Lecturer in Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering

Posting Details

Title Information

Faculty TitleLecturer IJob Class Code00050FLSAExempt Position Information

Posting NumberFRGV0698Working TitleLecturer in Manufacturing and Industrial EngineeringNumber of Vacancies2LocationRio Grande ValleyDivision/OrganizationDivision of Academic AffairsAppointment Period for Non-Tenure Position3 yearsTenure StatusNon Tenure TrackFTE1.0Scope of Job

The Department of Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) seeks to hire two non-tenure track, Three-Year Lecturers to teach in its Bachelors/Masters of Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering program. Candidates for the first lecturer position should be able to teach manufacturing process labs and have knowledge of equipment used in manufacturing process, teach engineering graphics using Pro-Engineer or SolidWorks and be able to teach Introduction to Engineering. Candidates for the second position should be able to teach engineering statistics and engineering economics. Candidates for both positions may also be asked to teach other courses in Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering. Responsibilities include delivering quality instruction in the program, advising students, recruitment activities and serving the college, university or local community as needed.

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is a Hispanic serving institution, with multiple teaching sites. Candidates may be required to teach in Edinburg, Brownsville or both locations. 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 student success and to advancing the university, college, and program missions, as well as a commitment to UTRGV’s guiding principles (http://www.utrgv.edu/en-us/about-utrgv/transition-plan/guiding-principles), which include promoting access to postsecondary education to a diverse student body and to become one of the largest and most successful Hispanic-serving emerging research institutions in the U.S.A.

For more information on the Department of Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering, please visit this link http://www.utrgv.edu/maie/

Minimum Qualifications

To be considered as a three-year appointment lecturer, a master’s degree in manufacturing, mechanical, industrial engineering or a related field of study from an accredited institution is required. A Ph.D. in manufacturing, mechanical, industrial engineering, or a related field is required to teach graduate-level courses.

Discipline Specific Required QualificationsPreferred Qualifications

Teaching experience and the ability to use technology to support teaching and learning are desirable.

License or Certification Required?NoSalaryCommensurate with Qualifications and ExperienceDesired Start Date09/01/2018 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.

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 Date11/17/2017Close DateAdditional Information

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) was created by the Texas Legislature in 2013 as the first major public university of the 21st century in Texas. This transformative initiative provided the opportunity to expand educational opportunities in the Rio Grande Valley, including a new School of Medicine, and made it possible for residents of the region to benefit from the Permanent University Fund – a public endowment contributing support to the University of Texas System and other institutions.

UTRGV has campuses and off-campus research and teaching sites throughout the Rio Grande Valley including in Boca Chica Beach, Brownsville (formerly The University of Texas at Brownsville campus), Edinburg (formerly The University of Texas-Pan American campus), Harlingen, McAllen, Port Isabel, Rio Grande City, and South Padre Island. UTRGV, a comprehensive academic institution, enrolled its first class in the fall of 2015, and the School of Medicine welcomed its first class in the summer of 2016.

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.

For additional information on UTRGV, please visit this link http://www.utrgv.edu/en-us/about-utrgv/history/index.htm

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
*Gender
*Ethnicity/Race

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.

All applications must be submitted via the UTRGV application portal at http://careers.utrgv.edu. Review of materials will begin on November 20, 2017 and will continue until position is filled.

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. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

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.

Quick Linkhttp://careers.utrgv.edu/postings/16296Posting Supplemental Questions

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    Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
    1. Curriculum Vitae
    2. Unofficial Transcripts
    3. List of 3 References
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