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Department of Psychology
Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology

Details: The Department of Psychology in the College of Arts and Sciences at Bowling Green State University is seeking an Assistant Professor (tenure-track) with health psychology expertise and experience for its APA-Approved Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program.  The successful candidate will be expected to publish original research and seek/obtain grant funding in health psychology, behavioral medicine, psychophysiology, and/or neuropsychology. Additional responsibilities of the position include:  mentoring graduate students, teaching (graduate and undergraduate courses), and providing clinical supervision. Salary and start-up are competitive and commensurate with peer institutions and candidate experience.

Qualifications: Qualifications for the position include a doctorate in clinical psychology earned before September 1, 2015, and eligibility/work towards eligibility for Ohio licensure.

Application: Applicants should send a cover letter describing their qualifications and aspirations, a curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, and representative publications or preprints to: Dr. William O’Brien, Clinical Psychology Search Committee Chair, Department of Psychology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio 43403-0232. Electronic applications may also be sent to wobrien@bgsu.edu or by fax (419/372-6013). Application materials should be received by November 1, 2014.


Department of Philosophy
Assistant Professor

Details: The Department of Philosophy invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, starting in the fall of 2015. Applications must include a curriculum vitae, a writing sample of no more than 25 pages, three letters of recommendation, graduate transcripts, and evidence of teaching effectiveness.

Qualifications: AOS: Ethics and Applied Ethics, or Political Philosophy. AOC: History of Philosophy, or Aesthetics, or Logic.  Strong preference for applicants who have earned the Ph.d, or who will by start date.  Bowling Green offers a Ph.d. and an M.A. in Applied Philosophy, an undergraduate major and an undergraduate minor in Philosophy, Politics, Economics, and Law (PPEL).  Candidates are expected to contribute to all these programs. 

Application: Applications can be submitted electronically, to Priscilla Ibarra (pibarra@bgsu.edu), or by traditional mail (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. Review of applications will begin immediately.  Applications will not be accepted after 11/30/14.  A background check is required for employment.


Department of Theatre and Film
Assistant Professor

Details: The Department of Theatre and Film at Bowling Green State University in Ohio is seeking a tenure-track Assistant Professor, 9 month, and invites applications from qualified individuals to teach courses in Theatre and Performance History and Literature, Theory, and Criticism.  Secondary areas of expertise required, which might include directing, performance studies, film and media studies, and production.  We have a strong interest in candidates with the ability to engage both the historical/theoretical ideas as well as the artistic/practical applications of theatre and performance.  Record of scholarship and publication preferred.

Qualifications: PhD or equivalent degree, as well as University teaching experience in theatre history required.

Application: Applicants must submit a letter of application; full curriculum vitae listing qualifications and experience, three current letters of recommendation (dated within one year); and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references to: Search Committee/Asst. Prof. Position, Department of Theatre and Film, 212 Wolfe Center, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio  43403-0180.  Teaching portfolio, including statement of teaching philosophy, sample syllabi, and teaching evals will be requested after the initial review of applications.  Finalists are also required to authorize and pass a background check prior to offer of employment.  Deadline for applications: December 1, 2014


Department of Biological Sciences
Part-time Faculty Positions

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.

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.  Positions available Spring 2015 through the 2015-16 academic year. Unless they request otherwise, qualified applicants will also be considered for future part-time employment opportunities that may arise.

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 December 15, 2014.  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


School of Earth, Environment and Society
Assistant Professor, Environmental Sustainability Education

Details: The School of Earth, Environment and Society at Bowling Green State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Environmental Sustainability Education beginning August, 2015. This position’s primary responsibility is to educate both the campus community and the external community about issues of sustainability. Applicants must be committed to teaching undergraduate and graduate courses related to sustainability and environmental education, and environmental studies. Successful candidates are expected to develop a productive, externally funded, research program. Mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students research is also expected.

Qualifications: We are seeking a person with research experience and teaching interests and expertise in sustainability and/or environmental education. Applicants must have a Ph.D. from an accredited university by time of appointment. Preference will be given to applicants with at least one degree in the field of education, and one degree in environmental studies, earth sciences, environmental sustainability, sustainability education, or other related fields, and a record of scholarship.

Application: Applicants should send by email a single PDF file that includes a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests, and the names of three references, to Dr. Enrique Gomezdelcampo (egomezd@bgsu.edu), Chair, Sustainability Search Committee.  Applications must be postmarked by January 1, 2015.  Finalists will be required to provide a transcript for the highest degree.


School of Art
Assistant Professor, Digital Arts

Details: Assistant Professor, Digital Arts. Full-time, Tenure Track. Competitive salary. Full benefits. MFA degree required. The applicant should have expertise animation or a related discipline required. The applicant must have advanced expertise in 3D animation with supporting experience in one or more of the following: 2D animation, stop-motion, motion graphics, concept / visual development, storyboarding, compositing, game design, video, interactive art, programming, physical computing or installation art. Solid understanding of the principles and history of animation are required. Ideal candidates are proficient with Maya and some of the following software: After Effects (and Adobe CC), The Foundry Production Collective (Nuke, Mari, Hiero, Modo), Mudbox / ZBrush. Candidates should provide record of research and/or the potential for contributions in their field. In addition, applicants must have college-level teaching or industry experience. Teach courses in 3D animation and related subjects in the Digital Arts division of the School of Art. Maintain personal creative studio development and scholarly activity.  Perform required educational, professional and technical duties and activities within the Digital Arts division and in the School of Art.  The Digital Arts division is housed in the Wolfe Center for the Arts, which features three state-of-the-art computer laboratories.  Additional information about the School may be found at http://ww.bgsu.edu/arts-and-sciences/school-of-art.html

Qualifications: MFA degree or equivalent in digital arts, animation or a related discipline required. The applicant must have advanced expertise in 3D animation with supporting experience in one or more of the following: 2D animation, stop-motion, motion graphics, concept / visual development, storyboarding, compositing, game design, video, interactive art, programming, physical computing or installation art. Solid understanding of the principles and history of animation are required. Ideal candidates are proficient with Maya and some of the following software: After Effects (and Adobe CC), The Foundry Production Collective (Nuke, Mari, Hiero, Modo), Mudbox / ZBrush. Candidates should provide record of research and/or the potential for contributions in their field. In addition, applicants must have college-level teaching or industry experience.

Application: Starting date:  August 2015.  Application Deadline:  January 9, 2015.  BGSU only accepts applications via Slideroom.  Log onto https://bgsu.slideroom.com to begin the application process. Only complete applications will be considered. Include: letter of application, current curriculum vitae, three current original letters of recommendation (dated within past year), official terminal degree transcript, portfolio of professional work, statement of teaching philosophy, and samples of student work that support evidence of teaching 3D character animation.  All finalists will be required to submit original letters of recommendation and authorize and pass a background investigation prior to offer of employment.


Computer Science Department
Tenure-track Assistant Professor

Details: The Department of Computer Science at Bowling Green State University is seeking applicants for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level to teach a variety of courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels and be productive in scholarly research and sponsored projects.

Qualifications: Preferred area of specialization is cyber security, including but not limited to: information assurance, software security, mobile security, data privacy, cyber-physical systems security, and computer forensics.  Applicants must hold a Ph.D in CS (or closely related field) or complete it by August 2015, 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 copies of all transcripts by Sunday, January 11, 2015 to ccsearch2015@cs.bgsu.edu.  An official transcript of the terminal degree and a background check are also required for employment.  For details, go to http://www.bgsu.edu/departments/compsci/jobs.


English Department
Instructorship in Literature for Children and Adolescents


Details: The English Department at Bowling Green State University seeks strong applicants for an Instructor’s Position in Literature for Children and Adolescents.  The initial appointment is for one year, with possibility of renewal

The principal assignments include teaching courses in the Department of English in Literature for the Young Child, Literature for the Middle Child, and Literature for Adolescents.  These courses support the English Department’s commitment to teacher preparation in coordination with the College of Education.  Areas of scholarly expertise may include multicultural children’s literature, narrative theory and children’s literature, new media texts for children, gender and children’s literature, and issues of censorship.  The successful candidate will join a department committed to providing students with a comprehensive education in literacy in all its forms.  

Upon hire, our newest colleague will be expected to serve on department and university committees and to participate in the life and governance of the department.  Interested applicants should feel free to contact the department with any questions.

Qualifications: Doctorate or M.A. in hand or by time of appointment.  Record of graduate courses in Literature for Young Children, the Middle Child, and Adolescents.  Scholarly interests aligned with current trends in literature for children.  Evidence of outstanding teaching

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) a CV which includes a list of graduate courses taken and brief descriptions of courses taught; 3) at least three current letters of reference; 4) copies of official graduate transcripts. Final candidate(s) will be required to authorize and pass a background investigation prior to an offer of employment. All materials must be received by January 15, 2015.


English Department
Arts & Sciences Distinguished Visiting Writer

Details: Fiction Writing.  Distinguished Visiting Writer.  The English Department seeks applicants for the Arts & Sciences Distinguished Visiting Writer. The successful candidate will be in residence spring 2016; teach one workshop in our BFA program and one workshop in our MFA program; give a reading and a lecture; and advise theses.  Salary: competitive. See our website for a fuller description of the position.   

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

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 2016. Application deadline: Postmarked by March 16, 2015.


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