Assistant Rank Faculty Position in Education and Organizations

Stanford Graduate School of Education

The Stanford Graduate School of Education seeks applicants for an early career (untenured) faculty position in education and organizations. We seek an empirical social-science researcher who studies organizations such as schools, colleges and universities, education businesses, education philanthropies, government and regulatory agencies, and the relationships among these and other organizations that constitute the ecosystem for education—in the United States and/or internationally. We welcome applications from scholars deploying a wide range of methods and data, including ethnographic, qualitative, comparative-historical, and quantitative/computational approaches.

The successful candidate will join a community of faculty who study educational phenomena from a variety of disciplinary perspectives, many of whom have interests in collaborating with colleagues across the university as well as with practitioners to understand and facilitate change. The successful candidate will also be expected to teach and advise students at the graduate level.

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
  • a research and teaching statement (no more than 3 pages)
  • curriculum vitae
  • up to three scholarly publications/writing samples
  • three names of references (complete with email addresses and phone numbers). We will request letters immediately.

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

Application deadline is October 14th at 11:55pm PST.

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.

The expected base pay range for this position is $140k – $153k.

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.

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