Assistant Professor (English Education) in Literature & Cultural Studies Department/College of Liberal Arts

University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley

United States

January 11, 2022

Description

Posting Details Faculty Title Assistant Professor

Job Class Code 10031 FLSA Exempt

Posting Number FRGV1199

Working Title Assistant Professor (English Education) in Literature & Cultural Studies Department/College of Liberal Arts Number of Vacancies 1 Location Rio Grande Valley Division/Organization Provost - Academic Affairs Appointment Period for Non-Tenure Position Tenure Status Tenure Track FTE 1 Scope of Job

We seek applicants who are dedicated to serving The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley's diverse student body as a Assistant Professor in the English Education program of the Department of Literatures and Cultural Studies beginning in the 2022-2023 academic year. Responsibilities include delivering quality instruction in the pedagogy of literature and writing, preparing students for success in K-12 classrooms, advising pre-service teachers, and participating in scholarship activities serving the college, university or local community. The preferred candidate must be able to teach undergraduate courses designed to ensure students obtain teacher certification, ideally informed by the candidate's own experience in K-12 instruction. Sample courses include Children's/Adolescent Literature and Teaching Secondary School Literature. Assignment of teaching can be made to the Edinburg, Harlingen or Brownsville campuses depending on the needs of the department.

Minimum Qualifications

PhD in English or PhD/EdD in English Education or related field from an accredited institution of higher education preferred (candidates with a terminal degree other than English must have at least 18 hours of graduate credit in English).

Discipline Specific Required Qualifications

Experience and/or scholarship in the area of English Education.

Preferred Qualifications

Two or more years teaching in K-12 settings. Experience preparing pre-service teachers and/or coaching practicing teachers. Familiarity with teacher certification exams.

License or Certification Required? No Salary Commensurate with Qualifications and Experience Desired Start Date 09/01/2022

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 07/27/2021 Close Date 01/11/2022 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.

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 Gender Ethnicity/Race 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.

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.

Quick Link https: // careers.utrgv.edu/postings/29328

Posting Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • List of 3 References
  • Letter of Interest
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Writing / Publication Sample
  • Multi Media
  • Certifications and Licenses
  • Training Certificates
  • Other Document
  • Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness
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