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Adjunct Instructor (Part-time) - Liberal Studies (College of Interdisciplinary Studies)

Apply now Job no: 493094
Work type: EAP - Less than 12-Month Adjunct AP (Administrative Professional)
Location: Allendale
Categories: Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies

Position: Adjunct Faculty in Liberal Studies (Academic Year/Part-time)

Qualifications: Looking for individuals with a strong interest in working with a diverse body of undergraduate students, who have expertise in one or more of the following areas: intercultural communication, diversity, creativity, sustainability, leadership for social change, and/or media studies. Must have completed at least 18 credits of graduate-level training in the area to be taught or have significant tested professional experience in the subject area. Master’s Degree or other, applicable advanced degree preferred.

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Department/College: Liberal Studies/Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies  

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled

How to Apply: Submit a letter of application describing your vision of teaching students within your area of expertise and a resume or curriculum vitae. Please provide names, phone numbers, and email addresses for three professional references. These documents should be sent electronically to Dr. Melanie Shell-Weiss, Department Chair at Applicants selected for interviews will be required to submit official transcripts prior to the interview. If there are questions about the position, please contact the department office at (616)331-8020 or write to

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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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