Associate Professor of Higher Education and Student Affairs (FT)

  • Bowling Green State University
  • Bowling Green, OH
  • Apr 19, 2021
Full time Education: (i.e. Schools/Colleges of Education)

Job Description

Primary Responsibilities

  • Teach master's and doctoral courses related to student affairs and higher education. Teaching is primarily face-to-face and will include both day and evening courses.
  • Advise doctoral dissertations and chair and serve on preliminary examination and dissertation committees.
  • Provide advising to students on critical quantitative approaches to higher education research.
  • Advise master's students.
  • Maintain an active research agenda and status as a graduate faculty member.
  • Provide service to the unit, college, university, and professional organizations in higher education and/or student affairs through membership and leadership roles.
  • Assist with program coordination.

Minimum Qualifications

  • An earned doctorate from an accredited university in higher education or closely related field.
  • At least five years' demonstrated excellence as a tenure-track assistant professor and ability to meet the unit's tenure and promotion standards.
  • An established research agenda in higher education demonstrated through a record of multiple high-quality, peer-reviewed publications in higher education venues and presentations at national and international higher education conferences.
  • Demonstrated commitment to the purposes and practices of equity, diversity, and social justice as evidenced in teaching and curriculum development, research, and service.
  • Experience advising and supporting graduate students, particularly historically underrepresented or marginalized students, and including service on completed dissertation committees.
  • Ability to chair dissertations and provide support through committee membership to students conducting quantitative research.
  • Ability to teach courses in applied inquiry and assessment, additional courses in the existing Higher Education and Student Affairs curriculum, and about contemporary issues in higher education (e.g., access to and success in higher education for racially minoritized and first-generation students, career development, life design).
  • Strong orientation to collegiality and a collaborative approach.

Preferred Qualifications (optional)

  • A record of research and experience that contributes to the success of students and/or institutions such as the access and success of students in minoritized communities; small, private, or community colleges; minority serving institutions, or other pertinent areas.
  • Strong professional identity as evidenced by participation and/or leadership in professional organizations (e.g., ASHE, ACPA & NASPA, ACUHO-I, etc.).
  • Prior full-time professional experiences in community college or university student affairs/higher education functional units.
  • Experience chairing completed doctoral dissertations.
  • Acquisition of external funding.

Salary & Benefits

Salary Range $83,000 to $87,000 for nine-month contract. Full benefits package available. Details about benefits can be found at

Expected Start Date: August, 2021

Credentials Required for Application

  • Cover letter that includes the following elements:
    • indication of how you meet each minimum and applicable preferred qualification.
    • statement of your teaching philosophy and practice (roughly one half single-spaced page).
    • statement of your research agenda (roughly one half single-spaced page).
    • statement of your equity, diversity, inclusion, and social justice engagement (roughly one half single-spaced page).
    • anticipation of your contributions to, opportunities in, and challenges as a member of the program, college, and university (roughly one half single-spaced page).
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Official/unofficial transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate coursework
  • Three current and original letters of reference

Application Process:

For a complete job description & instructions on how to apply for this position visit 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 or email

Application Deadline: May 7, 2021

Further Information:

Please contact Dr. Ellen Broido, Professor, Higher Education and Student Affairs and search chair, at or 419-372-9391.

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

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