Clinical Assistant Professor - Media

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Work type: Faculty
Location: Boise, ID
Categories: Media and Arts, College of Arts & Sciences

The Department of Media invites applications for a clinical professor in media production to begin in Fall 2023. We seek an energetic scholar to work in a team-oriented department. An ideal candidate will show potential for teaching students both theoretical and professional dimensions of the department’s main areas of study. 

Applicants must be prepared to teach in one or more of the following clinical and professional fields of broadcasting and media production. 

Digital Content Creation, which might include message, distribution analytics, project management, media and visual communication, entrepreneurial production, client management, and others. 

Live Event Production, which might include broadcast, augmented experience,  audience analysis, and coordination, executive production, team management,  media planning, and others. 

Essential Functions:

  • Demonstrate dedication to teaching theory and practice appropriate to a pre-professional academic degree.

  • Support experiential learning that helps students develop knowledge, skills, and abilities appropriate to integrated media and strategic communications careers.

  • Contribute service to the department, the college, the university, and outside communities.

  • Show commitment to a team-oriented department with curriculum-driven student learning.

  • Demonstrate ability and willingness to collaborate across disciplines with other departments as relevant to teaching and scholarship. 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree. 

  • Evidence of at least five years of professional media production experience, by the time of appointment. 

  • Ability to teach mid-level hands-on classes in audio and video production.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Evidence of quality teaching at the undergraduate level. 

  • Broadcast experience.

Application Materials: 

Candidates should be certain to include the following in their application: 

1. Cover Letter that describes the candidate’s interest in the position and how their teaching and experience relates to the content areas listed above. Applicants should elaborate on their ability to teach within some of the specific topics listed within the content areas. 

2. CV or Resume that outlines education, employment, teaching experience, and production experience. 

3. Contact information for three professional references.

Closing Date: 

Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.  For full consideration, please submit application materials by November 15th.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Salary will be for a 9-month  faculty appointment. 

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. 

About our Department:

The Department of Media is a group of scholars and practitioners committed to creating a supportive environment for faculty scholarship/teaching and student learning. Our curriculum emphasizes theory-driven pre-professional education. Our students can earn a BA degree and choose from a number of associated minors and certificates.  

About Boise State University:

Boise State University, powered by creativity and innovation, stands uniquely positioned in the Northwest as a metropolitan research university of distinction. Boise State University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff,  students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Boise State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. We are a welcoming campus that supports diversity and inclusion. 

About Boise:

The City of Boise is located along the Boise River near the foothills of the Rocky  Mountains. In national polls, Boise has been repeatedly named one of the best places to live because of its surrounding natural beauty, access to the outdoors, and low crime rates. 

Boise is known for its extensive Ridge to Rivers trail systems connecting you to hiking,  biking, and running. The surrounding areas have world-class skiing, white water rafting and kayaking, and exceptional fishing and hunting. Boise has a vibrant arts and culture  scene with several museums, music events, a Shakespeare festival, and the Anne Frank Memorial. Boise is a family-friendly city with parks, a zoo, farmers’ markets, and kids’ activities. Learn more about Boise and Faculty Careers at Boise state.


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