Assistant Rank Faculty Position in Promoting Learning in Early Childhood

Stanford Graduate School of Education   Stanford, CA   Full-time     Education
Posted on July 3, 2024
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Stanford’s Graduate School of Education is seeking an early career (untenured) faculty member whose work focuses on studying developmental and/or contextual experiences that promote learning, broadly defined, in early childhood. For example, the work could focus on family interactions and home experiences; early childhood care and education programs, settings, and curricula; and teaching strategies and everyday classroom experiences. The work could include approaches such as identifying and assessing relevant skills and processes, and/or creating, implementing, and evaluating the effectiveness of new intervention programs. Applicants should focus on learning from birth through early elementary school (PreK-G3). Preference will be given to applicants who consider issues of equity and include children from historically underrepresented or underserved groups. The faculty member will contribute to the new Stanford Center on Early Childhood and applicants should be eager to collaborate across disciplines within the Stanford Graduate School of Education and across other Schools and Institutes on campus. The successful candidate will 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
  • 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 21st, 2024 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