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Assistant Rank Faculty Position in Science, Engineering, Technology Education

Job Details

Work type: University Tenure Line
Location: Stanford University
Categories: Graduate School of Education

The Stanford Graduate School of Education seeks an Assistant Professor of Science, Engineering, or Technology Education (SETE) focused on pre-K–12 education. We welcome applications from science education scholars in the fields of science-, engineering-, or technology-education, broadly conceived, including design of curriculum (and learning technologies), teaching, learning and assessment, and/or policy in formal or informal contexts. Disciplines may include, but are not limited to scholars in biology, chemistry, physics, earth, engineering, environmental, and computer science education. Stronger candidates will be contributing to more than one of these disciplines and scholarly inquiry topics. Experience with the practices of teaching, teacher education, or program design, development, support, and evaluation are desirable. Candidates should be committed to both innovation and equity. The successful candidate will contribute to teaching and advising doctoral and masters students in the GSE.

Ph.D./Ed.D., or enrollment in a Ph.D./Ed.D. program with anticipated degree conferral by the time of appointment is required.

Applicants are required to provide:

  • a brief cover letter
  • statement of research interest (1 – 2 pages max)
  • statement of teaching interest (1 – 2 pages max)
  • curriculum vitae
  • three scholarly publications/writing samples
  • three letters of reference

All application materials must be submitted online. Please submit your application at the following site:

Application deadline is September 30, 2023.

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

The Graduate School of Education and Stanford University value faculty who will help foster an inclusive academic environment for colleagues, students, and staff with a wide range of backgrounds, identities, and outlooks. Candidates may choose to include as part of their research and teaching statements a brief discussion about how their work and experience will further these ideals. Additional information about Stanford's IDEAL initiative may be found here:

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.

The expected base pay range for this position is $130,000 - $148,000.

Stanford University has provided a pay range representing its good faith estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for the position. The pay offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors including (but not limited to) the experience and qualifications of the selected candidate including years since terminal degree, training, and field or discipline; departmental budget availability; internal equity; and external market pay for comparable jobs.

Advertised: 19 Jul 2023 Pacific Daylight Time
Applications close: 30 Sep 2023 Pacific Daylight Time


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