Job Opportunities

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.

Bowling Green State University is a tier-one, public university serving 19,000 students on two campuses in northwest Ohio. The University has nationally recognized programs and research in the natural and social sciences, education, arts, business, health and wellness, humanities and applied technologies. BGSU seeks talented individuals to join our community in Bowling Green, Ohio, recognized as one of the “Best College Towns of America."  

For specific questions regarding job opportunities, contact the Office of Human Resources at 419-372-8421.


Full-Time Job Postings

Department of Visual Communications and Technology Education (VCTE)
Bowling Green State University.

Position: Professor and Chair, Full-time (12 month), Department of Visual Communications and Technology Education (VCTE).

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Leading program & curriculum development, recruitment, retention, and quality instruction
  • Coordinating and supervising department programs, reviews, accreditation and assessment
  • Performance evaluations and professional development of faculty and staff
  • Leading in developing and encouraging scholastic activities connected to publication, exhibits, and external funding through collaborations
  • Supporting development efforts for external gifts
  • Implementing the University’s Affirmative Action Plan as it relates to personnel decisions and to the development of collegiality among department faculty from diverse backgrounds
  • Communicating departmental needs and desires to the Dean and Provost
  • Supervising the departmental budget, record keeping, and the requisition of supplies, equipment, materials, and other instructional needs
  • Developing and assuring compliance with procedures for resolving student complaints about faculty, courses and/or programs

Minimum Qualifications:

  • The applicant must have an earned Ph.D. degree in fields such as computer science or computing technology, emerging technology, emerging media or other degrees related to advances in visual communication and/or applied computing technologies.
  • The applicant must have a professional record commensurate with appointment at the rank of full professor. Please see the full professor requirements at https://www.bgsu.edu/content/dam/BGSU/college-of-technology/vct-images/VCTE-Promotion-Tenure-Document-2006.pdf
  • The applicant must have a proven record of teaching and developing courses at both the undergraduate and graduate level in areas related to study and design of applying technology to develop products.
  • Skills or experience in administration such as oversite of academic programs, implementing rules and procedures, budgeting, collaborative development of procedures, strategic planning, program development and planning, personnel management and supervision, and workload planning.
  • Experience in leading service, program, research, or other activities at the department, college, university, and/or professional levels.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in strategic planning;
  • Ability to form and retain internal and external partnerships;
  • Evidence of successful academic program planning and development, including the ability to work with faculty to create and implement a shared vision for excellence and innovation;
  • Experience cultivating strategic partnerships;
  • Demonstrated commitment to collaboration and interdisciplinarity, including community and global outreach;
  • Experience with online education and curriculum development.

Expected Start Date: July 1, 2020

Application deadline: February 3, 2020. Include cover letter, Curriculum vitae, Statement of teaching philosophy, Statement of teaching philosophy, Research statement describing past work, future goals, and summary of the types of research equipment or support needed, Statement of leadership vision in terms of department growth, and Contact information for three references. Questions can be directed to Dr. MD Sarder, Search Committee Chair, msarder@bgsu.edu.

For a complete job description & instructions on how to apply for this position visit https://bgsu.hiretouch.com/ or contact the Office of Human Resources, BGSU. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Bowling Green State University, please call 419-372-8421.

Advanced Manufacturing Areas: Department of Engineering Technologies
Bowling Green State University.

Position: Full-time, tenure track position at the rank of Associate Professor in the Department of Engineering Technologies.

Preferred starting date: August 2020.

Primary Responsibilities: Teach and develop undergraduate and graduate level courses in advanced manufacturing systems; Conduct research that leads to peer-reviewed publications in advanced manufacturing systems; Conduct cutting edge research that is supported by external funding; Help promote the advancement of programs related to the advanced manufacturing, and provide appropriate service to the department, college, university, and the profession;

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A doctoral degree in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, manufacturing engineering, computer engineering or very closely related discipline;
  • Evidence of peer reviewed publications and external funding in advanced manufacturing systems;
  • Evidence of undergraduate/graduate teaching and course development in advanced manufacturing systems;

Application deadline: February 3, 2020. Include cover letter, Curriculum vitae, Statement of teaching philosophy, Statement of research plan, Sample student evaluations if available, and a list of three professional references with contact information. Questions can be directed to Dr. Moira van Staaden, Search Committee Chair, moirav@bgsu.edu.

For a complete job description & instructions on how to apply for this position visit https://bgsu.hiretouch.com/ or contact the Office of Human Resources, BGSU. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Bowling Green State University, please call 419-372-8421.

Department of Architecture and Environmental Design: School of the Built Environment.
Bowling Green State University.

Position: Full-time, Tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor, Department of Architecture and Environmental Design, School of the Built Environment.

Start Date: August 2020

Primary Responsibilities: The successful candidate is expected to:

  • Teach and lead graduate design studio instruction and curriculum development at the M.Arch. level, including lectures/seminars in the B.S.Arch. and M.Arch. programs as needed;
  • Procure funding to support design-build endeavors in the School and/or develop research scholarship in one or more areas related with digital fabrication, material science, sustainable construction methods, building systems integration, community/public interest design;
  • Advise/mentor undergraduate and graduate students; and
  • Perform service to the department, school, college and university.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master's level professional degree in architecture (M. Arch. or equivalent); PhD is welcome, but not required;
  • Record of excellence in professional practice and/or creative design-build experience as demonstrated by one or more of the following: built work, construction expertise, digital fabrication, creative exhibitions, research/scholarly activities;
  • Candidates with Master’s level professional degree (M. Arch. or equivalent) require professional registration prior to tenure and promotion. Candidates with PhD degree do not require professional registration prior to tenure and promotion. Rank of Assistant or Associate will be determined based on the experience and qualifications of the successful candidate.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Peer-reviewed awards in professional practice;
  • Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED AP), Passive House Institute US (PHIUS);
  • Knowledge of digital software applications in architecture (AutoCAD, Revit, etc.).

Application Deadline: January 15, 2020. Only complete applications will be considered. Include: 1) Cover letter including statement of teaching interests and professional experience; 2) Curriculum vitae; 3) Pedagogical and/or research statement (that describes past work and future goals, including a brief description of expected needs for equipment and/or other research support, if any); 4) Unofficial transcripts for degrees completed or pursuing; 5) Contact information for three references; and 6) Each candidate must submit a digital portfolio in PDF format (max 50MB) directly to Dr. Stan Guidera, Search Committee Chair, guidera@bgsu.edu.

Applicants may be asked to forward additional materials in support of their application. Finalists will be required to submit official letters of recommendations and official transcripts. Questions can be directed to Dr. Stan Guidera, Search Committee Chair, guidera@bgsu.edu.

For more information regarding the school, departments, its programs, the college or BGSU:
School of the Built Environment
Department of Architecture and Environmental Design
Department of Construction Management

For a complete job description & instructions on how to apply for this position visit https://bgsu.hiretouch.com/ or contact the Office of Human Resources, BGSU. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Bowling Green State University, please call 419-372-8421.

Department of Construction Management: School of the Built Environment.
Bowling Green State University.

Position: Full-time, Tenure-track Assistant Professor, Department of Construction Management, School of the Built

Start Date: August 2020

Primary Responsibilities: The successful candidate is expected to:

  • Teach and develop a variety undergraduate- and graduate-level courses in construction management;
  • Develop expertise in Sustainability and Resilience related with one or more of the following areas: building systems, building science, building performance analytics, life cycle assessments, intelligent construction techniques, changing climatic effects on the built environment, building health, or other relevant topics as they pertain to sustainable, lean design and construction, ‘green’ buildings and/or resilient infrastructure. Other areas of expertise may also be considered such as: Building Information Modeling (BIM); Surveying and Inspection; Residential Construction; Healthcare Construction; Demolition and Restoration;
  • Develop an externally funded research program;
  • Publish in high quality journals;
  • Advise/mentor undergraduate and graduate students; and 6) Perform service to the department, school, college, and university.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • An earned doctorate degree in construction engineering or management, civil engineering, architecture, architectural engineering, or closely related field. ABD candidates will be considered but must complete their Ph.D. by the position start date;
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct research in previously listed areas as evidenced by at least one peer-reviewed journal article (or) authored/presented at least one conference paper (or) secured at least one externally funded research project;
  • Construction management or related industry experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Professional licensure such as Professional Engineer (PE), Registered Architect (RA) granted by a state board of registration;
  • Professional level certifications such as: Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) Certified Construction Manager (CCM); American Institute of Constructors (AIC); Project Management Institute (PMI) Project Management Professional (PMP); Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED AP), Passive House Institute US (PHIUS); Certified Facility Manager (CFM).

Application Deadline: January 15, 2020. Only complete applications will be considered. Include: 1) Cover letter including statement of teaching interests; 2) Curriculum vitae; 3) Research statement (that describes past work and future goals, including a brief description of expected needs for equipment and/or other research support); 4) Unofficial transcripts for degrees completed or pursuing; and 5) Contact information for three references. Applicants may be asked to forward additional materials in support of their application. Applicants may be asked to forward additional materials in support of their application. Finalists will be required to submit official letters of recommendations and official transcripts. Questions can be directed to Dr. Stan Guidera, Search Committee Chair, guidera@bgsu.edu.

For more information regarding the school, departments, its programs, the college or BGSU:
School of the Built Environment
Department of Architecture and Environmental Design
Department of Construction Management

For a complete job description & instructions on how to apply for this position visit https://bgsu.hiretouch.com/ or contact the Office of Human Resources, BGSU. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Bowling Green State University, please call 419-372-8421.

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