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Affiliate Faculty of Instruction - Mathematics Allendale, Michigan
The Department of Mathematics seeks two affiliate faculty for full time, 9-month, continuing positions. These positions are full-time, 9-month positions; after initial 1-year contracts for each of the first two years, the position may be renewed with continuing 3-year contracts.
Affiliate Faculty of Instruction - Psychology Allendale, Michigan
The Department of Psychology seeks an Affiliate Faculty (full time, 9-month). The successful candidate will teach 4 undergraduate classes per semester and will have primary teaching responsibility for courses in both Introductory Psychology and Developmental Psychology. This is a full-time (9-month), renewable non-tenure track position, with an initial one-year appointment
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 Professor of Classics (Society, Technology, and the Environment Cluster Hire) Allendale, Michigan
The Department of Classics invites applications for an assistant professor, full time, 9-month, tenure-track position. The Department seeks candidates who demonstrate a strong commitment to inclusive undergraduate education and who value the opportunity to work in a collaborative environment with a diverse population of students and colleagues. This position is part of a cohort hire of scholars devoted to innovative curricular and multidisciplinary research initiatives. The successful candidate will be a tenure-track faculty member in the Classics Department. They will be expected to collaborate with teacher-scholars, writers, and artists/designers in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences and in other parts of GVSU to explore the relationships between human communities and the technologies and environments that influence them.
Affiliate Faculty of Instruction - School Counseling Grand Rapids, Michigan
The College of Education and Community Innovation at Grand Valley State University invites applications for a full-time, Affiliate Faculty of School Counseling beginning August 2024.
Assistant Professor of Multicultural American Literature (Society, Technology, and Environment Cluster Hire) Allendale, Michigan
The English Department seeks an assistant professor, full time, 9-month, tenure-track to start August 6, 2024, specializing in the field of American literature with a secondary area of interest in the digital humanities. The teaching load is three courses per semester. This position is part of a cohort hire of scholars devoted to innovative curricular and multidisciplinary research initiatives. The successful candidate will be a tenure-track faculty member in the English department. They will be expected to collaborate with humanities teacher-scholars, writers, and artists/designers in CLAS and in other parts of the university to explore the relationships between human communities and the technologies and environments that influence them.
Affiliate Faculty of Instruction - English Education, College Reading Allendale, Michigan
Grand Valley State University Department of English seeks an Affiliate Faculty Member specializing in adolescent/young adult literacy. Affiliate Faculty positions at GVSU are full-time (nine months) and long-term, but not tenure-track. This Affiliate Faculty Member will be responsible for four courses per semester, most of which will be ENG 100: Reading for College Across the Majors, plus other courses as determined by department need (potential courses include methods courses for future teachers of English, such as ENG 310: Teaching Writing [Secondary], and ENG 311: Teaching Literature to Adolescents). The position has no service or research requirements. Additional information about our program, including course descriptions, is available on our website at www.gvsu.edu/english.
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/Associate Professor - Neurologic Physical Therapist Grand Rapids, Michigan
The Doctor of Physical Therapy program within Grand Valley State University’s College of Health Professions invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position with emphasis on teaching in the neurologic curriculum. An earned post-professional doctoral degree is preferred, and a successful applicant must be licensed as a physical therapist (or eligible) in the State of Michigan. The start date for this position is Fall 2024.
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.
Assistant/Associate Professor School Counseling Grand Rapids, Michigan
The College of Education and Community Innovation at Grand Valley State University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor of School Counseling beginning August 2024. Qualifications include a Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Counselor Education, or closely related field. ABD candidates will be considered if completed by August 31, 2024, and the candidate has leadership experience. Primary responsibilities include the following: undertake the role of Graduate Program Director, teach graduate courses in the School Counseling program, supervise graduate student research, pursue scholarly interests, and provide service to the university, profession, and community. A full description is available on our website.
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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