School of Music: Part-Time Lecturer
The School of Music at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) occasionally has the need to hire Part – Time Lecturer’s to teach in its Bachelor’s/Master’s program in Music to start Fall 2020. 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 student success and to advancing the university, college, and program missions, as well as a commitment to UTRGV’s guiding principles (http:// http://www.utrgv.edu/oaa/_files/resources/admin-assessment/guiding-principles-ut-rio-grande-valley.pdf), 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 various instruments (as determined by need) Music Appreciation, World Music and Music Theory/SSET.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
Masters in Music, 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 Date09/01/2020EEO 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 Date06/09/2020Special 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. You may update this at any time by selecting to edit your profile in the application. Security sensitive; conviction verification conducted on applicant selected.
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley reserves the right to discontinue accepting applications prior to the stated close date of this position, after meeting the posting requirement of three (3) calendar days.
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 applicants will need to apply on line: careers.utrgv.edu
All required documents must be upload on line to be considered for this position:
1. Curriculum Vitae
2. List of 3 References
3. Letter of Interest
4. Unofficial Transcripts (graduate and undergraduate – Once hired, official transcript are required)
5. Other Document: Link to Current Recordings
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/24420Posting Supplemental Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- Curriculum Vitae
- Unofficial Transcripts
- Other Document
- List of 3 References
- Letter of Interest
- Cover Letter/Letter of Application
- Teaching Philosophy
- Writing / Publication Sample
- Reference Letter 1
- Reference Letter 2
- Reference Letter 3
- Multi Media
- Certifications and Licenses
- Training Certificates
- Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness
- Unofficial Transcripts 2
- Unofficial Transcripts 3
- Unofficial Graduate Transcripts
- Teaching Statement
- Research Statement
- Additional Document
- NCCPA Certification
- State Licensure