Symbolic Systems is Stanford’s cognitive science program – we are an interdisciplinary blend of psychology, linguistics, and computer science. We have fabulous students and a prominent list of alums in both industry and academia.

We’re looking for a teaching coordinator to support both Symbolic Systems 1, our introductory undergraduate class, and our mentored research summer program that is focused on broadening diversity in the cognitive sciences. Candidates should be motivated to contribute to undergraduate instruction and interested in working directly with students as well as with course staff, teaching assistants, and research mentors. The job includes many opportunities for direct teaching experience that will be useful for building an academic career for teaching-focused positions.

Job posting:

The position is two years with a possibility of renewal, and a PhD is preferred but not required. Salary range is Stanford grade H, which is a wide range (66 – 132k) due to the variability in experience across possible candidates. Hybrid work arrangements are possible, but local residence is required.