JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
August 1, 2014 - January 31, 2015
Position Title/Short Description
Section: US: Other Academic (Part-time or Adjunct)
Location: New York, New York, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: E5 -- Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit
Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Master in Public Administration Program in Economic Policy Management (PEPM) at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs is seeking an adjunct instructor for one of its core courses, Introduction to Probability and Statistics.
The course is taught in the PEPM introductory summer semester from early June through mid-August and covers essential mathematical concepts and statistical methods for economic analysis. Relying heavily upon concrete economic examples, it introduces students to the essentials of optimization and applied quantitative analysis, setting the stage for subsequent economic modeling. Basic probability and statistics are also reviewed. Stresses applied data analysis using computers and statistical software. Weekly assignments provide practice applying the concepts discussed in class.
Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Economics or Statistics; demonstrated success in graduate school teaching strongly preferred. Applicants should upload a resume, letter of interest and contact information for three references, and any teaching evaluations, if available, to JOE by December 31, 2014.
More information about PEPM may be found here:
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
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