Assistant or Associate Professor, Secondary Education

Grand Valley State University seeks an Assistant or Associate Professor in Secondary Education. Applicants must have a Doctorate in Education or closely related field by August 1, 2023. We seek candidates from a diverse pool of scholars with expertise (teaching and research) willing to assist with the development, implementation, and continuous improvement of secondary education curriculum in our programs. Additionally, applicants must have: specialized knowledge of theory and pedagogy practices related to secondary education; a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion; a minimum of three years of successful teaching in 5th-12th grade classrooms; effective oral, written, and collaborative interpersonal skills; demonstrated potential for teaching at the university level; a record of scholarship or potential for scholarship; and ability to teach in multiple modalities and locations.

Please view the full job description and apply online at jobs.gvsu.edu and select "Apply now."  Please include a cover letter that addresses the position qualifications and a curriculum vitae that includes evidence of expertise, teaching experience, and scholarly activity. The online application will allow you to attach these documents electronically. On the application, you will be required to provide names, phone numbers, and e-mail address for 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. Primary consideration of applications will be given to those completed by November 27. Review of applications will begin immediately, and the posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University.

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Required Qualifications and Education:

  • Doctorate in Education or a closely related field. ABD Candidates will be considered if doctoral degree is completed before August 1, 2023;
  • Specialized knowledge of theory and pedagogy practices related to secondary education;
  • Demonstrated potential for teaching at the university level;
  • Record of relevant scholarship or evidence of an emerging research agenda in secondary education or related field;
  • Willingness and ability to teach courses in an online or hybrid format, as well as traditionally, on weekends, and/or other non-traditional times;
  • Willingness and ability to travel for instruction and student supervision;
  • Effective oral, written, and collaborative interpersonal skills;
  • Minimum of 3 years of successful teaching in 5th-12th grade classrooms;
  • Demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.