The Grand Valley State University (GVSU) Physics Department is searching to hire a Visiting Faculty in Physics, to begin August 2021. As a candidate for this position you must: have a Masters or Ph.D. in physics or astronomy; be enthusiastically committed to teaching undergraduate physics to a diverse population of students; possess strong communication and interpersonal skills; and preferably have some experience teaching physics courses. If hired, you will be the instructor of record for 12 contact hours per week of introductory physics courses comprised of lectures, discussion sections, and labs. Teaching during spring or summer terms is not required, but such a teaching assignment may be possible, for additional compensation. Finally, the appointment may be renewed annually for an additional two years. The salary is competitive with regional peer institutions. Apply online at https://jobs.gvsu.edu with a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a 1-2 page statement of your teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references. In your teaching statement please discuss how you plan to teach with equity and respect for all students. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until position is filled. Grand Valley State University is an EOE which includes protected veterans and individuals with disabilities (https://www.gvsu.edu/affirmative). If you have questions contact the search committee chair, Prof. Brad Ambrose at email@example.com.
About Grand Valley State 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 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 rich in cultural amenities, and is located in easy driving distance of Chicago, Detroit, Lake Michigan beaches, and many other superb summer and winter recreational venues. Grand Valley is highly rated for safety, sustainability, and veteran and LGBTQ friendliness, and GVSU is committed to supporting employees and their families in work-life balance.
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