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Job Description:

Initiative for Learning Differences and Special Education 

Stanford University’s Graduate School of Education is launching an ambitious cross-campus interdisciplinary initiative to address urgent challenges and opportunities at the nexus of inclusive education and learning differences. Faculty will be marshalled to harness insights from science, design, systems analysis, technologies, policy, pedagogical practices, education interventions, and ethics to advance the human potential of each and every learner, coupled with the tools and systems designed to support them.

We are establishing novel Ph.D., MA, and teacher credential programs that realize Stanford’s purposeful commitment to groundbreaking interdisciplinary approaches to real world challenges. There will be possibilities for joint appointments with the faculties of medicine, law, engineering, humanities and science.  Over the next few years, we anticipate hiring faculty in the areas of learning practices, technologies, educational neuroscience, policy, and humanistic investigations of (dis)abilities.  We are launching the initiative with searches in two areas – learning practices and technologies.

Faculty Search in Learning Differences and Special Education

Currently, we are seeking two outstanding scholars to support the launch of the initiative: one who works on learning practices and teacher preparation, and one who works on technological breakthroughs for learning and participation. Both areas are broadly conceived.

Senior candidates will bring an excellent record of scholarship, teaching, and leadership. Junior candidates will bring fresh perspectives and methodologies that can drive future discovery. The initiative is explicitly interdisciplinary: Candidates should want to work across methodologies, systems, and paradigms to help address the complex terrain inherent to learning diversities.

All applicants should submit:

  • A cover letter describing their view of special education as an inclusive education project, their research agenda, and their teaching experience. 
  • Curriculum vitae (including publications).
  • Copies of a maximum of three scholarly papers. 
  • Applicants for Assistant rank positions should submit three letters of reference. 
  • Applicants for Associate and Professor rank positions should submit a list of three names of references(complete with addresses and phone numbers). We will request letters of recommendation for a short list of finalists only. 

All application materials must be submitted online. Please submit your materials by October 15, 2018. Questions pertaining to this position should be directed to Tanya Chamberlain, Faculty Affairs Officer, at tanyas@stanford.edu.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford also welcomes applications from others who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.

Job Description:

The Stanford Graduate School of Education is seeking applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate rank in the area of education policy.   

We seek candidates whose research combines rigorous quantitative methodologies and strong conceptual foundations with the aim of understanding and improving educational programs, practices, or policies.  It is a broad search and we invite candidates who examine policy contexts at any age, from early childhood through adulthood, and whose policy interests focus on the federal, state, or local level.  We request candidates to submit examples of their work in the form of research articles, chapters, and any other written work. 

Responsibilities will include conducting an independent program of research, teaching courses for doctoral and masters students, and providing mentorship to these students.  

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford also welcomes applications from others who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.

Job Description:

The Stanford University Graduate School of Education plans a tenure track, assistant, associate, or full professor appointment in the history of education, broadly defined.

Applicants should provide:

  • a cover letter which describes research and teaching experience, 
  • a curriculum vitae, 
  • three pdfs representing published, in press, or submitted research manuscripts, 
  • applicants for assistant rank positions should submit three letters of reference. 
  • applicants for associate or full professor ranks should submit a list of three names of references (complete with addresses and phone numbers). We will request letters of recommendation for a short list of finalists only.

Applications must be submitted by September 15, 2018. 

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford also welcomes applications from others who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.

Job Description:

Stanford’s Graduate School of Education is seeking applications for an open-rank tenure-track faculty position in the area of psychological approaches to early childhood development or education.

Successful candidates will demonstrate a creative and productive program of research, and a commitment to excellence in teaching and advising graduate and undergraduate students.

Responsibilities will include conducting an independent program of research, mentoring students, and teaching primarily graduate level courses.

Applicants should provide:

  • a cover letter which describes research and teaching experience
  • a curriculum vitae
  • three pdfs representing published, in press, or submitted research manuscripts
  • Applicants for Assistant rank positions should submit three letters of reference.
  • Applicants for Associate and Full Professor ranks should submit a list of three names of references (complete with addresses and phone numbers). We will request letters of recommendation for a short list of finalists only

Please submit applications by October 1, 2018.

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

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford also welcomes applications from others who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.

Job Description:

The Stanford Graduate School of Education (GSE) seeks an Assistant/Associate Professor in pre-K -12 Science Education. We welcome applications from scholars in the field of science education, broadly conceived, including science curriculum, science teaching, learning and assessment and/or policy in formal or informal contexts. Experience of practice in teaching science, science teacher education, or science program, support, development, and evaluation are desirable. 

Candidates should have an intellectually vibrant trajectory of scholarship. The successful candidate will teach graduate courses with a focus on science education and advise masters and doctoral-level students within the GSE. The candidate will also play a significant role in the science methods courses of Stanford’s Teacher Education Program (STEP) and contribute to the GSE and Stanford community. 

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. 

Applicants should provide:

  • a cover letter describing their research agenda and teaching experience
  • curriculum vitae
  • three scholarly publications
  • applicants for assistant rank positions should submit three letters of reference. 
  • applicants for associate professor rank should submit a list of three names of references (complete with addresses and phone numbers). We will request letters of recommendation for a short list of finalists only.

Please submit applications by September 15, 2018. 

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

Professor Jonathan Osborne, Chair osbornej@stanford.edu                                    

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford also welcomes applications from others who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.

Job Description:

The Stanford University Graduate School of Education plans a tenure track, assistant or associate professor appointment. We seek candidates from a variety of academic disciplines whose research embodies state-of-the-art approaches that use, design, create, and/or study advances in learning technologies. We also invite applications from candidates who conduct research employing diverse tools to investigate how technology may augment learning, in and out of school. 

The successful candidate will contribute to teaching and advising doctoral and masters students in the GSE.   

Applicants are required to provide:

  • a cover letter describing their research agenda and teaching experience
  • curriculum vitae
  • three scholarly publications
  • Applicants for Assistant rank positions should submit three letters of reference. 
  • Applicants for Associate Professor rank should submit a list of three names of references (complete with addresses and phone numbers). We will request letters of recommendation for a short list of finalists only.

This search is chaired by David Jacks Professor of Education and Learning Sciences Roy Pea.

All application materials must be submitted online.  

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford also welcomes applications from others who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.