JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2014 - January 31, 2015

Columbia University

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School of International and Public Affairs
Lemann Family Foundation Professor of Brazilian Studies (open rank)

JOE ID Number: 2014-02_111451383
Date Posted: 09/25/2014
Date Inactive: 01/31/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Lemann Family Foundation Professor of Brazilian Studies (open rank)
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: New York City, New York, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
Z1 -- Cultural Economics; Economic Sociology; Economic Anthropology
H5 -- National Government Expenditures and Related Policies
Brazilian Studies
Public Policy
Political Science
Salary Range: Negotiable
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) invites applications for the Lemann Family Foundation Professorship of Brazilian Studies to begin in July 2015 (or as soon thereafter as possible). The professorship can be filled at the rank of the assistant professor, associate professor, full professor, or professor of professional practice levels, with a preference for a tenured full professor appointment.

PhD in economics, political science, sociology or public policy is required. Senior candidates must have a distinguished publication record; junior candidates must show promise of developing an outstanding publication record, suitable for tenure at a leading research university. Research and teaching interests must include contemporary policy issues facing Brazil. Interest in the relevance of research for policy is essential. A record of engagement in the policy process would be an advantage.

The Lemann Family Foundation Professor will contribute to teaching and intellectual leadership in the SIPA curriculum and will coordinate research and co-curricular activities in Brazilian studies in SIPA and across Columbia University. Applications will be reviewed beginning immediately and until a suitable candidate is identified.

Please visit our online application site at:

for further information about this position and to submit your application.

Screening of the candidates will begin immediately and the search will remain open until filled. For further information, please contact Joe Chartier, Academic Department Administrator, School of International and Public Affairs, at

Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs brings together an interdisciplinary faculty to conduct research in policy-related fields and train students at the master’s and doctoral level for careers in global public policy.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Applications from women and underrepresented minorities are strongly encouraged.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Reference Instructions:
References to be provided with discrete links to upload reference letters.
Reference letters may be sent to contact noted on position description