Open Rank-Clinical Assistant/Associate/Professor

Jun 01, 2021
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Open Rank-Clinical Assistant/Associate/Professor

Job Class Code: 00034
FLSA: Exempt
Posting Number: FRGV1172
Location: Edinburg, Texas
Division/Organization: Division of Health Affairs
Appointment Period for Non-Tenure Position: 3 years
Tenure Status: Non Tenure Track
FTE: 1.00

Scope of Job:
Responsibilities include teaching clinical and/or didactic courses for the physician assistant department, scholarly activities, professional service, and curriculum development. Applicants with clinical experience and/or a teaching background are encouraged to apply.
UTRGV faculty will be expected to demonstrate a strong commitment to scholarly work, 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. (

Minimum Qualifications:
Clinical Assistant Professor:
1. Minimum of a Master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies or medical degree.. Applicants must have a Doctorate and/or a Master’s degree from an accredited institution.
2. Physician Assistant applicants must be NCCPA certified.
3. Preference will be given to applicants with previous teaching experience.

Clinical Associate Professor: In addition to above criteria for Clinical Assistant Professor, these candidates need:

4. Have a minimum of 3 years full-time teaching experience at the Assistant Professor Rank
5. Must have an 80% or better in student evaluations
6. Minimum of three published works or presentations
7. Minimum of two activities in service to a university and/or community

Clinical Professor: In addition to those listed for Clinical Associate Professor this
candidate will —

1. Have earned a doctoral degree in Biological Science, Clinical Science or Health
related doctoral field
2. Have a minimum 4 years teaching experience at the Associate Professor Rank.
1. Must have an 80% or better in student evaluations
2. Minimum of three published works or presentations
3. Minimum of two activities in service to a university and/or community

Discipline Specific Required Qualifications:

Preferred Qualification:

Salary: Commensurate with Qualifications and Experience
License or Certification Required?: Yes
Number of Vacancies: 1
Desired Start Date: 06/01/2021

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: 05/10/2021

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.

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.

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.

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