Sociology (Assistant Professor) - College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Allendale MI
Sep 14, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Required Qualifications and Education:  Ph.D. in Sociology or a related field. ABD will be considered with Ph.D. completed by August 31, 2018. Applicants should have demonstrated experience teaching with a focus on Families/Aging & Adult Life.

Preferred Qualifications and Education:  Ph.D. in Sociology 

Responsibilities – Essential Functions:
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:  Competitive and commensurate with qualifications.

Department/Division:  Sociology / College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Campus: Allendale

Application Deadline Date: Reviews begin October 13, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

How To Apply: Complete the online application at and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, unofficial/official transcript, and two writing samples.  The online application will allow you to attach these documents electronically.  Please also send under separate cover three letters of recommendation to: Jeffrey Rothstein, Search Committee Chair, Department of Sociology, Grand Valley State University, 2172 Au Sable Hall, Allendale, MI 49401.