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Part-Time Lecturer - University College

Employer
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Closing date
Aug 16, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Counsellor Education
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Part Time
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Part-Time Lecturer - University College

Job Class Code: 00052
FLSA: Exempt
Posting Number: PTFRGV0559
Location: Rio Grande Valley
Division/Organization: Provost - Academic Affairs
Appointment Period for Non-Tenure Position:
Tenure Status: Non Tenure Track
FTE: Varies

Scope of Job:
The University College at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) is seeking applications for a Part-Time (adjunct) Lecturer to teach UNIV 1301 Learning Framework. This first-year course, which is a part of UTRGV's Student Success and Retention Initiatives, focuses on research based findings on cognition, learning, motivation, and how the findings apply to the students' university experience.

The position is a part-time appointment beginning in the Fall of 2021. The selected applicant(s) may teach multiple sections of UNIV 1301 Learning Framework using research-based teaching methodologies. S/He will be expected to teach on both Edinburg and Brownsville campuses. The applicant(s) will also serve on program and university committees, maintain appropriate office hours, and fulfill other responsibilities required of a lecturer at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.

UTRGV faculty will be expected to demonstrate a strong commitment to student success and to advancing the college and program missions and are committed to UTRGV's vision, mission, values and core priorities as outlined in the institution's strategic plan (http://www.utrgv.edu/strategic-plan/).

Minimum Qualifications:
Applicant must have a Master’s degree, with 18 or more hours in Counseling, Education, Psychology, Educational Psychology, or related area from an accredited university. Knowledge of research-based teaching practices is also required.

Discipline Specific Required Qualifications:
Applicant must have a Master’s degree, with 18 or more hours in Counseling, Education, Psychology, Educational Psychology, or related area from an accredited university. Knowledge of research-based teaching practices is also required.

Preferred Qualification:


Salary:
License or Certification Required?: No
Number of Vacancies: Varies
Desired Start Date: 09/01/2021

EEO Statement:
EEO Statement
It is the policy of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to promote and ensure equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or protected veteran status. In accordance with the requirements of Title VII of the civil rights act of 1964, the title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, our University is committed to comply with all government requirements and ensures non-discrimination in its education programs and activities, including employment. We encourage women, minorities and differently abled persons to apply for employment positions of interest.
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: 07/20/2021

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.

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/29677

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