Institute for the Study of Culture and Society
Director (Internal BGSU Search)
Details: Applications are being accepted for the position of Director of the Institute for the Study of Culture and Society at BGSU. This is an internal BGSU search. The Institute for the Study of Culture and Society is a research institute that fosters critical scholarship and dialogue across the College of Arts and Sciences through faculty programming, fellowships, and the sponsorship of lectures and workshops. The Director enjoys close working relationships with faculty across the humanities and social science departments and programs, and seeks to offer programming that enhances the intellectual diversity of the College.
The Director of the Institute for the Study of Culture and Society appointment will begin August 2014. Administrative duties include, but are not limited to: overseeing all activities of the Institute for the Study of Culture and Society including administering the Institute budget; preparing the Institute’s strategic plan; developing programming in coordination with affiliated faculty; directing daily Institute operations; developing and leading faculty clusters and faculty fellows; and related obligations.
Qualifications: Candidates for the position of Director of the Institute for the Study of Culture and Society must be tenured in one of the College of Arts and Science’s units. Experience with and a demonstrated history of commitment to interdisciplinary research and dialogue within the College of Arts and Sciences is strongly preferred.
Application: To apply, please submit a letter detailing your reason for applying, specific elements of your background that qualify you for the position, and your vision for the program, as well as a current vita.
Submit application materials to: Connie Allison, College of Arts and Sciences, 707 Administration, Bowling Green, OH 43403
All applications must be received by March 11th, 2014. Finalists for the position will be required to participate in a public forum for the College of Arts and Sciences, with presentations anticipated to start on March 18, 2014.
BGSU is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.