Apr 23, 2024

Lecturer in Discipline

  • Columbia University
  • New York, NY, USA
Full time Other

Job Description

The Psychology Department at Columbia University invites applications for a position at the rank of Lecturer in Discipline, to start July 1, 2024. This is a full-time, non-tenure-track, 5-year term. The appointment will be initially for one year with the possibility of renewal for up to a total of five years, contingent upon the availability of funds and satisfactory performance.

Responsibilities for this position will include teaching courses inside correctional facilities and on Columbia campus and supporting the educational growth and development of system-impacted people of various ages, educational backgrounds and life experiences.

Candidates are expected to have exemplary teaching experience, documented evidence of pedagogical excellence, and an interest in the science of teaching and learning.  They are also expected to travel to various correctional facilities and be able to adjust to the demands of such settings to ensure the educational success of students.

We welcome applications from candidates with expertise in working in carceral settings, mentoring non-traditional students, using pedagogical approaches that are engaging and promote a growth mindset.


A Ph.D. in History is required at the time of appointment.

Application Instructions

All applications must be made through Columbia University’s Academic Search and Recruiting (ASR) system apply.interfolio.com/144779. Please upload the following required materials: a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., teaching evaluations), at least one sample course syllabus, and the names of 3 references, at least one who can attest to teaching expertise in carceral settings.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

Pay Transparency Disclosure

Salary Range $70,000 - $80,000

 The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to departmental budgets, qualifications, experience, education, licenses, specialty, and training.  The above hiring range represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.


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