One Year Appointment Lecturer - University College
Job Class Code:
Rio Grande Valley
Provost - Academic Affairs
Appointment Period for Non-Tenure Position:
Non Tenure Track
Scope of Job:
The University College at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) is seeking applications for Lecturer I in UNIV 1301 Learning Framework. This first-year course, which is a part of UTRGV's Student Success and Retention Initiatives, focuses on research based findings on cognition, learning, motivation, and how the findings apply to the students' university experience.
The position is a one-year appointment beginning in the Fall of 2021. The selected applicant(s) will teach multiple sections of UNIV 1301 Learning Framework using research-based teaching methodologies. The applicant(s) will also serve on program and university committees, maintain appropriate office hours, and fulfill other responsibilities required of a lecturer at The University of Texas 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 and are committed to UTRGV's guiding principles (http://www.utrgv.edu/en-us/about-utrgv/transition-plan/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.
Applicant must have a Master’s degree, with 18 or more hours in Counseling, Education, Psychology, Educational Psychology, or related area from an accredited university. Knowledge of research-based teaching practices is also required.
Discipline Specific Required Qualifications:
One-Year Lecturers are paid a 9-month academic rate commensurate with experience and/or qualifications in the discipline. Including Budgetary Approval.
License or Certification Required?:
Number of Vacancies:
Desired Start Date:
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.
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; 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.
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.
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/29099
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