Native American and Indigenous Studies Association

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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.”

Position Summary

The Department of Ethnic Studies in the School of Cultural and Critical Studies invites applications for a non-tenure-track (renewable) position in the area of Native American Studies. Starting date is August 2017. Finalist will teach general education courses in the department such as Introduction to Ethnic Studies as well as courses in Native American Studies.

Primary Responsibilities

Teach general education courses in the department including Introduction to Ethnic Studies (ETHN 1010), Introduction to Native American Studies (ETHN 1600), Contemporary Issues in Native America (ETHN 2600), and Native Americans in Film (ETHN 2300) as well as have an opportunity to teach and/or to develop other courses within the department. Service to the department, school, college, university, and/or profession is required.

Minimum Qualifications

Experience with First Nations, Native American, and/or indigenous populations. Have appropriate experience in teaching undergraduate general education courses. Ph.D. in appropriate discipline preferred. ABD in appropriate discipline required. All ABD candidates must have a Master’s degree. Demonstrated record of teaching effectiveness in Ethnic Studies, Native American Studies, or related fields and experience teaching general education cultural diversity courses is preferred.

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.


Credentials Required for Application

•           Cover letter/statement of teaching interests

•           Current curriculum vitae

•           Documentation of teaching effectiveness (such as current teaching portfolio)

•           Three current and original letters of reference (sent under separate cover)

Application Process:

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Application Deadline: Application must be received by Midnight on March 31, 2017.

Further Information:

Please contact Thomas Edge, Search Committee Chair, Department of Ethnic Studies, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Finalists are also required to authorize and pass a background investigation prior to the offer of employment.

Information about Program and College:

The Department of Ethnic Studies is part of BGSU’s School of Cultural and Critical Studies. The interdisciplinary School also includes the American Culture Studies Program and the Department of Popular Culture, and the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program.

For more information regarding the department, its programs, the school, the college or BGSU:

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.