Columbia University — Associate Professor of Professional Practice / Professor of Professional Practice in Technology Management

Description
The School of Professional Studies (SPS) at Columbia University invites applications for a full-time position at Associate Professor of Professional Practice/Professor of Professional Practice to teach in the MS Program in Technology Management. The degree prepares graduates to use key strategic and tactical skills to drive enhanced organizational performance through the use of technology and to become leaders in the field.

This position will begin on July 1, 2023. This is a full-time appointment with multi-year renewal contingent on successful review.

The Associate Professor of Professional Practice/Professor of Professional Practice in the MS Program of Technology Management in the School of Professional Studies will teach courses related to technology management in one or more of the following areas: business and financial planning, digital strategy and leadership, machine learning and artificial intelligence, data management and analytics, C-level management, emerging technologies, digital and business transformation, organizational development, and business plan execution.

In addition to teaching and pedagogical responsibilities, the Associate Professor of Professional Practice/Professor of Professional Practice in the MS Program of Technology Management in the School of Professional Studies may be asked to serve in an administrative capacity for the MS program to lead programmatic efforts and strategic planning for the program. Administrative responsibilities could include marketing/student recruiting, budgeting and planning, student life, alumni affairs, and professional development opportunities for students. The position may also participate in admissions review, instructional design, student mentoring, and overall development of the Technology Management program.

The ideal candidate will hold a doctoral degree, terminal degree, or its professional equivalent in computer science, electrical engineering, instructional systems, information management, education, analytics, business, social/behavioral science or another area related to technology management and exhibit a commitment to excellence in teaching, mentoring, instructional design, and professional practice and/or scholarship. Moreover, they should exhibit a commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the classroom and professional practice.

Qualifications
All applicants must have a BA/BS. Applicants with doctoral or terminal degrees are strongly preferred.

Candidates at the rank of Associate Professor of Professional Practice are expected to have teaching experience, documented evidence of excellence, and evidence of professional growth and activity in the given field.

Candidates at the rank of Professor of Professional Practice are expected to have substantial experience and accomplishments, and a superlative record of teaching or deep experience as a highly regarded communicator, and documented evidence of excellence in carrying out administrative or other department responsibilities.

Preferred Qualifications
Ideally, the candidate will have at least 10 years of professional practice in a technology management setting, including C- suite leadership roles in addition to experience teaching in a graduate program or teaching mid-career professionals.

Application Instructions
Applicants are encouraged to apply by November 18, 2022 to receive full consideration, although application review will begin immediately.

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
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Writing Sample(s)
  • 3 letters of Recommendation (solicited from a list of references provided)
  • Teaching Evaluations
  • Research Abstract (optional)
  • Publication(s) (optional)

Columbia University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a diverse environment and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

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