Assistant Teaching Professor

BGSU OFFICE OF THE DEAN-STAFF   Huron, OH   Full-time     Education
Posted on January 28, 2024
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Firelands College Humanities

The Humanities Department at Bowling Green State University Firelands College is seeking an Assistant Teaching Professor in Writing and English to teach in the Pathway program. This is a full-time, non-tenure track, nine-month renewable faculty appointment. BGSU Firelands was established in 1968 with the mission of making higher education accessible to students in Erie, Huron, and Ottawa counties. As one of Bowling Green State University’s seven undergraduate academic colleges and its sole regional campus in Huron, Ohio, BGSU Firelands is a driver of economic growth that is shaping the region’s future with degree programs that are accessible, affordable and in demand. With 2100 students, BGSU Firelands is home to a diverse group of undergraduate programs housed in three academic departments- Applied Sciences, Humanities, and Natural and Social Sciences. The Pathway program is offered at the Bowling Green campus. As a public university for the public good, Bowling Green State University is a comprehensive, high research university located in northwestern Ohio committed to driving economic and cultural vitality in the region and beyond. Through innovative teaching, research and creative activities, BGSU fosters a collaborative and inclusive learning community where inspired ideas, knowledge and achievements support the region, state and nation. Supporting student success and outcomes, more than 760 talented and passionate faculty members teach across all majors, with nearly 80% holding terminal degrees in their field. BGSU offers more than 200 undergraduate majors and programs, 17 doctoral programs, 57 master’s programs and a significant number of certificate programs. For the fourth year in a row, The Wall Street Journal ranks BGSU as the No. 1 public university in the Midwest that students would choose again. BGSU also holds the Wall Street Journal distinction of being the No. 1 university in Ohio – public or private – for student experience.

Primary Responsibilities · Teach 12 credit hours per semester in the areas of Writing and English. · Online and evening teaching may be required. · Participate in professional development. · Participate in department, college, and university service activities.

Minimum Qualifications · A master’s degree in English or a closely related discipline (e.g., Rhetoric and Composition) at the time of appointment · Evidence of a commitment to diversity and inclusion in the profession

Preferred Qualifications · Experience teaching composition and writing courses and English courses at the undergraduate level, including as an appointed faculty member, part-time faculty member, and/or graduate student · Evidence of teaching effectiveness, which may include, but is not limited to teaching evaluations; peer evaluations; evidence of innovative teaching practices; and experience with online instruction in composition, writing, and English Salary & Benefits Competitive and commensurate with peer institution levels for rank and position in keeping with candidate’s experience and credentials. Full benefits package available.

Expected Start Date: August 2024

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.