Clinical Associate Professor (CLS)
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley invites applications for a 9 month, Clinical Professor position beginning fall 2018. The University has campuses in Brownsville, Edinburg, McAllen, and Starr County. Primary responsibilities include teaching, service, and advisement activities. The University is located in the Rio Grande Valley of South Texas. This area is a growing region and is approximately 230 miles south of San Antonio. It has a semi-tropical climate and easily accessible to the beautiful beaches of South Padre Island. Applicants must hold a master’s degree from an accredited university and appropriate nationally recognized ASCP certification as a medical laboratory scientist or medical technologist . Good communication skills and the ability to teach laboratory and lecture courses is required. Applicants must have at least 3 years of clinical and/or teaching experience which enables them to teach clinical microbiology and at least one other major area of the curriculum. Experience in online course delivery and distance education. Knowledge of accreditation requirements, clinical experience and professionalism, mentoring and familiarity with multicultural environments.The selected applicant will teach multiple sections of laboratory, lecture and/or clinical practicum courses. Selected applicant will also serve on departmental committees, maintain appropriate office hours and fulfill all other responsibilities required of a faculty member at UTRGV. This position is a full-time, open-rank non-tenure track position, with a three year appointment period renewable based on favorable annual evaluations.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 (http://www.utrgv.edu/en-us/about-utrgv/history/transition-plan/guiding-principles/), which include promoting access to postsecondary education to a diverse student body and to become one of the largest and most successful Hispanic-serving emerging research institutions in the U.S.A.