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Open Rank: Lecturer I (3YR) in Writing

Employer
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Aug 6, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, Foreign Languages & Literatures
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Open Rank: Lecturer I (3YR) in Writing & Language Studies (Spanish)/College of Liberal Arts

Job Class Code: 10050
FLSA: Exempt
Posting Number: FRGV1204
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:
We seek applicants who are dedicated to serving The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley's diverse student body as a lecturer I in Spanish with a focus on Spanish in the Health Professions in the Department of Writing & Language Studies beginning in the 2022-2023 academic year. 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 Spanish or a related discipline with at least 18 graduate hours in Spanish and expertise in language acquisition.

Discipline Specific Required Qualifications:
Native or near-native fluency in Spanish

Preferred Qualification:
(1) Lecturer I - Preferred Language and teaching experience with Spanish at the post-secondary level; and the ability to teach in a variety of classrooms including face to face, hybrid, and online synchronous or asynchronous
(2) Lecturer II - required advanced degree (ABD acceptable) in Spanish beyond a Master’s degree and 3 years of teaching experience in Spanish at the college level
(3) Lecturer III - required advanced degree (ABD acceptable) in Spanish beyond a Master’s degree and 6 years of teaching experience in Spanish at the college level

Salary: Commensurate with Qualifications and Experience
License or Certification Required?: No
Number of Vacancies: 1
Desired Start Date: 09/01/2022

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: 08/09/2021

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.

To apply, visit https://careers.utrgv.edu/postings/30315

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