Lecturer I Anthropology (Biological Anthropology or
Bioarchaeology)/College of Liberal Arts
Job Class Code:
Rio Grande Valley
Provost - Academic Affairs
Appointment Period for Non-Tenure Position:
Non Tenure Track
Scope of Job:
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Department of
Anthropology invites applications for a 3-Year Full-Time Lecturer
position in biological anthropology or bioarchaeology beginning
Fall 2021. The department seeks a candidate who can make
contributions to our undergraduate major in anthropology, including
concentrations in Archaeology and in Global Health & Migration,
and our Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies. The successful
candidate will be able to teach introductory-level courses in human
evolution, archaeology, and forensics, and, possibly,
upper-division courses in the candidate's sub-field of
specialization. Preference will be given to candidates who address
human conflict, human-environment interactions, or other elements
of human health in their teaching.
Applicants should have documented evidence of teaching excellence.
Incomplete applications will not be considered. Selected candidates
will be required to provide official transcripts from all
degree-granting universities. Applications must be submitted
through the UTRGV employment portal.
The university enrolls more than 30,000 students in its graduate
and undergraduate programs. UTRGV is located in one of the fastest
growing regions of the United States. UTRGV faculty are expected to
demonstrate a strong commitment to student success and to advancing
the university, college, and program missions, as well as a
commitment to UTRGV”s vision, mission and core priorities https://www.utrgv.edu/strategic-plan/
1) Ph.D. in Anthropology (or related field), with degree conferred
by 1 September 2021, from an accredited institution of higher
education, and 2) demonstrated potential for teaching excellence
using multiple delivery modes.
Discipline Specific Required Qualifications:
18 credit hours or more of graduate level work in
Experience with online course delivery.
Commensurate with Qualifications and
License or Certification Required?:
Number of Vacancies:
Desired Start Date:
UTRGV is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that
strives to hire without regard to race, color, national origin,
sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity
or expression, genetic information or veteran status. UTRGV takes
affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected
veterans and individuals with disabilities.
UTRGV is a Hispanic-serving Institution dedicated to student
success and building a diverse faculty committed to working in a
multicultural environment. UTRGV has an NSF ADVANCE grant to
increase the representation of women in STEM fields and to promote
a positive, family friendly workplace for all faculty. We strongly
encourage applications from women and minorities.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any
confidential information from the documents you attach with your
application. The confidential information includes the
*Date of Birth
*Social Security Number
Please make sure that you omit this information prior to
submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding
your application to the department as per your submission.
UTRGV is a distributed institution. As such and as assigned, the
require presence at multiple locations throughout the Rio Grande
Valley. Work is
performed primarily in a general office environment. This position
is security sensitive
and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education
§51.215. The retirement plan for this position is Teacher
Retirement System of
Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per
week and at least
135 days in length. This position has the option to elect the
Program (ORP) instead of TRS, subject to the position being 40
hours per week
and at least 135 days in length.
All UTRGV employees are required to have a criminal background
check (CBC). CBCs will be conducted for all candidates invited for
an on-campus interview.
Texas law requires faculty members whose primary language is not
demonstrate proficiency in English as determined by a satisfactory
test score of 500 (computer-based of 173 or internet-based of 61)
on the Test of
English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or a satisfactory test score
of 6.0 on the
International English Language Testing System (IELTS). Incomplete
will not be considered.
All positions are subject to budgetary approval.
To apply, visit https://careers.utrgv.edu/postings/26426