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Lecturer I Health and Biomedical Sciences CoHP FY2024 3-yr

University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley
Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Oct 11, 2022

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Lecturer I Health and Biomedical Sciences CoHP FY2024 3-yr

Job Class Code:
Posting Number: FRGV1419
Location: Rio Grande Valley
Division/Organization: Provost - Academic Affairs
Appointment Period for Non-Tenure Position: 3 years
Tenure Status: Non Tenure Track
FTE: 1.0

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 Iof Health and Biomedical Sciences department beginning in the 2023-2024 academic year. 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.
(">Strategic Plan | UTRGV)

Minimum Qualifications:
The qualifications to be considered as a 3-Year Lecturer is at least a master’s degree in Microbiology, Immunology, Biomedical Sciences, or a related field of study from an accredited institution or a terminal degree in medicine, biomedical sciences, or health professions. Teaching experience is required, preferentially in microbiology, immunology, anatomy & physiology, and organ system courses.

Discipline Specific Required 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. Applicants must have at least 2 years teaching experience, which enables them to teach molecular/cell biology, biochemistry, neuroscience, microbiology, immunology, genetics, integrated body systems, anatomy & physiology, medical syndromes and pathophysiology lecture and biomedical courses (both foundational and advanced; lecture or lab). Responsibilities include commitment to outstanding teaching in the Biomedical Science Program, specifically the courses described above, and departmental services and other academic responsibilities as needed.

Preferred Qualification:
Ability to use technology and innovative pedagogy to support teaching and learning. Experience in laboratory techniques especially microbiology and biomedical sciences, is highly desirable.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
License or Certification Required?: No
Number of Vacancies: 4
Desired Start Date: 08/28/2023

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: 11/04/2022

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. 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.

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.

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