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Lecturer I (One Year Appointment) Faculty in Writing

Employer
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Closing date
Sep 2, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, English & Literature
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Lecturer I (One Year Appointment) Faculty in Writing & Language Studies (Writing)/College of Liberal Arts

Job Class Code:
FLSA:
Posting Number: FRGV1190
Location: Rio Grande Valley
Division/Organization: Provost - Academic Affairs
Appointment Period for Non-Tenure Position:
Tenure Status: Non Tenure Track
FTE: 1

Scope of Job:
One Year Appointment (OYA)
We seek applicants who are dedicated to serving The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley's diverse student body as a lecturer I in the Department of Writing & Language Studies' award-winning first-year writing program beginning in the 2021-2022 academic year. The Faculty will be expected to demonstrate commitment to advancing the university, its mission, and the guiding principles.

One Semester Appointment (OSA)
We seek applicants who are dedicated to serving The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley's diverse student body as a Part Time lecturer in the Department of Writing & Language Studies' award-winning first-year writing program beginning in the September 1, 2021- January 15, 2022 Fall Semester. The Faculty will be expected to demonstrate commitment to advancing the university, its mission, and the guiding principles.



Minimum Qualifications:
The qualifications to be considered as a Lecturer I are a master’s degree from an accredited institution in English or a related discipline with at least 18 graduate hours in Rhetoric & Composition, Education, Linguistics, or Creative Writing.



Discipline Specific Required Qualifications:
Graduate coursework in Rhetoric & Composition Pedagogy. In the required documents section of the application, please upload the following information as one PDF file under (Other Document):(1) Sample First Year Writing Syllabus
(2) Sample of Feedback on Student Writing



Preferred Qualification:
(1) Prior teaching experience with first-year writing at the post-secondary level; (2) Dual enrollment experience; and (3) the ability to teach in various classrooms, including face-to-face, hybrid, and online synchronous or asynchronous.

Salary: Commensurate with Qualifications and Experience
License or Certification Required?: No
Number of Vacancies: 2
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: 07/21/2021

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Dear Applicant, 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 following: *Date of Birth *Social Security Number *Gender *Ethnicity/Race 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.

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.

Optional Documents 1. Sample Syllabus2. Sample of feedback on anonymous piece of student writing

To apply, visit https://careers.utrgv.edu/postings/29947

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