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Department of Biological Sciences
Adjunct (Part-Time) Instructors

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.  Positions possible for Fall 2016, Spring 2017, and Summer 2017 semesters. Unless they request otherwise, qualified applicants will also be considered for future part-time employment opportunities that may arise.

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 to Kelly Stewart at kstewart@bgsu.edu (Subject heading:  Biology PT Faculty Search) by July 22, 2016.  Questions?  Contact Dr. Jeffrey Miner (Dept. Chair.) at jminer@bgsu.edu

Applications must be received by July 22, 2016


School of Art
Adjunct (Part-Time) Instructors

Details: The School of Art at Bowling Green State University seeks an 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. Teach undergraduate courses in beginning and intermediate and advanced classes. Possible additional teaching in first year program.  Starting date: August 2016 or January 2017. 

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.

Application: Application deadline: Must be postmarked by July 22, 2016. 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: Dr. Katerina Ruedi Ray, Chair, Part Time Search Committee, School of Art, 1000 Fine Arts Center, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403-0204.

Applications must be postmarked by July 22, 2016


English Department and International Studies
Joint Instructorship in English and International Studies.

Details: The English Department and the International Studies Program of Bowling Green State University seek strong applicants for a joint Instructor’s position in English and International Studies.  The initial appointment is for one year, non-renewable.  Duties include teaching introductory courses in International Studies and in English, and teaching special topics and graduate courses in English.

Qualifications: PhD in English required. Preferred experience includes familiarity with issues relating to the processes and effects of globalization, including effects beyond the English-speaking regions of the world, expertise in the field of literary studies, and experience teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate level.  A record of publication is desirable but not required.  See our website for a fuller description of the position and for information about the English Department and the International Studies Program.

Application: Submit applications to Lawrence Coates, Chair, English Department, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH  43403-0191.  Complete applications should include: 1) letter outlining qualifications relevant to the position; 2) CV which includes a list of courses taught; 3) at least three current letters of reference; 4) copies of official graduate transcripts.  Application deadline: July 22, 2016The starting date of employment is August 10, 2016.

Applications must be received by July 22, 2016


State Fire School
Adjunct Lead Instructor

Details: Bowling Green State University is accepting applications for adjunct lead instructors to teach in its State Fire School programs. State Fire School at BGSU is chartered by the Ohio Department of Public Safety (369). Lead instructors have the responsibility of overseeing the individual class, supervising asst. instructors, students, logistical support personnel and ensuring all BGSU, state, local, and federal policies/laws/rules/regulations pertaining to the training are followed. Lead instructors needed for fire investigation, fire instructor and fire officer development courses. Lead instructors will be responsible for the curriculum development of their own class with final approval by the SFS Director

Qualifications: Required: Must be certified as a Public Safety Instructor in firefighting by the Ohio Department of Public Safety pursuant to Section 4765.55 of revised code (or equivalent documentation from another state). Must hold a valid driver’s license.

Preferred: Demonstrated fire service teaching experience within own fire department, at regional classes, community colleges, as a SFS assistant instructor, or other appropriate educational setting. Operational Experience: Five or more years of professional experience in the specific area of expertise in which the individual will teach. • Strong interpersonal skills, demonstrated in both online and face-to-face teaching and learning settings • Strong time management and effective written communication skills • Demonstrate a commitment to active learning strategies and the integration of teaching Professional Reputation: Outstanding professional reputation with acknowledged expertise.  Compensation is competitive and commensurate with candidate experience and credentials.

Application: Email course proposal form and resume to: Kerry Gonzalez - kgonzal@bgsu.edu - Subject Line: SFS061016. Final candidate(s) are required to submit the names, addresses, and current phone numbers of three professional references and pass a background investigation prior to an offer of employment.

Applications must be received by August 1, 2016


Department of Mathematics and Statistic
Adjunct (Part-Time) Instructors

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 2016. Unless they request otherwise, qualified applicants will also be considered for future part-time employment opportunities that may arise.

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 highest degree.  Finalists are also required to authorize and pass a background check prior to offer of employment.

Applications must be completed by August 8, 2016.


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.


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.