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School of Music: One Year Appointment Lecturer I Applied Music

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The University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley
Location
Edinburg
Closing date
Jul 4, 2021

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

Job Class Code: 00050
FLSA: Exempt
Posting Number: PTFRGV0521
Location: Rio Grande Valley
Division/Organization: Provost - 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 2021 in Brownsville & Edinburg campuses. Primary responsibilities include teaching Class Piano, Aural Skills, World Music and Accompanying; 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 (http://www.utrgv.edu/strategic-plan/), 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, Piano and Theory.


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


Discipline Specific Required Qualifications:
University performance and teaching experience.


Preferred Qualification:


Salary: One-Year Lecturers are paid a 9-month academic rate commensurate with experience and/or qualification in the discipline. All positions are subject to budget approval.
License or Certification Required?: No
Number of Vacancies: 1
Desired Start Date: 09/01/2021

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: 05/06/2021

Special Instructions to Applicants:
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 applicants will need to apply on line: careers.utrgv.edu

All required documents must be upload on line to be considered for this position:
Required Documents
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


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.


To apply, visit https://careers.utrgv.edu/postings/28299





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A New University with a Long History

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley was created by the Texas Legislature in 2013 in a historic move that brings together the resources and assets of UT Brownsville and UT Pan American and, for the first time, makes it possible for residents of the Rio Grande Valley to benefit from the Permanent University Fund—a public endowment contributing support to the University of Texas System and the Texas A&M University System.

 

Our new university will also be home to a School of Medicine and will transform Texas and the nation by becoming a leader in student success, teaching, research, and health care. UTRGV will enroll its first class in the fall of 2015, and the School of Medicine will open in 2016.

 

UT Brownsville and UT Pan American

The shared history of The University of Texas Pan American and The University of Texas at Brownsville goes back to 1927, when Edinburg College was founded. In 1973, Pan American opened a second campus in Brownsville, which later became an independent institution of The University of Texas System in 1991. Over the years, the missions and the identities of these great institutions have continually evolved to serve the communities of the Rio Grande Valley.

Now, the evolution and connection between these two institutions is coming full circle as UT Brownsville and UT Pan American are being established as a single, new university and medical school, with a single, new identity—The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.

Learn more about UTRGV here.

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