Open Faculty Positions

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Faculty recruitment in the School of Humanities and Sciences is conducted by academic departments. Explore this section for details about current faculty openings.
 
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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, teaching and clinical missions.

2016-17 Open Positions

 
I.  Humanities and Arts

Department of Linguistics

The Department of Linguistics at Stanford University is seeking applicants for a faculty position in the area of psycholinguistics.  Candidates at the junior or recently tenured level may apply for this tenure-track position.  Applicants will be expected to teach courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels in the area of psycholinguistics, broadly defined, and to maintain an active research program.  The term of appointment will begin September 1, 2017.   
 
The Department particularly values candidates whose work engages with multiple subfields of linguistics and connects methodologically rigorous empirical insights to significant theoretical questions.  Applications from candidates whose research engages with language development and/or spoken language are especially welcome.
 
Applicants should submit the following materials electronically, in PDF format, to lingjobs@stanford.edu:  a cover letter addressed to the Faculty Search Committee; curriculum vitae; bibliography; brief statements of research and teaching interests (no more than three pages combined); summary teaching evaluations (if available); and up to three representative samples of published or unpublished work.  Candidates at the junior level should also request three or four reference letters to be sent on their behalf directly to the Faculty Search Committee at the email address above (PDF format preferred).  Candidates at the recently-tenured level may be contacted about references later in the application process.  
 
Candidates who are unable to submit materials electronically (please explain in your cover letter) may mail required application documents to:
 
2016-17 Faculty Search Committee
Department of Linguistics

Stanford University

Stanford, CA 94305-2150
 
For full consideration, materials must be received by Monday, October 31, 2016.  Review of applications will begin on that date and will continue until the position is filled.
 
Please direct all inquiries to lingjobs@stanford.edu
 
The Department's web page is: http://linguistics.stanford.edu/

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II. Natural Sciences

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III. Social Sciences

Political Science Department

The Department of Political Science at Stanford  University invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor position, open to all sub-fields. The term of appointment would begin September 1, 2017. Successful candidates must demonstrate evidence of a creative research trajectory and a commitment to excellence in teaching at both graduate and undergraduate levels. Applicants should send three professional letters of recommendation, a letter of interest along with their curriculum vitae, and a brief statement of research interest.

The committee will begin reading applications on September 16, 2016, but may consider files received after this date. Interested individuals should apply on line through: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/7473

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Political Science Department

The Department of Political Science at Stanford University is seeking applications for a tenured position in Political Methodology, at the rank of associate or full professor. The term of appointment would begin September 1, 2017. Successful candidates must demonstrate substantial evidence of a creative research career, impact on his or her field of study, and a commitment to excellence in teaching and advising students at both graduate and undergraduate levels.

Tenured applicants should send a letter of interest along with their curriculum vitae, bibliography, and a brief statement of research interest. Additional papers and manuscripts may be requested at a later date. The committee will begin reading applications on September 15, 2016 but may consider files received after this date.

Interested individuals should apply on-line through https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/7472.

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Islam and Gender
Stanford University
invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor or a tenured Associate Professor faculty position in Islam and gender.
 
The successful candidate will be based in a social sciences department and will also be expected to contribute to the Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies’ curricular and outreach efforts. A focus on the Middle East and/or Southeast Asia is preferred. The appointment can be in one of the following departments in the School of Humanities and Sciences: Anthropology, Communication, Political Science, or Sociology. Teaching responsibilities will be determined by the home department.
 
Applicants should provide a cover letter including a brief statement of teaching and research interests (no more than 3 pages), a curriculum vitae including a list of publications, and a recent writing sample. Assistant level and untenured applicants should arrange to have three letters of reference submitted to AcademicJobsOnline.org. Currently tenured applicants may submit only the names of up to three references at this time. 

For full consideration, materials should be received by
October 3, 2016.
 
Please use the following link to apply: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/7445
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South Asian Studies
Stanford University invites applications for a tenure-line, assistant professor position in SOUTH ASIAN STUDIES to begin in the academic year 2017-18. The scholar appointed will be based in an academic department but is also expected to make contributions to the interdisciplinary study of South Asia across the university. 

The appointment will be in either the Political Science or Sociology Department within the School of Humanities and Sciences. Teaching responsibilities will be determined by the home department. 

Applicants should provide a cover letter including a brief statement of research interests (no more than 3-pages long), curriculum vitae including a list of publications, and one sample of recent scholarship. Applicants should arrange to have three letters of reference submitted by the deadline to Academic Jobs Online. 

Please go to the following link to apply for this position:

https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/7402

For full consideration, materials should be received by September 15, 2016.

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IIII.  Interdisciplinary
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Islam and Gender
Stanford University
invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor or a tenured Associate Professor faculty position in Islam and gender.
 
The successful candidate will be based in a social sciences department and will also be expected to contribute to the Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies’ curricular and outreach efforts. A focus on the Middle East and/or Southeast Asia is preferred. The appointment can be in one of the following departments in the School of Humanities and Sciences: Anthropology, Communication, Political Science, or Sociology. Teaching responsibilities will be determined by the home department.
 
Applicants should provide a cover letter including a brief statement of teaching and research interests (no more than 3 pages), a curriculum vitae including a list of publications, and a recent writing sample. Assistant level and untenured applicants should arrange to have three letters of reference submitted to AcademicJobsOnline.org. Currently tenured applicants may submit only the names of up to three references at this time. 

For full consideration, materials should be received by
October 3, 2016.
 
Please use the following link to apply: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/7445
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South Asian Studies
Stanford University invites applications for a tenure-line, assistant professor position in SOUTH ASIAN STUDIES to begin in the academic year 2017-18. The scholar appointed will be based in an academic department but is also expected to make contributions to the interdisciplinary study of South Asia across the university. 

The appointment will be in either the Political Science or Sociology Department within the School of Humanities and Sciences. Teaching responsibilities will be determined by the home department. 

Applicants should provide a cover letter including a brief statement of research interests (no more than 3-pages long), curriculum vitae including a list of publications, and one sample of recent scholarship. Applicants should arrange to have three letters of reference submitted by the deadline to Academic Jobs Online. 

Please go to the following link to apply for this position:

https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/7402

For full consideration, materials should be received by September 15, 2016.

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