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Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor of Biomedical Sciences - we are recruiting for a new tenure-track faculty member to join our department in Fall, 2014.

Qualifications: Qualified applicants will be committed to both classroom teaching and collaborative research. Individuals must have demonstrated the ability to teach undergraduate and graduate level human anatomy courses and associated human cadaver labs while conducting research in his or her area of expertise that will engage undergraduate and/or graduate students. The successful applicant must have obtained a Ph.D. in anatomy or related field by August 2014.

Responsibilities: Duties include a 9 credit hour teaching load per semester, scholarship and service. While the primary teaching duties for this position will be in anatomy, department faculty may be expected to teach across the curriculum.

Salary: Competitive and commensurate with qualifications. Some start up funds for research are available.

Department: The Biomedical Sciences department has been a fast-growing department at Grand Valley State University. We have over 1,300 majors, 31 full time faculty members, and a master program, and we offer courses in support of other undergraduate majors, the university's general education program and select graduate programs. Along with our current teaching and research facilities, a new science building is currently under construction to support the laboratory sciences. For more information about our department, see

How To Apply: A complete application must include: (1) cover letter; (2) teaching statement that specifically addresses relevant teaching experience and philosophy; (3) research statement that addresses how undergraduates and/or graduate students will participate in your program of research; (4) vita; (5) graduate transcripts (unofficial); and (6) names and contact information for three references. Supplemental materials that can attest to qualifications in teaching and scholarship may also be attached. Apply at

If you have questions about applying online or need assistance, call Human Resources at 616-331-2215. Email questions about the position to: Dr. Melissa Tallman, search committee chair ( The review process will begin on October 31st and will continue until the position is filled.