Columbia University Science Fellows in Frontiers of Science

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Friday, December 7, 2018
Archive Date: 
Friday, January 11, 2019
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Columbia University
Department Name: 
Natural Sciences (Any)
New York
New York
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 

Frontiers of Science is a one-semester course that integrates modern science into the Core Curriculum of Columbia College in order to introduce exciting scientific ideas and inculcate scientific habits of mind. The program will appoint a number of post-doctoral fellows in the natural sciences for the academic year 2019-2020. We invite applications from qualified candidates who have received or expect to receive the Ph.D. before June 30, 2019 and have demonstrated teaching experience. Columbia Science Fellows hold the rank of Lecturer in Discipline in an appropriate natural science department. The fellowship is renewable for a second and third year based on satisfactory performance.

Fellows teach two once-per-week seminar sections each semester, attend the weekly course lecture, faculty meeting and pedagogical seminar, participate in the curriculum development for the course, including course-wide assessments, and carry out research at Columbia. In addition to teaching and research, the Fellows engage in the intellectual life of the department of affiliation. A competitive salary is supplemented by an annual research allowance.

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Deadline for applications is January 15, 2019.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Pay Compensation
Compensation Notes: 
A competitive salary is supplemented by an annual research allowance.
Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, February 15, 2019
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Frontiers of Science Program
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Jessica Cubas
Frontiers of Science Fellows Position