Job Opportunities

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School of Art
Part-Time Instructors (Adjuncts)

Details: The School of Art at Bowling Green State University invites applications for 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. These are part-time, one-semester appointments, with possible start dates of August 2020, January, May, and July 2021. Teach undergraduate courses in beginning and intermediate and advanced classes. Possible additional teaching in first year program.  Unless otherwise requested, qualified applicants will also be considered for future part-time employment opportunities as they arise.

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: 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 available online and submitted as a URL or sent digitally on a flash drive; for time-based / interactive applicants 3-6 examples of professional and 10-15 student works submitted online as URLs or sent digitally on a flash drive; for art history candidates significant publications to: Charles Kanwischer, Chair, Part Time Search Committee, School of Art, 1000 Fine Arts Center, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403-0204. 

Applications must be received by April 17, 2020


Department of Theatre & Film
Part-Time Instructors (Adjuncts)

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.  Pending enrollments, successful applicants will teach introductory courses in these areas. Starting date is May 20th, 2020.

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) two current (dated within the past year), original letters of reference, and 4) official transcripts indicating the highest degree earned.  Finalists will be required to authorize and pass a background check prior to an offer of employment.  Submit application materials to:  Chair, Department of Theatre and Film, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403-0180.  No electronic applications will be accepted.  Unless applicants request otherwise, applications will be kept on file for possible openings in the Fall 2020, Spring 2021 and Summer 2021 terms. 

Applications must be received by April 20, 2020


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

Details: The School of 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, applicants should clearly identify specific courses and general field(s) which they are qualified to teach. Successful candidates may teach introductory courses in these fields including Introduction to Asian American Studies (ETHN 1300), Black Popular Culture (POPC 1700), Introduction to Folklore and Folklife (POPC 2200), Introduction to ETHN (ETHN 1010), Introduction to African American Studies (ETHN 1200), Introduction to WS (WS 2000), Introduction to ACS (ACS 2000), Cultural Pluralism in the U.S. (ACS 2500), and Introduction to Popular Culture (POPC 1600). These courses may be face-to-face and/or online/distance.  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). Starting date of employment is August 2020.

Qualifications:  Ph.D. in relevant discipline preferred. Minimum requirement is an M.A. 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.

Application: Applicants should submit the following materials electronically to Amy Davidson, amyd@bgsu.edu, using the Subject Heading ‘SCCS PT Faculty Search’:

  1. letter of application outlining qualifications relevant to this position – Candidates are asked to clearly identify the specific courses and fields within the School of Cultural and Critical Studies that they are qualified to teach in the first paragraph of their letter
  2. full curriculum vita
  3. copies of transcripts indicating highest degree earned

In addition, two current (dated within the past year), original letters of reference must be sent directly from the recommender or a dossier service like Interfolio to Amy Davidson, amyd@bgsu.edu,

Questions? Contact Dr. Susana Peña, School Director, at susanap@bgsu.edu.

Applications must be received by May 22, 2020


Department of Philosophy
Part-Time Instructors (Adjuncts)

Details: The Department of Philosophy at Bowling Green State University anticipates a number of adjunct (part-time) teaching opportunities during the 2020-21 academic year beginning with the Fall 2020 semester. These most likely will involve introductory courses, including courses in applied ethics.

Qualifications: Applicants must have at least an M.A. in philosophy.

Application: To apply, submit a letter of application, CV, two recent letters of recommendation (within 1 year), and a teaching portfolio to: Adjunct Search Committee, Department of Philosophy, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green OH 43403-0222.  Electronic applications are also accepted (pietras@bgsu.edu). Qualified applicants will also be considered for future part-time employment opportunities that may arise.  

Applications must be received by May 25, 2020


World Languages and Cultures
Part-Time Instructors (Adjuncts)

Details: World Languages and Cultures at Bowling Green State University seeks applicants for possible part-time teaching positions in introductory language courses for the Academic Year 2020-2021.

Qualifications: Minimum Qualification: M.A. degree in Chinese, Classical Civilization, French, German, ancient Greek, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin, Russian, Spanish, or cognate field. Evidence of successful teaching at the collegiate level in any of the above languages or a cognate field is preferred, as is teaching online courses at the collegiate level.

Application: Submit application materials by postal mail to: Amy Smith, Administrative Assistant, World Languages and Cultures, Shatzel Hall 207, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403. Complete application file should include: 1) letter of application; 2) full curriculum vita (that includes a listing of all courses taught and when); 3) two current (dated within the past year), original letters of reference; and 4) official transcripts indicating highest degree earned.

Applications must be received by May 31, 2020


Asian Studies Program
Part-Time Instructors (Adjuncts)

Details: The Asian Studies Program at Bowling Green State University invites applications to join the pool of adjunct instructors available to teach undergraduate courses in Asian Studies. Courses that may be available in Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 include the following:

Asian Studies 1800 (Asian Civilizations) - Fall, Spring. This is a core course for all Asian Studies majors and minors. Provides general knowledge of Asia relative to historical, cultural, social, economic, and political developments of selected countries in East, South, or Southeast Asia. Credit allowed for only one of ASIA 1800, HIST 1800.

Asian Studies 2000 (Introduction to Asian Religions) - Fall or Spring. This course provides an introduction to Asian Religions. It looks at some of the sacred texts, philosophies, and practices of religions either started in South, East, or Southeast Asia or practiced by large numbers of people there, including Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Shintoism, Sikhism, Jainism, Taoism, and Confucianism. Students will leave the class with a sense of the diversity of "Asia" as well as an understanding that religions are not monolithic, but open to interpretation both by practitioners and by artists - musicians, dancers, painters, and writers.

Qualifications: A master's degree in philosophy, religion, history, political science, or Asian studies is preferred.  A bachelor's degree in a related field and current enrollment in a master’s program may be considered, to be judged by the program with approval of the Dean required. A background check will be required.

Application: Electronically submit a letter of eligibility and interest, resume and two letters of recommendation to Tracy Susko at tsusko@bgsu.edu. For questions call (419) 372-7814. If a course is available, candidates will be required to submit original letters of recommendation and official transcripts.

Applications must be received by June 1, 2020


School of Media and Communication
Part-Time Instructors (Adjuncts)

Details: The School of Media and Communication seeks strong applicants for part-time teaching assignments at the undergraduate level in the areas of  communication, media production and studies, journalism, public relations, advertising and social media.  Undergraduate courses could include strategic communication,  interpersonal communication, organizational communication, leadership, conflict and communication, introductory journalism, broadcast journalism,  new media and journalism, sports reporting, public relations, social media, video and audio production or script writing.  Course could be online or face-to-face.

Starting dates are either August 2020 or January 2021.

Qualifications: Candidates must have a master’s degree in journalism, public relations, communication or media-related fields or a bachelor’s degree with five or more years of more professional experience in those areas.  Professional experience is required to teach journalism courses.

Evidence of successful teaching at the collegiate level is preferred. 

Application: Applicants should submit a letter of application, a complete CV, two current (dated within the past year), original letters of reference, and official transcripts indicating the highest degree earned and copies of teaching evaluations if available.

Unless otherwise requested, qualified applicants will also be considered for future part-time employment opportunities that may arise. Finalists will be required to authorize and pass a background check prior to offer of employment.

Submit application materials to: Carman Kinney, School of Media and Communication, 306 Kuhlin Center, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403. 

Applications must be received by June 12, 2020


School of Media and Communication
Part-Time Instructors (Adjuncts) for Graduate Programs

Details: The School of Media and Communication seeks applicants for possible, part-time, adjunct teaching positions in our graduate programs. Graduate teaching assignments will be in the area of social media, advertising, public relations, organizational communication or research methods.  Course may be online.

Starting dates are either August 2020 or January 2021.

Qualifications: Candidates must have a master’s degree and professional industry experience for teaching courses in the online Strategic Communication MA program. Candidates must have a PhD in communication or related field for consideration to teach face-to-face doctoral courses. Evidence of successful teaching at the collegiate level is preferred. 

Application: Applicants should submit a letter of application, a complete CV, two current (dated within the past year), original letters of reference, official transcripts indicating the highest degree earned, and copies of teaching evaluations of graduate courses if available.

Unless otherwise requested, qualified applicants will also be considered for future part-time employment opportunities that may arise. Finalists will be required to authorize and pass a background check prior to offer of employment.

Submit application materials to:  Carman Kinney, School of Media and Communication, 306 Kuhlin Center, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403.

Applications must be received by June 12, 2020


Department of Psychology
Part-Time Instructors (Adjuncts)

Details: The Department of Psychology at Bowling Green State University seeks strong applicants for part-time teaching assignments in the areas of: introductory psychology, developmental psychology, statistics, neuroscience, research methods, cognitive psychology, social psychology, personality, clinical psychology; and industrial-organizational psychology for the Academic Year 2020-21.  Successful applicants will teach undergraduate courses in psychology.

Qualifications: Candidates must have a master’s degree in psychology. Evidence of successful teaching at the collegiate level is preferred. 

Application:  To be considered, applicants must submit:

  1. a letter of application
  2. full curriculum vita
  3. two current (dated within the past year), original letters of reference
  4. official transcripts indicating the highest degree earned

Submit application materials to:  Chris Gebers, Administrative Assistant, Department of Psychology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403.   Application can be sent electronically to cgebers@bgsu.edu.

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

Applications must be received by June 12, 2020


Department of Sociology
Part-Time Instructors (Adjuncts)

Details: The Department of Sociology at Bowling Green State University seeks strong applicants for part-time teaching assignments in the areas of undergraduate courses in sociology during the 2020-2021 academic year. Pending enrollments, successful applicants may teach principles of sociology, social problems, minority groups, statistics, or criminology classes. Positions possible starting Fall 2020, Spring and/or Summer 2021 semesters.

Qualifications: Candidates must have a master’s or doctoral degree in sociology or a closely related field. Evidence of successful teaching at the collegiate level is preferred.

Application: Applicants should submit a single PDF by email to socdept@bgsu.edu containing: 1) letter of application, 2) full curriculum vita, and 3) official transcripts indicating the highest degree earned. Two recent (dated within the past year) letters of reference should be emailed to socdept@bgsu.edu directly by the letter writers. Finalists will be required to authorize and pass a background check prior to an offer of employment.

Applications must be received by June 15, 2020


Department of Computer Science
Part-Time Instructors (Adjuncts)

Details: The Department of Computer Science at Bowling Green State University has a recurring need for part-time instructors (adjuncts). One-semester adjunct positions have start dates in August 24, 2020, or in January 25, 2021. The position carries a 3-,6-, or 9-hour load (1,2 or 3 courses, in the classroom or online). Salary varies with teaching load. Adjunct faculty typically teach freshman computer science courses; specific course assignment will depend on the instructor’s credentials. Internal applicants are eligible to apply.

Qualifications: A master’s degree in computer science or a closely related field is required.

Application: Applications must contain at least the following items: a letter of application, resume or vita, transcripts (official or unofficial) and two letters of reference bearing original signatures and dated within the last year. The letters of reference should specifically address the applicant’s teaching strengths. A statement of teaching philosophy and student evaluations (if available) are welcome additions but are not required. Email attachments should be in Microsoft Word or PDF format. An official transcript, indicating the highest degree attained, will be required at the time of employment.

Please submit these items by email to cssearch@bgsu.edu by June 24, 2020. Note that you will be required to confirm your submission before it is accepted for distribution. Problems with the submittal process should be reported to bgcs@bgsu.edu. Detailed information about BGSU and the Department of Computer Science is available at http://www.bgsu.edu/arts-and-sciences/computer-science/jobs.

Applications must be emailed by June 24, 2020


Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Part-Time Instructors (Adjuncts)

Details: The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Bowling Green State University seeks applicants for one or more part-time teaching assignments of undergraduate and/or graduate courses in mathematics and statistics for the Academic Year 2020-2021.  Successful applicants may teach quantitative reasoning, college algebra, precalculus, calculus, math education, introductory and/or foundational statistics, statistics, a first course of probability, and/or other courses depending on the applicant’s qualifications. Starting date is August 2020 or January 2021.  

Qualifications: Candidates must have a masters’ or doctoral degree in mathematics, statistics, mathematics education, or in a closely related field. Evidence of successful teaching in mathematics and statistics courses at the collegiate level is preferred, as is experience teaching in an Emporium format.  

Application: Complete application file must include: (1) a letter of application; (2) full curriculum vita; (3) two current (dated after August 26th, 2019), original letters of reference; (4) official transcripts indicating the highest degree earned.

Submit application materials to: Junfeng Shang, Chair, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403.  Qualified applicants will also be considered for future part-time employment opportunities that may arise, unless they request otherwise.

Applications must be received by June 26, 2020


Department of Biological Sciences
Part-Time Instructors (Adjuncts)

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 and teaching laboratory sections.  Positions possible for Fall 2020, Spring and/or Summer 2021 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. 

Application: Applicants should submit:  1) letter of application, a 2) full curriculum vita, 3) official transcripts of highest degree earned and 4) two letters of recommendation dated within the past year. 

Electronically submit letter of application and full curriculum vitae as one pdf file to Kelly Stewart at kstewart@bgsu.edu (Subject heading:  Biological Sciences PT Faculty Search).  Please have official transcripts and two letters of recommendation sent to BGSU, Biological Sciences, 217 Life Sciences Bldg., Bowling Green, OH 43403, Attn: Kelly Stewart.  Questions?  Contact Dr. Juan Bouzat (Dept. Chair) at jbouzat@bgsu.edu.   

Applications must be received by June 30, 2020


Department of Chemistry
Part-Time Instructors (Adjuncts)

Details: The Department of Chemistry at Bowling Green State University (www.bgsu.edu/chemistry) seeks applicants for possible part-time teaching positions in introductory-level chemistry courses during the Fall 2020 and Spring and Summer 2021 semesters.

Qualifications: Candidates must have an MS in chemistry or its equivalent.  A PhD in chemistry or a closely related field is strongly preferred. 

Application: Applicants should submit: 1) a letter of application, 2) a full curriculum vita, and 3) an official transcript indicating the awarding of the highest degree.  Arrangement should also be made to have two letters of reference provided.  All application materials should be sent electronically to chemistry@bgsu.edu.  

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

Applications must be received by June 30, 2020


University Writing Program
Part-Time Instructors (Adjuncts)

Details: The University Writing Program at Bowling Green State University is hiring qualified adjunct instructors to teach in a dynamic first-year composition program beginning in August 2020. These part-time positions carry a maximum of 9 credit-hours per semester. BGSU, the English Department, and the University Writing Program are committed to faculty diversity as a way to strengthen the preparation of students for life in an increasingly diverse society. The English Department and University Writing Program supports adjunct faculty engagement in on-campus professional development opportunities through supplemental stipends to recognize the time and labor engagement with such opportunities carries.

Qualifications:  

  • minimum of MA in Rhetoric and Composition or related field, by August 2020
  • evidence of successful experience teaching college-level academic writing
  • formal professional preparation in the teaching of first-year composition
  • demonstrated commitment to inclusive teaching

Application:  Address electronic applications to Dr. Lee Nickoson, Chair, Department of English (leenick@bgsu.edu) or mail hardcopy materials to the Department of English, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403.

Application Materials:

  • letter of application
  • statement of teaching philosophy
  • curriculum vita
  • official transcripts
  • two complete sets of student evaluations
  • two letters of recommendation from within the last year

Applications must be received by July 3, 2020


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.

Unless otherwise requested, qualified applicants will also be considered for future part-time employment opportunities as they arise.