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Affiliate Faculty of Practice or Instruction in Finance Grand Rapids, Michigan
Grand Valley State University Seidman College of Business Finance Department invites applications for an Affiliate Faculty of Practice or Instruction beginning in Fall 2024. Initial appointments are for one year, with potential for one-year renewals for a second year, with potential subsequent three-year renewable appointments, depending on department need. Applicants are expected to have earned a Master’s degree in Finance, or a closely related field from an AACSB or equivalently accredited institution by August 2024, and be interested in teaching in both the undergraduate and graduate programs. All teaching interests in Finance will be considered. Salary is competitive. Visit our Website at: jobs.gvsu.edu for more information, additional requirements, a full description of the positions, and details on how to apply. 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 Grand Rapids community is a vibrant, exciting area, with significant leisure time activities available. Candidates must be committed to GVSU’s vision of inclusion and equity.
Public Safety Officer - Department of Public Safety Allendale, Michigan
This is a uniformed and armed police position charged with enforcing state/local laws and the rules of the university. Patrols the campus in a marked unit. Responds to emergency calls for service. Arrest and issue citations as necessary. Provide backup assistance when dispatched.
Affiliate Faculty of Instruction, Educational Foundations Grand Rapids, Michigan
Educational Foundations seeks one affiliate faculty, full-time, 9-month non-tenure track position, specializing in the social foundations of education. We are seeking an innovative educator who is excited about the opportunity to collaborate with colleagues who teach in this program. This position will start August 6, 2024.
Assistant Professor of Statistics Allendale, Michigan
The Department of Statistics at Grand Valley State University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position of Assistant Professor to begin August 6, 2024. This is an open field search, and candidates from Statistics, Biostatistics, Data Science or a related field with a commitment to quality teaching and strong data analysis and computing skills are encouraged to apply. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from candidates from underrepresented groups, candidates who have interest and/or experience in working with diverse student and community populations, and candidates working in emerging fields that can contribute to diversifying the expertise in our department.
Assistant Professor of Graphic Design and Studio Foundations (Society, Technology, and Environment Cluster Hire) Allendale, Michigan
The Department of Visual and Media Arts seeks a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track assistant professor specializing in Graphic Design and Studio Foundations.
Assistant Professor - Social Work Grand Rapids, Michigan
Grand Valley State University’s (GVSU) School of Social Work seeks two tenure track – assistant professors, full-time, 9-month contract specializing in BSW & MSW education. Salary for faculty positions is commensurate with experience. This position may include opportunity for spring/summer teaching with additional compensation. We are seeking an innovative educator who is excited about the opportunity to collaborate with colleagues who teach in this program.
Assistant Professor, Department of History, History of Technology (Society, Technology, and Environment Cluster Hire) Allendale, Michigan
The Department of History at Grand Valley State University invites applications for full-time Tenure Track appointment for the 2024-2025 academic year in the History of Technology.
Assistant/Associate Professor - Speech Language Pathology Grand Rapids, Michigan
Grand Valley State University (GVSU) in Grand Rapids, Michigan is currently accepting applications for a full-time twelve-month tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders to support graduate and undergraduate SLP programs. Our programs give emphasis to interprofessional education, diversity/equity/inclusion/justice, and student-centered learning. This is an exciting opportunity for innovative and motivated individuals who appreciate an integrated academic and clinical program and have a desire to educate tomorrow’s professionals.
Assistant or Associate Professor of Computing Allendale, Michigan
The School of Computing at Grand Valley State University seeks to fill multiple tenure-track assistant/associate professor positions beginning August 2024. A Ph.D. in Computer Science, Data Science, or closely related field is required.  ABD near completion will be considered.  Candidates must be professionally active, have demonstrable teaching potential and a commitment to mentoring undergraduate and graduate students through teaching and research. We are looking for excellent teachers with a passion for computing and learning and a commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and access. Mentoring undergraduate or graduate research in your area of technical specialty is valued.  Candidates with specialties in info/data visualization, UX/HCI, or data science are especially encouraged to apply.
Temporary Deckhand - Water Resources Institute (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences) Muskegon, Michigan
Two part-time Deckhand will crew the University’s passenger vessel W. G. Jackson located in Muskegon, MI. Work hours will vary depending on the vessel schedule, preventative maintenance schedule and crew underway rotation. Vessel season runs 1 April -31 Oct. The vessel operates approx. 500 underway hrs. per season.
Temporary Part time Unlicensed Engineer - Water Resources Institute (College of Liberal Arts Sciences) Muskegon, Michigan
Temporary part-time unlicensed Engineer will crew the University’s passenger vessel W. G. Jackson located in Muskegon, MI. Work hours will vary depending on the vessel schedule, preventative maintenance schedule and crew underway rotation. Vessel season runs 1 April -31 Oct. The vessel operates approx. 500 underway hrs. per season.
Science Instructor - Annis Water Resources Institute (Temporary Hourly) Muskegon, Michigan
The Annis Water Resource Institute (AWRI) seeks passionate and energetic environmental educators to engage students in hands-on, place-based learning experiences onboard its research vessels and in its indoor/outdoor classroom programming. Instructors are assigned to either the W. G. Jackson (docks in Muskegon), the D. J. Angus (docks in Grand Haven), the AWRI classroom, or may serve in a combination of roles. AWRI anticipates hiring multiple instructors for the 2023 outreach season. These positions report to AWRI’s Education Specialist.

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