Stanford University, Lecturer Position

Palo Alto, California
Nov 08, 2018
Jan 07, 2019
Field of specialization
Engineering, Materials
Job Type
Full time

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Stanford University invites applications for a Lecturer position starting Spring 2019. This is a non-tenure line, full-time teaching position that is renewable in subsequent years.

The candidate's primary responsibility involves teaching one undergraduate lecture course, one seminar course, and two advanced lab courses. Additionally, the candidate will be expected to contribute to organizing summer undergraduate research programs, as well as other undergraduate initiatives in the department. Applicants should have a strong commitment to and demonstrated aptitude for excellence in teaching. All candidates must hold a Ph.D. degree in one of the following disciplines: Materials Science and Engineering, or a closely related engineering discipline, Chemistry, Physics, or Applied Physics. Further information about the Materials Science and Engineering Department at Stanford can be found at:

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, material relevant to evaluating the applicant's teaching abilities, and the names of at least three references. Candidates are requested to ask references to send their letters directly to the search committee. Applications and letters should be sent to:  Lecturer Search Committee Chair, c/o Yusong Rogers, via electronic mail to: (subject line: Lecturer Search 2019).

The review of applications will begin on December 15, 2018. Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled, but no later than January 31, 2019.

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 welcomes applications from all who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.