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Department of Biological Sciences
Adjunct Instructor(s)

Details: The Department of Biological Sciences at Bowling Green State University seeks strong applicants for part-time teaching positions to fill a range of course teaching needs from introductory biology classes to focused, advanced courses (e.g., A&P, Evolution), as well as online courses. Starting date is August 2014. Unless they request otherwise, qualified applicants will also be considered for future part-time employment opportunities that may arise.

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 to dmclean@bgsu.edu (Subject heading:  Biology PT Faculty Search) by April 30, 2014.  Questions?  Contact Dr. Jeffrey Miner (Dept. Chair.) at jminer@bgsu.edu


Department of History
Adjunct Instructor(s)

Details: The Department of History at Bowling Green State University seeks strong applicants for part-time teaching assignments in all areas of history, from the ancient to the modern world.  Successful applicants will teach introductory courses in US and World history, as well as upper-division topical courses as needed. Starting date is August 2014.

Qualifications: Candidates must have at least a master’s degree in History. Evidence of successful teaching at the collegiate level is preferred. 

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 investigation prior to offer of employment.  Submit application materials to:  Scott C. Martin, Chair, History Department, 136 Williams Hall, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403.  Applications must be postmarked by April 30, 2014.  No electronic applications will be accepted.  Unless applicants request otherwise, applications will be kept on file for possible openings in the Spring 2015 and Summer 2015 terms.


Department of Chemistry
Adjunct Instructor(s)

Details: The Department of Chemistry at Bowling Green State University is accepting applications for part-time teaching positions in undergraduate general chemistry that may arise during the Summer 2014 term. Additional teaching responsibilities may include organic or biochemistry.

Qualifications: A PhD in Chemistry or a closely related field is required.

Application: Applicants must submit a CV and names and contact information of at least two references. Finalists will be required to provide two current letters of recommendation and official transcripts indicating their highest degree. They are also required to authorize and pass a background check prior to an offer of employment.  Electronic applications are to be sent to chemistry@bgsu.edu by May 2, 2014. Unless they request otherwise, qualified applicants will also be considered for future part-time employment opportunities that may arise.


School of Cultural and Critical Studies
Adjunct Instructor(s)

Details: The School for Cultural and Critical Studies at Bowling Green State University seeks strong applicants for part-time teaching assignments in the areas of: American Culture Studies (ACS), Ethnic Studies (ETHN), Popular Culture (POPC), Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (WS), Public History, and Cultural and Critical Studies (CCS).  In their letter of application, candidates should clearly identify the field(s) in which they are qualified to teach. Successful applicants may teach introductory courses in these fields including Introduction to ETHN (ETHN 1010), Introduction to WS (WS 2000), Introduction to ACS (ACS 2000), Cultural Pluralism in the U.S. (ACS 2500), and/or Introduction to POPC (POPC 1600).  This pool of applicants will also be used if part-time teaching assignments in more specialized undergraduate and graduate courses arise in these units, including courses that contribute to the Public History graduate certificate. Starting date is August 2014.  Unless they request otherwise, qualified applicants will also be considered for future part-time employment opportunities that may arise.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in related discipline preferred.  Minimum requirement is an M.A.  Evidence of successful teaching at the collegiate level is preferred.

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 investigation prior to offer of employment.  Submit application materials to: Stephanie Rader, School of Cultural and Critical Studies, 230 Shatzel Hall, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403.  Applications must be postmarked by May 5, 2014. 


Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Adjunct Instructor(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, business calculus, or other courses depending on the applicant’s qualifications. Starting date is August 2014.

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: 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.  Submit application materials to:  David Meel, Interim Chair, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403.  Applications must be postmarked by May 19, 2014.

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


School of Art
Adjunct Instructor(s)

Details: The School of Art at BGSU is seeking an instructor, in one of the following areas: drawing, painting, photography, printmaking, ceramics, glass, jewelry/metals, sculpture, animation, digital imaging, video art, interactive media (web & mobile), graphic design, art history, art education. Part-time, one-semester appointment for Fall 2014, Spring 2015, or Summer 2015. 

Qualifications: Terminal degree in discipline required, except for art history, where ABD is preferred and MA required, and art education, where MA in Education, or MFA or MA in Art Education is required. Teaching experience beyond graduate teaching assistantship level preferred.  Teach undergraduate courses in beginning and intermediate and advanced classes. Possible additional teaching in first year program.  Starting date: Mid-August 2014 for Fall 2014, early January for Spring 2015, and mid-May for Summer 2015.

Application: Application deadline: Must be postmarked by May 30, 2014. No certified or registered mail accepted.  Submit letter of application, resume, two current, original letters of recommendation (dated within the past year), official terminal or highest degree transcript, for studio teaching applicants 20 examples each of professional and student work in slide form or Mac compatible CD or DVD, art history candidates should submit significant publications; and a self-addressed stamped envelope (for return of materials) to: Katerina Rüedi Ray, Chair Part Time Search Committee, School of Art, 1000 Fine Arts Center, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403-0204.  All finalists will be required to authorize and pass a background investigation prior to offer of employment.


Department of Psychology
Adjunct Instructor(s)

Details: The Department of Psychology at Bowling Green State University seeks strong applicants for part-time teaching assignments in the areas of: introductory psychology, developmental psychology, statistics, neuroscience, research methods, cognitive psychology, social psychology, personality, clinical psychology; and industrial-organizational psychology.  Successful applicants will teach undergraduate courses in psychology. Starting date is August 2014.

Qualifications: Candidates must have a master’s degree in psychology. Evidence of successful teaching at the collegiate level is preferred. 

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 investigation prior to offer of employment.  Submit application materials to:  Mike Zickar, Chair, Department of Psychology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403.  Applications must be postmarked by May 31, 2014.

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


Department of Theatre and Film
Adjunct Instructor(s)

Details: The Department of Theatre and Film at Bowling Green State University seeks strong applicants for part-time teaching assignments in the areas of: theatre, performance studies, film studies, and film production.  Successful applicants will teach introductory courses in these areas. Starting date is August 2014.

Qualifications: Candidates must have a degree appropriate to the courses being taught (MFA or PhD for applied theatre classes; MFA in production for film production classes; or PhD or ABD in film studies, performance studies, or theatre for teaching introductory courses in these areas). Evidence of successful teaching at the collegiate level is preferred.

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 investigation prior to offer of employment.  Submit application materials to:  S. Boone, Chair, Department of Theatre and Film, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403.  Applications must be postmarked by May 31, 2014. No electronic applications will be accepted. Unless applicants request otherwise, applications will be kept on file for possible openings in the Spring 2015 and Summer 2015 terms.


Department of Political Science
Adjunct Instructor(s)

Details: The Department of Political Science at Bowling Green State University seeks applications for part-time teaching positions at Bowling Green State University that will likely arise during the Fall 2014, Spring 2015, and Summer 2015 terms. We seek individuals who excel at teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in Political Science and Public Administration.  

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

Applications: 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.   Deadline for receipt of applications is June 1, 2014.

Successful applicants will be required to submit to a background check as a condition of employment.


Department of English
Adjunct Instructor(s)

Details: The English Department of Bowling Green State University seeks strong applicants for anticipated part-time employment in the following areas: Literature, creative writing, rhetoric and writing, teaching English for Speakers of Other Languages, Linguistics, and Scientific & Technical Communication.  

Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications:  1) MA or MFA in English, TESOL, or M.Ed.  2) Experience teaching college-level courses in designated areas

Application: Submit application materials to:  Kristine Blair, Chair, English Department, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio 43403. Complete application files should include:  1) letter outlining qualifications relevant to this position; 2) a CV which includes a list of graduate courses taken and brief descriptions of courses taught; 3) two current original letters of reference; 4) official transcripts indicating highest degree.

Final candidate(s) are required to authorize and pass a background investigation prior to an offer of employment. Unless they request otherwise, qualified applicants will also be considered for future part-time employment opportunities that may arise.

Application deadline:  Postmarked by June 13, 2014. 


Department of Communication
Adjunct Instructor(s)

Details: The Department of Communication at Bowling Green State University seeks strong applicants for part-time teaching assignments for the 2014-15 academic year.  Potential teaching assignments are in the areas of interpersonal communication, rhetorical criticism, organizational communication, and political communication.  Starting date is August 2014.

Qualifications: Candidates with a master’s degree in communication preferred but those with a graduate degree in a communication-related field will be considered. Evidence of successful teaching at the collegiate level is preferred.   

Application: Applicants should submit: 1) letter of application, 2) resume and 3) two current original letters of reference signed and includes; 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 investigation prior to an offer of employment.

Unless they request otherwise, 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, 302 West Hall, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403.  Applications must be postmarked by June 14, 2014.


Department of Journalism and Public Relations
Adjunct Instructor(s)

Details: The Department of Journalism and Public Relations at Bowling Green State University seeks applicants for part-time teaching assignments in the areas of: online, print, or broadcast journalism, and public relations.  Successful applicants will have relevant industry experience and teach courses in the department as needs dictate each semester.  Starting date is August 2014. 

Qualifications: Preferred candidates will have a master's degree and professional experience working in journalism and/or public relations. Candidates with at least 10 years of industry experience and a bachelor’s degree will be considered. Evidence of successful teaching at the collegiate level is preferred.

Application: Applicants should submit: 1) letter of application, 2) resume and 3) two current original letters of reference signed and includes; 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 investigation prior to an offer of employment.

Unless they request otherwise, 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, 302 West Hall, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403.  Applications must be postmarked by June 14, 2014.


Department of Telecommunications
Adjunct Instructor(s)

Details: The Department of Telecommunications at Bowling Green State University seeks strong applicants for part-time teaching assignments in the areas of video production, strategic communication, and media policy and industry.  Successful applicants will teach introductory courses in these areas. Starting date is August 2014. 

Qualifications: Candidates must have a master’s degree in telecommunications or media-related fields or a bachelor’s degree with ten years or more professional experience in those areas.  Evidence of successful teaching at the collegiate level is preferred.

Application: Applicants should submit: 1) letter of application, 2) resume and 3) two current original letters of reference signed and includes; 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 investigation prior to an offer of employment.  Unless they request otherwise, 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, 302 West Hall, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403.  Applications must be postmarked by June 14, 2014.


General Studies Writing
Adjunct Instructor(s)

Details: The General Studies Writing Program at Bowling Green State University is hiring qualified adjunct instructors to teach composition beginning in August 2014. These part-time positions carry a maximum of a 9 credit-hour load per semester of General Studies Writing courses.  BGSU and General Studies Writing are committed to faculty diversity as a way to strengthen the preparation of students for life in an increasingly diverse society.

Qualifications: Minimum of MA or MFA in English by August 2014; successful experience teaching college-level academic writing; and formal training in the teaching of college-level composition.  Experience in the teaching of first year writing preferred. 

Application: Applications must be postmarked by Tuesday, July 1, 2014. Applications must include the following:

  • letter of application;
  • statement of teaching approach;
  • curriculum vita;
  • official transcripts;
  • entire sets of student evaluations;
  • two current, signed, and original reference letters that address the applicant’s teaching (official placement files are acceptable); and
  • sample assignments

Address applications to Dr. Cheryl Hoy, Acting Director, General Studies Writing Program, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403. Final candidate(s) are required to authorize and pass a background investigation prior to an offer of employment. Unless they request otherwise, qualified applicants will also be considered for future part-time employment opportunities that may arise.


Department of German, Russian & East Asian Languages
Adjunct Instructor(s)

Details: The Department of German, Russian & East Asian Languages at Bowling Green State University seeks applicants for possible part-time teaching positions in introductory Arabic, Chinese, German, Japanese, and Russian courses.  The starting date is in August 2014. 

Qualifications: Candidates must have at least an M.A. in the language or a closely related field and language teaching experience.

Application: Applicants should submit: 1) a letter of application, 2) a full curriculum vitae, 3) the names, addresses and phone numbers 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 investigation prior to an offer of employment.  Please send application materials to:  Search Committee, Department of GREAL, Shatzel Hall 103, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH  43403.  Applications must be postmarked by 1 July 2014.

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

BGSU is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.