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Management (Assistant/Associate Professor) - Seidman College of Business

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Work type: FAC - Tenure Track Faculty
Location: Grand Rapids
Categories: Seidman College of Business

Grand Valley State University has over 25,000 students and the Management Department has 33 full-time faculty. Grand Rapids, the second largest city in Michigan, is a vibrant, exciting area offering many cultural and leisure activities.

The Seidman College of Business, fully accredited by AACSB International, values and supports a blend of excellent teaching and scholarly productivity. The atmosphere at the Seidman College of Business is highly collegial, with opportunities for outstanding professional growth. The University and Seidman offer an excellent benefits package.

Required Qualifications and Education:
Ph.D. or D.B.A. in Management, Business, or closely related field from an AACSB accredited institution by August 2018.The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate excellence in teaching and a strong personal research stream for publication output or potential for research productivity. Evidence of teaching and scholarship in the areas of Strategic Management at the undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as evidence of professional engagement. Candidates must be committed to GVSU’s vision of inclusion and equity.

Preferred Qualifications:
Excellent candidates in any field of Management will be considered.  Preference will be given to those who have substantial business experience, a willingness to integrate contemporary business practices and technologies in curriculum offerings, and enhance the department's chosen areas of excellence.  In addition, skills and experience teaching at the Masters and Executive level are preferred.  Candidates must be committed to GVSU’s vision of inclusion and equity.

Responsibilities – Essential Functions: 
Typical teaching load is nine credit hours. In addition, scholarship in quality journals and service activity is required.  Primary teaching responsibilities will be in Strategic Management at the undergraduate and graduate levels.  Teaching other business management courses may also be required.

Salary: Competitive with excellent fringe benefits ( Summer teaching opportunities and competitive summer research awards are available.

Department/Division:  Department of Management, Seidman College of Business

Campus: Grand Rapids

Application Deadline Date:  Review of applications will begin immediately.  The position will remain open until filled.

How To Apply: Apply online at and click “Apply now”.  Applicants must attach the following (in PDF format) to the online application:

  1. Cover letter to include your teaching philosophy and research interests,
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Unofficial copy of highest degree transcript
  4. Three references (Three letters of recommendation are required and will be requested electronically from the references you provide on your online application.)
  5. Completed or in-progress research work
  6. Teaching evaluations for all courses taught in the last two years, (and any other evidence of teaching excellence).

Applicants with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Questions about this position may be directed to the Search Committee Chair: Paul Mudde (

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