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Assistant Teaching Professor - Natural and Social Sciences - Psychology
BGSU Firelands Campus
Ends at 11:59 pm Bowling Green, OH local time
Salary commensurate with education & experience

The Natural and Social Sciences Department at Bowling Green State University Firelands College is seeking an Assistant Teaching Professor in Psychology. This is a full-time, qualified rank, non-renewable faculty appointment for academic year 2021-2022.

With 2,100 students, BGSU Firelands is the regional branch campus of Bowling Green State University. 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 Firelands seeks talented individuals to join our community in Huron, Ohio, on the scenic shores of Lake Erie. BGSU Firelands especially encourages applications from individuals exhibiting a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion in the profession and in higher education.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Teach 12 credit hours per semester in introductory psychology courses (online may be required).
  • Participate in professional development.
  • Participate in department, college, and/or university service activities.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A doctoral-level degree in Psychology at the time of appointment.
  • Evidence of effective teaching potential in undergraduate Psychology courses, which may include but is not limited to teaching evaluations and supervisor/peer evaluations.
  • Evidence of a commitment to diversity and inclusion in the profession.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience teaching introductory Psychology courses at the undergraduate level, including as an appointed faculty, adjunct faculty, or graduate student.
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness, which may include but is not limited to teaching evaluations, peer evaluations, evidence of innovative teaching practices, familiarity with CANVAS or other LMS platforms, and experience with online instruction in Psychology.

Salary and 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 23, 2021

Credentials Required for Application
  • Letter of interest which includes a summary of professional experience and a statement of teaching philosophy.
  • Evidence showing a commitment to diversity and inclusion within the profession
  • Curriculum vitae.
  • Names and contact information of three references who will be asked to provide a current (dated within one year) letter of recommendation.
  • Transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate coursework (copies are acceptable for application, but official transcripts will be required for appointment).

BGSU policy requires finalists to authorize and pass a background investigation prior to receiving an offer of employment.

Application Deadline:  April 30, 2021

Further Information:

Chris Fluckinger, Search Committee Chair
Email: cdfluck@bgsu.edu

Ad as posted in external sites
Bowling Green State University Firelands in Huron, Ohio is seeking applications for a full-time, 9 month, qualified rank, non-renewable Assistant Teaching Professor in Psychology beginning August 2021.  Responsibilities include teaching a 12-credit hour/semester load and participation in departmental and college governance. Qualifications include a doctoral-level degree in Psychology at the time of appointment. The ideal candidate should demonstrate a commitment to and excellence in teaching introductory Psychology courses, including blended and/or online formats. Starting date is August 2021. For a complete job description & instructions on how to apply for this position visit https://bgsu.hiretouch.com. Deadline for application is April 30, 2021.  Background check required for employment. BGSU is an AA/EEO/Vet employer. We encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities regardless of age, gender identity, religion, or sexual orientation. 


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