scholar – Oil Markets

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 on global oil markets. The position will report to the Center’s Director. Successful execution will require generating original research, managing external research projects and communicating research findings clearly and concisely to a range of audiences in a manner that maximizes policy impact, as well as contributing to the University’s wider research and convening efforts.

Qualifications include:

  • Graduate degree (PhD, JD, MBA, or master's) in energy, economics, public policy, foreign policy, international affairs, or national security, and high-level, relevant professional experience.
  • Substantial experience in energy policy and global oil and commodity markets.
  • Extensive knowledge of energy economics, international relations, public policy institutions, and related policy issues.
  • A proven record of successful engagement at senior levels and the ability to achieve consensus and interact effectively with multiple high-level stakeholders.
  • Strong communication skills and an ability to build support amongst partners for better policies, on the basis of evidence-based analysis.
  • Proven track record of written research.
  • Applicants for Senior Research Scholar must have achieved distinction as a researcher in a relevant field

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

http://pa334.peopleadmin.com/postings/3972

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, Executive Director of Strategy and Operations, Center on Global Energy Policy, at jmccormick@columbia.edu.

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

 

Senior Research Scholar or Research Scholar – Global Natural Gas Markets


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

The Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia’s School of International and Public Affairs seeks a Senior Research Scholar or Research Scholar for a major research initiative on global natural gas markets. Successful execution will require generating original research, managing external research projects and communicating research findings clearly and concisely 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.

Qualifications include:

  • Master’s degree in economics or a directly related field, or equivalent in training and experience.
  • Significant experience in global natural gas markets, analysis, and/or policy. 
  • Experience in policy analysis, development or advisory services and management of economic and policy research programs.
  • Extensive knowledge of energy economics, international relations, public policy processes, related institutional arrangements, and the substantive policy issues.
  • A proven record of successful engagement at senior levels and the ability to achieve consensus and interact effectively with multiple high-level stakeholders.
  • Strong communication skills and an ability to build support amongst partners for better policies, on the basis of evidence-based analysis.
  • Proven track record of written research.

Possession of a PhD is a plus.

For the full job description and to submit an application please visit: http://pa334.peopleadmin.com/postings/3580

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 Executive 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.

 

Lecturer in Discipline - Quantitative Analysis

Lecturer in Discipline
Quantitative Analysis

Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track, renewable position of Lecturer in Discipline in the field of quantitative analysis, to begin July 1, 2020.

Candidates must have a demonstrated record of accomplishment in teaching and in appropriate field of research. Research interests should be policy-relevant. Ph.D. degree required. 

Applicants should be qualified to teach courses in quantitative analysis at the introductory, intermediate and advanced levels to students in demanding two-year Master's degree programs in international and public affairs. Ability to teach STATA is required, and familiarity with R preferred. The teaching assignment is five sections per year (each section meets once per week).

Please visit our online application site at:

http://pa334.peopleadmin.com/postings/4945

for further information about this position and to submit your application.

Committee will begin reviewing applications on a rolling basis on February 1. For further information, please contact Joe Chartier, Academic Department Administrator, School of International and Public Affairs, at jc3317@sipa.columbia.edu.

Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs brings together an interdisciplinary faculty to conduct research in policy-related fields and train students at the master's and doctoral levels for careers in global public policy.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  The search committee is especially interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching, and/or service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of SIPA's academic community.  Applications from women and underrepresented minorities are strongly encouraged.