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University Center, MI

Saginaw Valley State University is a comprehensive university with more than 100 programs of study for its more than 8,000 students. Located on a suburban campus in Michigan’s Great Lakes Bay Region, SVSU is committed to a supportive and empowering environment for students, faculty and staff. For five consecutive years, SVSU has been recognized as a “Great College to Work For” (2016-2020).

SVSU emphasizes undergraduate teaching and learning, and community-based research. SVSU earned the Community Engagement classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, a distinction achieved by only 7 percent of U.S. colleges and universities. By their senior year, 84 percent of students have engaged with community employers and agencies in internships, field placements or some other component of their academic preparation.

SVSU is establishing itself as a leader in STEAM education for the Great Lakes Bay Region, partnering with businesses, foundations and school districts to improve students’ performance in math, science and the arts at the middle school, high school and university levels.

More than 70 percent of SVSU freshmen live on campus in student housing that has been rated No. 1 among public universities in the U.S. (2018-2020). SVSU fields 19 varsity sports at the NCAA Division II level. The average class size is 23 students. For more information, please visit our website, http://www.svsu.edu.

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Assistant Professor of Political Science – One Year, Temporary
Assistant Professor of Psychology

COLLEGE OF SCIENCE, ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY
Assistant Professor of Biology
Assistant Professor of Biology – One Year, Temporary

All faculty positions should begin by August 2021. All fulltime faculty at SVSU are required to teach 12 credit hours per semester. Spring/Summer courses may be available.

Salaries are competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until positions are filled. SVSU offers an excellent benefits package and retirement program. For further information about these positions and to apply, please visit www.jobs.svsu.edu.

How to apply

Interested applicants MUST apply online at www.jobs.svsu.edu.

Saginaw Valley State University is an EO/AA employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

The University creates opportunities for individuals to achieve intellectual and personal development through academic, professional, and cultural programs. By fostering an environment of inquiry and openness that respects the diversity of all whom it serves, the University prepares graduates whose leadership and expertise contribute to the advancement of a pluralistic society. The University serves as a cultural and intellectual center dedicated to the pursuit and propagation of knowledge.