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Assistant Professor - Communication Studies (School of Communications) Allendale
The School of Communications at Grand Valley State University is seeking an effective teacher and scholar to join the faculty of the Communication Studies major. This is an Assistant Professor tenure-track position to begin Fall 2020. All areas of research and scholarship are welcome. The Communication Studies major places a premium on the abilities and skills of the applicant to successfully contribute to and complement the strong teaching of the current faculty. The successful applicant will teach a range of courses across the communication curriculum, engage in advising of students, and pursue scholarly/professional activities. Those with experience teaching methods and with abilities to design, develop and teach hybrid/online courses are encouraged to apply.
Assistant Professor - Digital Studies and Multimedia Journalism (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences & Brooks College of Interdisclinary Studies) Allendale
The School of Communications and the Digital Studies programs at Grand Valley State University are seeking an effective teacher and scholar to join the faculty of both programs. This is an Assistant Professor tenure-track position to begin Fall 2020. Applicants without a Ph.D must possess a master’s degree in journalism or a related field with significant experience in data journalism, computational journalism, data visualization, or a combination of all three. College teaching experience is required. A Ph.D. in journalism or a related communications field with significant professional data journalism experience is preferred.
Assistant /Associate Professor - School of Engineering Mechanical (Padnos College of Engineering and Computing) Grand Rapids
The School of Engineering within Grand Valley State University’s Seymour and Esther Padnos College of Engineering and Computing invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. A highly motivated candidate is sought to teach in the general areas of mechanics and machine design in addition to other areas that include but are not limited to controls and robotics. The ideal candidate will be expected to teach some lower division courses as well. The start date for this position is fall 2020. This position will support the continued growth of GVSU’s Mechanical Engineering Program, which has doubled in size in the last several years. The Mechanical Engineering Program offers an ABET-accredited Bachelor of Science in Engineering (BSE) degree as well as a Master of Science in Engineering (MSE) degree. The BSE program includes mandatory co-op education experiences and an extensive experiential learning component. The MSE program emphasizes professional practice as well as applied research. Partly sponsored by the local industry, these programs yield job-ready as well as graduate school-ready engineering graduates in support of the diversified regional industries.
Assistant Professor - Biochemistry (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences) Allendale
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor position in Biochemistry available in the Chemistry Department at Grand Valley State University to begin August 2020. The position requires a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and research. Ph.D. in Biochemistry or related field required, ABD will be considered with Ph.D. completed by August 2020. The Department values candidates who demonstrate an ability to work in a collaborative environment with a diverse population of colleagues and students. Responsibilities include teaching in biochemistry, mentoring undergraduate research students, and service.
Assistant Professor - Movement Science (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences) Allendale
Required Qualifications and Education: Doctorate in Kinesiology, Exercise Science or closely related field. ABD will be considered with Ph.D. completed by August 2020. Demonstrated effectiveness in teaching at the university level. Candidates should be able to demonstrate a clear plan for their scholarship/research agenda. Service involvement in related areas.
Full Stack Developer - Padnos College of Engineering and Computing/Center for Scholarly and Creative Excellence Grand Rapids
Grand Valley State University’s Seymour and Esther Padnos College of Engineering and Computing (PCEC) and Center for Scholarly and Creative Excellence (CSCE) invites applications for the position of Full Stack Developer. The Administrative Professional (12 month) position will design, development, modify, and enhance moderately complex software applications for areas supported by the High Performance Computing technology team.
Adjunct Instructor - Area and Global Studies (Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies) Allendale
Area and Global Studies Department at Grand Valley State University invites applications for Part-time teaching position in African & African-American Studies (AAA). Applicants should demonstrate expertise particularly in theories and methods defining African-American Studies, and an understanding of African-American social organization, politics, literature and culture. Some teaching experience at undergraduate level is preferred. A completed Master’s degree in the relevant field by August 15, 2019 is required. A doctoral degree in the relevant area is preferred.
Adjunct Instructor (Part-time) - Area & Global Studies Department (Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies) Allendale
Area and Global Studies Department at Grand Valley State University invites applications for Part-time teaching position in East Asia Studies. Applicants should demonstrate expertise in East-Asian cultures, political economy, recent developments in the region and historical roots of some contemporary situations.
Assistant Professor - Management (Seidman College of Business) Grand Rapids
Grand Valley State University Department of Management in the Seidman College of Business invites applications for faculty positions beginning in Fall 2020. The open positions are for an Assistant Professor. Applicants are expected to have earned a Ph.D. or an appropriate terminal degree in Management or a closely related field from an AACSB or equivalently accredited institution by August 2020, and be interested in teaching in both the undergraduate and graduate programs. Applicants with experience and/or interest in teaching Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, and Management Information Systems are preferred, however all teaching interests in Management will be considered. Salary is competitive. Visit our Web site at: jobs.gvsu.edu for more information, additional requirements, a full description of the position, 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. Grand Valley State University is an EOE, which includes providing equal opportunity for racial and ethnic minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. University policy extends protections to additional identities. See www.gvsu.edu/affirmative/. TDD Callers: Call Michigan Relay Center at 711 (in State) or 1-800-833-7833 (out of State).
Assistant/Associate Professor - School of Computing and Information Systems (Padnos College of Engineering and Computing) Allendale
School of Computing & Information Systems at Grand Valley State University seeks to fill multiple tenure-track assistant/associate professor positions in computer science, information systems, or information technology beginning fall 2020. Applicants should be qualified to teach core areas of computer science, information systems, or information technology. Candidates with the ability to teach database/data management, data mining, data science, operating systems, distributed systems, cloud computing, edge computing, IoT, AI/machine learning, augmented reality, visualization, human-computer interaction, or cybersecurity are especially encouraged to apply.
Adjunct Instructor (Part-time) - Liberal Studies (College of Interdisciplinary Studies) Allendale
Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies is looking to hire an Adjunct Faculty (Part-time) in Liberal Studies.

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