Part-time Lecturer in Physics and Astronomy
The Department of Physics and Astronomy at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) occasionally has the need to hire Part-Time Lecturers to teach in its Bachelor’s program. Responsibilities include delivering quality instruction within the program. The part-time lecturers teach lower division astronomy, physics, and physical science courses, including fully online and hybrid and laboratory courses. (Please note that this is a Summer Position only).Minimum Qualifications
Master’s degree in Physics/Astronomy or a related field of study from an accredited institution.Discipline Specific Required Qualifications
Dedication to quality teaching.Preferred Qualification
Five years teaching experience is desirable as well as ability to use technology to support teaching and learning.SalaryPart-time Lecturers are paid per course taught commensurate with experience and/or qualifications and based on enrollment needs and budgetary approval..License or Certification Required?NoNumber of Vacancies1Desired Start Date06/01/2019 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 Date05/01/2019Special 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.
Complete all sections on the application. If you are applying for the first time, please complete all biographical information including address, email, and phone. Incomplete applications will not be considered. A background check will be required of the successful candidate.
This part-time posting is contingent on the enrollment needs of the Physics & Astronomy Department, including budgetary approval.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.
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.
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- Curriculum Vitae
- List of 3 References
- Letter of Interest
- Unofficial Graduate Transcripts
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