Faculty Position in Teacher Education

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Stanford Graduate School of Education

The Stanford Graduate School of Education (GSE) seeks to fill a tenure-track, open-rank faculty position in Teacher Education. 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 practice should address broad issues of teaching, teacher education, or related policy.  Previous involvement in teacher education policy is 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 leadership role in 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. Senior candidates should have a distinguished record of scholarship and teaching.  Junior candidates should have completed a doctorate before the date of appointment and show evidence of excellent research and teaching potential.

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 the following:

  • 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
  • 3 scholarly publications


The committee will request letters of recommendation and evidence of effective teaching from a small group of finalists.  Online applications are available and highly recommended.  Review of applications will begin on September 15th, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.  Please apply at http://apply.interfolio.com/42808.  

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.

Review of Applicants Begins: 
Friday, September 15, 2017
Contact Name: 
Tanya Chamberlain, Faculty Affairs Officer
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