Open Positions

Research Foundation Central Office

Proposal Development Specialist-req-PDS 01 07 21 [pdf]


SJSU Campus

Tutor-req-Tutor MST 12 03 20 [pdf]

Post Doctoral Research Associate-req-PostDoc RA Eng 04 12 21 [pdf]


Human Factors Program at NASA

Project Associate-req-Proj Assoc NASA 04 20 21 [pdf]


Moss Landing Marine Labs

Postdoctoral Research Associate-req-PostdocRA MLML 01 26 21 [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 foundation-jobs@sjsu.edu.

Only applications for open and available positions will be accepted.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer and federal contractor, the SJSU Research Foundation (SJSURF) is required by applicable laws to compile summary data on the gender, ethnicity, disability status, and veteran status of applicants for SJSURF 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

SJSURF 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 SJSU 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. 

SJSURF employment is separate and distinct from San José State University and State of California employment. SJSURF is a non-profit auxiliary of San José State University, and is totally self-supported. SJSURF employees are not employees of SJSU or of the State of California. 


For detailed hiring information and specific application instructions, please visit our Hiring and Staffing web page.