Stanford University, Psychology, and Political Science

Position ID:Stanford-Psych-FAC1 [#19674]
Position Title: Assistant/Associate/Professor Public Impact Professor in the Social Sciences (Psychology and Political Science))
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Stanford, California 94305, United States [map]
Subject Area: Psychology
Appl Deadline:2021/11/01 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/09/21, finished 2022/05/07)
Position Description:    

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Stanford University invites applications for an open rank, tenure-line position as a Public Impact Professor in the Social Sciences.

Appointment as a Public Impact Professor will be based on three criteria: (1) A record of exceptional scholarship advancing the understanding of important social problems, (2) A record of achievement creating opportunities for undergraduates and/or graduate students to develop competencies and expertise at the intersection of science and practice, and (3) Demonstrated impact beyond the university through: (a) distinguished public service in government or the social sector, (b) high-profile engagement in public deliberation and debate, or (c) the establishment of meaningful research partnerships with public or social sector institutions.

This search is being jointly conducted by the Departments of Political Science and Psychology and candidates in either field are encouraged to apply. We are open as to area of research interest and specialization as long as the above criteria are met.

The successful applicant for this position will be appointed in the School of Humanities and Sciences. The successful applicant will have teaching and advising responsibilities in their home department and will also be expected to contribute to the university’s efforts to accelerate the impact of research on social problems through Stanford Impact Labs and related efforts.

Untenured applicants should send a cover letter, CV, research statement (not to exceed 3 pages), teaching evaluations, and a writing sample along with at least three professional letters of recommendation.

Tenured applicants should send a letter of interest, CV, research statement (not to exceed 3 pages), and teaching evaluations.

In addition, candidates should include a statement of public impact (not to exceed 2 pages) addressing how the candidate has achieved distinction in driving impact beyond the university.

For full consideration, materials should be received by November 1, 2021.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
450 Jane Stanford Way
Stanford, CA 94305