Columbia University, Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research
Professor of Professional Practice

The Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research (IEOR) at Columbia Engineering invites applications for a Professor of Professional Practice in Financial Engineering starting in the 2018-2019 academic year or earlier.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Professor of Professional Practice are full-time non-tenure-track faculty members who have substantial professional expertise. The IEOR Department is looking for applicants with a recognizable reputation reflecting publication, scholarship and distinguished professional experience in the field of financial engineering. Candidates for this position must hold a PhD in Operations Research, Financial Mathematics, or related disciplines.

JOB DESCRIPTION: A successful candidate will be involved in all aspects of the educational mission of the Department in the field of Financial Engineering, which includes developing curriculum and courses relevant to the financial services industry, executive programs for practitioners, and developing industry contacts for sponsored projects and project-based courses. In addition, we expect a successful candidate to help with all aspects of the MS in Financial Engineering program, including admissions and student advising, and help organize seminars and conferences, and recruiting industry affiliates for the Center for Financial Engineering in the IEOR Department, and the Center for Financial and Business Analytics in the Data Science Institute. The Department is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

APPLICATIONS/FURTHER INFORMATION: For additional information and to apply, please see: http://engineering.columbia.edu/faculty-job-opportunities. Applications should be submitted electronically and include the following: curriculum-vitae including a statement of teaching interests and plans, and contact information for three experts who can provide letters of recommendation. At least three of the letters of recommendation must address teaching ability. Candidates will be considered on a rolling basis. Candidates that are invited to interview will be required to give a 50-minute technical presentation.

Applicants can consult http://www.ieor.columbia.edu for more information about the department. Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer Race/Gender/Disability/Veteran

Posted: 4 Aug 2017