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Lecturer in the Discipline of Cognitive Science

Department of Philosophy , Columbia University in the City of New York

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Philosophy of Cognitive Science
AOS categories Philosophy of Cognitive Science
AOC Philosophy of Cognitive Science
AOC categories Philosophy of Cognitive Science
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location New York, New York, United States
Start date July 1, 2024
Job description

The Department of Philosophy and the Cognitive Science Program at Columbia University seek to hire a lecturer in the philosophy of cognitive science.  This is a full-time position, starting July 1, 2024, with initial appointment for one year, and the possibility of renewal for a second year. Primary responsibilities include teaching three undergraduate courses per year, and serving as Columbia Director of Undergraduate Studies for the Cognitive Science Program. The three courses would include some combination of Philosophy of Mind, Cognitive Science and Philosophy, Senior Project Seminar, and Introduction to Cognitive Science, the last of which would be co-taught. The responsibilities of the Director include advising undergraduate students on major requirements, specializations, and electives; ensuring transfer credits meet program requirements; certifying students for graduation; organizing an Open House in one of the semesters; inviting guests for the "Lunch and Lecture" series; communicating with the Steering Committee about proposed changes to the program; and working closely with the Barnard Director of Cognitive Science. A Ph.D., demonstrated excellence in teaching, and a background in cognitive science are all required. Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


A Ph.D., demonstrated excellence in teaching, and a background in cognitive science are all required.

Salary Range

$89,000 - $92,000


Morningside Heights Campus

Link to apply for the position: http://apply.interfolio.com/143375
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

Pay Transparency Disclosure

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.

How to apply
Application type Online
All applications must be made through Columbia University’s Academic Search and Recruiting (ASR) system. Please upload the following required materials: cover letter, curriculum vitae, and evidence of teaching experience. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Web address to apply http://apply.interfolio.com/143375
Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Web address for more information https://academic.careers.columbia.edu/#!/135985
Contact name Nicole Meily
Contact email
Contact phone 212-853-4463
Time created March 26, 2024, 8:23pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date September 21, 2024, 3:23pm EST
Last updated March 26, 2024, 8:23pm UTC
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