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Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) Comparative Politics
Columbia University, School 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 email@example.com.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women and under-represented minorities.
Staff Associate (Officer of Research) – Sexual & Gender Based Crimes
Staff Associate (Officer of Research)
The Gender and Public Policy Program at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) seeks a Staff Associate, Officer of Research, to support research on Sexual and Gender-Based Crimes (SGBV). The position will report to the Director of the Gender and Public Policy Specialization and, as assigned by the Director, will assist Gender & Public Policy faculty directly engaged in this project. In collaboration with MADRE, an international human rights organization, and Iraqi women's organizations, the Fellow will conduct research into the alleged sexual and gender-based violations and abuses of international human rights law committed by the so-called Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), other militias and armed groups, other non-state actors, and government actors, and help to prepare documentation and other materials required in order to ensure full accountability in the International Criminal Court and possible future tribunals and transitional justice processes.
Primary responsibilities will include:
- Analyze existing documentation.
- Help to develop gender-sensitive investigation methods in accordance with international standards and protocols.
- Assist in formulating concrete recommendations for eliminating impunity and ensuring survivors' access to adequate redress.
- Contribute to the drafting of an outcome report
- Assist in the development and implementation of strategies to advance the human rights of marginalized and at-risk Iraqis at domestic and international levels.
- Assist in drafting reports and UN Submissions
- Assist in logistics related to foregoing.
Master's Degree in relevant field required (e.g., master's degree in gender studies, public policy or international affairs) -- degree should include substantial focus on gender and public policy.
- One year of professional work experience is preferred but not required.
- Studies in human rights and/or experience in human rights organizations preferred
- Demonstrated professional competence and knowledge of UN human rights mechanisms, international accountability mechanisms, and other pertinent substantive areas of work;
- Excellent communication skills and ability to work in a multicultural, multi-ethnic environment and to maintain effective working relations with people of different national and cultural backgrounds;
- Good analytical capacity; solid knowledge in witness and victim protection and data protection;
- Experience in a conflict-affected setting and proven ability to conduct complex human rights investigations, including expertise in monitoring and documenting SGBV and understanding of gender-specific protection concerns.
For further information about this position and to submit your application, please visit our online application site at https://academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=65281.
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 Joe Chartier, Academic Department Administrator, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer -- Race/Gender/Disability/Veteran. SIPA particularly encourages applications from women and individuals from historically underrepresented groups.
Lecturer in Discipline – Comparative Politics, Policy-Making & Political Development
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 for up to three years, position of Lecturer in Discipline in the fields of political development and in comparative politics and policy-making, to begin July 1, 2018.
Candidates must have a demonstrated record of accomplishment in teaching, research and/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. PhD 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 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 https://academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=65750 for further information about this position and to submit your application.
Screening of the candidates will begin as soon as possible. For further information, please contact Joe Chartier, Academic Department Administrator, School of International and Public Affairs, at email@example.com.
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.