Lecturer 1

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

The Boise State University First Year Writing Program, a leader in innovation, collaboration, and scholarship, invites applications for the position of Lecturer I. We seek educators who are energized by the possibilities of first year writing and want to join our community. We encourage creative thinking throughout our program and seek colleagues who are interested in exploring innovations in first year writing pedagogy and staffing. We are specifically interested in candidates who can teach English 101 Plus, a foundational first year writing course accompanied by a supportive co-requisite component tailored for students requiring additional assistance in a variety of modalities. 

Our two-part first year writing course sequence focuses on inquiry, reflection, rhetorical awareness, writing transfer, ongoing research, and extensive writing in non-fiction real-world genres. Faculty in the First Year Writing program work toward the same course learning outcomes and common student experiences that reflect best practices for first year writing. The position is a renewable nine-month, non-tenure accruing appointment. 

Lecturers in this position are expected to have a high degree of knowledge in first year writing pedagogy and theory in order to explore the best practices of our discipline and to provide mentorship and support to others. Applicants should have interest in large, complex projects involving various stakeholders, and they should have strong communication, organization, and time management skills. First year writing faculty receive mentorship and professional development, and they will benefit from joining a well-established teaching mentorship program. 

First Year Writing Lecturers join an active community and play a vital role in Boise State’s new First Year Experience initiative. We have more than one available position. Fully remote options are not available. 

Minimum Qualifications:  

  • Masters degree in Rhetoric and Composition or related discipline. 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition or related discipline. 
  • Candidates should demonstrate interest, experience, and expertise in First Year Writing pedagogy and scholarship; 
  • have the ability and willingness to engage in pedagogical innovation; 
  • and include inclusion and accessibility principles and practices into their pedagogical approach.  

Required Application Materials: 

For full consideration, applications must include: 

  1. a letter of application, 
  2. a curriculum vitae, 
  3. and a 1-2 page teaching philosophy that highlights pedagogical innovation.

The application interface will prompt you for the names and contact information for three professional references. Student evaluations will be submitted upon request.

Send Inquiries To: Ti Macklin at timacklin@boisestate.edu

Closing Date: Position will close on Monday, June 17, 2024.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary ranges from $43,175 to $44,675 (9 month contract).

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 Boise State:

Boise State University is located along the banks of the Boise River and a short stroll from the state capitol. We are committed to an innovative, transformative, and equitable educational environment that supports student success, and advances Idaho and the world.

Boise State 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. Applications from individuals of all backgrounds and identities are welcomed.

Learn more about faculty careers at Boise State and the City of Boise.

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