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School of Art: - Lecturer I - One Year Appointment in 2-D

University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley
Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Dec 30, 2022

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Faculty Positions, Arts, Art History
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Employment Type
Full Time

School of Art: - Lecturer I - One Year Appointment in 2-D & 3-D Studio, Art Education & Art History

Job Class Code: 00050
FLSA: Exempt
Posting Number: PTFRGV0650
Division/Organization: Provost - Academic Affairs
Appointment Period for Non-Tenure Position: 1 year
Tenure Status: Non Tenure Track
FTE: Varies

Scope of Job:
The Department of Art at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) occasionally needs to hire One Year Lecturers (multiple positions) to start Fall 2022 and/or Spring 2023 to teach in its Bachelor's/Master of Fine Arts (B.A./BFA/MFA) program. Responsibilities include delivering quality instruction in the program, advising students, and participating in scholarship activities serving the college, university, or local community as needed. UTRGV faculty will be expected to demonstrate a strong commitment to student success and to advancing the university, college, and program missions, as well as a commitment to UTRGV's guiding principles ( ), which include promoting access to postsecondary education to a diverse student body and to becoming one of the largest and most successful Hispanic-serving emerging research institutions in the U.S.A.Teaching assignments include: Art Education, Art History, Art Appreciation Drawing/Painting Graphic Design, Printmaking, Foundation, Jewelry, and Sculpture. Candidates will be expected to have teaching experience and expertise in more than one area.

Minimum Qualifications:
The qualifications to be considered as a one-year appointment in 2-D & 3-D Studio are 18 graduate credits in the specific subject area and a Master’s of Fine Arts degree. The qualifications to be considered for a one-year appointment in Art History and Art Education are 18 graduate credit hours in the specific subject area and an M.A or Ph.D. in a related field of study from an accredited institution.

Discipline Specific Required Qualifications:
One-year lecturers hired to teach Art Appreciation will be required to attend a training workshop in August (one day) on the use of Blackboard and common online text. Inability to attend training may result in the cancellation of assignment.

Preferred Qualification:

Salary: One-Year Lecturers are paid a 9-month academic rate commensurate with experience and/or qualification in the discipline.
License or Certification Required?: No
Number of Vacancies: Multiple
Desired Start Date: 09/01/2022

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: 07/14/2022

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; conviction verification conducted on applicant selected.

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.

All applicants must apply online: careers.utrgv.eduUpload the following documents:Curriculum VitaeList of 3 ReferencesLetter of InterestUnofficial Transcripts (graduate and undergraduate - Once hired, an official transcript is required).

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 the 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. All positions are subject to budget approval.

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