Visiting Faculty

The Harriman Institute has occasional visiting faculty positions available.  Please check below for any announced openings.  All available postings will be posted here with application details.
 
Visiting Faculty (open rank)  Position in Ukrainian Studies
 
Columbia University invites applications for a visiting appointment in Ukrainian Studies to be filled at the rank of assistant, associate, or full visiting professor for one semester (Fall or Spring) in the academic year 2016-2017. Rank commensurate with experience. The minimum degree required for this position is a Ph.D. or equivalent. History is the preferred area of research and teaching specialization, but literary/philological studies and other areas will also be considered. The visiting faculty member will be appointed in one of the Humanities or Social Science Departments in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and will teach two courses: a course of broad interest for upper-level undergraduates and a second course for graduate students. The visitor is expected to give one public lecture and to participate in the academic life of the University, including as an affiliate of the Harriman Institute. 
 
All applications must be submitted online.  To apply follow this link.
 
Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, the names of three persons who may be asked to provide a letter of reference, a modest sample (article or book or dissertation chapter) of scholarship, and past teaching evaluations, if available. The letter of application should include a statement indicating which semester the applicant prefers to teach, a short list of possible courses which the applicant might teach, and a description of the applicant's current research interests.
 
Review of applications will begin February 22, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.
 
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer --Race/Gender/Disability/Veteran.
 
Special Instructions to applicants: All applications must be made through Columbia University's online Recruitment of Academic Personnel System (RAPS). Using RAPS, applicants can upload the following required materials : a letter of application; curriculum vitae; the names of three persons who may be asked to provide a letter of reference; and a modest sample (article or book chapter) of scholarship. The letter of application should include a statement of which semester the applicant prefers, a short list of possible courses which the applicant might teach, and a description of the applicant's current research interests. RAPS will accommodate uploads of maximum two (2) megabytes in size).
 
For inquiries about the position please contact Alexander Cooley, ac210@columbia.edu.
 
For questions about the RAPS application process please contact Jamie Bennett: jb33@columbia.edu
 
István Deák Visiting Professorship in East Central European Studies at Columbia University
 
Columbia University invites applications for two István Deák Visiting Professorships in East Central European Studies for one semester each (Fall or Spring) in the academic year 2016-2017. The professorship, commemorating Professor Deák's legacy of excellence in research and teaching, is open to scholars who have active interest and accomplishments in East and Central European studies. ONE appointment will be at the rank of Visiting Professor. The second will be an open-rank appointment to be filled at any level from Visiting Assistant to Visiting Full Professor. 
 
The visiting professors will be appointed in one of the Humanities or Social Science Departments of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and will teach two courses, one a course of broad interest for upper-level undergraduates, and the other for graduate students. The visitors are expected to give one public lecture and participate in the academic life of the University, whose interests in East and Central European studies are well represented on campus by the East Central European Center, the European Institute, and the Harriman Institute. 

Please provide a letter of application, curriculum vitae, the names of three persons who may be asked to provide a letter of reference, and a modest sample (article or book chapter) of scholarship. The letter of application should include a statement of which semester the applicant prefers, a short list of possible courses which the applicant might teach, and a description of the applicant's current research interests.  
 
Minimum qualifications: Ph.D. or professional equivalent. Distinction in research and teaching in the field of East and Central European Studies. 
 
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
 
Review Begins Date: 12/1/2015
 
Special Instructions to applicants: All applications must be made through Columbia University's online Recruitment of Academic Personnel System (RAPS). Using RAPS, applicants can upload the following required materials : a letter of application; curriculum vitae; the names of three persons who may be asked to provide a letter of reference; and a modest sample (article or book chapter) of scholarship. The letter of application should include a statement of which semester the applicant prefers, a short list of possible courses which the applicant might teach, and a description of the applicant's current research interests. RAPS will accommodate uploads of maximum two (2) megabytes in size).
 
For inquiries about the position please contact Alan Timberlake, at2205@columbia.edu.
 
For questions about the RAPS application process please contact Jamie Bennett: jb33@columbia.edu
 
Required applicant documents for Upload: Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter, List of References, Writing, Sample/Publication 1 
 
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
 
All applications must be submitted online. To apply, follow this link