Visiting Asst. Prof in #Geography & #SustainablePlanning available @GVSU

The Department of Geography and Sustainable Planning at Grand Valley State University (Allendale, MI) is looking for a broadly-trained geographer or planner. Teaching responsibilities include introductory geography or planning courses, computer cartography and introduction to GIS.

Qualifications: Advanced degree in geography, planning, geospatial technology, sustainability science or closely related field. The successful candidate must demonstrate a commitment to excellent undergraduate teaching in a university that emphasizes a high quality liberal arts education. Previous teaching experience, including online courses, and a terminal degree completed before August 2016 are considered a plus.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be expected to teach 4 courses per semester.

Salary: Competitive.

Department/College: Geography and Sustainable Planning, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

The Department of Geography and Sustainable Planning offers the geography major (B.S. and B.A.), minors in geographic techniques minor, sustainable urban and regional planning minor, and the geography education at the secondary level (teachable minor), and certification programs in Geographic Information Systems technology and in sustainable urban and regional planning. For more information, see

Grand Valley State University serves 25,000 students. Its Allendale campus, located on 1,280 acres, is situated a few minutes from the vibrant, growing city of Grand Rapids in the east and the Lake Michigan shoreline to the west. There are additional campuses in Grand Rapids, Holland, and several regional centers. For more information about Grand Valley State University, see our website at

How to Apply: Send your detailed letter of interest addressing the selection criteria, CV, and 2 letters of recommendation to Dr. Elena Lioubimtseva, Geography and Sustainable Planning department Chair at

Deadline Date for Filing Applications: Review of applications will begin April 25, 2016 and continue until position is filled.

GVSU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities and underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.