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School of Media and Communications
Department of Communication
Instructor

Details: The Department of Communication in the School of Media and Communication at Bowling Green State University seeks a full-time instructor with a generalist training in communication. The instructor position is a 9 month position which also includes an additional summer contract.   Anticipated start date is June, 2015.

Responsibilities include teaching professions-oriented undergraduate communication courses such as Business and Professional Speaking, Small Group Communication, Interpersonal Communication & Interviewing, Leadership Communication, and Organizational Communication.  The ability to teach professions-oriented MA courses such as Public Relations and Applied Research Methods is required. Responsibilities also include program promotion, student recruitment and advising undergraduate and graduate students. Teaching responsibilities will be primarily in the evenings, online and/or off-site.

Qualifications: Minimum qualifications include evidence of teaching effectiveness and a master’s degree in communication. Ph.D. in communication preferred. Experience with program promotion is desirable. The successful candidate will have a passion for teaching and advising non-traditional students.

Application: Submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information for three references, and documentation of teaching effectiveness received by May 4, 2015 to: Dr. Alberto González, Search Committee Chair, School of Media & Communication, 302 West Hall, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403. Only completed applications will be considered.

Finalists must provide transcript evidence of highest degree and three letters of reference written within the past year. The successful applicant will be required to authorize and pass a background check as a condition of employment. Electronic and faxed applications cannot be considered.

Salary is competitive with peer institutions for rank and position and in keeping with applicant’s experience and credentials.


School of Cultural and Critical Studies 
(American Culture Studies, Ethnic Studies, Popular Culture, Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies)
Adjunct Teaching Position(s)

Details:  The School for 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, candidates should clearly identify the field(s) in which they are qualified to teach. Successful applicants 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), and/or Introduction to POPC (POPC 1600).  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 is August 2015.  Unless they request otherwise, qualified applicants will also be considered for future part-time employment opportunities that may arise.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in related discipline preferred.  Minimum requirement is an M.A.  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 electronically to: Stephanie Rader, srader@bgsu.edu. Applications must be received by May 15, 2015. 


General Studies Writing Program
Composition Instructor

Details: The General Studies Writing Program at Bowling Green State University has been approved to fill a one-year renewable instructorship position with the expectation of teaching General Studies Writing courses in subsequent academic years on a yearly rotation at a university in China.

Qualifications: Candidates must hold a minimum of an MA or MFA in English with a TESOL certification or specialization or an MA in English as a Second Language or TESOL by August 2015; demonstrate successful experience teaching college-level academic writing; and have formal training in the teaching of college-level composition.  Experience in the teaching of developmental writing, ESOL writing, speaking, and listening courses, as well as instruction of international teaching assistants, is preferred.  A full position description is located at http://www.bgsu.edu/offices/gsw/. Applications must be received by Friday, May 15, 2015.

Application: To apply, send a letter of application; curriculum vitae; electronic or paper teaching portfolio which includes statement of teaching approach (please provide URL if electronic); entire sets of student evaluations; three current, signed and original letters of recommendation (official placement files are acceptable) addressing the applicant’s teaching strengths; and official transcripts.  Send application to: Dr. Cheryl Hoy, Director, General Studies Writing Program, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio 43403, Phone: 419-372-7885, FAX: 419-372-8022, E-Mail: choy@bgsu.edu


Department of German, Russian & East Asian Languages
Adjunct Teaching Position(s)

Details: The Department of German, Russian and East Asian Languages at Bowling Green State University seeks applicants for possible part-time teaching positions in Arabic, Chinese, German, Japanese, and Russian language and culture courses.  

Qualifications: Candidates must have at least an M.A. in the language or a closely related field and language teaching experience.

Application: The starting date is in August 2015.  Applicants should submit: 1) a letter of application, 2) a full curriculum vitae, 3) the names, addresses and phone numbers 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 investigation prior to an offer of employment.  Please send application materials to:  Search Committee, Department of GREAL, Shatzel Hall 103, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH  43403. 

Applications must be postmarked by May 30, 2015.


Department of Theatre and Film
Adjunct Teaching 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 2015. 

Minimum 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:  Steve Boone, Chair, Department of Theatre and Film, 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 2016 and Summer 2016 terms.

Application deadline:  Applications must be postmarked by May 31, 2015.


School of Art
Adjunct Instructor

Details: The School of Art at Bowling Green State University seeks an Instructor, in one of the following areas: 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, and art education. 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 2015 or January 2016 or May 2016.

Application: Must be postmarked by June 5, 2015. 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: Katerina Ruedi Ray, Chair, 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.


Department of English
Adjunct Teaching 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.

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

Effective Date of Employment: The starting date of employment is August 2015.

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.

Final candidate(s) are required to authorize and pass a background investigation prior to an offer of employment. Unless they request otherwise, qualified applicants will also be considered for future part-time employment opportunities that may arise.

Application deadline:  Postmarked by June 12, 2015. 


International Studies Program
Adjunct Teaching Position(s)

Details: The International Studies Program at Bowling Green State University seeks applicants for possible part-time teaching positions in introductory International Studies courses for Academic Year 2015-16.

Qualifications: 1) M.A. degree in international studies or cognate field; 2) evidence of successful teaching in international studies or cognate field at the collegiate level is preferred.

Submit application materials to: Federico Chalupa, Director, International Studies Program, Shatzel Hall 131, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403. Complete application file should include: 1) letter of application; 2) full curriculum vita; 3) two current original letters of reference; 4) official transcripts indicating highest degree.

Applications deadline: Postmarked by June 15, 2015.

Finalists are also required to authorize and pass a background investigation prior to offer of employment.

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


General Studies Writing Program
Adjunct Writing Instructor(s)

Details: The General Studies Writing Program at Bowling Green State University is hiring qualified adjunct instructors to teach composition beginning in August 2015. These part-time positions carry a maximum of a 9 credit-hour load per semester of General Studies Writing courses.

Qualifications: Minimum of MA or MFA in English by August 2015; successful experience teaching college-level academic writing; and formal training in the teaching of college-level composition.  Experience in the teaching of first year writing preferred.

Application: Applications must be received by Wednesday, July 1, 2015. Applications must include all of the following:

  • letter of application;
  • statement of teaching approach;
  • curriculum vita;
  • official transcripts;
  • entire sets of student evaluations;
  • two current, signed, and original reference letters that address the applicant’s teaching (official placement files are acceptable); and
  • sample assignments

Address applications to Dr. Cheryl Hoy, Director, General Studies Writing Program, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403. Final candidate(s) are required to authorize and pass a background investigation prior to an offer of employment. Unless they request otherwise, qualified applicants will also be considered for future part-time employment opportunities that may arise.


Department of Philosophy
Adjunct Teaching Position(s)

Details: The Department of Philosophy at Bowling Green State University anticipates a number of adjunct (part-time) teaching opportunities beginning Fall semester 2015. These most likely will involve introductory courses as well as applied philosophy courses primarily for students enrolled in professional programs. Teaching at the graduate level may be possible. 

Qualifications: Applicants must have at least an M.A. in philosophy; a Ph.D. for teaching at the graduate level. 

Application: Application deadline is July 9, 2015. To apply, submit a letter of application and CV, 2 recent letters of recommendation (within 1 year), teaching portfolio to: Adjunct Search Committee, Department of Philosophy, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green OH 43403-0222.  Electronic applications are also accepted (pibarra@bgsu.edu). Unless they request otherwise, qualified applicants will also be considered for future part-time employment opportunities that may arise. In accordance with University policy, a background check will be conducted before hiring.


Department of Journalism and Public Relations
School of Media and Communications
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) must be received by September 15, 2015, and 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.  


BGSU is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.