New Job Opportunities

Job opportunities (when available) within the School of Art include tenure track faculty, instructor, staff and administrative positions.

To apply for a position, the required documents must be received by the School of Art postmarked on or before the appropriate deadline dates. Submit the required documents addressed to:

Chair of the Search Committee
School of Art
1000 Fine Arts Center
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH 43403-0204.

Currently Available Positions:

Appointment: Full-time, one-year terminal appointment. 

Salery: Competitive salary with full benefits. 

Qualiifications: Required: BFA and terminal MFA in Graphic Design, Visual Communication Design, or similar degrees.

Preferred Qualifications: College-level teaching experience (beyond TA) in established professional BA/BFA graphic design program; international and/or national professional experience as graphic designer, and/or ongoing professional practice desired; demonstrated expertise in one or more of the following areas: Illustration, Information/Visualization Design, New Media Design (Interaction/Experience Design, Information Architecture/UX, UI Design, Web 2.0, et. al.), Design Theory/Criticism, Three-Dimensional Design (Environmental / Wayfinding /Signage, Packaging), Sustainability/Green Design, Social Design, Typography/Typeface Design/Letterpress; awareness and understanding of, and appreciation for the practical and theoretical issues and methodologies surrounding graphic design, both in print and digital environments; knowledge of the history of graphic design; willingness to work collaboratively with faculty; extensive knowledge of the Macintosh operating system, and advanced proficiency with current Design Standard version of Adobe Creative Suite; intermediate-to-advanced proficiency with web programming (HTML5/CSS3) and software desired, but not required.

Responibilities: Teach undergraduate introductory Art Foundations, and Graphic Design courses within a dynamic, progressive and responsive curriculum that encourages independent and collaborative thinking, creative problem solving/analytics, creative writing, design for the public good, exploration of alternative visual communication methods, and a solid understanding of modern professional practices. Maintain creative research and professional involvement. Participate in the ongoing development and refinement of the graphic design curriculum. Advise and mentor graphic design majors. Participate in educational and professional duties and activities within the School, College and the University.

Starting date: August, 2016.

Application deadline:  Must be submitted by April 10, 2016. BGSU only accepts applications via Slideroom.

Log onto slideroom.com Submit a formal letter of application, curriculum vitae, statements of design and teaching philosophy, 15–20 examples each of professional and student work portfolio work description list, three current original letters of reference (dated within the past year), and official terminal degree transcripts.


Please direct any questions to :

Lori Young 
Chair, Graphic Design Search Committee
School of Art
1000 Fine Arts Center
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH 43403-0204.

BGSU is an AA/EEO employer/educator and welcomes applications from women, minorities, vetrans and persons with disablities.

School of Art: The School of Art (NASAD- accredited) consists of the Division of Art Education, Art History, Digital Arts, Graphic Design, Two-Dementional Studies and Three-Dimentional Studies. Currently, the School has 30 tenured and tenured track faculty and 600+ undergraduate majors. The School offers BFA and BA programs in studio art and a BA in Art History. Graduate programs offer the MFA in studio art and an MA in Art History. Additional information about the School of Art may be found at School of Art, Graphic Design and BGSUGD



Details: Adjunct Instructor in one of the following areas: first year/foundation studies, drawing and painting, photography, printmaking, ceramics, glass, jewelry/metals, sculpture, animation, digital imaging, video art, interactive media (web & mobile), graphic design, art history, non-western art history, art education and art appreciation. Part-time, one-semester appointment.

Qualifications: Terminal degree in discipline required, except for art history, where ABD is preferred and MA required, and art education, where MFA or MA in Education with studio art concentration or MA in Art Education is required. Teaching experience beyond graduate teaching assistantship level preferred. Teach undergraduate courses in beginning and intermediate and advanced classes. Possible additional teaching in first year program.  Starting date: August 2016 or January 2017. 

  Application: No certified or registered mail accepted.  Submit letter of application, resume, two current, original letters of recommendation (dated within the past year), official terminal or highest degree transcript, and for: studio teaching applicants 10-20 examples each of professional and student work on Mac compatible CD or DVD; for time-based / interactive applicants 3-6 examples each of professional and student work submitted online as URLs or on DVD; for art history candidates significant publications; and a self-addressed stamped envelope (for return of materials) to:

Charles Kanwischer


Part Time Search Committee

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.


Applications must be postmarked by April 29, 2016