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April 03, 2024

We're Hiring

Position Title: Affiliate Faculty of Practice in Management

Summary: Grand Valley State University Management Department in the Seidman College of Business invites applications for an Affiliate Faculty of Practice beginning in Fall 2024. Initial appointments are for one year, with potential for one-year renewals for a second year, with potential subsequent three-year renewable appointments, dependent upon department need. Applicants are expected to have earned a master’s degree in management or a closely related field from an AACSB or equivalently accredited institution by August 2024 and be interested in teaching in both the undergraduate and graduate programs. All teaching interests in Management will be considered.

Salary is competitive. Visit our Web site at: GVSU Careers for more information, additional requirements, a full description of the positions, 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.

Required Qualifications and Education:

  • M.B.A. or master’s degree (or higher) in a related field by August 2024.
  • Substantial industry experience with increasing levels of responsibility.
  • Evidence of professional engagement with the non-profit or business community.
  • Candidates must be committed to GVSU’s vision of inclusion and equity.

Preferred Qualifications and Education:

  • Experience in teaching employment and labor law courses, in addition to traditional human resources/organizational behavior courses.
  • Demonstrated teaching effectiveness: in-person, hybrid, online.
  • Exhibited potential to successfully conduct applied research.
  • Exhibited commitment to GVSU’s vision of inclusion and equity.
  • J.D. and applied HR experience

Responsibilities – Essential Functions:

  • Typical teaching load is 24 credit hours per academic year with a possible three (3)credit reassignment of time to meet AACSB’s required research and service responsibilities.
  • Effective teaching at potentially both undergraduate and graduate levels.
  • Provide service to the department, college, university, and community commensurate with rank and college accreditation requirements.
  • Engage in research and professional activities commensurate with rank and college accreditation requirements.

Salary: Competitive with excellent fringe benefits (

Department/Division: Seidman Management/Academic Affairs

Campus: L. William Seidman Center

How to Apply: Apply online at GVSU Careers and select “Apply.”

To be considered, applicants must upload the following (in PDF format) to the online application:

  1. A cover letter to include your teaching philosophy and engagement with the business community;
  2. a resume to include both education and professional experience;
  3. an unofficial copy of the highest degree transcript; and
  4. applicants may also include scholarly publications, student evaluations, and other evidence of teaching effectiveness.

The online application will allow you to attach these documents electronically. On the application, you will be required to provide the names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three professional references. Applicants selected for interviews will be required to submit official transcripts prior to the interview. If you need assistance, call Human Resources at 616-331-2215.

Application Deadline: Consideration of applications will begin immediately, and the posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University.

Allendale, Michigan 49401 - (616) 331-5000
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