Postdoc @ Stanford – Black Academic Development Lab

Open Postdoctoral position, faculty mentor Anne Charity Hudley

Important Info

Graduate School of EducationPostdoc Appointment Term: 9-12 months Appointment Start Date: January 15, 2021

How to Submit Application Materials: 

As a single PDF file send to Anne H. Charity Hudley at 

The Black Academic Development Lab at Stanford University, Anne H. Charity Hudley, Ph.D., PI, seeks to hire a postdoctoral fellow in education, linguistics, and African-American studies. The appointment is scheduled to begin on January 15, 2022; a later start date may also be possible. The position is renewable for a second year, contingent on satisfactory performance. Nine-month candidates will also be considered. The successful candidate will have an active research program related to the education of African Americans. They should have experience with mixed methods research in the humanistic social science tradition.
To ensure full consideration, all application materials must be received by Wednesday, December 15, 2021. The position will remain open until filled.
  Required Qualifications: 

  • Candidates must have demonstrated excellence in teaching and research.
  • Candidates must also have evidence of a strong commitment to the academic mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students as well as students from other groups underrepresented in education research.
  • A Ph.D. in education or a related area is required by the time of appointment.
  • Related areas that will be considered include but are not limited to anthropology, African-American Studies, English, linguistics, psychology, sociology, and speech and hearing sciences.

Required Application Materials: 

  • Applicants must submit the following: a letter of application, a statement of research interests, a statement of teaching experience and philosophy, a curriculum vitae, and 2 writing samples.
  • Applicants are also asked to submit a statement of contributions to diversity, especially addressing lived and professional experience in mentoring students.
  • Applicants should send the names of 3-5 academic references.
  • Applications and inquiries may be addressed to Dr. Charity Hudley at
  • Selected applicants will be interviewed via Zoom.
  • The Stanford Graduate School of Education has a genuine commitment to diversity and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service.

Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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