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Assistant/Associate Professor of Computing (Padnos College of Engineering and Computing)

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Position type: FAC - Tenure Track Faculty
Location: Allendale
Categories: Padnos College of Engineering & Computing

Summary:  School of Computing at Grand Valley State University seeks to fill multiple tenure-track assistant/associate professor positions beginning fall 2022.

Required Qualifications and Education:

A Ph.D. in Computer 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 undergraduate and graduate teaching and research. We are looking for excellent teachers with a passion for computing and learning. Mentoring undergraduate or graduate research, and/or working in your area of technical specialty is valued.

Preferred Qualifications and Education:

Applicants should be qualified to teach core areas of computer science, information systems, information technology, cybersecurity, data science, or health informatics and bioinformatics. Candidates with the ability to teach health informatics and bioinformatics or data science are especially encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities – Essential Functions:

Teaching, scholarship, advising, and professional development.

Salary:  Commensurate with experience, with a competitive benefits package.

Department/Division:  School of Computing / Padnos College of Engineering and Computing

The School offers ABET accredited undergraduate majors in Computer Science, Information Systems, and Information Technology; several minors, and Master’s degrees in Applied Computer Science, Data Science & Analytics, Cybersecurity and Health Informatics & Bioinformatics.  Grand Valley has over 23,000 students while the School of Computing has 45 full-time faculty, 900 undergraduate students and 250 students in our graduate programs. Grand Valley State University emphasizes effective teaching and scholarship.

Campus: The Grand Valley campuses are located in Allendale and downtown Grand Rapids, which is the second largest metropolitan area in Michigan. The area offers numerous cultural and recreational opportunities, a moderate cost of living, and a high quality of life.  Visit for information on living in the west Michigan area. Refer to our web site ( for additional information about our faculty, students, and university (

How To Apply: Apply online at and select "Apply now".  Please include a cover letter, resume, 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.

Application Deadline Date:  Application review will begin immediately. The posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the university.

Grand Valley State University has a COVID-19 Vaccine requirement that requires all faculty, staff and students to be vaccinated. New hires will be expected to adhere to the policy unless they are eligible for allowable exemptions or postponement. We will require proper documentation upon hire. Up-to-date information can be found on our Lakers Together website.

Grand Valley State University does not discriminate against students, faculty or staff in any of its employment practices or in its educational programs or activities. Grand Valley State University is guided by values for inclusiveness and community which are integral to our mission to educate students to shape their lives, their professions, and their societies, and to enrich the community through excellent teaching, active scholarship, and public service. The University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution. It encourages diversity and provides equal opportunity in education, employment, all of its programs, and the use of its facilities. Members of the University community, including candidates for employment or admissions, and visitors or guests, have the right to be free from acts of harassment and discrimination, which are prohibited if they discriminate or harass on the basis of age, color, disability, familial status, height, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, veteran or active duty military status or weight. In addition, Grand Valley is required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 to ensure that none of its education programs and activities discriminate on the basis of sex/gender. Sex includes sex stereotypes, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, and pregnancy or parenting status. The Office for Title IX and Institutional Equity serves as a resource for the GVSU community and assists individuals who may have been impacted by discrimination or harassment in connecting with resources, imposes measures that protect or support access to programs and activities, and oversees the university’s grievance process for allegations of discrimination and harassment. Inquiries regarding the application of Title IX may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, 4015 Zumberge Hall,, (616) 331-9530.

The University will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. See TDD Callers: Call Michigan Relay Center at 711 (in State) or 1-800-833-7833 (out of State)

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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