Visiting Assistant Professor: African History or US African-American History, US Latinx History, US Asian-American History

Grand Valley State University

Job Type: Faculty, Non-Tenured

Application Deadline: June 15, 2021

The Department of History at Grand Valley State University invites applications for two full-time Visiting (non-tenure-track) appointments for the 2021-2022 academic year, with the possibility for renewal, at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor (or at the rank of Visiting Instructor if ABD). The teaching load of four courses per semester will include surveys in World History and/or US History. Candidates who have areas of expertise in the following areas are encouraged to apply: African History and/or US African-American History, US Latinx History, US Asian-American History. The History Department is especially interested in receiving applications from candidates from underrepresented groups, and from candidates who have interest and/or experience in working with diverse student and community populations. Grand Valley State University is an affirmative action and equal opportunity institution.

Interested candidates are asked to submit (via email to ): a letter of application; a statement of teaching philosophy that includes a summary of activities (ongoing and anticipated) to promote diversity, inclusion, and equity in teaching; sample syllabi from a survey course and an upper-level course; curriculum vitae; followed by three letters of reference and an unofficial transcript, to:
Attn: Dr. Michael Huner
Department of History
Grand Valley State University

Applications will be reviewed until June 15, 2021.
For further information please call 616-331-3185 or email
Dr. Huner at

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 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 rich in cultural amenities, and is located in easy driving distance of Chicago, Detroit, Lake Michigan beaches, and many other superb summer and winter recreational venues. Grand Valley is highly rated for safety, sustainability, and veteran and LGBTQ friendliness, and GVSU is committed to supporting employees and their families in work-life balance.

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Posted: May 29, 2021