Part-Time Lecturer in Human Development & School Services
Job Class Code:
Rio Grande Valley
Provost - Academic Affairs
Appointment Period for Non-Tenure Position:
Non Tenure Track
Scope of Job:
The Department of Human Development & School Services at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) occasionally has the need to hire non-tenure track, part-time Lecturers to teach in its Bachelor's/ Master's/Doctoral Special Education, School Psychology, Educational Psychology, and Early Childhood programs beginning in the Fall 2021 Semester. Responsibilities include delivering quality instruction within the program.
With a total enrollment approaching 29,000, UTRGV is one of the largest institutions of higher education in Texas and the second largest Hispanic-service institution in the nation, with an emphasis on educating 21st century leaders and professionals who are culturally fluent and have a deep understanding of the perspectives, languages, and values of different cultures. UTRGV is an energetic and progressive institution, seeking faculty who are committed to making a difference and leading innovation. We are guided by core priorities focused on student success, educational opportunity, health and medical education; research impacting the Rio Grande Valley and beyond; and community engagement. UTRGV is also home to a new medical school as of fall 2016.
The qualifications to be considered as a non-tenure track, part-time lecturer are a master’s or doctoral degree in Special Education, Educational Psychology, School Psychology, Early Childhood, or a related field of study from an accredited institution.
Discipline Specific Required Qualifications:
The successful applicant will have experience working with children with disabilities or early care/early childhood.
Commensurate with Qualifications and Experience
License or Certification Required?:
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It is the policy of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to promote and ensure equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or protected veteran status. In accordance with the requirements of Title VII of the civil rights act of 1964, the title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, our University is committed to comply with all government requirements and ensures non-discrimination in its education programs and activities, including employment. We encourage women, minorities and differently abled persons to apply for employment positions of interest. 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.
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.
If you have any questions regarding this position, please feel free to contact Dr. John Lowdermilk at [email protected]
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
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 applicants selected for interview will be subject to a criminal background check. This position is subject to budget availability.
To apply, visit https://careers.utrgv.edu/postings/30401
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