• Organization TypeInstitute
  • Staff10,000+
  • HeadquartersUnited States
  • Founded1981

Stanford University

Stanford University, located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of California's Silicon Valley, is one of the world's leading teaching and research universities. Since its opening in 1891, Stanford has been dedicated to finding solutions to big challenges and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world. Facts at a glance Founded in 1891 Student enrollment as of 2015: Undergraduates: 6,994 and Graduates: 9,128 Campus has 8,180 contiguous acres in six governmental jurisdictions, 700 major buildings, and 97% of undergraduates live on campus Research: 5,300 externally sponsored projects and $1.33 billion total budget 2,118 faculty members. 21 Nobel laureates are currently members of the Stanford community 4:1 student to faculty ratio  Research From Nobel Prize winners to undergraduates, all members of the Stanford community are engaged in creating new knowledge, and Stanford brings an innovative, entrepreneurial spirit to this work of discovery. Stanford people take on audacious problems, bring imaginative new approaches to solving them, and work collaboratively to advance knowledge and make meaningful contributions to our world.  The Research Enterprise 5,300 externally sponsored projects $1.33 billion total budget About 2,000 postdoctoral scholars 18 independent labs, centers and institutes Stanford Innovation In 2014–15, Stanford received more than $95 million from 695 licensed technologies. Breakthrough inventions licensed by Stanford span medicine, engineering and the sciences. Stanford entrepreneurs have created an estimated 39,900 companies and 5.4 million jobs since the 1930s. Stanford's Seven Schools Graduate School of Business School of Earth, Energy and Environmental Sciences Graduate School of Education School of Engineering School of Humanities and Sciences Law School School of Medicine
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Job openings over the past year

20Total posted jobs

Examples of past jobs

  • Philanthropy and Gender Equality Program Lead
    United States
  • Senior Specialist, Gender Integration
    United States

Staff at Stanford University have experience in


  • tertiary education
  • research & development
  • development
  • international development
  • market research


  • citi foundation


  • united states
  • kenya
  • mali
  • tanzania
  • south sudan


  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • experience in recruitment
  • international experience
  • with experience in conflict areas


Research & Development
Tertiary Education
Events / Training
Economic Policy
Reproductive Health
Architecture / Design
Monitoring / Evaluation
Market Research
Data Management

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Company Offices

  • United States (headquarters)
  • Stanford
  • Stanford University 450 Serra Mall
  • California CA 94305–2004