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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 Earth, Environment and Society
Assistant or Associate Professor in Exploration Geophysics

Details: The School of Earth, Environment and Society at Bowling Green State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor position in Exploration Geophysics beginning August, 2015. The School is comprised of the Departments of Geology, Geography, and Environment & Sustainability. We seek an individual who will develop a vibrant, externally funded research program at BGSU in geophysics related to energy exploration and/or development. Opportunities exist within the school for collaborations in research and teaching in areas such as geospatial science, energy, and sustainability. The candidate will teach undergraduate courses in geophysics and structural geology and graduate courses related to their research. Mentoring of undergraduate and graduate student research is also expected.  The School has a GIS and remote sensing laboratory and an array of geophysical equipment and laboratories suitable to a wide range of research and teaching activities. More detailed information regarding our programs and facilities can be found at http://www.bgsu.edu/arts-and-sciences/earth-environment-and-society.html.

Qualifications: Applicants must be ABD or have a Ph.D. by the time of appointment, and finalist must provide an official transcript indicating highest degree.  BGSU hires only individuals authorized to work in the United States and requires a background investigation be done for newly hired or rehired employees as a precondition for employment.

Application: Applicants should send by email a single PDF file that includes a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests, the names of three references, and copies or links to selected reprints to Dr. John Farver (jfarver@bgsu.edu), Chair, Geophysics Search Committee. Applications must be postmarked by January 1, 2015.


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.


Department of Political Science
Instructor, Fire Administration and Public Administration

Details: The Department of Political Science at Bowling Green State University is seeking a non-tenure-track renewable position at the instructor rank in the field of Fire Administration and Public Administration. Responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate teaching, and administrative duties in the Fire Administration program.  Candidates should be able to teach undergraduate level courses in fire administration and graduate level courses in public administration.

Qualifications: An earned master’s degree (doctorate preferred) in political science, public administration or related field, is preferred by the starting date of August 2015.  Evidence of successful college-level teaching.  Evidence of ability to teach courses in fire administration and public administration.  Practical management experience in a field related to the fire service, emergency management or related public sector service is preferred.

Application: Inquiries, nominations, and applications (including curriculum vitae, at least 3 current original letters of recommendation, transcripts indicating the highest degree completed, examples of scholarly work, and evidence of effective teaching) should be directed to:  Dr. Shannon Orr, Fire Administration Search Committee, Department of Political Science, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green OH 43403, skorr@bgsu.edu, ph: 419-372-2921; fax 419-372-8246.  Applications must be postmarked by January 14, 2015. Email applications will not be accepted.


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.


Arts Village
Director

Details: Bowling Green State University is seeking internal applicants for the Director of the Arts Village, a Living Learning Community dedicated to residential interdisciplinary arts education. The community is comprised of first and second year students who are majoring or interested in art, theatre, film, music, dance and writing. We offer a fieldwork course in which students attend arts events on and off campus, as well as courses geared towards students in the arts.

Duties include working with students, faculty, and Residence Life; arranging course schedules; attending arts events; recruitment; programming of AV activities and social events; managing the budget; teaching and advising.

Qualifications: full-time faculty with arts experience; demonstrated effectiveness in teaching college courses. Preferred qualifications: training or experience in higher education administration; experience with student-centered approaches to teaching; experience in or understanding of residential learning communities; interest in interdisciplinary aspects of the arts; and service-learning experience or interest.

Application: Submit letter of application, resumé, statement of acknowledgment from unit chair/director, and three professional references to: Arts Village Director Search Committee c/o Mary Hitt, College of Arts and Sciences, 2nd Floor Admin Building.  Application Deadline: Friday, January 16, 2015


School of Art
Assistant Professor, Art History

Details: The School of Art at Bowling Green State University seeks a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor.  Candidate must have a specialty in the art and culture of the Ancient World. Commitment to innovative pedagogical approaches and use of digital technology is desirable.  Responsibilities:  Teach undergraduate/graduate level courses in ancient art, upper-level courses in the applicant’s area of specialty, the final capstone experience for majors and minors (responsibility for course rotated among art history faculty), and the first half of the western survey.  Support graduate students’ thesis research and mentor them in their chosen career paths.  Continue with successful professional development.  Contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service.  Provide service to the Division, School, University, and external community.  Starting date: August 2015.

Qualifications: PhD or PhD by August 2015 in art history required. Teaching experience preferable. Candidate must have a specialty in the art and culture of the Ancient World. Commitment to innovative pedagogical approaches and use of digital technology is desirable.

Application:  Deadline for application: postmarked January 23, 2015.  NO CERTIFIED OR REGISTERED MAIL ACCEPTED.  Submit letter of application, curriculum vita, three original, current letters of recommendation (under separate cover), official terminal degree transcript, copies of significant publications, and self-addressed stamped envelope for return of materials to: Dr. Andrew Hershberger, Chair, Art History Search, 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.  


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.


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