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School of Art: Part-time Lecturer in 2-D and 3-D Studio Art, Art Education

University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley
Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Apr 26, 2024

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Art History
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Part Time

Job Details

School of Art: Part-time Lecturer in 2-D and 3-D Studio Art, Art Education & Art History

Job Class Code: 00052
FLSA: Exempt
Posting Number: PTFRGV0794
Location: Rio Grande Valley
Division/Organization: Provost - Academic Affairs
Appointment Period for Non-Tenure Position:
Tenure Status: Non Tenure Track
FTE: Multiple

Scope of Job:
The School of Art & Design at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) occasionally needs to hire Part-Time Lecturers (multiple subject areas) to start Fall 2024 and/or Spring 2025 to teach in its Bachelor's/Master's program in the Edinburg/Brownsville campuses. Responsibilities include delivering quality instruction in the program, advising students, and participating in scholarship activities serving the college, university, or local communities as needed.

UTRGV faculty are expected to demonstrate a strong commitment to student success and to advancing the missions of the university, college, and program. Additionally, they are committed, to UTRGV's guiding principles (, which include promoting access to postsecondary education to our student body and becoming one of the largest and most successful Hispanic-serving emerging research institutions in the U.S.A.
Teaching assignments include Art Appreciation, Art Education, Art History, Drawing/Painting, Printmaking, Sculpture, Foundation, Jewelry, Design, Studio Generalist, Ceramic, Photography, Computer Graphics, Graphic Design/Visual Communications, Intermedia and Graphic Design.

Minimum Qualifications:
The qualifications to be considered as a part-time lecturer in 2-D & 3-D Studio require a Master of Fine Arts degree with a minimum of 18 graduate credits in the specific subject area from an accredited institution. The qualifications to be considered as a part-time lecturer 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:
18 credit hours in a related studio area and experience teaching various studio and foundations courses, the ability to demonstrate strong technical skills in the teaching area, as well as the use of related software specific to the discipline. Part-time 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. The inability to attend training may result in the cancellation of assignments.

Preferred Qualification:

Salary: Part-time Lecturers are paid per course taught commensurate with experience and/or qualifications. The appointment is contingent upon the enrollment and scheduling needs of the Art program. All positions are subject to budget approval.
License or Certification Required?: No
Number of Vacancies: Multiple
Desired Start Date: 09/01/2024

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.

Open Date: 04/25/2024

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.

Required Documents 1. Curriculum Vitae2. List of 3 References3. Letter of Interest4. Unofficial Transcripts

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 inlength.

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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