Department of Theatre: Part time Lecturer: Film Production
Job Class Code:
Rio Grande Valley
Provost - Academic Affairs
Appointment Period for Non-Tenure Position:
Non Tenure Track
Scope of Job:
The Department of Theatre at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) occasionally has the need to hire Part - Time Lecturer (multiple positions) to teach in its Bachelor's in the Theatre program. In the Fall & Spring semesters for FY2023, we will need the following adjunct position: film production.Responsibilities include delivering quality instruction in the program, advising students, and participating in scholarship activities serving the college, university or local community as needed. 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. Teaching assignments may include any of the following: Intro to film video production, Editing I/II, cinema appreciation and possibly upper division film courses as needed. Upper division courses will need an MFA or PhD in area.
The qualifications to be considered for a part time lecturer are an MA in film or MA in related field with 18 graduate hours of theatre or film from an accredited institution.
Discipline Specific Required Qualifications:
Depending on the course, specific experience in the area/ course needed. If course needs require technical experience, demonstrated technical experience in that area required.For example, to teach the theatrical make-up course, you should have graduate theatrical make-up courses or professional theatrical make-up experience.
Part-time Lecturers are paid per course taught commensurate with experience and/or qualifications. All positions are subject to budget approval.
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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; 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.
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.
All applicants must apply on line: careers.utrgv.eduRequired Documents to apply:
Curriculum VitaeList of 3 ReferencesLetter of InterestUnofficial Transcripts (graduate and undergraduate – Once hired, official transcript are required).
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 positioning 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/35319
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