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Management (Assistant/Associate Professor) - Seidman College of Business

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Work type: FAC - Tenure Track Faculty
Location: Grand Rapids
Categories: Seidman College of Business

Required Qualifications:        

Ph.D. or D.B.A. in Management, Business, or closely related field from an AACSB accredited institution by August 2019.  The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate excellence in teaching and a strong personal research stream for publication output or potential for research productivity, evidence of teaching and scholarship in the areas of Strategic Management, as well as evidence of professional engagement. Candidates must be committed to GVSU’s vision of inclusion and equity.

Preferred Qualifications:       

Excellent candidates in any field of Management will be considered.  Preference will be given to those who have business experience, be willing to apply technology in curriculum offerings, and enhance the department's chosen areas of excellence.  In addition, skills and experience teaching at the Masters and Executive level are preferred.  Candidates must be committed to GVSU’s vision of inclusion and equity.


Typical teaching load is nine credit hours per semester. In addition, scholarship in quality journals and service activity is required.  Primary teaching responsibilities will be in Strategic Management at the undergraduate and graduate levels.  Teaching other business management courses may also be required.


Competitive with excellent fringe benefits ( Summer teaching opportunities and competitive summer research awards are available.


Department of Management, Seidman College of Business. 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 University and Seidman offer an excellent benefits package.


Pew campus, Grand Rapids. Grand Valley State University has over 25,000 students and the Management Department has 31 full-time faculty. Grand Rapids, the second largest city in Michigan, is a vibrant, exciting area offering many cultural and leisure activities.

Deadline Date to File Application Material:    

Review of applications will begin immediately.  The position will remain open until filled.  Applications received by August 5, 2018 will be considered for an interview at the Academy of Management Conference from August 10 – 14, 2018.

How to Apply:             

Apply online at  Applicants must attach the following (in PDF format) to the online application: (1) cover letter to include your teaching philosophy and research interests, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) an unofficial copy of highest degree transcript, (4) three references (Three letters of recommendation are required and will be requested electronically from the references you provide on your online application.), (5) completed or in-progress research work, (6) teaching evaluations for all courses taught in the last two years, (and any other evidence of teaching excellence). Applicants with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Questions about this position may be directed to the Search Committee Chair: Paul Mudde ( Please note “GVSU Strategy Position” in the subject line of the email.


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, including sexual misconduct, 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, sex/gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, veteran or active duty military status or weight. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. See [Include the following for job advertisements:] TDD Callers: Call Michigan Relay Center 1-800-649-3777.

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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