School of Music: Part-Time Lecturer – Applied Music and Music History

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Faculty TitlePart Time LecturerJob Class Code00052Job CodeGFLSAExempt Position Information

Posting NumberPTFRGV0349Working TitleSchool of Music: Part-Time Lecturer – Applied Music and Music HistoryLocationRio Grande ValleyDivision/OrganizationDivision of Academic AffairsAppointment Period for Non-Tenure PositionTenure StatusNon Tenure TrackFTEVariesScope of Job

The School of Music at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) occasionally has the need to hire Part – Time Lecturers to teach in its Bachelor’s/Master’s program in Music start date of Fall 2019. Responsibilities include delivering quality instruction in the program, advising students, and participating in scholarship activities serving the college, university or local community as needed.

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, a Hispanic serving institution, opened its doors in Fall 2015. UTRGV was created by the Texas Legislature in 2013 and brings together the assets and resources of UT Pan American and UT Brownsville. The new university also became home to a School of Medicine that opened in 2016. 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, 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.

Teaching assignments include: Applied Lessons in Voice and Music History.

Appointment is contingent upon enrollment and scheduling needs of the Music program.

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree in Music from an accredited university is required. A Ph.D. or DMA in Music is required to teach graduate level courses.

Discipline Specific Required Qualifications

Teaching experience is desirable, as well as ability to use technology to support teaching and learning. Prefer one year university-level teaching experience.

Preferred Qualification

Doctorate in Music Performance, professional solo and ensemble performance experience. Preference is given to applicants who are willing to teach at both the Brownsville and Edinburg campuses. Opportunities will be available at both campuses.

SalaryPart-time Lecturers are paid per course taught commensurate with experience and/or qualifications.License or Certification Required?NoNumber of VacanciesMultipleDesired Start Date09/01/2019 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 Date06/19/2019Special 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.
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: careers.utrgv.edu

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.

Quick Linkhttp://careers.utrgv.edu/postings/21485Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    Applicant DocumentsRequired 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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