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Lecturer Faculty in the College of Sciences / School of Integrative Biological And Chemical

Employer
University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Date posted
May 24, 2024

Job Details



Lecturer Faculty in the College of Sciences / School of Integrative Biological And Chemical Sciences AY 24 25

Job Class Code: 00050
FLSA: Exempt
Posting Number: PTFRGV0803
Location: Rio Grande Valley
Division/Organization: Provost - Academic Affairs
Appointment Period for Non-Tenure Position: 1 year
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 student body as a Lecture I in the School of Integrative Biological and Chemical Sciences beginning in the 2024-2025 academic year.


About UTRGV:
UTRGV serves the Rio Grande Valley and beyond via an innovative and unique multicultural education dedicated to student access and success. By championing leading research, healthcare, and application of University discoveries, we support sustainable development, community engagement, and well-being. The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) is committed to building and sustaining a highly qualified and talented faculty to pursue excellence in everything that we do, including teaching, research, and service.Drawing on our unique identity as the leading Hispanic-Serving Institution in a bilingual and bicultural environment, UTRGV will promote student access and success by building from strength in education and creating a vibrant campus experience. By 2027, we will accelerate transformation in the Rio Grande Valley and beyond by driving meaningful advancements in research and creative works, expanding access to high-quality and affordable healthcare, and fostering authentic community engagement and integration. UTRGV is a distributed campus, one university spanning four counties and multiple locations. Our purpose is to be a university for the entire Rio Grande Valley and beyond. Over 91% of the students enrolled at UTRGV identify as Hispanic, making UTRGV one of the top 3 universities with the highest percentage of Hispanic students. For additional information, please visit our website.Department/CollegeBackgroundThe School of Integrative Biological and Chemical Sciences (SIBCS) is the home of the Biology and Chemistry Programs at UTRGV. SIBCS cultivates the educational and career goals of over 1300 undergraduate majors and 100 graduate students in our respective Biology and Chemistry programs. The school offers undergraduate majors in Biology, Chemistry and Master of Science degrees in Biology, Chemistry and Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. The school also supports early collegiate high school programs across the Rio Grande Valley. To support these devours SIBCS is home to over 70 faculty and 10 staff members.


Minimum Qualifications:
MS in Biology, Chemistry related field with minimum of 18 hours of graduate education in Biology or Chemistry fields is required

Discipline Specific Required Qualifications:
We are seeking individuals that can teach undergraduate courses and/or Collegiate high school courses that support our Biology and Chemistry programs. These include but are not limited to the following: Anatomy and Physiology lecture and lab, General Biology lecture and lab (undergraduate and high school), General Chemistry lecture and lab, Chemistry for Engineers lecture and lab, Organic Chemistry lecture and lab, Ecology, Plant Physiology, Genetics, Biochemistry, Wildlife Biology/Ecology, or related fields.

Preferred Qualification:


Salary: Commensurate with Qualifications and Experience
License or Certification Required?: No
Number of Vacancies: Varies
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: 05/22/2024

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.
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. All positions are subject to budget approval.

To apply, visit https://careers.utrgv.edu/postings/42976 jeid-cbc564f5ce6da748826267fb4e9179a3

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