Grand Valley State University

Grand Rapids, Michigan United States

Assistant, Associate

    February 07, 2024

Assistant or Associate Professor in Marketing

Grand Valley State University Department of Marketing in the Seidman College of Business invites applications for a faculty position beginning in Fall 2024. The open position is for an Assistant or Associate Professor. Applicants are expected to have earned a Ph.D. or an appropriate terminal degree in Marketing or a closely related field from an AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) or equivalently accredited institution by August 2024 and be interested in teaching in both the undergraduate and graduate programs. All teaching interests in Marketing will be considered. Salary is competitive. Visit our GVSU website for more information, additional requirements, a full description of the position, and details on how to apply. The Seidman College of Business — fully accredited by AACSB International –, values and supports a blend of excellent teaching and scholarly productivity. The atmosphere at the Seidman College of Business is highly collegial, with opportunities for outstanding professional growth. The Grand Rapids community is a vibrant, exciting area, with significant leisure time activities available. Candidates must be committed to GVSU’s vision of inclusion and equity.

Required Qualifications and Education   

  • Ph.D. or an appropriate terminal degree from an AACSB or equivalent accredited institution earned by August 2024. Current ABD candidates will be considered.
  • Demonstrated potential for teaching effectiveness
  • Demonstrated potential for research consistent with the mission of the college
  • Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills, such as the ability to interact professionally with students, colleagues, and members of the community

Preferred Qualifications and Education

  • Relevant industry experience
  • Experience with experiential learning and community-based projects


  • The typical teaching load is nine credit hours per semester
  • Effective teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels (MBA & EMBA) as well as service to the department, college, university, and community
  • Research and scholarship that meets AACSB standards


  • For details about Seidman College of Business visit
  • The Marketing Department has 14 full-time faculty and offers a highly collegial atmosphere with many opportunities for professional growth.

For more information about Seidman College of Business, see our website at


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How to Apply                   

Apply online at GVSU Careers. To be considered, applicants must upload the following (in PDF format) to the online application: Cover letter,  teaching philosophy and research interests,  curriculum vitae,  unofficial Ph.D. and/or terminal degree, transcripts from the granting institution. Evidence of teaching excellence, if applicable, including teaching evaluations for all courses taught in the last two years with department/school comparisons (and any other evidence of teaching excellence), sample of completed or in-progress research work.

  • On the application, you will be required to provide the names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three professional references. If you have questions or need assistance, call Human Resources at 616-331-2215. Questions about this position may be directed to the Search Committee Chair:  Dr. Anna Walz ( or 616-331-7487).

Application Deadline

Consideration of applications will begin immediately. Additionally, the position may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Must have the physical stamina to work long hours and/or more than 5 days per week.  The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act as amended by the ADA Amendment Act (2008), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and other applicable federal and state laws that prohibit discrimination on the basis of disability. GVSU will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. See TDD Callers: Call Michigan Relay Center at 711 (in State) or 1-800-833-7833 (out of State).

Grand Valley State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, which includes providing equal opportunity for racial and ethnic minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. University policy extends protections to additional identities.