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Faculty Positions


Faculty Position in Geophysics at Stanford University

We invite applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in the Department of Geophysics at Stanford ( in any field of observational, experimental, computational or theoretical geophysics.  Priority will be given to the overall originality and promise of the candidate’s work over any specific area of specialization. We are particularly interested in candidates who can contribute to the inclusive excellence of our academic community.

We seek exceptional individuals who can develop a world-class program of research, and have a strong commitment to teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. A doctorate is required at the time of appointment.

How to Apply

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, three recent publications, and the names and email addresses of three individuals from whom the search committee can request letters of reference. Please apply online at:

Review of applications will begin on December 10, 2017, and applicants are strongly encouraged to submit complete applications by that date for full consideration; however, the position will remain open until filled.  Questions related to your submission may be directed to



Ms. Jennifer Kidwell

(650) 723-0891



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


Teaching Positions

There are currently no positions open.


Post-Doctoral Positions

If you are interested in postdoctoral research, you should contact a faculty member in your field of study. Opportunities for postdoctoral research in the School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences are occasionally advertised here, but most are handled directly by individual faculty members.