For more than 250 years, Columbia has been a leader in higher education in the nation and around the world. At the core of our wide range of academic inquiry is the commitment to attract and engage the best minds in pursuit of greater human understanding, pioneering new discoveries and service to society.
Columbia is led by President Lee C. Bollinger. The University’s governance is directed by the 24-member Board of Trustees and by the University Senate.
Research at Columbia
- Research Highlights — News items related to research at Columbia
- EVPR Newsletter — Current and archived issues of the EVPR Newsletter
- Research Initiatives for Science and Engineering (RISE) — Proposal guidelines, timeline and important documents
- Limited Submission Internal Selection Process — Process overview and Conflict of Interest Policy information
- Northwest Corner Building — General information about science in the new Northwest Corner Building
- Stimulus (ARRA) – Information about reporting requirements for ARRA funded sponsored projects grants, and archive of ARRA funded programs
Employment at Columbia
Columbia University is committed to attracting, encouraging and retaining a highly qualified workforce to support our mission of excellence in education, research and patient care. A world-renowned research university in New York City, Columbia’s success is the result of a diverse workforce coming together to help shape the future.
With 5,000 full-time officers of instruction and research and 8,000 full-time administrative staff, Columbia University is one of the top private employers in the City of New York. We have two principal campuses: the historic campus in Morningside Heights, at 116th Street and Broadway, and the modern Medical Center further uptown, at 168th Street and Broadway. The University also encompasses the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory in Palisades, New York, Nevis Laboratories in Irvington, New York, and offices and centers at several off-site locations.
For those of us who are employed at Columbia, there’s more to the University than work. Columbia offers excellentfaculty and staff benefits, and it is itself a center of learning and culture.
Columbia University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Apply for Open Positions
For information about openings at Columbia University, please visit our online employment application systems. Both sites are available 24 hours daily for viewing and applying for positions.
How to Apply for Jobs at Columbia gives detailed instructions on using the online application systems.
Jobs at Columbia (JAC)
Openings for administrative positions
Recruitment of Academic Personnel System (RAPS)
Openings for academic positions