Assistant Professor, Grand Valley State University

The Department of Sociology at GVSU seeks candidates for an assistant professor, tenure track position, with a primary focus on Families/Aging & Adult Life to begin August 6, 2018. Ph.D. or ABD with evidence of completion by August 31, 2018 in Sociology or related field required. Applicants should expect to teach Families in Society, Middle Age and Aging, and Death and Dying, as well as courses that are part of the University’s General Education Program. The course load is 3-Fall and 3-Winter. Applicants should also expect to advise students in the Aging & Adult Life Minor, maintain an active research/scholarship agenda, and provide service to the department, college, university, profession, and/or community. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications. Grand Valley State University is a fully accredited state supported bachelor’s and master’s degree granting institution with an enrollment of 25,000 students located in the Grand Rapids metropolitan area. Apply online at and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and two writing samples. Please also send under separate cover official graduate transcripts and three letters of reference to: Jeffrey Rothstein, Search Committee Chair, Department of Sociology, Grand Valley State University, 2172 Au Sable Hall, Allendale, MI 49401. Review of applications will begin October 13, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Grand Valley State University is an EOE which includes protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. See TDD Callers: Call Michigan Relay Center 1-800- 649-3777.