School of Music: One Year Appointment Lecturer I – Applied Music

Rio Grande Valley
Jun 20, 2019
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Details

Title Information

Faculty Title Lecturer I Job Class Code 00050 Job Code F FLSA Exempt Position Information

Posting Number PTFRGV0348 Working Title School of Music: One Year Appointment Lecturer I – Applied Music Location Rio Grande Valley Division/Organization Division of Academic Affairs Appointment Period for Non-Tenure Position 1 year Tenure Status Non Tenure Track FTE 1.0 Scope of Job

The University of Texas – Rio Grande Valley is seeking applications for a one-year appointment Lecturer I in Applied Music to join the UTRGV School of Music to start Fall 2017 in Brownsville & Edinburg campuses. Primary responsibilities include teaching applied lessons, methods courses, directing the ensemble, music appreciation; and other duties assigned as needed by the School of Music Director. The position requires a demonstrated record of performance and a successful teaching record. Candidates should demonstrate the potential for continued scholarly/performance and recruitment activity. The successful candidate will be assigned the standard academic teaching load for the one year appointment lecture position (maximum of 15 credit hours per semester or a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester).

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 ( ), 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.

There will be multiple positions with teaching assignments in: Trumpet, Voice, Flute and Horn.

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s in Music is required from an accredited university.

Discipline Specific Required Qualifications

University performance and teaching experience.

Preferred Qualification

Doctorate of Musical Arts Preferred from an accredited university.
Performance and teaching experience on the instrument, ability to recruit students, secondary teaching experience. Preference is given to applicants who are willing to teach at both the Brownsville and Edinburg campuses.

Salary One-Year Lecturers are paid a 9-month academic rate commensurate with experience and/or qualification in the discipline. License or Certification Required? No Number of Vacancies Multiple Desired Start Date 09/01/2019 Posting Detail Information

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 06/19/2019 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.

All applicant must apply on line:

Upload the following documents:
1.Curriculum Vitae
2.List of 3 References
3.Letter of Interest
4.Unofficial Transcripts (graduate and undergraduate – Once hired, official transcript is required).
5.Other Documents-Link to Current Recordings.

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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Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Unofficial Transcripts
  3. Other Document
  4. List of 3 References
  5. Letter of Interest
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Writing / Publication Sample
  5. Reference Letter 1
  6. Reference Letter 2
  7. Reference Letter 3
  8. Multi Media
  9. Certifications and Licenses
  10. Training Certificates
  11. Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness
  12. Unofficial Transcripts 2
  13. Unofficial Transcripts 3
  14. Unofficial Graduate Transcripts
  15. Teaching Statement
  16. Research Statement
  17. Additional Document
  18. NCCPA Certification
  19. State Licensure

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