Job Opportunities

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

African Studies
Adjunct Instructor

Details: The Africana Studies Program at Bowling Green State University seeks strong applicants for a part-time teaching assignment in Africana studies.  Starting date is January 11, 2016. 

Qualifications: Candidates must hold a minimum of Masters degree in African or African Diaspora studies.  Evidence of successful teaching at the collegiate level is preferred. 

Application: Applicants must submit: (1) letter of application, (2) full curriculum vita, (3) two current letters of reference (signed originals are required), and (4) 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:  Apollos O Nwauwa, Director, Africana Studies, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403.  Applications must be postmarked by October 31, 2015.  Electronic submission of letter of application and CV to nwauwa@bgsu.edu is acceptable.

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.