Postdoctoral Scholar in STEM Education, Stanford University

STEM Ed Postdoctoral position, faculty mentor Hideo Mabuchi

The NSF-funded Coherent Ising Machines project based at Stanford University ( is recruiting a full-time postdoctoral scholar in STEM education. This project is led by Prof. Hideo Mabuchi (Applied Physics, Stanford University) and includes collaborating groups from Stanford, Caltech, Cornell, USRA/NASA and NTT PHI Research Labs. The successful candidate will coordinate the project team’s NSF-mandated efforts towards Broadening Participation in Computing (, design and maintain the project’s website, and engage directly in outreach activities and/or research on factors that inhibit students from underrepresented groups from accessing careers in computational science and engineering.
Preferred qualifications include:

· Doctoral degree in STEM education, or Ph.D. with experience in computer science education
· Project leadership, time management, communication and writing skills
· Ability and desire to collaborate with both scientists and outreach professionals
· Ability and desire to design, implement and maintain an effective project website

Location: Stanford University area
Start date: Arranged in consultation with faculty mentor and may begin as early as June 1, 2020.
Duration: 2 years (with the possibility to extend)
Application details: Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until the position is filled. To apply please submit the following materials by email to
· Cover letter
· Curriculum Vita
· Contact information for three references

Stanford University is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer, committed to increasing the diversity of its workforce. It welcomes applications from women, members of minority groups, veterans, persons with disabilities, and others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research and teaching mission.