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Faculty Open Position

Job Description:

The Stanford Graduate School of Education is seeking applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate rank member in the area of early literacy, with a focus on early reading. 

Successful candidates will be those that can demonstrate a creative and productive program of research, evidence of impact on the field of early literacy, and a commitment to excellence in teaching and advising graduate and undergraduate students. Prior experience teaching and/or working with teachers at the elementary level in classrooms with ethnically, linguistically, or socio-economically diverse student populations is strongly desired.

Responsibilities will include conducting an independent program of research, providing mentorship to doctoral and undergraduate students in related fields, and teaching courses for both prospective researchers and elementary teacher candidates.

Applicants should provide a cover letter which describes research and teaching experience, a curriculum vitae, two pdfs representing published, in press, or submitted research manuscripts, and a list of three referees (complete with addresses and phone numbers). We will only request letters of recommendation to be sent directly to Stanford for a small number of finalists. Applications will be reviewed beginning on January 6th, 2017 and the position will remain open until it is filled.

All application materials must be submitted online. Please submit your application on Interfolio:  https://apply.interfolio.com/39219

Questions pertaining to this position may be directed to Tanya Chamberlain, Faculty Affairs Officer, tanyas@stanford.edu.

Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of, and applications from, women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research and teaching missions.

Job Description:

The Stanford Graduate School of Education (GSE) seeks an established scholar of Teacher Education to join its faculty. We welcome applications from scholars with expertise and an active and rigorous research agenda in the field of teacher education, broadly conceived.  Candidates’ research and experience should be related to broad issues of teaching, teacher education, and/or related policy.  Previous involvement in both policy and practice of teacher education are highly desirable, especially as it pertains to the preparation of teachers to work with culturally and linguistically diverse student populations.

The successful candidate will be expected to play a significant role in shaping the future of Stanford’s teacher education program (STEP), among other contributions to the GSE. The candidate will teach courses and advise students within the GSE at the masters and doctoral levels, including courses in STEP. This search is for an established, tenured scholar at the associate or full professor rank. Candidates should have an excellent record of scholarship, teaching, and leadership in the field of teacher education.

The GSE faculty represents considerable diversity, including in its theoretical, methodological, and substantive expertise and interests.  We seek a colleague who can work effectively within this multidisciplinary community. 

All applicants should provide a cover letter describing their research agenda, teaching, and other relevant experience, a curriculum vitae and a list of three references with complete addresses and phone numbers.  The committee will request letters of recommendation, samples of publications, and evidence of effective teaching from a small group of finalists.  Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.  Please apply at http://apply.interfolio.com/38694.

Questions pertaining to this position may be directed to the search committee:

Prof. Hilda Borko (Chair): hildab@stanford.edu

Prof. Amado Padilla: apadilla@stanford.edu

Associate Prof. (Teaching) Ira Lit: iralit@stanford.edu

Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of, and applications from, women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research and teaching missions.