Long-term Faculty Exchange

Professor at Ecole Polytechnique

Long-term Faculty Exchange

The Alliance Program is pleased to announce the opening of our call for visiting professorship with Columbia University, École Polytechnique, Sciences Po and Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne University. In the academic year 2020-2021, six positions will be offered: three Columbia University faculty will spend one semester as a visiting professor in each of the French partner institutions, and one member of each of our French member institutions faculty will spend one semester as a visiting professor at Columbia University.

  • Applicants must be current members of the faculty of one of the four member universities. For members of the Columbia faculty, the visiting professorship program is open to full-time officers of instruction of professorial rank. Professors on sabbatical or on leave will be preferred to participate in this exchange.

  • Alliance Visiting Professors continue to receive their salary from their home institution, when applicable. A stipend is available to help defray costs of the visit. The stipend varies according to the seniority of the faculty member. Please note that, for the visiting professorship in France, by French law, faculty members above the age of 65 years-old are not eligible to the stipend.

  • Alliance Visiting Professors are expected to teach one full course (14 two-hour sessions per semester/4 months) at the host institution. They are also expected to deliver two academic lectures or seminar presentations, and to attend two dinners or events hosted by the Alliance Program.

Applications should include a CV, a one-page statement of interest, a selection of proposed courses, and the preferred term for residence and teaching at the partner institution.

Applications should specify who is the contact at the host institution.

Inquiries and applications should be sent electronically to alliance@columbia.edu by June 30th, 2019.