Lecturer - Economics

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Work type: Faculty
Location: Boise, ID
Categories: Academic Programs

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 State University is building an inclusive community of faculty and staff whose unique skills, cultural contributions, work history, and perspectives create a rich and rewarding academic experience for our students. Research demonstrates that people thrive when they feel welcome, respected, and inspired. We seek applicants who are committed to helping us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community. Applications from members of historically marginalized groups, including women, BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color), those with disabilities, members of the LGBTQ+ community, those who have served in the military, and members of other underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged.

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.

Essential Functions:

80% of the time the Economics Lecturer must:

● Teach Courses.
● Provide 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.

20% of the time the Economics Lecturer must:

Serve on the university, college, or departmental committees. 

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:

A master’s degree in Economics. 

Preferred Qualifications:

• Preference will be given to candidates with a track record of successful teaching experience; those who have experience in teaching large sections of principles, teaching other upper-level economics courses. The ability to develop and teach online courses using best practice strategies is also valued.
• PhD in Economics
Salary and Benefits: The salary range is $53,581 to $58,710. 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:

Please submit a cover letter indicating your interest and qualifications for this position along with a curriculum vitae and academic transcript (unofficial). Please also attach the following documents into one PDF: statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching performance including a summary of teaching evaluations, three letters of recommendation, and a resume.  



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