The Department of Social Work at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) occasionally has the need to hire non-tenure track, part-time Lecturers to teach in its
Bachelor’s/Masters of Social Work program. Responsibilities include delivering quality instruction within the program.
UTRGV faculty will be expected to demonstrate a strong commitment to scholarly work, student success and to adva ncing 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)
MSW/MSSW from a CSWE-accredited social work program; five years post-master’s degree practice experience; social work license or license eligibility. Social work license (LMSW or
LCSW) required for teaching clinical practice courses.
Social work teaching experience; experience in online teaching and distance education programs; bilingual (English and Spanish); knowledge of the cultural, social and economic characteristics of the United States/Mexico border region; and international experience.SalaryPart-time Lecturers are paid per course taught commensurate with experience and/or qualifications.License or Certification Required?NoNumber of VacanciesOpenDesired Start Date09/01/2018EEO 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 Date05/25/2018Special Instructions to Applicants
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.
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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.
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- Curriculum Vitae
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- Letter of Interest