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Lecturer I in the Dept. Of Health and Biomedical Sciences

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Start date
Jul 26, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biology & Life Sciences
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Lecturer I in the Dept. Of Health and Biomedical Sciences

Job Class Code:
Posting Number: FRGV1173
Location: Rio Grande Valley
Division/Organization: Division of Health Affairs
Appointment Period for Non-Tenure Position:
Tenure Status: Non Tenure Track
FTE: 1.0

Scope of Job:
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley invites applications for a
Lecturer I position beginning Fall 2021. The University has campuses
in Brownsville, Edinburg, McAllen, and Starr County. Primary responsibilities
include teaching (80%) and service (20%) activities. The University is
located in the Rio Grande Valley of South Texas. This area is a growing
region and is approximately 230 miles south of San Antonio. It has a semitropical
climate and easily accessible to the beautiful beaches of South
Padre Island. UTRGV faculty will be expected to demonstrate a strong
commitment to student success and to advancing the university, college,
and program missions and are committed to UTRGV's strategic plan, vision,
mission, values and core priorities.

Minimum Qualifications:
Applicants must hold a Ph.D. or MS degree in Health or Biomedical
Sciences or related disciplines or an MD degree from an accredited
university. The ability and qualifications to teach biomedical laboratories,
independent research and lecture courses in the Health and Biomedical
Sciences department, specifically in the BMED program.

Discipline Specific Required Qualifications:
Applicants must have at least 2 years teaching experience, which enables
them to teach molecular/cell biology, biochemistry, microbiology,
immunology, genetics, integrated body systems, anatomy & physiology, medical syndromes and pathophysiology lecture an lab courses as necessary in the BMED curriculum.

Preferred Qualification:
Ph.D is preferred. Experience teaching Biomedical courses and online
teaching as well as research or lab technical experience are preferred.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
License or Certification Required?:
Number of Vacancies: 1
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: 05/15/2021

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

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.

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley reserves the right to discontinue accepting applications prior to the stated close date of this position, after meeting the posting requirement of three (3) calendar days.

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.

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