The Department of Biological Sciences at San José State University invites applications for a tenure-track position in the field of Genetics.
We are a team of dedicated teacher-scholars recognized for our commitment to excellent teaching, engaging students in research projects, and promoting equity, diversity, and inclusion in Biology and in STEM disciplines, more broadly.
The Department of Biological Sciences offers degrees in Biology with concentrations of Microbiology, Molecular Biology, and Systems Physiology as well as degrees in Ecology & Evolution and Marine Biology.
The highest degree offered is the Master's. There are approximately 1000 undergraduate majors and 65 Master's students enrolled.
Facilities include molecular and microbiology research and teaching labs (BSL2 capable), confocal laser microscopy (Zeiss 700) and imaging, flow cytometry (FACSCalibur & FACScan) facility, cell culture facilities, a Proteomics Facility (QTOF LC / MS / MS, 2D Gel, TYPHOON Imager, and AKTA fplc systems), anatomy and physiology research and teaching labs, animal facilities, bioinformatics and general computing labs, greenhouses, herbarium, plant growth chambers, and museums.
At the graduate level, teaching duties may include Seminar in Advanced Genetics, Advanced Molecular Techniques Laboratory, and graduate level courses in the applicant’s area of expertise.
Teaching duties may also include participation in the freshman core biology series.
Compensation - Commensurate with qualifications and experience. See Benefits Summary for details.
Starting Date - August 2021
Eligibility - Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
Click Apply Now to complete the SJSU Online Employment Application and attach the following documents for full consideration by January 13, 2021 :
Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Shelley Cargill (Department Chair, ).
San José State University enrolls over 35,700 students, a significant percentage of whom are members of minority groups.
40% of our students are first-generation, and 38% are Pell-qualified. The university is currently ranked third nationally in increasing student upward mobility.
The University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty so our disciplines, students, and the community can benefit from multiple ethnic and gender perspectives.
San José State University is California’s oldest institution of public higher learning. Located in downtown San José (Pop.
1,000,000) in the heart of Silicon Valley, SJSU is part of one of the most innovative regions in the world. As Silicon Valley’s public university, SJSU combines dynamic teaching, research, and university-industry experiences to prepare students to address the biggest problems facing society.
SJSU is a member of the 23-campus California State University (CSU) system.
Equal Employment Statement
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This policy applies to all San José State University students, faculty, and staff as well as University programs and activities.
Reasonable accommodations are made for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose. Note that all San José State University employees are considered mandated reporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and are required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU.
Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.