Current Faculty Job Postings for 2020


Climate Change Educator

The College of Science & Engineering offers an exciting opportunity for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in discipline-based science education with an emphasis on climate change beginning August of 2020. We seek a colleague whose teaching and research interests focuses on increasing equity and inclusion in STEM fields by creating highly effective teaching and learning environments. We seek candidates who will be committed to our mission to support student success and social justice perspectives. We are especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. For more information, please see the complete job description at

Department of Biology

Animal Physiologist 

The Department of Biology offers an exciting opportunity for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professorship in Animal Physiology beginning August 2020. We seek to hire a new colleague whose research emphasizes comparative, environmental or ecological physiology in vertebrates or invertebrates, whose research interests address questions central to adaptations and responses to climate change, and who will synergize with existing Departmental faculty.  Applicants must be committed to developing an externally funded research program and contributing to both undergraduate and graduate programs through teaching and mentorship of student research. We are especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and service to the excellence and diversity of the SFSU academic community. For more information go to

Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

Chemistry Educator

San Francisco State University, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry offers an exciting opportunity for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor position in chemistry education beginning August 2020. We seek a discipline-based education research colleague whose research focus and scholarly interest are in chemistry education and whose teaching interests are primarily in the area of general chemistry. For more information, please see the complete job description at

Department of Computer Science

Computer Scientists

The Department of Computer Science has three tenure-track openings at the Assistant Professor level, in areas related to Database/Data Analytics/Big Data, Human Computer Interaction, and Theory/Algorithms. Our faculty balance research and teaching, are active in industry- and government-funded collaborations and devoted to promoting inclusivity in computing. For more information please visit To answer any questions please contact:

School of Engineering

Computer Engineering & Engineering Educator Positions

School of Engineering is looking to hire (i) two Assistant Professors in Computer Engineering and (ii) one Assistant Professor in Engineering Education. For (i), the School seeks individuals with a background in internet of things (IoT), computer architecture, mobile/edge computing, embedded artificial intelligence, real-time operating systems, and cyber-physical systems. For (ii), the School seeks an individual having a background and scholarly interests in Engineering Education, with a focus on historically underserved students. Visit (i) and (ii) for more information.

Department of Mathematics


The Department of Mathematics has a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Statistics. We seek a colleague whose teaching and research interests include Statistics and/or Statistical Data Science.  Candidates with a track record of using numerical/computational methods in applied data science will be highly preferred. Visit for a detailed job announcement and job description as well as for application instructions.

Department of Psychology

Developmental Psychologist

The Department of Psychology seeks an Assistant Professor with expertise in areas of Developmental Psychology that will broaden the Department’s strengths in the role of contextual factors such as ethnicity, gender, sexuality, and poverty in lifespan development. Candidates should be qualified to teach developmental theory and methodology and should have a strong program of basic or applied research in Developmental Psychology. Visit for more information.


Our College

San Francisco State University is a member of the CSU system and serves a diverse student body of 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The University seeks to promote appreciation of scholarship, freedom and, human diversity through excellence in instruction and intellectual accomplishment. San Francisco State University faculty members are expected to be effective teachers and demonstrate professional achievement and growth through research, scholarship, and/or creative work. Our goal is to attract a world-class and diverse faculty committed to building an equitable and inclusive educational environment.

Our college is home to more than 400 faculty and staff members, including 182 tenured and tenure-track faculty and more than 6,000 students in eight departments and one school. CoSE also provides foundational education to students crossing the entirety of San Francisco State University. CoSE is committed to offering students an academic experience of "thinking, learning and doing." The best way to provide this experience is through involving students in research and the solution of real world problems. Thus, teaching and research are mutually supportive and one cannot excel without the other. Faculty and students conduct research together in topics spanning a broad range of theoretical and applied topics on projects supported by a variety of funding sources, including foundations, companies, state and local governments and a broad range of federal funding agencies.

CoSE is committed to serve a student population that reflects the diversity of the region. The College supports a number of programs designed to encourage and support all students, both domestic and international, to pursue careers in science and engineering.

San Francisco State University is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer with a strong commitment to diversity. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or other legally protected category. We strongly encourage the application of individuals from historically underrepresented groups. 

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any employment with the CSU.