Job Opportunities

General Studies Writing Program
Adjunct Writing Instructor Position(s)

Details: The General Studies Writing Program at Bowling Green State University is hiring qualified adjunct instructors to teach first-year composition beginning in August 2017. These part-time positions carry a maximum of a 9 credit-hour load per semester.   

Qualifications: minimum of MA in English, preferably in Rhetoric and Composition, by August 2017; successful experience teaching college-level academic writing; formal professional preparation in the teaching of first-year composition.

Application: Required application documents include: letter of application; statement of teaching philosophy; curriculum vita; official transcripts; two complete sets of student evaluations; three letters of recommendation

Address electronic applications to Dr. Lawrence Coates, Chair, Department of English (coatesl@bgsu.edu) or mail hardcopy materials to the Department of English, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403.

Applications must be received by July 1, 2017


School of Media and Communication
Adjunct Instructor Position(s) - Undergraduate Level

Details: The School of Media and Communication at Bowling Green State University seeks strong applicants for part-time teaching assignments at the undergraduate level in the areas of media production and studies, journalism and public relations and communication.  Undergraduate courses could include introductory journalism courses, multiplatform journalism, broadcast journalism, public relations, social media, video and audio production, script writing, strategic communication,  media policy and industry, interpersonal communication, organizational communication, political communication, conflict and communication, international communication, and gender and communication.  Some courses could be online.  Starting date is August 2017 or January 2018.   

Qualifications: Candidates must have a master’s degree in journalism, public relations, telecommunications, communication or media-related fields or a bachelor’s degree with five or more years of more professional experience in those areas.  Professional experience is required to teach journalism courses.  Evidence of successful teaching at the collegiate level is preferred.

Application: Applicants must submit: 1) letter of application, 2) resume and 3) two current, original, signed letters of reference that include the writer’s name, address and phone number.  Finalists will be required to submit official transcripts indicating highest degree.  Finalists will also be required to authorize and pass a background check prior to an offer of employment.

Unless otherwise requested, qualified applicants will also be considered for future part-time employment opportunities that may arise.

Submit application materials to:  Carman Kinney, School of Media and Communication, 306 Kuhlin Center, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403.

Applications must be received by July 1, 2017


School of Media and Communication
Adjunct Instructor Position(s) - Grad Level

Details: The School of Media and Communication at Bowling Green State University seeks applicants for possible, part-time, adjunct teaching positions in our graduate programs. Graduate teaching assignments will be in the area of social media, public relations, organizational communication or research methods.  Successful applicants must have recent, relevant industry experience to teach courses for the department as needed for a semester.  Starting dates are either August 2017 or January 2018.  

Qualifications: Candidates must have a master’s degree and professional industry experience for teaching courses in the Strategic Communication MA program. Candidates must have PhD for consideration to teach doctoral courses. Evidence of successful teaching at the collegiate level is preferred.

Application: Applicants must submit: 1) letter of application, 2) resume and 3) two current, original, signed letters of reference that include the writer’s name, address and phone number.  Finalists will be required to submit official transcripts indicating highest degree.  Finalists are also required to authorize and pass a background check prior to an offer of employment.

Unless otherwise requested, qualified applicants will also be considered for future part-time employment opportunities that may arise.

Submit application materials to:  Carman Kinney, School of Media and Communication, 306 Kuhlin Center, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403.

Applications must be received by July 1, 2017


Department of Political Science
Adjunct Instructor Position(s)

Details: The Department of Political Science at Bowling Green State University seeks applications for part-time adjunct teaching positions. The Department may have need of adjuncts to teach a small number of undergraduate and graduate courses in Political Science and Public Administration.

Qualifications: MA in Political Science or related field is required; PhD strongly preferred.

Application: Applicants should submit a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, academic transcripts, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and the names, addresses, email addresses and phone numbers of three references. Please send materials to: Adjunct Teaching Committee, Department of Political Science, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403. No email applications will be accepted.

Applications must be received by July 15, 2017


School of Earth, Environment and Society
Adjunct Instructor Position(s)

Details: The School of Earth, Environment and Society at Bowling Green State University seeks applicants for possible part-time teaching positions for introductory Geology, Environmental Science/Policy, Geospatial, and Geography courses.  The starting date is in August 2017 or January 2018.   

Qualifications: Candidates must have at least an M.S. in the discipline or a closely related field.

Application: Applicants should submit: 1) a letter of application, 2) a full curriculum vitae, and 3) the names, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses of three references.  Finalists will be required to submit:  two current, original letters of reference and official transcripts indicating the highest degree.  Finalists are also required to authorize and pass a background check prior to an offer of employment.  Please send application materials electronically to:  Jeffrey Snyder, SEES Director (jasnyd@bgsu.edu). Unless they request otherwise, qualified applicants will also be considered for future part-time employment opportunities that may arise.  

Applications must be received by July 15, 2017


Department of Political Science
Adjunct Instructor Position(s)

Details: The Department of Political Science at Bowling Green State University is accepting applications for part-time faculty to teach in its cohort-based, online Bachelor of Science in Fire Administration program.  Classes include:  Fire & Emergency Services Administration, Principles of Emergency Management, Analytical Approaches to Fire Protection, Applications of Fire Research, Political & Legal Foundations for Fire Protections, Psychology of Disaster, Advanced Fire & Emergency Services Administration (Capstone).  Online classes are held on a sixteen-week semester schedule fall and spring. Classes are held on an accelerated flexible schedule in the summer.

Qualifications: Online teaching experience is required.  Practical management experience in a field related to the fire service, emergency management, or related field is required.  A master’s degree is required.  A  Ph.D. (or equivalent) is preferred.

Application: Send/email letter of application, full curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses, and current phone numbers of three professional references.

Email: senright@bgsu.edu
Subject Line: FIAD Adjunct Faculty
Sarah Enright
124 Williams Hall
Department of Political Science
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH 43403

Qualified candidates and current adjuncts will be forwarded to future pools, unless they indicate that they do not wish to do so.

Applications must be postmarked by July 15, 2017


Department of Biological Sciences
Adjunct Instructor Position(s)

Details: The Department of Biological Sciences at Bowling Green State University seeks strong applicants for possible part-time teaching positions in a range of courses from introductory biology classes to focused, advanced courses (e.g., A&P, Evolution), as well as online courses and teaching laboratory sections.  Positions possible for Fall 2017, Spring 2018, and Summer 2018 semesters.  

Qualifications: Applicants with a minimum of a MS (sciences) are eligible for the introductory courses, while, for advanced courses, preference will be given to excellent teachers with a PhD or ABD.

Application:  Applicants should submit:  1) letter of application, 2) full curriculum vita, 3) name, address and phone number of three references.  Finalists will be required to submit:  two current original letters of reference and official transcripts indicating highest degree.  Finalists are also required to authorize and pass a background check prior to offer of employment.  Electronically submit application materials as one pdf file to Kelly Stewart at kstewart@bgsu.edu (Subject heading:  Biological Sciences PT Faculty Search) by July 21, 2017.  Questions?  Contact Dr. Jeffrey Miner (Dept. Chair.) at jminer@bgsu.edu.

Further information about our department can be found at http://www.bgsu.edu/arts-and-sciences/biological-sciences.html.

Applications must be received by July 17, 2017


Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Adjunct Instructor Position(s)

Details: The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Bowling Green State University seeks strong applicants for one or more part-time teaching assignments of courses in mathematics and statistics.  Successful applicants will teach basic algebra, intermediate algebra, college algebra, introductory statistics, precalculus, calculus, or other courses depending on the applicant’s qualifications. Starting date is August 2017 or January 2018.   

Qualifications: Candidates must have a master’s degree in mathematics, statistics, or mathematics education. Evidence of successful teaching at the collegiate level is preferred.   

Application: Please apply online at  http://www.mathjobs.org and submit: 1) letter of application, 2) full curriculum vita, 3) name, address and phone number of three references.  Finalists will be required to submit: two current original letters of reference and official transcripts indicating the highest degree.   

Applications must be received by August 18, 2017


Bowling Green State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. We are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities regardless of age, gender identity, genetic information, religion, or sexual orientation.

All finalists will be required to authorize and pass a background investigation prior to offer of employment.