One-Year Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering

Employer
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Jun 11, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time


One-Year Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering

Job Class Code: 00050
FLSA: Exempt
Posting Number: PTFRGV0528
Location: Rio Grande Valley
Division/Organization: Provost - Academic Affairs
Appointment Period for Non-Tenure Position: 1 year
Tenure Status: Non Tenure Track
FTE: 1.0

Scope of Job:
The Department of Mechanical Engineering at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) occasionally has the need to hire non-tenure track, One-Year Lecturers to teach in its Bachelors/Masters of Mechanical Engineering program. Responsibilities include delivering quality instruction in the program, advising students, and participating in scholarship activities serving the college, university or local community as needed.

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) was created by the Texas Legislature in 2013 as the first major public university of the 21st century in Texas. This transformative initiative provided the opportunity to expand educational opportunities in the Rio Grande Valley, including a new School of Medicine, and made it possible for residents of the region to benefit from the Permanent University Fund - a public endowment contributing support to the University of Texas System and other institutions.

UTRGV has campuses and off-campus research and teaching sites throughout the Rio Grande Valley including in Boca Chica Beach, Brownsville (formerly The University of Texas at Brownsville campus), Edinburg (formerly The University of Texas-Pan American campus), Harlingen, McAllen, Port Isabel, Rio Grande City, and South Padre Island. UTRGV, a comprehensive academic institution, enrolled its first class in the fall of 2015, and the School of Medicine welcomed its first class in the summer of 2016.


Minimum Qualifications:
To be considered as a one-year appointment lecturer, a master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field of study from an accredited institution is required. A Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or a related field is required to teach graduate-level courses.


Discipline Specific Required Qualifications:


Preferred Qualification:


Salary: Commensurate with experience and/or qualifications.
License or Certification Required?: No
Number of Vacancies: Multiple
Desired Start Date: 09/01/2021

EEO Statement:
EEO Statement
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.

Diversity Statement
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.


Open Date: 05/18/2021

Special Instructions to Applicants:
All applications must be submitted via the UTRGV application portal at http://careers.utrgv.edu.

Review of materials will continue until position is filled.

Complete all sections on the application. If you are applying for the first time please complete all biographical information including address, email and phone. You may update this at any time by selecting to edit your profile in the application.

Security sensitive; conviction verification conducted on applicant selected.

Incomplete applications will not be considered.


Additional Information:
UTRGV is a distributed institution. As such and as assigned, the position may 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 Code §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 Optional Retirement Program (ORP) instead of TRS, subject to the position being 40 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.


Please Note:
Texas law requires faculty members whose primary language is not English to
demonstrate proficiency in English as determined by a satisfactory paper-based 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 applications will not be considered. All applicants selected for interview will be subject to a criminal background check. Incomplete applications will not be considered. This position is subject to budget availability.


To apply, visit https://careers.utrgv.edu/postings/28407

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