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Affiliate Faculty - Biomedical Sciences (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences)

Apply now Job no: 492937
Work type: FAC - Affiliate Faculty - One year/Academic Year
Location: Allendale
Categories: College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Summary:  This is a full-time, 9-month, non-tenure-track renewable position.  We are seeking someone to teach anatomy and/or physiology undergraduate courses.  Affiliate faculty teach between 12 to 15 contact hours per semester, often a mixture of laboratory and lecture courses.  The initial appointment for is for one-year beginning fall 2019, followed by a possible second year appointment in 2020.  Thereafter, affiliate faculty are eligible for continuously renewable three-year contracts.

Required Qualifications and Education:

  • Minimum of a Masters degree in anatomy, physiology or related field

Preferred Qualifications and Education:

  • Prior teaching experience

Responsibilities – Essential Functions:

  • Teach anatomy and/or physiology lecture and lab courses

Department/Division:  Biomedical Sciences

Campus: Allendale

Salary:  Commensurate with experience

Application Deadline Date:  Application review will being on October 31 and continue until position if filled. 

How To Apply: Apply online at and select "Apply now".  Please include a cover letter, curriculum vitae and teaching statement.  The online application will allow you to attach these documents electronically.  On the application, you will be required to provide names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses for three professional references. If you have questions or need assistance, call Human Resources at 616-331-2215.

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To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Must have the physical stamina to work long hours and/or more than 5 days per week. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act as amended by the ADA Amendment Act (2008), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and other applicable federal and state laws that prohibit discrimination on the basis of disability. GVSU will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.

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