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SF State's Department of Biology offers a dynamic learning environment, exciting research opportunities, and mentorship by world-class scientists. Our undergraduate and graduate programs in cell and molecular biology, conservation biology, ecology and systematics, marine biology, microbiology, physiology, botany and zoology, and biology education are all designed to train and educate students to meet the challenges of leadership roles in the biological sciences. We invite you to explore our exceptional educational and research opportunities.


  • Search for Tenure Track Faculty Position in Microbiology

    Assistant Professor in Microbiology San Francisco State University, Department of Biology offers an exciting opportunity for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Microbiology, with an emphasis in Virology and/or Immunology, beginning August 2019.

  • Search Tenure Track Faculty Position in Evolutionary Biology

    The Department of Biology at San Francisco State University offers an exciting opportunity for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor position in Evolutionary Biology beginning August 2019. We seek a colleague who conducts research on evolutionary processes in natural populations (especially non-model organisms).

  • Changing Your Major to Biology?

    The Department of Biology has declared 'impaction' limiting the number of students we can take, but the more lower-division major requirements you take and the better your class performance, the higher your priority will be for admission to the major.  

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