Columbia University

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  • About Us

    A Brief His­tory

    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.

    Uni­ver­sity Admin­is­tra­tion

    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.

    Sta­tis­tics & Facts

    Research at Columbia

    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.

    Colum­bia Uni­ver­sity also oper­ates a community-​centered job appli­ca­tion office; for in-​person assis­tance with the appli­ca­tion process, you are wel­come to visit the Colum­bia Uni­ver­sity Employ­ment Infor­ma­tion Cen­ter (CEIC).


    Phone +1.212.854-1754

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