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Work type: Faculty
Location: Boise, ID
Categories: Academic Programs, Engineering and Architect

About Us: Boise State University, powered by creativity and innovation, stands uniquely positioned in the Northwest as a metropolitan research university of distinction. Learn more about Boise State and the City of Boise at https://www.boisestate.edu/about/boise-and-beyond/. 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, and members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. We are a welcoming campus that supports diversity and inclusion.
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.

Level Scope:

Non-tenure, may undertake teaching, research and administrative duties within a specialist subject area. A minimum of four years of contractual experience which may involve teaching while on a lecturer contract at Boise State University or equivalent position at another institution.

Essential Functions:

60% of the time the Lecturer must:

  • Teaching
  • Course Coordination
  • Design, develop, and deliver material using a range of methods and platforms.
  • Create course material, lesson plans, and curricula
  • Engage with students, assist with processing applications, and also attend interviews, conferences, and meetings

35% of the time the Lecturer must:

  • Academic Advising
  • Department, College, or University service

5% 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 inclusivity.
Minimum Qualifications:

Terminal degree within one’s discipline and four years of contractual experience, or
Master’s degree with eight years of contractual experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to teach courses in at least two of the following fields: Machine Design, Capstone Design Experience, Thermal/Fluids, Experimental Methods, or Graphics
  • Experiences as a practicing mechanical engineer
  • Experience teaching undergraduate Mechanical Engineering courses
  • Demonstrated ability to apply evidence-based instructional practices in the classroom
  • Professional experience outside of academia is highly valued
  • Licensed professional engineer
Salary and Benefits:

Salary approximately $62,000 depending on 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://www.boisestate.edu/hrs/benefits/.

Required Application Materials:
  • A cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Academic transcript (unofficial)
  • Statement of teaching philosophy (please state topics you are qualified to teach)
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Evidence of teaching performance including a summary of teaching evaluations (if available)

**Please note: there are 3 slots for uploading materials of unlimited size files. One reserved for the resume/cv, one for the cover letter and the remaining slot for other requested materials. Please condense your files as necessary**



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Boise State University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Boise State University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans. As a federal contractor, the University will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. View Boise State's complete Pay Transparency Policy Statement. If you require an accommodation to complete this application, please contact Human Resources at 208-426-1616
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