Position Description: Educational Measurement and Assessment

Stanford University Graduate School of Education in California

Deadline October 15, 2014
Date Posted August 25, 2014
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Competitive
Employment Type Full-time

The Stanford Graduate School of Education seeks nominations and applications to fill a tenure-track, open-rank faculty position in Educational Measurement and Assessment, broadly construed. The successful candidate will have a doctoral degree in a relevant field of study, a record of solid preparation and accomplishment in the field, and demonstrated interest in designing and applying innovative methods to practical issues in education. These include but are not limited to research on learning in all its aspects (such as cognitive, affective, relational, and collaborative dimensions of learning), classroom assessment (either formative or summative), out of school learning, and education data science. As a faculty member, this person may teach graduate level courses for prospective researchers, teachers, and educational leaders, as well as guide doctoral research. We encourage applicants with a wide range of interests, experiences, and expertise in Educational Assessment or Measurement.


The appointment will be made in one or more of the Graduate School of Educations three program areas—Developmental and Psychological Studies; Curriculum and Teacher Education; or Social Sciences, Humanities and Interdisciplinary Policy Studies.  An affiliation with our program in Learning Sciences, Technology, and Design is also possible.  The GSE faculty represents considerable diversity 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 a cover letter describing their research agenda and teaching experience, a curriculum vitae, three examples of their scholarship (articles, chapters or books) and a list of three references with complete addresses and phone numbers.  The committee will request letters of recommendation and samples of publications from a small group of finalists.  Online applications are available and highly recommended.  Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2014.  Please apply at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/4342


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


Professor Geoff Cohen, Chair



Professor Hilda Borko



Professor Guadalupe Valdes



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 universitys research and teaching missions.

How To Apply

You can apply for this position online at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/4342