Assistant Professor School of Podiatric Medicine - Podiatry
Physician and Surgeon
Job Class Code:
Rio Grande Valley
Division of President
Appointment Period for Non-Tenure Position:
Scope of Job:
The UTRGV School of Podiatric Medicine (SOPM) seeks a faculty
member at the rank of Assistant Professor for teaching Podiatric
Surgery, Medicine and Biomechanics. Experience teaching is
preferred. The chosen individuals will assist in implementing a
vertically and horizontally integrated curriculum utilizing active
learning, team-based learning, problem-based learning, flipped
classroom and self-directed study. Duties are not limited to:
- Develop the goals, learning objectives, pre-read assignments,
pre and post test questions and any supplemental materials for each
- Develop cases for the case-based curriculum.
- Lead large group sessions and facilitate case-based learning
- Routinely teach and model professionalism and ethics.
- Other activities may include: social gatherings (some of these
may occur during evenings), provide a base of support, assist
students with academic issues as they occur, read students'
reflections and provide feedback, assist with students' research
- Provide support, guidance, and mentoring to each student during
their clerkship year as needed.
- Review reflections/experiences of students.
- Continue to provide a mentoring relationship.
- Write letter of support for residency application as
- Prepare for, attend, and participate in monthly faculty
- Work on projects such as OSCE case development; communication
skills; write-up, oral case presentation and clinical reasoning;
professionalism and ethics; mentoring; feedback and
- Participate in and facilitate academy faculty development
sessions and retreats as needed.
- Clinical work is expected.
Candidates must possess a terminal Degree of (D.P.M.) and be
Board-Qualified or Certified by the American Board of Podiatric
Medicine and/or American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery.
Discipline Specific Required Qualifications:
Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM) from an accredited
Experience in teaching, research and service are preferred.
Commensurate with Qualifications and
License or Certification Required?:
Number of Vacancies:
Desired Start Date:
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
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.
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
UTRGV is a distributed institution. As such and as assigned, the
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
§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
Program (ORP) instead of TRS, subject to the position being 40
hours per week
and at least 135 days in length.
Texas law requires faculty members whose primary language is not
demonstrate proficiency in English as determined by a satisfactory
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
To apply, visit https://careers.utrgv.edu/postings/35370