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|Job Summary/Basic Function:
Lecturers are non-tenure-track faculty whose primary responsibility is teaching non-clinical courses in degree and/or certificate programs for an academic year.
Non-tenure, may undertake teaching, research and administrative duties within a specialist subject area. Less than four years of contractual experience which may involve teaching while on a lecturer contract at Boise State University or equivalent position at another institution.
60% of Time the Lecturer must:
● Design, develop, and deliver material using a range of methods and platforms.
● Create course material, lesson plans, and curricula
● Engage with students and also attend conferences, and meetings
35% of Time the Lecturer must:
● Teach within and contribute to a collaborative first-year writing program
● Research and implement pedagogical best practices with an emphasis on inclusion, anti-racist writing pedagogies, and disciplinary knowledge
5% of Time: Other duties as assigned.
|Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
● Extensive knowledge of online learning best practices.
● Reliable, dedicated, productive, and adaptable.
● Ability to actively listen and appropriately respond to students, colleagues, and leadership.
● Work effectively both independently and as a member of a team.
● Exemplify professionalism and integrity.
● Thrive, engage, and work effectively in a dynamic, highly collaborative, results-driven, and interactive environment.
● Demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion.
● Master’s degree with less than four years of contractual experience.
|● A Master’s degree or higher in Rhetoric and Composition, or in a closely related field with concentrated graduate coursework in composition studies, writing studies, rhetoric, and/or teaching writing
● Evidence of commitment to inclusive teaching and antiracist writing pedagogies
● Recent experience teaching first-year writing at the postsecondary level
● A commitment to and demonstrable experience with pedagogical innovation
● Ongoing dedication to professional development, teaching, and students
|Salary and Benefits:
Salary commensurate with experience. Boise State University is committed to offering a benefits package that provides health and financial protection plans as well as resources to promote health and well-being. Our program provides flexibility so you can choose the benefits that are right for you and your family. Learn more about our benefit options at https://hrs.boisestate.edu/benefits/.
|Required Application Materials:
● Letter of application indicating your interest and qualifications for this position
● A 1-page teaching philosophy teaching philosophy statement indicating experiences with and contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion in first-year writing
● CV that includes teaching experience
● List of three professional references with email addresses and phone numbers
● There are no moving expenses available for this position.
●There will be flexibility in teaching format for the spring semester, but this is an on-campus, in-person teaching position once campus guidelines have been changed.