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Cluster Hire at Grand Valley State University (5 positions in Environmental and Aquatic Restoration and Sustainability

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Position Title: Assistant or Associate Professor (Environmental and Aquatic Restoration and  Sustainability Cluster Hire; multiple positions) 

Summary: The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) and the Brooks College of  Interdisciplinary Studies (Brooks) at Grand Valley State University are hiring at least five tenure  track faculty with expertise related to Environmental Sciences, Aquatic Restoration,  Environmental Studies, and Sustainability to start August 6, 2023. 

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences 

CLAS invites a broad range of applications from all subdisciplines of Environmental Science and  Aquatic Science and related fields.  

  • The Biology Department invites applicants with expertise in any area of Environmental  Science or Aquatic Biology. Of particular interest are applicants that use data analytics  and/or modeling to address environmental issues. 
  • The R. B. Annis Water Resources Institute (AWRI) and the Department of Chemistry  invite applicants with expertise in Analytical Chemistry to lead the AWRI Environmental  Chemistry lab. This supervisory responsibility comes with a reduced teaching load. Of  particular interest are applicants with expertise in aquatic chemistry, toxicology, or green  chemistry. 
  • The Geology Department invites applicants with expertise in areas related to  Environmental and Earth Surface Materials and Systems. Of particular interest are  applicants who can engage students in instrumental or modeling experiences. 
  • A fourth position is open to applicants from any field whose work applies to the cluster’s  focus on Environmental Science and Aquatic Restoration and Sustainability.  

For additional details and how to apply, please consult the CLAS cluster hire website at CLAS  Cluster Hire in Environmental and Aquatic Restoration and Sustainability. 

Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies 

In addition, Brooks is conducting a search for a tenure track teacher-scholar to support the  Environmental and Sustainability Studies program and at least one of the other academic  programs in the college. These areas include: 

  • Latin American and Latino/a Studies 
  • African/African-American Studies 
  • Digital Studies 
  • Integrative Studies 
  • Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies

For additional details and how to apply, please consult the Brooks position website at Brooks  College Faculty Search. 

Salary/Benefits: The salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. The university  offers an excellent comprehensive package that includes health/vision/dental plans, life  insurance, retirement, sick/leave disability, tuition waiver, adoption resources, wellness  coaching, and free access to campus fitness facilities. Family and childcare options on and off campus are also available. For a detailed description of benefits, please visit Benefits and  Wellness - Grand Valley State University (  

Campus/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 Detroit, 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 offers rich cultural amenities. Grand Valley is located within easy  driving distance of Chicago, Detroit, Lake Michigan beaches, and many other superb summer  and winter recreational venues. Information can be found at Community Resources - Human  Resources - Grand Valley State University ( Grand Valley is highly rated for safety,  sustainability, and veteran and LGBTQ friendliness, and is committed to supporting employees  and their families in work-life balance. The university seeks to create an inclusive and diverse  environment for faculty and students while promoting enrichment of society through excellent  teaching, active scholarship, and service. More information can be found at Grand Valley State  University ( 

Allendale, Michigan 49401 - (616) 331-5000 

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