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Because our work involves both science-based research and community-based design and innovation, our people are integral to all we do. Join us!

Training

The Equity in Early Education (E3) postdoctoral fellowship

Funded by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES), the Equity in Early Education (E3) postdoctoral fellowship program will train the next generation of scholars to conduct research that will contribute to more equitable and sustainable early childhood care and education systems. Applications are now closed. Applications for the 2025/26 academic year will open in October of 2024.

Employment opportunities

Community Program Manager

The SCEC is seeking a full time Community Program Manager to join our team. This role will work under broad direction of SCEC Leadership to lead, implement, and administer a new fellowship for professionals working in community-based early childhood systems. The ideal candidate for this position has a strong understanding of academic research methodology and high data fluency, as well as experience working in community-based organizations or in research-practice partnership with community partners. 

Senior Coordinator

We are seeking a full-time Senior Coordinator to join our team. The Senior Coordinator will work under the direction of the Community Program Manager to implement and administer the vision, strategy, and goals of the Zaentz Community Fellows Program, a new fellowship for professionals working in community-based early childhood systems. This position will be hybrid, with 3-4 days/week in the office.

Master's Fellowship Coordinator

We are seeking a full time Senior Coordinator to implement and administer the vision, strategy, and goals of the Zaentz Fellows Program, a new fellowship for master’s students in the Graduate School of Education who are pursuing goals related to early childhood education. This position will be hybrid, with at least 3-4 days/week on campus, and potentially more during certain times of the year.

Student opportunities

Undergraduate education research positions

The Stanford Center on Early Childhood pften has opportunities for undergraduate students to support research projects, with a stipend through the Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education. Research commitments for summer are full-time and require a commitment of at least 35 hours a week for 10 consecutive weeks. This opportunity is closed for Academic Year 23-24 but may be available again next year.

 

Student interest form

Are you a student interested in being part of the Center? From research and evaluation to data science and design, let us know your interests and availability and we may contact you if we find a fit.

More ways to be involved

Study participants

We are actively recruiting participants for our studies. If you are a parent, caregiver, or childcare provider of children up to the age of 11 and are interested in participating in our research, please fill out this form.

Employment and volunteer interest

Are you interested in being part of the Center but don't see an open role that fits your talents? Let us know your availability and interests and we may contact you if the right position comes up. 


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