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 2017-2018 academic year. Professor of Professional Practice are full-time non-tenure-track faculty members who have substantial professional expertise.
The IEOR Department is looking for thought leaders with demonstrated scholarship and distinguished professional experience. Candidates for this position must hold a PhD in Operations Research, Financial Mathematics, or related disciplines. A successful candidate would help co-lead the educational mission of the Department in the field of Financial Engineering, broadly defined. This mission includes developing curriculum and courses relevant to the financial services industry, executive programs for practitioners, developing industry contacts for sponsored projects and project-based courses, and overseeing all aspects of the MS in Financial Engineering program, including admissions and student advising. The teaching and executive programs are expected to leverage blended and online learning environments. We expect the successful candidate to take a leadership role in the Center for Financial Engineering in the IEOR Department, and the Center for Financial and Business Analytics in the Data Science Institute by organizing seminars and conferences, and recruiting industry affiliates.
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.
For additional information and to apply, please see: 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 two of the letters of recommendation must address teaching ability. Candidates will be considered on a rolling basis with candidates applying before December 15, 2016 receiving full consideration.
Applicants can consult for more information about the department. Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer – Race/Gender/Disability/Veteran