The Department of Health and Human Performance at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) occasionally has the need to hire Part time Lecturers to teach in its Bachelor’s/Masters of Kinesiology, Health and Exercise Science programs. Responsibilities include delivering quality instruction in the program, advising students, and participating in scholarship activities serving the college, university or local community as needed. 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
The qualifications to be considered as a part-time lecturer is a master’s degree in Kinesiology, Health, or Exercise Science from an accredited institution, with a record of success, or potential success in teaching.Discipline Specific Required Qualifications
Earned master’s degree in the areas of Kinesiology, Health and Exercise Science with a minimum of 18 hours of graduate instruction in Kinesiology from an accredited institution, with a record of success, or evidence of potential success in teaching.Preferred Qualification
College/University teaching experience and/or teaching certification in physical education is desirable, as well as, the ability to use technology to support teaching and learning.Salary Part-time Lecturers are paid per course taught commensurate with experience and/or qualifications. License or Certification Required? No Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 09/01/2018 Posting Detail Information 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 06/14/2018 Special 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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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