|Job Summary/Basic Function:
Supports the University’s mission of providing student-centered, quality education and is committed to the success of our students and the university. This involves teaching effectiveness, professional development, research and scholarly/creative activities, institutional service, professional and community service, student advising and involvement, and supervisory responsibilities as assigned.
Supports the University’s mission of providing student-centered, quality education. Committed to the success of our students and the university. Committed to student learning, retention, persistence, and completion.
Scholarly, creative, or research activities:
Assistant Professors must demonstrate a commitment to their discipline through scholarly and creative activities that fall within Boyer’s four types of scholarship: (1) discovering knowledge, (2) integrating knowledge, (3) applying knowledge, and (4) scholarship of teaching.
Each faculty member participates in activities relating to university programs, courses, governance, etc., or community activities which impact on, or are impacted by, the University and which contribute to the growth and development of students, the university and the community. Faculty must demonstrate a commitment to serving Boise State University, his/her profession, and the community. This type of commitment is demonstrated by service to students (such as advising); participation and leadership in department, college, or university committees, the faculty senate, and professional organizations; and, as appropriate to their discipline, affairs of the local, state, or national community.
- Demonstrate effective teaching.
- Pursue scholarly activities as appropriate for assigned tenure/clinical track position.
- Participate in curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation of the educational program.
- Participate in development and implementation of standards for admission, progression, and graduation.
- Participate in the professional mentoring of students.
- Participate in Program, School, College, and University committees and activities.
- Provide relevant professional service and/or nursing representation in the community and external to the university, such as in professional associations, boards, journals, etc.
- Apply appropriate policies and regulations within the University, College, and School.
- Develop and maintain positive working relationships with others within the University, the community, and clinical agencies.
- Participate in activities promoting personal and professional educational growth.
- Uphold the Faculty Expectations Policy, which includes commitment to the COHS Shared Values.
- Apply appropriate teaching methods supported by evidence.
- Maintain all health requirements required by school and clinical agencies.
- Appointments are 9 to 11 months, depending on the position and responsibilities. Some evenings/weekends may be included, depending on assigned workload.
*Teaching effectiveness, creative scholarship, and community and University activities are incorporated in the above position responsibilities and are used for annual faculty evaluation and for promotion and tenure.
|Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
In accordance with discipline and departmental standards and expectations
- Demonstrated advanced level of oral and written communication skills.
- Demonstrated ability to meet required attendance and submission deadlines.
- Demonstrated ability to create, articulate, and assess course learning outcomes.
- Demonstrated effectiveness in creating course materials (syllabus, handouts, presentations, etc.) which enhance student interest and engagement.
- Demonstrated ability to create and manage effective grading rubrics for consistent and uniform grading results.
- Demonstrated ability to assess student educational goals and to create graduation plans based on those goals.
- Demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse populations.
- Demonstrated ability to manage effective, friendly, and civil working relationships with staff, faculty, students, alumni, guests, and others at the university.
- Demonstrated problem solving and abstract thinking skills.
- Demonstrated ability to produce high quality work while working independently.
- Demonstrated ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds.