Research Assistant Professor

Location
Edinburg, TX
Posted
Nov 06, 2020
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Details

Faculty TitleJob Class CodeFLSAPosting NumberFRGV1100Working TitleResearch Assistant ProfessorNumber of Vacancies1.0LocationEdinburg, Texas Division/OrganizationDivision of Health AffairsAppointment Period for Non-Tenure PositionTenure StatusNon Tenure TrackFTE1.0Scope of Job

Applications are invited for a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, College of Health Professions, The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. The person will work on projects that investigate cochlear and efferent auditory mechanisms in children. In particular, the candidate will work on developing and applying novel biomedical signal processing strategies for time-frequency analysis of otoacoustic emissions and for other auditory signals. Candidate will be encouraged to work on independent projects and expected to seek external grant funding. This position is 100% grant funded and is contingent upon availability of funds and period of grant.
UTRGV faculty will be expected to demonstrate a strong commitment to research, student success and to advancing the university, college, and program missions and are committed to UTRGV’s strategic plan, vision, mission, values, and core priorities. https://www.utrgv.edu/strategic-plan/

Minimum QualificationsDiscipline Specific Required QualificationsPreferred Qualifications

Ph.D. in electrical engineering, speech and hearing sciences, signal processing, or a related discipline with some experience in otoacoustic emissions and/or other auditory signals.

License or Certification Required?SalaryDesired Start Date11/17/2020EEO 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 Date11/10/2020Close DateAdditional 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.

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.

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.

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/26303Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
    1. Curriculum Vitae
    2. Unofficial Transcripts
    3. Research Statement
    Optional Documents
    1. Certifications and Licenses

    Similar jobs

    Similar jobs