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Visiting Faculty - Biomedical Sciences

Job no: 494214
Work type: FAC - Visiting Faculty - 1st Year - Academic Year
Location: Allendale
Categories: College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Summary: The Department of Biomedical Sciences is searching for a visiting professor position to teach undergraduate anatomy and/or physiology starting in August 2022.  Visiting faculty positions are 9-month appointments with the possibility of renewal for up to two additional years after the first year (i.e. 3 years total).

Required/Preferred Qualifications:

  • An appropriate advanced degree (i.e. M.S., Ph.D. or M.D.) is required.
  • Demonstrated teaching experience (preferred).
  • Experience in human anatomy or physiology and accompanying instructional laboratories is highly desirable. 

Salary/Benefits $40,000. The university offers an excellent comprehensive package that includes health/vision/dental plans, life insurance, retirement, sick/leave disability, tuition waiver, adoption resources, wellness coaching, and free access to campus fitness facilities. Family and child care options on and off-campus are also available. For a detailed description of benefits, please visit Visiting Faculty Benefits - Benefits and Wellness - Grand Valley State University (gvsu.edu).

Department: Biomedical Science

College: The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) is the largest college at Grand Valley, offering over 50 bachelor degrees and a growing number of advanced degrees in the natural and mathematical sciences, the fine arts and humanities, and the social sciences. CLAS is a student-centered and diverse learning community that engages in critical inquiry, extending knowledge to enrich and enliven individual and public life. Our faculty are active teacher-scholars committed to equitable, inclusive, career-connected, and community-engaged liberal arts and sciences education. There are many opportunities for collaboration within CLAS and across a broad group of partners on and off campus. We are interested in attracting a cohort of new faculty committed to these core values as we seek to foster a community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn, and thrive together.

Campus/University:  Grand Valley University (GVSU) is a public comprehensive institution located in West Michigan with campuses in Allendale, downtown Grand Rapids, and Holland, plus centers in Detroit, Muskegon and Traverse City. The University attracts more than 23,000 undergraduate and graduate students with high quality programs and state-of-the-art facilities, and has been nationally recognized for innovativeness and its contribution to students’ social mobility. The greater Grand Rapids metropolitan area has a population of around one million people, is affordable, and offers rich cultural amenities. Grand Valley is located within easy driving distance of Chicago, Detroit, Lake Michigan beaches, and many other superb summer and winter recreational venues. Information can be found at Community Resources - Human Resources - Grand Valley State University (gvsu.edu). Grand Valley is highly rated for safety, sustainability, and veteran and LGBTQ friendliness, and is committed to supporting employees and their families in work-life balance.

How to Apply: Applications should be sent to the department chair, Dr. Daniel Bergman, via e-mail (bergmand@gvsu.edu). Applications should include a cover letter addressing qualifications and your motivation to teach at GVSU, curriculum vita, and graduate school transcripts. Applicants may include any additional relevant supplementary material they feel is necessary. The review process will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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