Open Positions

Research Foundation Central Office

Proposal Development Manager-req-OSP PDM 10 08 20 [pdf]

Research Communications Student Assistant-req-RC Std Asst 10 22 20 [pdf]

Senior Financial Analyst-req-Sr FA 11 02 20 [pdf]

Accounts Payable Specialist - req - AP Specialist 11 13 20 [pdf]


SJSU Campus

Post Doctoral Research Associate-req-PostDoc RA Eng 07 20 20 [pdf]

Post Doctoral Research Associate-req-MCS RAPD 09 25 20 [pdf]

Mentor I-req-Mentor 11 02 20 [pdf]

Engineering Technician-req-Eng Tech 11 30 20 [pdf]

Human Factors Program at NASA

Research Associate (AOL)-req-RAAOL 06 05 20 [pdf]

Research Associate (AOL)-req-RASD 12 12 19 [pdf]

Moss Landing Marine Labs

Notice of the Filing of a Labor Condition Application with the Employment and Training Administration [pdf]

Application Procedure

In order to be considered for the position for which they are applying, all applicants are required to submit a formal Employment Application [pdf] as well as their resume and their letter of interest. No applications will be considered unless a formal employment application and related materials are submitted.

Please email your formal employment application and related materials directly to

Only applications for open and available positions will be accepted.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer and federal contractor, the SJSU Research Foundation is required by applicable laws to compile summary data on the gender, ethnicity, disability status, and veteran status of applicants for SJSU Research Foundation positions. For the purpose of statistical analysis only, we are requesting each applicant to complete and return the Summary Data form with their letter of interest and resume. The Summary Data Form is already a part of the formal application for employment.

Reasonable Accomodation

The San José State Research Foundation is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with physical or mental disabilities during the employment, recruitment, examination, hiring, and interviewing processes. If you are a job seeker with a physical or mental disability and require a reasonable accomodation to search, apply, or interview for a job opening or otherwise need a reasonable accomodation during the application and hiring process, please email us at the Research Foundation Jobs Mailbox. In the email message, please indicate your full name, phone number, and the type of assistance required. You must not reveal the underlying medical reason for your needed reasonable accomodation or otherwise disclose confidential medical information. You may also call (408) 924-1400 from 8:00am to 5:00pm (PST), Monday through Friday, excluding holidays, for assistance. 

SJSU Research Foundation employment is separate and distinct from San José State University or State of California employment. SJSU Research Foundation employees are not employees of SJSU or of the State of California. 

Hiring Managers: Hiring and Staffing