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School of Art
Adjunct Instructor

Details: Adjunct Instructor in one of the following areas: first year/foundation studies, drawing and painting, photography, printmaking, ceramics, glass, jewelry/metals, sculpture, animation, digital imaging, video art, interactive media (web & mobile), graphic design, art history, non-western art history, art education and art appreciation. Part-time, one-semester appointment.

Qualifications: Terminal degree in discipline required, except for art history, where ABD is preferred and MA required, and art education, where MFA or MA in Education with studio art concentration 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: August 2016 or January 2017. 

  Application: 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, and for: studio teaching applicants 10-20 examples each of professional and student work on Mac compatible CD or DVD; for time-based / interactive applicants 3-6 examples each of professional and student work submitted online as URLs or on DVD; for art history candidates significant publications; and a self-addressed stamped envelope (for return of materials) to: Charles Kanwischer, 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. 

Applications must be postmarked by April 29, 2016


Department of Romance & Classical Studies
Instructor of Romance Languages (French Specialization)

Details: The Department of Romance & Classical Studies at BGSU seeks a one-year, renewable full-time instructorship in French. The successful candidate will teach courses for the undergraduate major/minor and lower-level language courses principally in French. Ability to teach one or more additional non-English languages at the intermediate to advanced levels a strong plus as well as ability to teach in interdisciplinary programs.

Qualifications: Minimum M.A. required; Ph.D. preferred; preference for advanced degrees in multiple languages. Position begins August 2016. Linguistic competence in French and second non-English language (if applicable) at native or near-native levels. The successful candidate may serve as faculty advisor for the French House and/or multi-lingual residence community. Salary is competitive and commensurate with peer institution levels for rank and position and in keeping with candidate experience and credentials. 

Application: Send letter of application, full curriculum vitae, three current (dated within one year) letters of recommendation, and official transcripts to Search Committee Chair/French & Romance Languages, Department of Romance & Classical Studies, 203 Shatzel Hall, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403.  (Department phone 419 372-2667; fax 419 372-7332.)  Electronic and fax applications cannot be considered.  Final candidates are required to authorize and pass a background investigation prior to an offer of employment. 

Applications must be received by May 6, 2016. 


Department of Chemistry
Instructor, Forensic Science

Details: The Department of Chemistry at Bowling Green State University invites applications for a full-time, renewable, nontenure track faculty position with instructional responsibilities in the new Masters of Science in Forensic Science program and internship coordination in the Bachelors of Science in Forensic Science program.  Starting date of employment is August 2016.

Qualifications: A PhD in a forensic science related discipline (e.g. biology, chemistry, pharmacology/toxicology) and a minimum of 5 years of experience as a practicing forensic scientist.  A documented record of effective teaching or a demonstrated potential for instructional expertise.

Application: All application materials including a CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, and copies of graduate and undergraduate transcripts should be submitted electronically to bci@bgsu.edu   Please have three recent letters of recommendation sent to the same address.  Background check required for employment.   

Applications must be received by May 9, 2016


Department of Philosophy
Adjunct (Part-Time) Instructors

Details: The Department of Philosophy at Bowling Green State University anticipates a number of adjunct (part-time) teaching opportunities beginning Fall semester 2016. These most likely will involve introductory courses, including courses in applied ethics.  

Qualifications: Applicants must have at least an M.A. in philosophy.

Application: To apply, submit a letter of application, CV, two recent letters of recommendation (within 1 year), and a teaching portfolio to: Adjunct Search Committee, Department of Philosophy, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green OH 43403-0222.  Electronic applications are also accepted (iharris@bgsu.edu). Qualified applicants will also be considered for future part-time employment opportunities that may arise. In accordance with University policy, a background check will be conducted before hiring.  

Applications must be received by May 15, 2016.


School of Cultural and Critical Studies
American Culture Studies, Ethnic Studies, Popular Culture, Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Adjunct (Part-Time) Instructors

Details: The School of 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), Introduction to POPC (POPC 1600), and Black Popular Culture (POPC 1700).  Qualified applicants may also be offered part-time teaching assignments in more specialized undergraduate and graduate courses in these units, including courses that contribute to the Public History graduate certificate. Starting date is August 2016.  Unless they request otherwise, qualified applicants will also be considered for future part-time employment opportunities that may arise.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in relevant discipline preferred.  Minimum requirement is an M.A.  Evidence of successful teaching at the collegiate level is preferred.  For Public History positions, professional experience in the field is strongly 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 electronically to: Stephanie Rader, srader@bgsu.edu.

Applications must be received by May 20, 2016.


Department of German, Russian & East Asian Languages
Adjunct (Part-Time) Instructors

Details: The Department of German, Russian & East Asian Languages at Bowling Green State University seeks applicants for possible part-time teaching positions in Arabic, Chinese, German, Japanese, and Russian language and culture courses.  The starting date is in August 2016.  Unless they request otherwise, qualified applicants will also be considered for future part-time employment opportunities that may arise.

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 30 May 2016.


Department of History
Adjunct (Part-Time) Instructors

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 2016. 

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 May 30, 2016.  No electronic applications will be accepted.  Unless applicants request otherwise, applications will be kept on file for possible openings in the Spring 2017 and Summer 2017 terms.

Applications must be postmarked by May 30, 2016


Department of Psychology
Adjunct (Part-Time) Instructors

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 2016.  

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

Applications must be postmarked by May 31, 2016.


Department of Theatre and Film
Adjunct (Part-Time) Instructors

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 2016. 

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:  Chair, Department of Theatre and Film, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403-0180.  Applications must be postmarked by May 31, 2016.  No electronic applications will be accepted.  Unless applicants request otherwise, applications will be kept on file for possible openings in the Spring 2017 and Summer 2017 terms.

Applications must be postmarked by May 31, 2016.


Department of Romance and Classical Studies
Adjunct (Part-Time) Instructors

Details: The Department of Romance and Classical Studies at Bowling Green State University seeks applications for part-time instructors to teach in the area of Classical Civilization, especially Greek Civilization and Classical Mythology.  Successful candidates will teach primarily lower-level courses beginning August 2016, or as needed.

Qualifications: Requirements: Minimum MA required.  Evidence of successful teaching at the collegiate level is preferred.

Application: Applicants should submit: 1) letter of application; 2) full curriculum vita; 3) names, addresses and phone numbers of two references.  Unless they request otherwise, qualified applicants will also be considered for future part-time employment opportunities that may arise.

Finalists will be required to submit two current (no more than one year old) 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 Nathan Richardson, Chair, Department of Romance and Classical Studies, 203 Shatzel Hall, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403.  

Application materials must be postmarked by June 16, 2015.


Department of Romance and Classical Studies
Adjunct (Part-Time) Instructors

Details: The Department of Romance and Classical Studies at Bowling Green State University seeks applications for part-time instructors to teach in the areas of French, Spanish, Latin, or Italian language and culture studies, or Classical Civilization.   Successful candidates will teach primarily lower-level courses beginning August 2016, or as needed.

Qualifications: Requirements: Minimum MA required; linguistic competence in the target language at native or near-native level.  Evidence of successful teaching at the collegiate level is preferred.

Application: Applicants should submit: 1) letter of application; 2) full curriculum vita; 3) names, addresses and phone numbers of two references.  Unless they request otherwise, qualified applicants will also be considered for future part-time employment opportunities that may arise.

Finalists will be required to submit two current (no more than one year old) 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 Nathan Richardson, Chair, Department of Romance and Classical Studies, 203 Shatzel Hall, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403.  

Application materials must be postmarked by June 16, 2015.


School of Earth, Environment and Society
Adjunct (Part-Time) Instructors

Details: The School of Earth, Environment and Society at Bowling Green State University seeks applicants for possible part-time teaching positions for introductory Geology, Environmental Science/Policy, Geospatial, and Geography courses.  The starting date is in August 2016 or January 2017.  Unless they request otherwise, qualified applicants will also be considered for future part-time employment opportunities that may arise.

Qualifications: Candidates must have at least an M.S. in the discipline or a closely related field.

Application: Applicants should submit: 1) a letter of application, 2) a full curriculum vitae, and 3) the names, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses 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 electronically to:  Jeffrey Snyder, SEES Director (jasnyd@bgsu.edu). 

Applications must be received by 15 July 2016.


Department of Political Science
Adjunct (Part-Time) Instructors

Details: The Department of Political Science at Bowling Green State University seeks applications for part-time adjunct teaching positions. The Department may have need of adjuncts to teach a small number of undergraduate and graduate courses in Political Science and Public Administration.

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

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

Applications must be received by July 15, 2016.


Department of Biological Sciences
Adjunct (Part-Time) Instructors

Details: The Department of Biological Sciences at Bowling Green State University seeks strong applicants for possible part-time teaching positions in a range of courses from introductory biology classes to focused, advanced courses (e.g., A&P, Evolution), as well as online courses.  Positions possible for Fall 2016, Spring 2017, and Summer 2017 semesters. 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 Kelly Stewart at kstewart@bgsu.edu (Subject heading:  Biology PT Faculty Search) by July 22, 2016.  Questions?  Contact Dr. Jeffrey Miner (Dept. Chair.) at jminer@bgsu.edu

Applications must be received by July 22, 2016


Department of Mathematics and Statistic
Adjunct (Part-Time) Instructors

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, or other courses depending on the applicant’s qualifications. Starting date is August 2016. Unless they request otherwise, qualified applicants will also be considered for future part-time employment opportunities that may arise.

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: Please apply online at http://www.mathjobs.org and 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.

Applications must be completed by August 8, 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.