Princeton, NJ
May 08, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Princeton University

Oper Res and Financial Eng - 25600

Position Summary
The Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering at Princeton University seeks to appoint a full time Lecturer beginning September 1, 2017. The position is for one year, renewable. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses at both undergraduate and graduate levels, and to advise senior theses.

Essential Qualifications
We are looking for someone who will demonstrate excellence in the classroom. While the main thrust of the ORFE classes are in probability, statistics, optimization and financial engineering, the current teaching needs are mostly in statistics and financial engineering, and the successful candidate will be expected to teach in these areas first. Although not required, a track record of peer-reviewed publications in any of the fields covered by ORFE is considered a plus.

Applications are considered on a continuing basis, though for full consideration apply by May 1, 2017. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae (including publications), statement of teaching experience/philosophy and, any additional material relevant to the applicant's teaching abilities (such as prior teaching evaluations, student comments, etc.), and contact information for at least three references.

The successful candidate must have a PhD in a field covered by ORFE, and classroom teaching experience with demonstrated excellence.

This position is subject to the University's background check policy.

Preferred Qualifications

Directory Title
Job Function
Regular Faculty
FR 090
Standard Hours

Full Time
Actual Hours per Week, if casual hourly

Pay Rate, if Casual Hourly

Work Schedule, if other than standard hours

Eligible for Overtime
Benefits Eligible
Union Code
Not Applicable
Education Required
Doctorate Degree
Application Deadline
Open Until Filled or See Position Summary.
Instructions for Applying
Complete the online application and click "Apply to this Posting" at the top of the posting details page.
Documents which can be associated with this posting
Cover Letter
Statement of Teaching Interest
Other Document 1
Other Document 2
Other Document 3
Proposed Start Date
End Date, if a Term Appointment
Comments related to end date:
The position is for one year with a possibility of renewal.
EEO Statement
Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW


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