Faculty Position in Behavioral Neuroscience - Stanford University in Stanford California

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Stanford University

Stanford, California 94305

United States


Detailed Job Description

The Stanford University School of Education seeks nominations and applications for a tenure-line appointment in behavioral neuroscience, with an emphasis on research that addresses problems of education and learning. This is an open-rank search, but with a strong preference for candidates at the assistant or associate professor level. The ideal candidate’s expertise may range from learning and performance in specific instructional topics such as reading, to more general competencies integral to education such as executive control. Candidates with outstanding scholarship from all relevant subfields within neuroscience will be considered. The successful candidate will contribute to programs offered through the school's committee on Developmental and Psychological Sciences. In addition to vigorous, programmatic research, responsibilities will include teaching and advising at the master's and doctoral levels. Stanford University has a number of strong initiatives in neuroscience that provide an excellent collaborative atmosphere and infrastructure support.

Formal review of nominations and applications will begin in late September 2012, and will continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates should submit a full vita, three examples of scholarship (articles, chapters or books), and the names of three or more scholars of renown, who would consent to write to us in confidence about your qualifications. To apply, please visit https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/1528.

Questions pertaining to this position may be directed to the search committee:

Prof. Dan Schwartz, Chair
Professor of Education

Prof. Claude Goldenberg
Professor of Education

Prof. Kenji Hakuta
Lee L. Jacks Professor of Education

Prof. Jelena Obradović
Assistant Professor of Education

Prof. Anthony Wagner
Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience

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 and members of minority groups, as well as others who would bring additional dimensions to the university's research, teaching and clinical missions.

Keyword Phrases

  • Behavioral Neuroscience
  • Education
  • Learning
  • Performance
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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