Columbia University Assistant/Associate Professor in New York, New York

Position Title:Assistant/Associate Professor

Department: 4048- A&S Psychology

Department Number: 4048

Location: Morningside

Summary Description: The Department of Psychology at Columbia University invites applications for a faculty position in the Department of Psychology at the tenure-track assistant professor or early associate level, to begin July 1, 2019. We seek applications from individuals with specializations in developmental psychology that complement current areas of expertise within the Department. While the position is open to all developmental psychologists, those conducting research in cognitive science and/or cognitive neuroscience are particularly encouraged to apply. Successful candidates will have a demonstrated record of research productivity and teaching commensurate with the level of the faculty position.

School/Institute/Unit: Arts and Sciences

Minimum Degree Required: Ph.D.

Minimum Qualifications:

All applicants MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered for the position. All candidates must have excellent scholarship and promise for future development as a scientist. Candidates must also have strong publishing and teaching records and exhibit commitment to undergraduate and graduate education.

Preferred Qualifications:

Additional Information: We will begin reviewing applications November 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. For more information, please go to

Posting Date: 09-12-2018

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicants: All applications must be made through Columbia University's Recruitment of Academic Personnel System (RAPS). Please upload the following required materials: curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research, list of references, and copies of relevant papers. RAPS will accommodate uploads of maximum two (2) megabytes in size per document. Additional documents as noted on the upload page are optional.

Before uploading documents, applicants first will be asked to input a name and valid email address for each reference provider. The application to this position requires a minimum of three reference letters. The applicant may enable the RAPS system to generate an automatic email to the reference provider, politely requesting a letter of reference and offering a secure link to the RAPS website where a letter can be uploaded quickly and easily. Wherever possible, letters should be uploaded in the online system. If this is not possible, the applicant should refer the reference provider or dossier service to the following address: Psychology Search Committee, Department of Psychology, Columbia University, 1190 Amsterdam Avenue MC 5501, 406 Schermerhorn Hall, New York, NY 10027.

After completing the "Provide References" screens, the applicant will come to the "Attach Documents" screen and be asked to upload into RAPS the required application materials listed above. The completion of the application process in RAPS is indicated by a confirmation number, which the applicant should retain.

For questions about the RAPS application process, please email Joanna Borchert-Kopczuk at

Proposed Start Date: 07-01-2019

EEO Statement Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Date Review Begins 11-01-2018

Required Applicant Documents for Upload: Curriculum Vitae

Statement of Teaching Philosophy

List of References

Writing Sample/Publication 1

Statement of Research

Optional Applicant Documents for Upload Cover Letter

Dissertation Abstract

Writing Sample/Publication 2

Other Document 1

Other Document 2

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