Position Announcement

Position Title:  Affiliate faculty position

Required Qualifications and Education:  Candidates must have at least a Master's degree in Chemistry and a strong commitment to and demonstrated excellence in undergraduate education.  Experience teaching large lecture sections is preferred, but not required.  The Department values candidates who demonstrate an ability to work in a collaborative environment with a diverse population of colleagues and students. 

Responsibilities:  50% of the successful candidate's responsibility will be to teach lecture and laboratory sections in general and organic chemistry or biochemistry.  The remaining 50% of the responsibility will be to direct the new Chemistry Success Center.  The CSC provides drop-in tutoring for students in lower-level chemistry courses. The duties of this position include administering the center's activities, hiring and training student tutors, and serving as a liaison between the faculty and the student tutors.  This is a full-time, 9-month, non-tenure-track position; additional work is expected during the summer and is compensated separately.

Salary:  The salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.  GVSU salaries are competitive with excellent benefits. 

Department/Division:  Chemistry/Liberal Arts and Sciences. 

How To Apply:  Applications must be submitted on-line at www.gvsujobs.org.  After completing an application form, the on-line system will require each applicant to attach electronically the following Word (.doc) or Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) documents:

1) An application cover letter
2) A Curriculum Vitae
3) A statement of teaching philosophy


Applicants must also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent by e-mail to chmdept@gvsu.edu using “Affiliate Reference Letter” as the subject line.  Reference letters can also be sent by regular mail to Affiliate Search Committee, Chemistry Department, 312 Padnos Hall, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI 49401.

Date for Reviewing Applications:  Application review will begin March 31, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. 

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