The School of Professional Studies (SPS) at Columbia University invites applications for full-time positions at Associate Professor of Professional Practice/Professor of Professional Practice to teach in the MS Program in Sustainability Management. The degree prepares graduates to transform how organizations do business by formulating and implementing sustainability strategies.
This position will begin on July 1, 2023. This is a full-time appointment with a multi-year renewal contingent on a successful review.
We seek high-quality candidates with a graduate degree in sustainability management, sustainable development, economics, education, political science, business, finance, law, environmental sciences or other disciplines directly related to sustainability management. This can include political science, education, management, sociology, economics, engineering, ecology or environmental science.
Experience mentoring students on consulting projects, where students solve real-world sustainability-related problems with public and private sector clients, is a plus. The ability to form partnerships and collaborations with public, private, and nonprofit organizations to develop applied research and foster entrepreneurial ideas is also welcome. International experience is preferred. Experience teaching masters students in professional degree programs is also preferred.
This position will involve regular teaching in the program’s highly flexible curriculum.
The successful candidate will teach courses related to Sustainability Management in one or more of the following areas: integrative sustainability management, economics and quantitative analysis, physical dimensions of sustainability, public policy and sustainability, physical dimensions of sustainability, and general and financial management. The Associate Professor of Professional Practice/Professor of Professional Practice will also participate in instructional design, student mentoring, career development and overall development of the Sustainability Management program.