San Francisco State University

Assistant Professor, Biology


San Francisco State University, Department of Biology seeks applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Health Equity Research beginning August 2022. We seek health equity researchers who use a variety of approaches to study human health disparities including microbiology, cell biology, and ecology, or that probe the connections between people, animals, plants, and their environment. Specialization can include a variety of topics and disciplines including but not limited to urban ecology, climate change, social justice, health disparities, environmental science, epidemiology, traditional ecological knowledge, botany, and genetics as they pertain to One Health: Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree and postdoctoral experience in a biology or biology-related field are required. Salary commensurate with qualifications. Position description available at

SF State serves a diverse student body with a mission to promote scholarship, diversity, instructional excellence and intellectual accomplishment. The Department of Biology is home to over 1600 undergraduates, 150 master’s students, and 40 tenure/tenure-track faculty. The Department of Biology is proud of its reputation in actively engaging students from diverse backgrounds in the process of scientific discovery. Faculty are expected to be effective teachers, demonstrate professional achievement and growth through research, publications and/or creative activities, and engage in service to the campus and community. Submit all materials to PageUp by October 15, 2021. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Please submit 1) a letter of intent 2) a current CV, 3) statement of teaching philosophy, 4) a research statement and 5) a statement of anti-racism, inclusion and diversity and 6) names and contact information of three references who will provide letters of recommendation upon request.

San Francisco State is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status. We strongly encourage the application of individuals from historically underrepresented groups. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting the Senior Human Resources Manager.


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Last updated: 2021-10-01