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Visiting Faculty - Computing

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Position type: FAC - Visiting Faculty - 1st Year - Academic Year
Location: Allendale, Michigan
Categories: Padnos College of Engineering & Computing

Position Title:  Visiting Faculty - School of Computing


The School of Computing at Grand Valley State University invites qualified individuals with a strong interest in teaching computer science or information systems courses, to apply for a non-tenure one-year visiting faculty position beginning Fall 2023.

The ideal candidate will be qualified to teach undergraduate courses in one or more computing topics including programming languages in Python, introduction to computing and productivity tools, and core computing courses.

The School of Computing consists of a very collegial faculty with a strong emphasis on collaboration and cross-disciplinary instruction offering computer science, information systems, information technology, cybersecurity, data science, and medical and bioinformatics programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels.  Visit  for more information on our School and programs.

Required Qualifications and Education:

  • Candidates for this visiting position should have an earned graduate degree (PhD or MS) in computer science or related discipline, and a demonstrated record of successful teaching.

How to Apply:  To apply, send your complete application including current CV, statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial transcripts, and three letters of recommendation.

Applications will be accepted online only. Apply at Include a letter of interest, curriculum vita, statement of teaching philosophy, and at least three reference contacts; listing name, address, phone and e-mail address. If you have questions or need assistance, call Human Resources at 616-331-2215.

Salary/Benefits:  Salary and benefits are competitive.

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

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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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