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Teaching Assistant Positions

The Physics Department believes that teaching is an important part of a graduate-level education in Physics. Consequently, three-quarters of teaching are a requirement for the Ph.D. in physics. Teaching duties vary from course to course but can include leading discussion sections, laboratory sections, meeting with students informally through office hours, and grading homework and exams. A TA application form must be completed before any quarter in which a student wishes to teach.

TA applications for 2020/21 will be accepted through the application site during the following Two-week periods.
For Autumn Quarter: August 12 - 28, 2020
For Winter Quarter: October 19 - October 30, 2020
For Spring Quarter: February 22  - March 5, 2021
For Summer Quarter: May 14 - 28, 2021

Faculty and Postdoc Positions

We currently post our faculty searches at:

At the departmental level, we do not typically recruit postdocs directly, but several physics-related organizations at Stanford are also using AJO (mostly for postdoc positions), and they can be found with a search: