Department of Ethnic Studies and School for Cultural and Critical Studies, Bowling Green State University (Main Campus).
Department of Ethnic Studies and School for Cultural and Critical Studies invite applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in African American Studies. Start date is August 2020.
Teach and develop African American Studies courses
Teach courses in a secondary area that complements the School of Cultural and Critical Studies offerings (such as community-based learning, qualitative research methods, or interdisciplinary theory)
Contribute to the Ph.D. degree in American Culture Studies and the Graduate Certificate in Ethnic Studies through teaching graduate courses and serving on thesis/dissertation committees
Develop and implement a research agenda that leads to academic publications
Provide service to university and profession
Only complete applications will be considered. Please include: 1) cover letter; 2) current curriculum vitae; 3) a statement of commitment to diversity in higher education; ; 4) journal-length example of scholarly work; 5) teaching portfolio including teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g. student teaching evaluations, teaching observations, teaching awards); 6) transcript showing highest degree earned and 7) names and contact information for three individuals who will be asked to provide current (dated within the past year) and original letters of reference.
For a complete job description & instructions on how to apply for this position visit https://bgsu.hiretouch.com/. Completed applications must be received by January 24, 2020 at 5pm (Eastern time zone). A background check and official transcripts are required for employment.
BGSU is an AA/EEO/Vet employer dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a diverse environment. We encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities regardless of age, gender identity, genetic information, religion, or sexual orientation.
D. in Ethnic Studies or a related field (for example, African American Studies, American Studies) required. ABDs may apply but all the requirements for the doctoral degree must be completed by time of employment (August 2020)
Research focus or teaching experience in African American studies
Experience teaching at collegiate level
Evidence of research productivity in African American Studies (e.g., peer-reviewed publications, 2 or more regional or national conference presentations)
Research or teaching expertise in one of the following areas: social justice/activism, African American Studies in transnational context, Afro-Latinx Studies, digital humanities/social media, or critical race theory
University teaching experience as instructor of record
Peer-reviewed publication(s) in African American Studies.
About Bowling Green State University
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.”Bowling Green State University provides experiences that enhance lives. Students are prepared for lifelong career growth, lives of engaged citizenship and leadership in a global society. U.S. News and World Report names BGSU as one of the top public universities nationwide with a strong commitment to first-year programs that lead to success. Within our transformative learning community, we build a welcoming, safe and diverse environment where the creative ideas and achievements of all can benefit others throughout Ohio, the nation and the world.