Adjunct Position Announcement

School of Cultural and Critical Studies
Part-time Instructors (Adjuncts)

Deadline to Apply is May 1, 2023


The School of Cultural and Critical Studies at Bowling Green State University seeks strong applicants for possible part-time teaching assignments for Fall 2023, Spring 2024 and Summer 2024 in the areas of: American Culture Studies (ACS), Ethnic Studies (ETHN), Popular Culture (POPC), Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (WS), and Public History. In their letter of application, applicants should clearly identify specific courses and general field(s) in which they are qualified to teach. Successful candidates may teach introductory courses in these fields including Introduction to American Culture Studies (ACS 2000), Cultural Pluralism in the U.S. (ACS 2500), Introduction to Popular Culture (POPC 1600); Black Popular Culture (POPC 1700), Introduction to Folklore and Folklife (POPC 2200), Introduction to Ethnic Studies (ETHN 1010), Introduction to Women’s Studies (WS 2000), Women and Interpersonal Violence (WS 3350), and Reproductive Health and Politics (WS 4680). These courses may be delivered in-person, blended, remote (synchronous), or online (asynchronous). 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 such as Historical Society Administration (ACS/HIST 6570) and Museology (ACS/HIST 6540).


Ph.D. in relevant discipline preferred. Minimum requirement is a master’s degree. Evidence of successful teaching at the collegiate level is preferred. For Public History positions, professional experience in the field is strongly preferred, and necessary for applicants without a Ph.D.


Applicants should submit the following materials electronically to Amy Davidson,, using the Subject Heading ‘SCCS PT Faculty Search’:

  • Letter of application outlining qualifications relevant to this position—(a) Candidates are asked to clearly identify the specific courses and general fields within the School of Cultural and Critical Studies that they are qualified to teach in the first paragraph of their letter. For each course and disciplinary field identified, describe how your experiences qualify you to teach it. “Qualifying” examples may include (but not limited to): graduate degrees, graduate coursework, academic paper presentations, academic publications, exhibitions, professional experiences, workshops, seminars, and etc. (b) If candidates have online/remote teaching experience, they are asked to clearly describe the extent of that experience in the letter, e.g., certifications, online teaching experience. Note: Candidates may be asked to provide credentials specific to the course that they will teach.
  • Full curriculum vita
  • Original transcript(s) indicating highest degree earned
  • Two current (dated within the past year) original letters of reference - letters are to be sent directly from the recommender or a dossier service like Interfolio to Amy Davidson,
  • Finalists will be required to authorize and pass a background check prior to offer of employment.

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

Questions? Contact Dr. Angela Nelson, School Director, at

Applications must be received by May 1, 2023. 

BGSU is an AA/EEO/Vet educator and employer. We encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities regardless of age, gender identity, genetic information, religion, or sexual orientation.

Updated: 03/10/2023 09:46AM