OYA, Faculty in the College of Health Affairs, Health and Biomedical Sciences

Location
Edinburg
Posted
Jul 06, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


OYA, Faculty in the College of Health Affairs, Health and Biomedical Sciences

Job Class Code: 00050
FLSA: Exempt
Posting Number: PTFRGV0276
Location: Rio Grande Valley
Division/Organization: Division of Academic Affairs
Appointment Period for Non-Tenure Position: 1 year
Tenure Status: Non Tenure Track
FTE: 1.0

Scope of Job:
The Department of Health and Biomedical Sciences at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) occasionally has the need to hire Part-Time Lecturers to teach in its Bachelor's in Nutritional Sciences. Responsibilities include delivering quality instruction within the program beginning Fall 2018.
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, a Hispanic serving institution, will open its doors in Fall 2015. UTRGV was created by the Texas Legislature in 2013 and brings together the assets and resources of UT Pan American and UT Brownsville. The new university is also be home to a School of Medicine that will open in 2016. UTRGV is in the middle of one of the fastest growing areas in the nation, the southern tip of Texas known as the Rio Grande Valley.
UTRGV faculty will be expected to demonstrate a strong commitment to scholarly work, 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. (http://www.utrgv.edu/strategic-plan/strategic-plan/index.htm)

Minimum Qualifications:
Must be a RD/RDN and hold a Texas Dietetics License

Discipline Specific Required Qualifications:
Current Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics (AND) registration and Texas Dietetic Licensure is required

Preferred Qualification:
master’s degree in nutrition, dietetics, or a related field of study from an accredited institution. Teaching experience is desirable, as well as ability to use technology to support teaching and learning. Previous experience as a dietitian in other sectors, i.e., public school, private organizations or military. Experience in establishing positive working relationships with preceptors and students at clinical sites, Certified Diabetes Educator, and Certified Insulin Pump Trainer. Hold a current Food Service Managers Certification.

Salary: Commensurate with Qualifications and Experience
License or Certification Required?: Yes
Number of Vacancies: 1
Desired Start Date: 09/01/2018

EEO Statement:
EEO Statement
UTRGV is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to hire without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. UTRGV takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.


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: 07/01/2018

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.

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/18539

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