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One Year Appointment - Lecturer I

Employer
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Start date
Jul 12, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Teacher Education
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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One Year Appointment - Lecturer I

Job Class Code: 00050
FLSA: Exempt
Posting Number: PTFRGV0556
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:
We seek applicants who are dedicated to serving The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley's diverse student body as a One Year Lecturer of Teaching and Learning beginning in the 2021-2022 academic year in the Department of Teaching and Learning. The Department is seeking prospective faculty members who have appropriate credentials and experiences teaching in elementary and secondary schools. One-year faculty lecturers are responsible for delivering quality instruction in their respective program(s) beginning in the Fall 2021 Semester. About UTRGV:It is UTRGV's Vision “To be one of the nation's leaders in higher education, its premier Hispanic-serving institution, and a highly engaged bilingual university, with exceptional educational, research, and creative opportunities that serve as catalysts for transformation in the Rio Grande Valley and beyond.” As such, UTRGV is committed to building a diverse faculty and staff that can contribute to an enriching learning environment that strives for more equitable outcomes for student success. UTRGV is a distributed campus, one university spanning four counties and multiple locations. Our purpose is to be a university for the entire Rio Grande Valley and beyond. Over 91% of the students enrolled at UTRGV identify as Hispanic, making UTRGV one of the top 3 universities with the highest percentage of Hispanic students. Thanks to a steadfast commitment to safety and success, UTRGV yielded record-breaking outcomes in enrollment and student success in the fall 2021 semester. For additional information, please visit our www.utrgv.edu/cep.

Minimum Qualifications:
M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction or related field including curriculum studies, educational leadership, early childhood education, or bilingual education, among others plus three years of experience in public school teaching.

Discipline Specific Required Qualifications:
M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction or related field including curriculum studies, educational leadership, early childhood education, or bilingual education, among others plus three years of experience in public school teaching.

Preferred Qualification:


Salary: One-Year Lecturers are paid a 9-month academic rate commensurate with experience and/or qualification in the discipline.
License or Certification Required?: No
Number of Vacancies: 2
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: 07/07/2021

Special Instructions to Applicants:
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; 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.

If you have any questions regarding this position, please feel free to contact department chair: Dr. James Jupp at james.jupp@utrgv.edu

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 positions are subject to budget approval.

To apply, visit https://careers.utrgv.edu/postings/29082

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