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Department of Sociology
Beginning to Advanced Assistant Professor (Criminology area)

Details: The Department of Sociology invites applications for a tenure-track position in the area of criminology. Starting date is August 2017. Applicants at the beginning to advanced assistant professor level will be considered. The department has large undergraduate enrollments in criminology and deviant behavior, and a strong doctoral program with several faculty in the area.

Qualifications: Area of specialization within criminology is open. Candidates must have demonstrated excellence in research and a strong commitment to teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. A Ph. D. in Sociology or related field; advanced ABD candidates will be considered but must complete degree by end of first year of employment

Application: Applicants should email (with the subject line Criminology Search) a letter of application, curriculum vitae, writing sample, and three letters of reference (under separate cover) to socdept@bgsu.edu. For further information, please contact: Stephen Demuth, Chair, Criminology Search Committee, Department of Sociology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH, 43403-0222.  

Applications must be received by 5:00 pm EDT on September 6, 2016.


Department of Philosophy
Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track Position

Details: The Department of Philosophy at Bowling Green State University seeks applicants for an Assistant Professor position.  Areas of Specialization: Social and Political Philosophy, or Ethics.  Areas of Competence: Continental Philosophy.  Teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate classes, graduate seminars, and advising graduate students.  At the undergraduate level, teaching responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to, courses with a significant emphasis on authors and themes in the continental tradition, e.g., existentialism, phenomenology, continental political theory.  We would especially welcome applicants who can, as well, teach aesthetics at the undergraduate level.  At the graduate level, teaching responsibilities will include offering seminars in social and political philosophy or ethics relevant to our graduate programs in Applied Philosophy (for more information, see https://www.bgsu.edu/arts-and-sciences/philosophy/graduate-program.html).

Qualifications: Minimum qualifications for this position include a Ph.d. in philosophy; advanced ABD candidates will be considered but must complete degree by end of first year of employment.

Application: Applications must include a curriculum vitae, a writing sample, three letters of recommendation, graduate transcripts, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Applications can be submitted to Irene Harris (iharris@bgsu.edu) or mailed to: 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. 

Applications must be received by October 15, 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.