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Boise State University Department of Communication Announces Five Position Openings

Monday, September 21, 2015   (0 Comments)
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By Sharon Brown

 

Associate Professor or Professor, Department Head

The Department of Communication at Boise State University invites applicants for the position of Department Head with rank of Associate Professor or Professor to support its complex mission of providing quality educational opportunities across a range of offerings in communication and media in a growing and diverse department. The successful candidate will have leadership and administrative experience that exhibits familiarity with the breadth ofthe communication discipline, skill at building consensus, and a proven record of accomplishments in research and teaching. The area of specialization is open. This is a twelve-month, tenured position with a teaching load of one course per semester and administrative responsibility for a department with 25 full-time members serving some 800 undergraduate majors and 20-30 master’s candidates. See the position guidelines for Department Chairs atacademics.boisestate.edu/deptchairs/position-guidelines/

Recognized as a university on the move, Boise State University aspires to be a metropolitan research university known for the finest undergraduate education in the region and outstanding research and graduate programs that foster student success, lifelong learning, community engagement, innovation and creativity. Located in the heart of a thriving metropolitan area, Boise, Idaho is frequently touted for its healthy lifestyle, proximity to the mountains, its riverside campus, its thriving local arts community, numerous high tech start-ups, low crime rate, and affordable cost of living.

Salary and Benefits:Salary will be based on qualifications and experience. Boise State University offers an excellent benefits package to eligible employees. For more information visit:hrs.boisestate.edu/careers/benefits/.

Preferred start date:July 1, 2016

About the Department:communication.boisestate.edu

About the University:boisestate.edu

About the City of Boise:boisechamber.org

AA/EEO Statement –Boise State University is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability or protected veteran status. EOE M/F/Disabled/Vet Institution, Veterans preference. For more information please go tohrs.boisestate.edu/resources/eeoaa/

Background Investigations: Any offer of employment at Boise State University will be contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background investigation and may require a credit and/or motor vehicle background investigation depending on the position. To view the University’s full Background Investigations policy, please go topolicy.boisestate.edu

Drug-Free Workplace: It is the policy of Boise State University to maintain a drug-free workplace and campus. For more information about this policy, please go topolicy.boisestate.edu

Jeanne Clery Statement:Notice of Availability of Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

The Boise State University 2014 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is provided to students, faculty, staff, and the public as part of the University’s commitment to safety and security on campus, and in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act. The 2014 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report for Boise State University is available at:security.boisestate.edu/wp-content/blogs.dir/1/files/2014/09/2014-Annual-Security-and-Fire-Safety-Report.pdf.

The report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on-campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Boise State; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. It also includes the annual fire safety report and institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies for sexual assault, drug and alcohol use, and other matters.

Qualifications

At a minimum, a candidate should have:

· A Ph.D. or a terminal degree in Communication or a closely related field;

· Evidence of exemplary teaching at the undergraduate level;

· A distinguished record of peer-reviewed research or creative activity consistent with the rank of Associate Professor or Professor;

· Relevant experience in administration.

The preferred candidate will have:

· Significant experience in leadership, governance, and administration;

· A background in curriculum and program development;

· Skill in faculty and staff management as well as student relations;

· Expertise in financial and facility management;

· Experience in communication, advocacy and external relations;

· Evidence of exemplary teaching at the graduate level;

· A specialty in one or more of the Department’s areas: Journalism and Media Studies, Media Production, Public Communication, Public Relations, or Relational & Organizational Communication.

How to Apply / Contact

Application Instructions

To apply:Please submit 1) a cover letter indicating your interest and qualifications for this position, 2) a CV that includes employment history (detailing dates of employment), and 3) contact information for five professional references. Please submit materials via Interfolio:apply.interfolio.com/30729

Review of documents will begin: October 15, 2015 and will continue until finalists are identified.

 

 

Assistant Professor, Media Production / Media Studies

The Department of Communication at Boise State University invites applicants for a tenure-track assistant professor specializing in media to join our diverse faculty of communication. The qualified candidate will be prepared to teach classes in media production. In addition, the candidate will teach classes in media studies, cinema studies, and/or writing for media at both the undergraduate and graduate level. This is a nine-month, tenure-track position with a teaching load of three courses per semester and an expectation of peer-reviewed research or juried creative activity. Service may include undergraduate and graduate advising, committee work, outreach to the community, and active engagement in developing the undergraduate and graduate programs.

Recognized as a university on the move, Boise State University aspires to be a metropolitan research university known for the finest undergraduate education in the region and outstanding research and graduate programs that foster student success, lifelong learning, community engagement, innovation and creativity. Located in the heart of a thriving metropolitan area, Boise, Idaho is frequently touted for its healthy lifestyle, proximity to the mountains, its riverside campus, its thriving local arts community, numerous high tech start-ups, low crime rate, and affordable cost of living.

Research/Creative Activity: Tenure-line faculty are required to establish and maintain an active agenda of peer-reviewed research or creative activity. Scholarly work may take a variety of forms including but not limited to: presenting research at conferences; screening productions at film/video festivals; publishing journal articles; and publishing book-length manuscripts via a university press.

Support: In order to foment active participation in research and creative activity, the department provides each tenure-line faculty member with an individual research/travel allocation per academic year.  The department also provides up-to-date computing support and individual office space.

Benefits:  Boise State University offers an excellent benefits package to eligible employees. For more information visit: hrs.boisestate.edu/careers/benefits/ 

About the Department:  communication.boisestate.edu

About the University: boisestate.edu

About the City of Boise:  boisechamber.org

AA/EEO Statement – Boise State University is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability or protected veteran status. EOE M/F/Disabled/Vet Institution, Veterans preference. For more information please go to hrs.boisestate.edu/resources/eeoaa/

Background Investigations – Any offer of employment at Boise State University will be contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background investigation and may require a credit and/or motor vehicle background investigation depending on the position. To view the University’s full Background Investigations policy, please go to policy.boisestate.edu.

Drug-Free Workplace – It is the policy of Boise State University to maintain a drug-free workplace and campus. For more information about this policy, please go to policy.boisestate.edu.

Jeanne Clery Statement - Notice of Availability of Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

The Boise State University 2014 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is provided to students, faculty, staff, and the public as part of the University’s commitment to safety and security on campus, and in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act. Copies of the report may also be requested through the Campus Security and Police Services located at 2245 University Drive, Boise, Idaho 83706, by calling (208) 426-6911, or sending an email to policeuniversitysecurity@boisestate.edu.

The 2014 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report for Boise State University is now available online at: security.boisestate.edu/wp-content/blogs.dir/1/files/2014/09/2014-Annual-Security-and-Fire-Safety-Report.pdf.

The report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on-campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Boise State; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. It also includes the annual fire safety report and institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies for sexual assault, drug and alcohol use, and other matters.

Qualifications

At a minimum you should have:    

·       A Ph.D. or a terminal degree in Communication or a closely related field by August 1, 2016;

·       Evidence of teaching excellence at the undergraduate level and the potential for excellence at the graduate level;

·       Demonstrated commitment to peer-reviewed research or juried creative activity;

·       Dedication to program building and community engagement.

The Boise State communication program emphasizes a blend of theory and practice and seeks candidates who are capable of and committed to teaching both production and studies courses in one or more of the areas listed below.

Production: audio, video, film, multimedia, digital media production, digital imaging, motion graphics, 3D animation and CGI, web design, as well as broadcast and multimedia journalism

Media Studies: new media, transmedia, aesthetics, critical approaches to media, democracy, and popular culture

Cinema Studies: history, aesthetics, theory of cinema, film genres, international cinema

Writing for Media: broadcast, documentary and narrative screenwriting, public relations

 

How to Apply / Contact

Application Instructions

To apply: Please submit a cover letter indicating your interest and qualifications for this position, a CV that includes employment history (detailing dates of employment), unofficial copies of transcripts, and three confidential letters of recommendation with references’ contact information.  Please submit application materials via Interfolio: apply.interfolio.com/30697

Review of applications will begin: October 15, 2015 and will continue until the finalists are identified.

Assistant or Associate Professor, Relational/Organizational Communication

The Department of Communication at Boise State University invites applicants for an Assistant or Associate Professor specializing in Relational/Organizational Communication. The department of communication at Boise State is a growing and diverse department serving approximately 800 undergraduate majors and 20-30 master’s candidates. We are dedicated to providing quality education in the theory and practice of human communication across a range of offerings in communication and media.For this position, we are interested in applicants who are able to support a variety of course offerings in Relational and Organizational Communication with potential for an active research program in his/her area of expertise. This is a nine-month, tenure-track position with a teaching load of three courses per semester as well as an expectation of peer-reviewed research. Service may include undergraduate advising, mentoring graduate students, committee work, outreach to the community, and active engagement in developing the undergraduate and graduate programs.

Recognized as a university on the move, Boise State University aspires to be a metropolitan research university known for the finest undergraduate education in the region and outstanding research and graduate programs that foster student success, lifelong learning, community engagement, innovation and creativity. Located in the heart of a thriving metropolitan area, Boise, Idaho is frequently touted for its healthy lifestyle, proximity to the mountains, its riverside campus, its thriving local arts community, numerous high tech start-ups, low crime rate, and affordable cost of living.

Research/Creative Activity:Tenure-line faculty members are required to establish and maintain an active agenda of peer-reviewed research or creative activity. Scholarly work may take a variety of forms including but not limited to: articles published in peer-reviewed academic journals, book manuscripts, book chapters, grant proposals, and peer-reviewed conference presentations.

Support:In order to foment active participation in research and creative activity, the department provides each tenure-line faculty member with an individual research/travel allocation per academic year. The department also provides up-to-date computing support and individual office space.

Benefits:Boise State University offers an excellent benefits package to eligible employees. For more information visit:hrs.boisestate.edu/careers/benefits/.

About the Department:communication.boisestate.edu

About the University:boisestate.edu

About the City of Boise:boisechamber.org

AA/EEO Statement –Boise State University is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability or protected veteran status. EOE M/F/Disabled/Vet Institution, Veterans preference. For more information please go tohrs.boisestate.edu/resources/eeoaa/

Background Investigations– Any offer of employment at Boise State University will be contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background investigation and may require a credit and/or motor vehicle background investigation depending on the position. To view the University’s full Background Investigations policy, please go topolicy.boisestate.edu

Drug-Free Workplace– It is the policy of Boise State University to maintain a drug-free workplace and campus. For more information about this policy, please go topolicy.boisestate.edu

Jeanne Clery Statement-Notice of Availability of Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

The Boise State University 2014 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is provided to students, faculty, staff, and the public as part of the University’s commitment to safety and security on campus, and in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act. The 2014 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report for Boise State University is available at:security.boisestate.edu/wp-content/blogs.dir/1/files/2014/09/2014-Annual-Security-and-Fire-Safety-Report.pdf.

The report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on-campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Boise State; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. It also includes the annual fire safety report and institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies for sexual assault, drug and alcohol use, and other matters.

Qualifications

At a minimum a candidate should have:

· Ph.D. in Communication in hand by August 1, 2016;

· The ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Interpersonal Communication, Small Group Communication, Organizational Communication, and/or Communication Theory;

· Evidence of teaching excellence at the undergraduate level and the potential for excellence at the graduate level;

· Demonstrated commitment to peer-reviewed research and publication;

· Dedication to program building and community engagement.

The preferred candidate will have:

· Experience teaching courses in topics such as Collaboration, Conflict, Interpersonal and Family Relationships, Workplace Relationships, Qualitative Research Methods, Nonprofit Communication, Communication and Gender, and/or Language and Discourse;

· Ability to develop courses in his/her areas of expertise that complement the department's undergraduate and graduate offerings in Relational and Organizational Communication;

· A research agenda attending to topics such as collaborative practices, health communication, organizational change, nonprofit organizations, work life wellness, interpersonal relationship support and development, feminist approaches to organizing, organizational culture, race and ethnicity, or other applied topics aligned with relational and organizational communication;

· Enthusiasm for mentoring undergraduate and graduate students.

How to Apply / Contact

To apply:Please submit a cover letter indicating your interest and qualifications for this position, a CV that includes employment history (detailing dates of employment), unofficial copies of transcripts, a sample of scholarly activity (e.g., key dissertation chapter, competitively-selected conference paper, manuscript submission, or published article), and three confidential letters of recommendation (addressing teaching strengths in addition to scholarly activity) with references’ contact information. Please submit application materials via Interfolio:apply.interfolio.com/30752

Review of documents will begin:October 15, 2015and will continue until finalists are identified.

 

Assistant Professor, Journalism and Media Studies

The Department of Communication at Boise State University invites applicants for an assistant professor specializing in journalism and media studies. This is a nine-month, tenure-track position with a teaching load of three courses per semester and an expectation of peer-reviewed research. Service may include advising, committee work, outreach to the community, and active engagement in developing the undergraduate and graduate program. Candidates would have the option to collaborate with student media and to work with master’s students on theses and projects.

Recognized as a university on the move, Boise State University aspires to be a metropolitan research university known for the finest undergraduate education in the region and outstanding research and graduate programs that foster student success, lifelong learning, community engagement, innovation and creativity. Located in the heart of a thriving metropolitan area, Boise, Idaho is frequently touted for its healthy lifestyle, proximity to the mountains, its riverside campus, its thriving local arts community, numerous high tech start-ups, low crime rate, and affordable cost of living.

Research:Tenure-linefaculty are required to establish and maintain an active research agenda. Scholarly work may take a variety of forms including: articles published in peer-reviewed journals, books, grants, and conference presentations.

Support:In order to foment active participation in research and conferences, the department provides each tenure-line faculty member with an individual research/travel allocation per academic year. The department also provides up-to-date computing support and individual office space.

Salary and Benefits:Salary will be based on qualifications and experience. Boise State University offers an excellent benefits package to eligible employees. For more information visit:hrs.boisestate.edu/careers/benefits/.

About the Department:communication.boisestate.edu

About the University:boisestate.edu

About the City of Boise:boisechamber.org

AA/EEO Statement –Boise State University is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability or protected veteran status. EOE M/F/Disabled/Vet Institution, Veterans preference. For more information please go tohrs.boisestate.edu/resources/eeoaa/

Background Investigations– Any offer of employment at Boise State University will be contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background investigation and may require a credit and/or motor vehicle background investigation depending on the position. To view the University’s full Background Investigations policy, please go topolicy.boisestate.edu.

Drug-Free Workplace– It is the policy of Boise State University to maintain a drug-free workplace and campus. For more information about this policy, please go topolicy.boisestate.edu.

Jeanne Clery Statement-Notice of Availability of Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

The Boise State University 2014 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is provided to students, faculty, staff, and the public as part of the University’s commitment to safety and security on campus, and in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act. Copies of the report may also be requested through the Campus Security and Police Services located at 2245 University Drive, Boise, Idaho 83706, by calling(208) 426-6911, or sending an email topoliceuniversitysecurity@boisestate.edu.

The 2014 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report for Boise State University is now available online at:security.boisestate.edu/wp-content/blogs.dir/1/files/2014/09/2014-Annual-Security-and-Fire-Safety-Report.pdf.

The report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on-campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Boise State; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. It also includes the annual fire safety report and institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies for sexual assault, drug and alcohol use, and other matters.

Qualifications

At a minimum a candidate should have:

· Ph.D. in mass communication, journalism or a related field in hand by August 1, 2016;

· Experience in teaching courses in digital journalism, including news reporting and writing, as well as writing and producing journalism for online and social media;

· Evidence of teaching excellence at the undergraduate level and the potential for excellence at the graduate level;

· Demonstrated commitment to research and peer-reviewed publication;

· Dedication to program building and community engagement.

The preferred candidate will have expertise in one or more areas of mass communication theory and research including but not limited to:

· Digital and social media;

· Media and democracy;

· Critical and cultural studies;

· Communication technologies and social change;

· Media aesthetics and culture;

· Law and policy;

· Media ethics;

· Media literacy

· Entrepreneurial journalism;

· Scholastic journalism;

· Media economics and management;

· International media and journalism;

· Political communication;

· Visual communication.

How to Apply / Contact

Application Instructions

Please submit 1) a cover letter indicating your interest and qualifications for this position, 2) a CV with employment history (including dates of employment) and 3) contact information for three professional references. Please submit materials via Interfolio:apply.interfolio.com/30709

Review of applications will begin:October 15, 2015, and will continue until finalists are identified.

 

Lecturer & Assistant Director of Forensics

 

 

The Department of Communication at Boise State University invites applicants for a Lecturer and Assistant Director of Forensics. This is a ten-month, renewable, non-tenure-eligible position with a teaching load of three courses per semester. Service entails coaching both debate and individual events, with a special ability and interest in coaching multiple formats of debate.

The Boise State Talkin’ Broncos are a 78-year-old national championship comprehensive speech and debate program. Team members compete at the local, regional, conference, and national level. Competitors attend national championships hosted by NPDA, IPDA, USUDC, PKD, and are a part of the Northwest Forensics Conference.

The workload associated with this position consists of 60% Teaching and 40% Service. Primary instructional responsibilities include teaching communication courses such as public speaking, argumentation, collegiate debate, persuasion, as well as other classes that suit the successful candidate’s interest and expertise. The teaching load is two classes in addition to Speech and Debate in both the Fall and Spring semesters with 1/3 of the classes devoted to working with the forensics team.

Service Entails:

· Traveling 6-8 times a year with a national championship comprehensive forensics team;

· Tournament judging approximately 12 hours per day for an average 2.5 days at a time;

· Facilitating practice outside of class 1-2 times per month during the semester;

· Providing event feedback for Individual Events within area of expertise;

· Providing additional office hours dedicated to approving events for competition;

· Participating in informal summer workshops;

· Booking travel and managing paperwork;

· Managing social media and composing press releases;

· Working with the Director of Forensics to recruit and select high school applicants;

· Managing, designing, and constructing professional quality visual aides;

· Managing and directing electronic information depository (extemporaneous files).

Salary and Benefits:Salary will be based on qualifications and experience. Boise State University offers an excellent benefits package to eligible employees. For more information visit:hrs.boisestate.edu/careers/benefits/

Recognized as a university on the move, Boise State University aspires to be a metropolitan research university known for the finest undergraduate education in the region and outstanding research and graduate programs that foster student success, lifelong learning, community engagement, innovation and creativity. Located in the heart of a thriving metropolitan area, Boise, Idaho is frequently touted for its healthy lifestyle, proximity to the mountains, its riverside campus, its thriving local arts community, numerous high tech start-ups, low crime rate, and affordable cost of living.

About the Department:communication.boisestate.edu

About the University:boisestate.edu

About the City of Boise:boisechamber.org

AA/EEO Statement –Boise State University is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability or protected veteran status. EOE M/F/Disabled/Vet Institution, Veterans preference. For more information please go tohrs.boisestate.edu/resources/eeoaa/

Background Investigations– Any offer of employment at Boise State University will be contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background investigation and may require a credit and/or motor vehicle background investigation depending on the position. To view the University’s full Background Investigations policy, please go topolicy.boisestate.edu

Drug-Free Workplace– It is the policy of Boise State University to maintain a drug-free workplace and campus. For more information about this policy, please gopolicy.boisestate.edu

Jeanne Clery Statement-Notice of Availability of Annual Security and Fire Safety Report
The Boise State University 2014 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is provided to students, faculty, staff, and the public as part of the University’s commitment to safety and security on campus, and in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act. The 2014 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report for Boise State University is available at:security.boisestate.edu/wp-content/blogs.dir/1/files/2014/09/2014-Annual-Security-and-Fire-Safety-Report.pdf

The report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on-campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Boise State; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. It also includes the annual fire safety report and institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies for sexual assault, drug and alcohol use, and other matters.

Qualifications

The successful candidate will:

· Have a master’s degree in communication or a closely related field in hand by August 1, 2016;

· Demonstrate excellence in teaching and coaching;

· Possess expertise in public-oriented/communication-orientated debate;

· Demonstrate a genuine interest in coaching multiple formats of debate;

· Approach coaching debate as an invitational and pro-social activity with an emphasis on the personal and professional development of the student;

· Value professionalism, integrity, student development, as well as collaborative, shared leadership.

 

How to Apply / Contact

Application Instructions

To apply:Please submit 1) a cover letter indicating your interest and qualifications for this position; 2) a CV that includes employment history (detailing dates of employment); and 3) contact information for three references. Please submit application materials via Interfolio:apply.interfolio.com/30854

Review of documents will begin:October 15, 2015 and will continue until finalist are identified.

Preferred Start Date:August 2016

 


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