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Faculty Position in Adolescent Development

The Stanford Graduate School of Education is seeking applicants for a tenure-track assistant professor position.  Adolescence is a period of uniquely significant change that has effects on behavior, socialization, and society.  We seek applicants who have broad research and teaching interests in youth and adolescence. Foci of research may include, but are not limited to, social, personality, and/or cognitive development, cultural perspectives, and the study of diverse adolescent populations in and out of schools.  We especially welcome applications from researchers who consider implications for educational practice, who look at change over time, and who can interact with colleagues across multiple fields of inquiry. The successful candidate will teach courses in child and adolescent development at the Master’s and Doctoral levels.  

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
  • three letters of reference.

This search is chaired by Professor Bill Damon.

All application materials must be submitted online.  Please submit your application on Interfolio:

Application deadline is November 15th, 2019.

Questions pertaining to this position may be directed to Tanya Chamberlain, Faculty Affairs Officer,

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.

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