Lecturer in Discipline - International Humanitarian Policy and Action

  • Mid-level, Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 3 March 2020

Job Description

Columbia University
School of International and Public Affairs
Lecturer in Discipline
International Humanitarian Policy and Action

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 international humanitarian policy and action, to begin July 1, 2020.

Candidates must have a demonstrated record of accomplishment in teaching and in an appropriate field of research and/or practice related to international humanitarian policy or action. Research interests or practice should be policy-relevant. Master’s degree required. Ph.D., J.D., or equivalent terminal degree and/or relevant professional experience at senior level strongly preferred.

Applicants should be qualified to teach courses related to international humanitarian policy/action and serve as director of focus area on that topic in demanding two-year Master’s degree programs in international and public affairs. Responsibilities of director include advising students about their educations and careers and fostering co-curricular activities, such as guest speakers and panel discussions.

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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 jc3317@sipa.columbia.edu.

About the Organization

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.

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