Job Opportunities

Department of History
Adjunct Instructor Position(s)

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 2017.   

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 check 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.  No electronic applications will be accepted.  Unless applicants request otherwise, applications will be kept on file for possible openings in the Spring 2018 and Summer 2018 terms.

Applications must be postmarked by May 30, 2017


School of Cultural and Critical Studies
Adjunct Instructor Position(s)

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, applicants should clearly identify the field(s) in which they are qualified to teach. Successful candidates 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 Popular Culture (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 of employment is August 2017.   

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 outlining qualifications relevant to this position, 2) full curriculum vita, and 3) two current, original letters of reference. Finalists will be required to submit official transcripts indicating highest degree and to authorize and pass a background check prior to offer of employment. Submit application materials electronically to: Amy Davidson, amyd@bgsu.edu, using the Subject Heading ‘SCCS PT Faculty Search’. Questions? Contact Dr. Angela Nelson, Acting School Director, at anelson@bgsu.edu.

Further information about the School can be found at http://www.bgsu.edu/arts-and-sciences/cultural-and-critical-studies.html.

Applications must be received by May 30, 2017


Department of Theatre and Film
Adjunct Instructor Position(s)

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 2017.  

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.  No electronic applications will be accepted.  Unless applicants request otherwise, applications will be kept on file for possible openings in the Spring 2018 and Summer 2018 terms.

Applications must be received by May 31, 2017


Department of English
Adjunct Instructor Position(s)

Details: The English Department of Bowling Green State University seeks strong applicants for anticipated part-time employment in the following areas: Literature, Creative Writing, Rhetoric and Writing, Teaching English for Speakers of Other Languages, Linguistics, Technical Writing, and Scientific & Technical Communication. The starting date of employment is August 2017.

Qualifications: 1) MA or MFA in English, TESOL, or M.Ed.  2) Experience teaching college-level courses in designated areas

Application: Submit application materials to:  Lawrence Coates, Chair, English Department, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio 43403. Complete application files should include:  1) letter outlining qualifications relevant to this position; 2) a CV which includes a list of graduate courses taken and brief descriptions of courses taught; 3) two current original letters of reference; 4) official transcripts indicating highest degree.  

Applications must be received by June 9, 2017.


Department of Physics and Astronomy
Adjunct Instructor Position(s)

Details: The Department of Physics & Astronomy at Bowling Green State University seeks applicants for possible part-time teaching positions starting in August 2017. Successful applicants will teach undergraduate courses in physics and/or astronomy.  

Qualifications: A master's degree in physics, astronomy, or a closely related field is required and a Ph.D. is preferred. Evidence of effective teaching at the college level is preferred.

Application: Applicants should submit a letter of application, a complete CV, and contact information for three references. Finalists will be required to submit two current original letters of reference and official transcripts indicating the highest degree. Finalists will also be required to pass a background check prior to an offer of employment. Application materials should be sent to: John Laird, Chair, Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio, 43403 or laird@bgsu.edu.  

Applications must be received by June 15, 2017


Department of Romance and Classical Studies
Adjunct Instructor Position(s)

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 2017, or as needed.

Qualifications: 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.  

Applications must be received by June 16, 2017


Department of Computer Science
Adjunct Instructor Position(s)

Details: The Department of Computer Science at Bowling Green State University has a recurring need for part-time instructors (adjuncts).  One-semester adjunct positions have start dates in August, 2017, or in January, 2018. The position carries a 3-, 6- or 9-hour load (1, 2 or 3 courses, in the classroom or online). Salary varies with teaching load. Adjunct faculty typically teach freshman computer science courses; specific course assignment will depend on the instructor's credentials. Internal applicants are eligible to apply.  

Qualifications: A master's degree in computer science or a closely related field is required.  

Application: Applications must be emailed by June 19, 2017, and must contain at least the following items: a letter of application, resume or vita, transcripts (official or unofficial) and two letters of reference bearing original signatures and dated within the last year. The letters of reference should specifically address the applicant's teaching strengths. A statement of teaching philosophy and student evaluations (if available) are a welcome addition, but not required. Email attachments should be in Microsoft Word or PDF format. An official transcript, indicating the highest degree attained, will be required at the time of employment. Finalists must consent to a routine background check.

Please submit these items by email to cssearch@bgsu.edu by June 19, 2017. Note that you will be required to confirm your submission before it is accepted for distribution. Problems with the submittal process should be reported to bgcs@bgsu.edu. Detailed information about BGSU and the Department of Computer Science is available starting at http://www.bgsu.edu/arts-and-sciences/computer-science/jobs.

Applications must be received by June 19, 2017


School of Art
Instructor, Graphic Design

Details: The School of Art at Bowling Green State University seeks an instructor in the area of graphic design. Full-time, one-year appointment; renewable subject to budget and satisfactory annual evaluations.  Competitive salary with full benefits.   Duties include: Teach undergraduate Art Foundations and introductory Graphic Design courses. Maintain creative research and professional involvement. Participate in graphic design curriculum development, advising graphic design majors, and educational and professional activities within the School, College and the University. Starting date: August 2017.

Qualifications: Minimum qualifications: BFA and terminal MFA in Graphic Design, Visual Communication Design, or similar degrees; College-level teaching experience (beyond TA) in established professional BA/BFA graphic design program; Intermediate-to-advanced proficiency with web programming and software required. Preferred qualifications: Professional experience as graphic designer; Expertise in Motion/Time-based Design in digital environments, AND one or more of the following: Information/Visualization Design, New Media Design (Interaction/Experience Design, Information Architecture/UX, UI Design, et. al.), Design Theory/Criticism, Social Design; graphic design history; Advanced proficiency with Macintosh OS and current version of Adobe Creative Suite, especially Adobe After Effects.  

Application: Application deadline: June 19, 2017.  Only complete applications will be considered.  Include: a formal letter of application, current curriculum vitae, statements of design and teaching philosophy, three current original letters of recommendation (dated within past year), official terminal degree transcript, 15–20 examples each of professional and student work and a description list.  Any questions can be directed to Jenn Stucker, Graphic Design Search Chair.
For a complete job description & instructions on how to apply for this position visit https://bgsu.hiretouch.com/.  

Applications must be received by June 19, 2017


General Studies Writing Program
Adjunct Writing Instructor Position(s)

Details: The General Studies Writing Program at Bowling Green State University is hiring qualified adjunct instructors to teach first-year composition beginning in August 2017. These part-time positions carry a maximum of a 9 credit-hour load per semester.   

Qualifications: minimum of MA in English, preferably in Rhetoric and Composition, by August 2017; successful experience teaching college-level academic writing; formal professional preparation in the teaching of first-year composition.

Application: Required application documents include: letter of application; statement of teaching philosophy; curriculum vita; official transcripts; two complete sets of student evaluations; three letters of recommendation

Address electronic applications to Dr. Lawrence Coates, Chair, Department of English (coatesl@bgsu.edu) or mail hardcopy materials to the Department of English, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403.

Applications must be received by July 1, 2017


School of Media and Communication
Adjunct Instructor Position(s) - Undergraduate Level

Details: The School of Media and Communication at Bowling Green State University seeks strong applicants for part-time teaching assignments at the undergraduate level in the areas of media production and studies, journalism and public relations and communication.  Undergraduate courses could include introductory journalism courses, multiplatform journalism, broadcast journalism, public relations, social media, video and audio production, script writing, strategic communication,  media policy and industry, interpersonal communication, organizational communication, political communication, conflict and communication, international communication, and gender and communication.  Some courses could be online.  Starting date is August 2017 or January 2018.   

Qualifications: Candidates must have a master’s degree in journalism, public relations, telecommunications, communication or media-related fields or a bachelor’s degree with five or more years of more professional experience in those areas.  Professional experience is required to teach journalism courses.  Evidence of successful teaching at the collegiate level is preferred.

Application: Applicants must submit: 1) letter of application, 2) resume and 3) two current, original, signed letters of reference that include the writer’s name, address and phone number.  Finalists will be required to submit official transcripts indicating highest degree.  Finalists will also be required to authorize and pass a background check prior to an offer of employment.

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

Submit application materials to:  Carman Kinney, School of Media and Communication, 306 Kuhlin Center, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403.

Applications must be received by July 1, 2017


School of Media and Communication
Adjunct Instructor Position(s) - Grad Level

Details: The School of Media and Communication at Bowling Green State University seeks applicants for possible, part-time, adjunct teaching positions in our graduate programs. Graduate teaching assignments will be in the area of social media, public relations, organizational communication or research methods.  Successful applicants must have recent, relevant industry experience to teach courses for the department as needed for a semester.  Starting dates are either August 2017 or January 2018.  

Qualifications: Candidates must have a master’s degree and professional industry experience for teaching courses in the Strategic Communication MA program. Candidates must have PhD for consideration to teach doctoral courses. Evidence of successful teaching at the collegiate level is preferred.

Application: Applicants must submit: 1) letter of application, 2) resume and 3) two current, original, signed letters of reference that include the writer’s name, address and phone number.  Finalists will be required to submit official transcripts indicating highest degree.  Finalists are also required to authorize and pass a background check prior to an offer of employment.

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

Submit application materials to:  Carman Kinney, School of Media and Communication, 306 Kuhlin Center, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403.

Applications must be received by July 1, 2017


Department of Political Science
Adjunct Instructor 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 15, 2017


School of Earth, Environment and Society
Adjunct Instructor Position(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 2017 or January 2018.   

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 check prior to an offer of employment.  Please send application materials electronically to:  Jeffrey Snyder, SEES Director (jasnyd@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 15, 2017


Department of Political Science
Adjunct Instructor Position(s)

Details: The Department of Political Science at Bowling Green State University is accepting applications for part-time faculty to teach in its cohort-based, online Bachelor of Science in Fire Administration program.  Classes include:  Fire & Emergency Services Administration, Principles of Emergency Management, Analytical Approaches to Fire Protection, Applications of Fire Research, Political & Legal Foundations for Fire Protections, Psychology of Disaster, Advanced Fire & Emergency Services Administration (Capstone).  Online classes are held on a sixteen-week semester schedule fall and spring. Classes are held on an accelerated flexible schedule in the summer.

Qualifications: Online teaching experience is required.  Practical management experience in a field related to the fire service, emergency management, or related field is required.  A master’s degree is required.  A  Ph.D. (or equivalent) is preferred.

Application: Send/email letter of application, full curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses, and current phone numbers of three professional references.

Email: senright@bgsu.edu
Subject Line: FIAD Adjunct Faculty
Sarah Enright
124 Williams Hall
Department of Political Science
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH 43403

Qualified candidates and current adjuncts will be forwarded to future pools, unless they indicate that they do not wish to do so.

Applications must be postmarked by July 15, 2017


Department of Biological Sciences
Adjunct Instructor Position(s)

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 and teaching laboratory sections.  Positions possible for Fall 2017, Spring 2018, and Summer 2018 semesters.  

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 as one pdf file to Kelly Stewart at kstewart@bgsu.edu (Subject heading:  Biological Sciences PT Faculty Search) by July 21, 2017.  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.

Applications must be received by July 17, 2017


Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Adjunct Instructor Position(s)

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 2017 or January 2018.   

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 the highest degree.   

Applications must be received by August 18, 2017


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.