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Department of Philosophy
Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track Position

Details: The Department of Philosophy at Bowling Green State University seeks applicants for an Assistant Professor position.  Areas of Specialization: Social and Political Philosophy, or Ethics.  Areas of Competence: Continental Philosophy.  Teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate classes, graduate seminars, and advising graduate students.  At the undergraduate level, teaching responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to, courses with a significant emphasis on authors and themes in the continental tradition, e.g., existentialism, phenomenology, continental political theory.  We would especially welcome applicants who can, as well, teach aesthetics at the undergraduate level.  At the graduate level, teaching responsibilities will include offering seminars in social and political philosophy or ethics relevant to our graduate programs in Applied Philosophy (for more information, see https://www.bgsu.edu/arts-and-sciences/philosophy/graduate-program.html).

Qualifications: Minimum qualifications for this position include a Ph.d. in philosophy; advanced ABD candidates will be considered but must complete degree by end of first year of employment.

Application: Applications must include a curriculum vitae, a writing sample, three letters of recommendation, graduate transcripts, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Applications can be submitted to Irene Harris (iharris@bgsu.edu) or mailed to: Philosophy Dept. Search Committee, Dept. of Philosophy, 305 Shatzel Hall, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403.  Salary is competitive and commensurate with peer institution levels for rank and position, and in keeping with candidate experience and credentials. 

Applications must be received by October 15, 2016


Department of Theatre and Film
Instructor, Film Production, Non-tenure track, one-year renewable

Details: The Department of Theatre and Film seeks an instructor for Film Production.  This is a non-tenure track, one-year renewable position.  Teach undergraduate film/video production courses and manage the Film Production Lab.  

Qualifications: MFA in film production. The ideal candidate will have competency in the following areas: digital video technology, mechanical film technology (specifically 16mm cameras), computer systems, non-linear editing systems (particularly Adobe Premiere and Final Cut Pro), office/staff management and film/video production management. Candidates with professional experience preferred.

Application: Applicants must submit a letter of application; full curriculum vitae, listing qualifications and experience; DVD, QT Files and/or links to portfolio of creative work; and copies of at least three current (dated within one year) professional letters of recommendation to:

Search Committee/Film Production Instructor Position
Department of Theatre and Film
212 Wolfe Center for the Arts
Bowling Green, OH  43403-0180
(Paper applications only)

After initial review, top ranked candidates will be required to send teaching portfolio materials, including statement of teaching philosophy, sample syllabi, teaching evaluations, official transcripts showing highest degree earned, and at least three current signed original letters of recommendation.

Applications must be received by December 1, 2016.


Department of Theatre and Film
Assistant Professor, Theatre, Tenure Track

Details: The Department of Theatre and Film invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Theatre, Tenure Track, 9 month. 

Qualifications: PhD or DFA in theatre or performance studies. ABD will not be considered. Experience in teaching directing and theatre/performance history and theories, experience in directing in university-level or professional theatre, and a demonstrated potential to produce a distinguished record of publication.

Application: Letter of application; full curriculum vitae listing qualifications and experience and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three references; three current (dated within one year) professional letters of recommendation to:

Search Committee/Assistant Professor Theatre
Department of Theatre and Film
212 Wolfe Center for the Arts
Bowling Green, OH  43403-0180
419-372-2222
(Paper applications only)

After initial review, top ranked candidates will be required to send teaching portfolio materials, including statement of teaching philosophy, sample syllabi, teaching evaluations, official transcripts showing highest degree earned, and at least three current signed original letters of recommendation.

Applications must be received by December 1, 2016


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.