2018-19 Academic Year

Deadline: Applications must be received by July 2, 2018

The General Studies Writing Program at Bowling Green State University is hiring qualified adjunct instructors to teach first-year composition beginning in August 2018. These part-time positions carry a maximum of a 9 credit-hour load per semester.  BGSU and General Studies Writing are committed to faculty diversity as a way to strengthen the preparation of students for life in an increasingly diverse society.


  • minimum of MA in English, preferably in Rhetoric and Composition, by August 2018;
  • successful experience teaching college-level academic writing;
  • formal professional preparation in the teaching of first-year composition.

Application Materials (required):

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

Serving nearly 15,000 undergraduate students at its main campus, Bowling Green State University has long traditions of teaching and scholarship and strong commitment to international education and to the expansion of technological support for education.  The General Studies Writing Program serves approximately 3600 students per semester in three core courses. Information about the General Studies Writing Program is available on the program’s website (http://www.bgsu.edu/arts-and-sciences/general-studies-writing.html). Information about BGSU is available on the university's website (www.bgsu.edu). BGSU is an AA/EEO/Vet employer. We encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities regardless of age, gender identity, genetic information, religion, or sexual orientation.