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Department of Political Science
Adjunct Teaching Position(s)

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.

Applications must be received by July 3, 2015.


Department of Romance and Classical Studies
Instructor of French

Details: The Department of Romance and Classical Studies at BGSU seeks applicants for a one-year, non-renewable full-time instructorship in French, to begin August 2015.  The successful candidate will teach courses for the undergraduate major/minor and lower-level language courses, and serve as faculty advisor for the French House.  Salary is competitive and commensurate with peer institution levels for rank and position and in keeping with candidate experience and credentials.

Qualifications: Minimum M.A. required;  Ph.D. preferred.  Specialty in French/Francophone culture studies, cinema, literature, or linguistics.  Linguistic competence in French at native or near-native level.

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, 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 July 6, 2015.


Department of Philosophy
Adjunct Teaching Position(s)

Details: The Department of Philosophy at Bowling Green State University anticipates a number of adjunct (part-time) teaching opportunities beginning Fall semester 2015. These most likely will involve introductory courses as well as applied philosophy courses primarily for students enrolled in professional programs. Teaching at the graduate level may be possible. 

Qualifications: Applicants must have at least an M.A. in philosophy; a Ph.D. for teaching at the graduate level. 

Application: To apply, submit a letter of application and CV, 2 recent letters of recommendation (within 1 year), teaching portfolio to: Adjunct Search Committee, Department of Philosophy, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green OH 43403-0222.  Electronic applications are also accepted (pibarra@bgsu.edu). Unless they request otherwise, qualified applicants will also be considered for future part-time employment opportunities that may arise.  

Applications must be received by July 9, 2015


General Studies Writing Program
Composition Instructor

Details: The General Studies Writing Program at Bowling Green State University has been approved to fill a one-year renewable instructorship position with the expectation of teaching General Studies Writing courses in subsequent academic years on a yearly rotation at a university in China.

Qualifications: Candidates must hold a minimum of an MA or MFA in English with a TESOL certification or specialization or an MA in English as a Second Language or TESOL by August 2015; demonstrate successful experience teaching college-level academic writing; and have formal training in the teaching of college-level composition.  Experience in the teaching of developmental writing, ESOL writing, speaking, and listening courses, as well as instruction of international teaching assistants, is preferred.  A full position description is located at http://www.bgsu.edu/offices/gsw/.

Application: To apply, send a letter of application; curriculum vitae; electronic or paper teaching portfolio which includes statement of teaching approach (please provide URL if electronic); entire sets of student evaluations; three current, signed and original letters of recommendation (official placement files are acceptable) addressing the applicant’s teaching strengths; and official transcripts.  Send application to: Dr. Cheryl Hoy, Director, General Studies Writing Program, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio 43403, Phone: 419-372-7885 FAX: 419-372-8022, E-Mail: choy@bgsu.edu

Applications must be received by July 13, 2015


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

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 2015 or January 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.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:  Charles Onasch, SEES Director (conasch@bgsu.edu).   

Applications must be received by July 15, 2015


Department of Sociology
Adjunct Part-Time Instructor(s)

Details: The Department of Sociology at Bowling Green State University invites applications for possible part-time instructorships beginning with fall semester 2015.  The department offers undergraduate courses in introductory sociology, social problems, minority groups, demography, family, criminology, social psychology, and related areas.  Duties may begin as early as August 2015, but applications will be kept on file for openings in spring 2016 and summer 2016.

Qualifications: Candidates must have at least an M.A. in Sociology or a closely-related, appropriate discipline, and successful college teaching experience. 

Application: Applicants must submit: (1) a letter of application detailing qualifications and teaching philosophy; (2) a full curriculum vitae; and (3) three letters of recommendation.  Finalists will also be required to authorize and pass a background investigation prior to any offer of employment. Please send applications to socdept@bgsu.edu . Applications also will be accepted by mail: to Instructor Search Committee, Department of Sociology, 222 Williams Hall, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403-0222.

Applications must be received by July 24, 2015


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 2015.   

Qualifications: Candidates must have a master’s degree in psychology. Evidence of successful teaching at the collegiate level is preferred. 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 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 received by July 31, 2015.


Department of Journalism and Public Relations
School of Media and Communication
Assistant Professor

Details: The Department of Journalism and Public Relations at Bowling Green State University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor to begin August 2016.  We continue developing and implementing coursework to respond to industry demands and the state’s desire for graduates who are skilled in converged media technology and new media journalistic content production. We seek a visionary colleague who can contribute to these efforts and bring imaginative approaches to teaching and research. He or she should approach teaching and research with a focus on the vital issues of the day concerning the evolution of journalism. We desire to attract candidates who are studying emerging media and its relationship to journalism, citizenship, and public affairs.

The preferred candidate will have hands-on experience producing journalistic content for multiple platforms and the ability to teach students the technologies necessary to succeed in a converged media environment. He or she must have the ability and enthusiasm to teach core journalism skills classes. He or she will have the expertise to teach multimedia reporting classes and/or web design and data visualization. The candidate will be familiar with strategies needed to produce online news content use of web and the use of media analytics for mobile, tablet, and desktop platforms. Familiarity with the full range of Adobe products is desirable.

Additionally, experience teaching law, diversity, feature writing, or still photography classes would be a plus.

Qualifications: Successful candidates for the position must have Ph.D. in journalism or a related field. ABD candidates will be considered. The preferred candidate will have university teaching experience, professional journalism experience, and an interest in professional community involvement.

Application: A completed application must include a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, and at least three current and original signed letters of recommendation. The application cover letter and CV (including references names and contact information) may be sent on paper or electronically as a Word document or pdf to crosend@bgsu.edu.  Recommendation letters must be on paper and received September 15, 2015. Finalists must provide transcript evidence of highest degree. Paper applications and reference letters should be addressed to: Carman Kinney, Department of Journalism and Public Relations, 302 West Hall, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio 43403-0233. Inquiries can be made of Dr. Kathy Bradshaw, Chair of the Search Committee, at kabrads@bgsu.edu.  

Applications must be received by September 15, 2015


School of Art
Assistant Professor in Glass - Tenure Track

Details: The School of Art at Bowling Green State University seeks applicants for a Tenure Track Position as an Assistant Professor in Glass.  Assume leadership role as glass area head. Oversee part-time faculty and graduate assistants. Teach beginning through graduate level courses in the glass arts. Oversee facility maintenance, monitor shop equipment and order supplies for area.  Continue creative studio development and scholarly/ professional activities.  Participate in educational, professional and service duties within the glass area, the School of Art, the University and community.

Qualifications: MFA Degree with focus in the glass arts. Two years of post-MFA full-time university teaching experience required. Candidate must have advanced skills in the glass arts; experience teaching introductory, intermediate, advanced and graduate glass blowing, casting, fusing and cold working is essential. Experience of running university glass studio required. Skills in multidisciplinary practice, international professional and technical experience, and strong exhibition record required.

Application: Applications for this position should be submitted via Slideroom.  Log onto https://bgsu.slideroom.com to begin the application process.  Please contact Jason Walton for assistance.  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 20 samples of student work.

Applications must be received by November 13, 2015


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.