Lecturer I in Anthropology and History (Joint Appointment)/College of Liberal Arts

Lecturer I in Anthropology and History (Joint Appointment)/College of Liberal Arts

Job Class Code: 00050
FLSA: Exempt
Posting Number: FRGV0821
Location: Rio Grande Valley
Division/Organization: Division of Academic Affairs
Appointment Period for Non-Tenure Position: 3 years
Tenure Status: Non Tenure Track
FTE: 1.0

Scope of Job:
The Department of Sociology & Anthropology and the Department of History at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) are accepting applications for a full time non-tenured, Lecturer I (3YR) position to support instruction and further development of the Community Historical Archaeology Program in Schools (CHAPS) to begin in Fall 2019. The Lecturer will be responsible for teaching History and Anthropology courses. The Lecturer is expected to maintain regular office hours and a high degree of professionalism.

UTRGV faculty are 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 vision, mission and core priorities http://www.utrgv.edu/strategic-plan/strategic-plan/index.htm).

Minimum Qualifications:
MA degree in history or related field and a minimum of 18 graduate hours in anthropology by the beginning of appointment (August 31, 2019).

Discipline Specific Required Qualifications:
18 hours of graduate level coursework in history and anthropology. Applicant should include as part of the Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness requirement samples of the following course syllabi, student evaluations, and/or peer evaluations of teaching.

Preferred Qualification:
The candidate will have demonstrated and research expertise in lower Rio Grande Valley prehistory and history and in conducting oral history interviews. The successful candidate will have experience working collaboratively with students, faculty, surrounding communities, and schools with an emphasis on K-12. The candidate should be able to demonstrate record of grant writing and development work related to securing funding to support community engagement activities.

Salary: Commensurate with Qualifications and Experience
License or Certification Required?:
Number of Vacancies: 1
Desired Start Date: 09/01/2019

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: 11/02/2018

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. 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; 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/19514

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