Assistant/Associate Professor of Computing


Grand Valley State University
School of Computing

The School of Computing at Grand Valley State University seeks to fill multiple tenure-track assistant/associate professor positions beginning August 2023.

A Ph.D. in Computer Science, Data Science, Cybersecurity, or closely related field is required.  ABD near completion will be considered.  Candidates must be professionally active, have demonstrable teaching potential and a commitment to mentoring undergraduate and graduate students through teaching and research. We are looking for excellent teachers with a passion for computing and learning and a commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and access. Mentoring undergraduate or graduate research in your area of technical specialty is valued.  Candidates with specialties in cybersecurity, data science, info/data visualization, or UX/usability are especially encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate will teach core areas of computer science, information systems, information technology, cybersecurity, or data science. Typically involves a 3-3 teaching load with scholarship options. Engagement in research and collaboration with students and affiliated faculty or industry partners is desired.  We seek individuals who can leverage their research agenda to facilitate collaboration and bring innovative pedagogical methods into undergraduate and graduate teaching.

The School of Computing offers ABET accredited undergraduate programs, several minors, and master’s degrees.  Grand Valley has over 22,000 students.  The School has 47 full-time faculty, approximately 900 undergraduate students and over 300 graduate students. We focus on experiential learning with opportunities for faculty-industry collaboration via our Applied Computing Institute.

The Grand Valley campuses are located in Allendale and downtown Grand Rapids, which is the second largest metropolitan area in Michigan. The area offers numerous cultural and recreational opportunities, a moderate cost of living, and a high quality of life.  Visit www.experiencegr.com or www.hellowestmichigan.com for information on living in the west Michigan area. Refer to our web site (www.gvsu.edu/computing) for additional information about our faculty, students, and university (www.gvsu.edu).

Application review will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Applications will be accepted on-line only. Apply at www.jobs.gvsu.edu. Include a cover letter, curriculum vita, statements of teaching and research philosophy, and at least three references listing name, address, phone and e-mail address. If you have questions or need assistance, call Human Resources at (616) 331-2215. Grand Valley State University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.