Job ID: 167656

Faculty Positions (Open Rank)

Columbia University

  • Sep. 20, 2021
  • Faculty Positions (Open Rank)
  • Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research
  • Columbia University
    New York, NY
  • Open until filled
  • Jul. 1, 2022
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Risk Management & Financial Engineering
    Industrial & Systems Engineering

Faculty Positions in the Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research

Columbia Engineering invites applications for two open-rank faculty positions in the Department
of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research. One position is for candidates with research
interests in financial engineering and related areas, including blockchain economics, information
design, financial technology, financial econometrics, machine learning in finance, and energy
finance. The second position is open to candidates with research interests in all areas of
operations research, broadly defined, including optimization, applied probability, data/business
analytics, high-dimensional statistics, and their applications. Candidates with research interests
in data-driven decision-making, computational aspects of operations research, and FinTech are
especially encouraged to apply. Appointments will be made at the rank of Assistant Professor,
Associate Professor, or Professor, depending on the qualifications of the applicant.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree by the time of appointment. Successful
candidates are expected to build a strong methodological research record and to contribute to the
department’s educational programs. Columbia encourages multi-disciplinary research and
collaborations across academic units on the campus. The Department is particularly interested in
qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the university
community. The candidate will benefit from interactions with various faculty from the School of
Engineering and Applied Sciences, the Data Science Institute, the Columbia Business School,
and the School of Arts and Science.

For additional information and to apply, please see: or
Applications should be submitted electronically and include the following: curriculum-vitae
including a list of publications, a description of research accomplishments, a statement of
research and teaching interests and plans, contact information for three experts who can provide
letters of recommendation, and up to three pre/reprints of scholarly work. Applicants are
encouraged to submit a statement that discusses their contributions to diversity initiatives. All
applications received by November 19, 2021 will receive full consideration. We will meet
candidates who apply early during the INFORMS 2021 Annual Meeting. Inquiries should be
directed to

Applicants can consult for more information about the department.

  • Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer — Disability/

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Contact Information

  • Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
    Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research
    Columbia University
    New York, NY 10027

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