The Department of Political Science and the European Institute at Columbia University invite applications for a Lecturer in Discipline to begin July 1, 2021. This position is sponsored by the European Institute. The Lecturer in Discipline will be expected to be the Faculty Advisor for the MA Program in European History, Politics, and Society (MA in EHPS).
The MA in EHPS is an interdisciplinary program. The Faculty Advisor position requires a deep knowledge of the history, politics, and culture of Modern Europe, both Western and Eastern, as well as demonstrated expertise in advising MA-level students in European studies.
The Lecturer will teach the two-semester European Studies Masters Colloquium. This course is a core requirement of the MA in EHPS. It introduces students to key topics and issues in the study of Modern Europe while also helping them develop their research, writing, and presentation skills.
The Lecturer will provide one-on-one advising and support to students enrolled in the MA in EHPS. This includes advising the students in designing their individual course of study within the MA program and identifying a research topic and an advisor for their MA thesis. The Lecturer will also help the students with thesis writing and post-graduation career planning.
In addition, the Lecturer will be expected to serve as thesis advisor to several EHPS MA students, and advise a number of independent studies each semester.
This is a full-time, renewable position with multi-year renewals contingent on successful reviews.
A Ph.D. in political science is required. Salary is commensurate with experience.
Review of applications will begin on April 15, 2021, and continue until the position is filled.
Internal Number: 7374
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