Job announcement: Grand Valley St. Univ.

Position Title: Assistant Professor of Psychology (Developmental Psychology)

Required Qualifications and Education:

A Ph.D. is required, with all requirements for the degree completed by Fall 2015. We seek candidates with research experience and teaching interests in developmental psychology. Candidates’ background and accomplishments should provide concrete evidence that they will be excellent teachers, researchers and colleagues. In addition to specialized expertise and the skills necessary to mentor students, all candidates should have the background necessary to teach Introductory Psychology and Research Methods. Candidates should have research interests that can involve undergraduates.

Responsibilities – Essential Functions: Teaching. Research. Service.

Salary: Competitive

Department/Division: Psychology/College of Arts & Sciences

Campus: The Psychology Department ( at GVSU is research-engaged and student-focused. There is excellent laboratory, computer, and library support. Psychology offices and laboratories are located on the Allendale campus, in a suburb of Grand Rapids, with additional laboratory facilities in downtown Grand Rapids. GVSU enrolls 25,000 students.

How To Apply: Online applications only to For assistance contact Human Resources at 616-331-2215. A complete application will include a Letter of Application summarizing the candidate’s qualifications, a Statement of Teaching interests, a Statement of Research interests, and a Curriculum Vitae, all submitted online.

In addition, three letters of recommendation are required and these, as well as representative reprints/preprints, should be sent as email attachments to

Queries may be addressed to the Chair of the Psychology Department, Dr. Robert W. Hendersen (

Application Deadline Date: Applications will not be considered until they are complete. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2014 and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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