[unav_all] Geoscience Lecturer Position, Department of Geosciences, Boise State University

Dylan Mikesell DylanMikesell at boisestate.edu
Tue Oct 9 10:46:41 MDT 2018


The Department of Geosciences at Boise State University invites
applications for a permanent full-time Lectureship to begin summer, 2019.
Our geoscience lecturers are responsible for delivery of critical
lower-division courses (including labs) in geology, geography, and earth
system science, and development and delivery of geosciences courses of
broad interdisciplinary interest to the greater university community. The
teaching load will be equivalent to three courses per semester including
instruction, overseeing laboratory sections and teaching materials, as well
as mentoring and supervising graduate student teaching assistants. In
partnership with other faculty, the successful applicant will participate
in curriculum discussion, development, and review, especially with respect
to department-level and university-level learning outcomes associated with
general education courses. The successful applicant will participate in
ongoing professional development related to teaching and supporting student
success, and in contributing to an inclusive campus community.

Minimum qualifications include:


   - A MS in a geoscience field at the time of appointment
   - At least two semesters of experience as the instructor of record for a
   lower-division undergraduate geoscience course
   - Demonstrated commitment to effective teaching and supporting student
   success

Applications should include a cover letter, statement of teaching
philosophy, full CV including a listing of all courses taught, example
syllabus, example assignment or class activity, example assessment, and the
names and contact information of three references. *All application
materials must be submitted in a single PDF document.* We will begin
reviewing applications November 15, 2018. Questions should be e-mailed to
geosearch at boisestate.edu.


The application link is
*https://boisestate.taleo.net/careersection/exfac/jobdetail.ftl?job=181033&tz=GMT-06%3A00
<https://boisestate.taleo.net/careersection/exfac/jobdetail.ftl?job=181033&tz=GMT-06%3A00>*
.

The Department of Geosciences at Boise State University consists of 21
faculty, including 3 lecturers, approximately 100 undergraduate majors, and
approximately 50 MS and PhD students. We offer a BS in Geosciences with
emphasis tracks in Geology, Geophysics, Hydrologic Sciences, and Secondary
Education; MS degrees in Geoscience, Geophysics, and Hydrology; a Master in
Earth Science degree; and PhD degrees in Geosciences and Geophysics. More
information on the department can be found at HTTPS://EARTH.BOISESTATE.EDU
<https://earth.boisestate.edu/>.

Boise State University stands uniquely positioned in the Northwest as a
metropolitan research university of distinction. We are a welcoming campus
that supports diversity and inclusion, and 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 applications from members of
historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. We
are especially interested in applicants with experience in teaching and
mentoring students from traditionally underserved and underrepresented
backgrounds.

BOISE IS FREQUENTLY CALLED ONE OF AMERICA’S BEST CITIES TO LIVE IN.
<http://livboise.org/> Recently, it has been touted as one of the best
cities for families, one of the best cities for jobs, and one of the best
cities for both millennial startups and millennial entrepreneurs. It has
been called one of America’s safest cities, one of its healthiest cities,
and one of its hottest music cities. A thriving high-tech industry drives
the city’s economic engine. And as diverse Idaho-based companies over the
decades like MICRON TECHNOLOGIES <https://www.micron.com/>, ALBERTSONS
<https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albertsons>, CLEARWATER ANALYTICS
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<http://www.simplot.com/> and others clearly illustrate, success and growth
are common here. Learn more about Boise State and the City of Boise at
HTTPS://GO.BOISESTATE.EDU/JOIN-OUR-TEAM/
<https://go.boisestate.edu/join-our-team/>.

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://HRS.BOISESTATE.EDU/BENEFITS/
<https://hrs.boisestate.edu/benefits/>.
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