Research Foundation Employees

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Working at the Research Foundation

Our team supports researchers through their process of discovery, from identifying funding opportunities to ensuring a project is properly staffed and compliant. And the Foundation supports our employees through a competitive compensation and benefits package and access to the resources you need to be successful in your job.

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Join Our Team

Supporting brilliant researchers is a team effort, from accounting to project management to human resources. We might be looking for someone with your talents to join our team.

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Employee Benefits

We offer eligible employees a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes health, dental, and vision coverage, life insurance, retirement plans, sick leave, and more.

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Vacation and Time Off

Our compensation and benefits plan includes paid time off options including vacation, company holidays, and sick leave. You will start to accure your vacation days on your first day.

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For New Employees

From getting your SJSU email address to meeting your new colleagues, we'll help you transition into your new role.

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Payroll and Timecards

Sign up for direct deposit, get a paycard, find out when payday is, and learn to submit your timecard electronically.

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Employee Online

Fill out your timecard, check vacation balances, adjust tax exemptions, print check stubs, and more.

Welcoming Our Newest Team Member(s)


Office of Sponsored Programs
Rachel Grad, Specialist, Research Training and Engagement