Teaching Assistant

Sep 10, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Teaching Assistant

Job Class Code: 00047
FLSA: Exempt
Posting Number: A0118
Location: Brownsville, Texas
Appointment Period for Non-Tenure Position:
Tenure Status:
FTE: .5

Scope of Job:
Teach 1-2 undergraduate courses per semester in Mexican American studies using departmental materials and guidelines; hold regular office hours according to departmental guidelines; attend professional development meetings prior to and during the semester; report student progress and grades to Instructors of Record.

Minimum Qualifications:
Minimum Qualifications

1. Be in good academic standing
2. Hold a bachelor’s or higher degree appropriate to the area of service
3. Have successfully completed eighteen (18) hours of graduate course work in the assigned
teaching area
4. Be registered full-time for the respective semester (nine semester credit hours during the fall semester, nine semester credit hours during spring semester, six semester credit hours during the
summer session(s)), or in the required number of semester credit hours to fulfill the only
remaining requirements on the degree plan.

Discipline Specific Required Qualifications:
Must be a full-time graduate student (9 hours during the Fall or Spring semester and 6 hours during Summer months).

Able to work well with diverse groups of people.

Effective communication skills for interacting with prospective students.

Must have 18 graduate credit hours in Mexican American Studies or equivalent.

Preferred Qualification:

License or Certification Required?:
Number of Vacancies: 1
Desired Start Date: 08/31/2018

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.

Open Date: 08/27/2018

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

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.

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:

Please Note:

To apply, visit https://careers.utrgv.edu/postings/19009

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