Senior Research Scholar or Research Scholar – Energy and Climate Change


The Center on Global Energy Policy (CGEP) at Columbia’s School of International and Public Affairs seeks a Senior Research Scholar or Research Scholar to work on major research topics related to energy and climate change. While the search is open to a broad range of areas of expertise, particular areas of interest include expertise to conduct research on carbon management (e.g., carbon capture, utilization, and storage, carbon mineralization, and/or direct air capture), decarbonization of industry and other hard to abate sectors, natural gas, zero-carbon fuels (e.g., hydrogen, power-to-X, carbon-to-fuels), technology and innovation, energy systems modeling, energy and climate policy, and energy for development (meeting the developing world’s energy needs consistent with global climate goals). The search is broad and CGEP anticipates that multiple hires may be made.

Qualifications include Master’s degree focused on energy technology, engineering, economics, public policy or a related field (PhD or terminal degree preferred).

For the full job description and to submit an application please visit: https://apply.interfolio.com/100843

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, Senior Advisor of Strategy and Operations, Center on Global Energy Policy, at [email protected].
 

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

Assistant Professor, American Politics


Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs invites applications for a tenure-track position in American politics with a focus on Race and Inequality.

The position is at the rank of Assistant Professor and will begin July 1, 2022.

Ph.D. required at the time of appointment. Candidates will be expected to sustain a strong commitment to research, publication, and teaching. 

Applicants should upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, a writing sample, and a statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion through teaching, professional activity, and/or service.

Please visit our online application site at: http://apply.interfolio.com/98518  for further information about this position and to submit your application.

Screening of the candidates will begin immediately, and the search will remain open for at least 30 days from the day of posting and continue until filled. For further information, please contact Hazel May, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, at [email protected].


Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a diverse environment, and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

 

Lecturer in Discipline, International Organizations and UN Studies


Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (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. 

SIPA now invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track, renewable position of Lecturer in Discipline in the field of international organizations and UN studies, to begin July 1, 2022.

Candidates must have a demonstrated record of accomplishment in teaching and in an appropriate field of research and/or practice related to international organizations and/or the UN. 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 organizations and UN studies and serve as director of the specialization in International Organizations and UN Studies in SIPA’s 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.

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.

To submit your application, please fill our online application site here: http://apply.interfolio.com/96001

Screening of the candidates will begin as soon as possible.

For further information, please contact Hazel May, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, at [email protected].

 

Professor (open rank), Energy Policy


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.

SIPA now invites applications for an open-rank Professor in the field of Energy Policy to begin in July 1, 2022 (or as soon thereafter as possible). The professorship can be filled at the rank of assistant professor, associate professor, or full professor, with a preference for a tenured full professor.

PhD in Economics, Public Policy, or related disciplines is required. Research and teaching interests must include conventional energy resources, such as hydrocarbons, nuclear or hydroelectric power. Interest in the relevance of research for policy is essential. The successful candidate will contribute to teaching and intellectual leadership in the SIPA energy curriculum at the master’s and PhD level, and engage with other Columbia faculty working in the energy, sustainable development, and related fields. Applications will be reviewed until a suitable candidate is identified.

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.

Please visit our online application site at (http://apply.interfolio.com/96250) for further information about this position and to submit your application.

Screening of the candidates will begin immediately, and the search will remain open for at least 30 days from the day of posting and continue until filled. For further information, please contact Hazel May, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, at [email protected].

 

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, 2022.

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.

Please visit our online application site at (http://pa334.peopleadmin.com/postings/5183) 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 Hazel May, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, at [email protected].

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.
 

Professor of Professional Practice in Global Policy


Founding Director of MPA in Global Leadership Program

Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) brings together an interdisciplinary faculty to conduct research in policy-related fields and train graduate students for careers in global public policy.

SIPA now invites applications for a full-time appointment as Professor of Professional Practice to launch and run a new graduate degree for senior leaders in global policy and management. The position is expected to begin July 1, 2022, or as soon as possible.

Candidates must have at least 10 years’ experience in senior positions and be widely recognized for their distinction in a global policy field related to SIPA’s areas of excellence. Candidates also must be willing and able to continue to make significant contributions in their field of practice and knowledge. Preferred candidates will hold a graduate degree (PhD or equivalent preferred) and possess university-level teaching experience or show strong promise to succeed as an instructor in a demanding academic environment. Preferred candidates should also show strong promise to succeed as the founding Director of an important new degree program.

The Professor of Professional Practice will serve as founding Director of the Master’s in Public Administration in Global Leadership, an intensive 10-month degree designed to prepare senior leaders from around the world to make an even greater impact in their fields. The Director will serve as the academic leader of the program, recruiting instructors and guest lecturers for courses, seminars and workshops and overseeing academic advising of students. The Director will be expected to teach three courses per year in the program (organizing and overseeing the Summer session counts as one course). Working with a full-time Program Manager/Assistant Director and other SIPA professional staff, the Director will oversee student recruitment and admissions, build strategic partnerships, and build and nurture a strong alumni community. The new degree, which has been approved by Columbia University and the New York State Education Department, will enroll its first students in August 2023.

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.

To submit your application, please visit our online application site here: http://apply.interfolio.com/95921

Screening of applicants will begin on November 10. 

For further information, please contact Hazel May, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at [email protected].

 

Staff Associate III (Officer of Research) 


Center on Global Energy Policy

The Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia’s School of International and Public Affairs seeks a Staff Associate III (Officer of Research) to support original research on domestic and/or international energy policy, geopolitics, technology, equality and justice, markets, development, or other relevant areas (e.g., the energy transition to zero-carbon fuels, energy and public health). The position will leverage linkages between other areas of ongoing work across the Earth Institute, Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science, Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, Lenfest Center for Sustainable Energy, and Columbia University more broadly, including its Climate School. 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.  

Qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in relevant field (public policy, economics, international affairs, political science, etc.), at least 4-6 years of professional experience across some combination of the following topics: the power sector, electricity markets, renewable energy, natural gas, energy infrastructure development, energy investment, energy markets, energy policy, energy justice, the energy sector, and/or climate policy, and strong verbal communication skills as well as excellent writing and copy-editing skills.

For the full job description and to submit an application please visit: https://pa334.peopleadmin.com/postings/7896

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, Senior Advisor of Strategy and Operations, Center on Global Energy Policy, at [email protected].

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