Job Opportunities

Department of Computer Science
Shantanu and Reni Narayen Professorship in Computer Science (Associate or Full Professor)

Details: The Department of Computer Science is seeking an associate or full professor with expertise in the area of Software Engineering. Successful candidates shall have a record of exceptional teaching, experience in developing extracurricular experiences (internships, student groups), and ability to lead and mentor new faculty in educational activities. The Narayen Professorship was established to attract and retain distinguished educators and to encourage teaching excellence in the classroom.

Area of specialization is software engineering, including but not limited to: software testing and quality assurance, software architecture and design, usability engineering, and software verification.

Qualifications: Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in CS (or closely related field), and be committed to excellence in teaching, scholarly research, and external funding.

Application: Email a letter of interest, along with curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy and research agenda, contact information for three professional references, and selected examples of teaching and scholarly work by Sunday, January 8, 2017 to

We will select a small number of finalists to come to campus for an interview. An official transcript of the terminal degree and a background check are also required for employment.  For details, go to

Applications must be received by January 8, 2017

English Department
Advanced Associate Professor or Full Professor in Rhetoric and Composition

Details: The English Department at Bowling Green State University seeks an Advanced Associate Professor or Full Professor in Rhetoric and Composition.  The principal assignments include teaching courses in the Rhetoric & Writing PhD Program, working with doctoral students on dissertations and examinations, and teaching undergraduate courses such as those that support the preparation of future secondary teachers. Scholarly areas of expertise should include WID/WIC. Desirable secondary areas include, but are not limited to, the following: writing program administration and/or development, digital rhetorics, writing transfer, cognitivist theory, quantitative research methods and methodologies, and/or literacy studies. The successful candidate will join a dynamic and growing doctoral program deeply invested in faculty and student collaboration.

Our faculty have scholarly and pedagogical expertise in rhetorical history and theory, feminist teaching, qualitative research methods and methodologies, cultural rhetorics, community-based research and pedagogy, collaboration, and graduate writing. Upon hire, our newest colleague will engage significantly in leading WID/WIC curricula development at BGSU, in scholarly publishing and professional activities, collaborate on curriculum development with Rhetoric & Writing faculty, serve on department and university committees, and participate in the life and governance of the department, including its efforts to recruit, advise, and retain students.

Qualifications:  1) Established record of leadership in the discipline; 2) Strong and varied teaching record; 3) Strong and active research agenda; 4) Scholarly interests and professional commitments aligned with the goals and curriculum of the Bowling Green State University Rhetoric & Writing PhD Program; 5) Evidence of outstanding mentoring of graduate students and undergraduate students; 6) Evidence of outstanding record collaborating with students and/or colleagues on research, teaching, curriculum/program development, or administrative efforts. 7) PhD Required

Application: Submit application materials to: Lawrence Coates, Chair, English Department, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403-0191.   Application files must include: 1) letter outlining qualifications for this position; 2) CV; 3) at least three current letters of reference; 4) sample of scholarship. Final candidate(s) will be required to authorize and pass a background investigation prior to an offer of employment. Interested applicants should feel free to contact our search committee chair Sue Carter Wood ( with any questions.

Applications must be postmarked by January 9, 2017

English Department
Arts & Sciences Distinguished Visiting Writer

Details: Distinguished Visiting Writer.  The English Department seeks applicants for the Arts & Sciences Distinguished Visiting Writer. The successful candidate will be in residence spring 2018; teach one workshop in our BFA program and one workshop in our MFA program; give a reading and a lecture; and advise theses.

Qualifications: 1) MA, MFA or Ph.D. by time of employment; 2) at least one book of fiction and critical recognition consistent with a writer of national reputation; and 3) evidence of outstanding teaching. Salary: competitive.

Application: Send cover letter, CV, transcripts, three current letters of reference, writing sample (one book), a list of courses taught with brief descriptions of each, and 1-2 sample undergraduate and graduate syllabi to Lawrence Coates, Chair, English Department, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio 43403-0191. Final candidate(s) are required to authorize and pass a background investigation prior to an offer of employment. The starting date of employment for this position is January 2018.  

Applications must be received by March 1, 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.