Lecturer I (One Year Appointment) Faculty in Writing & Language Studies (Writing)/College of Liberal Arts

University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley

United States

August 31, 2021

Description

Posting Details Faculty Title

Job Class Code FLSA

Posting Number FRGV1190

Working Title Lecturer I (One Year Appointment) Faculty in Writing & Language Studies (Writing)/College of Liberal Arts Number of Vacancies 2 Location Rio Grande Valley Division/Organization Provost - Academic Affairs Appointment Period for Non-Tenure Position Tenure Status Non 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 lecturer I in the Department of Writing & Language Studies' award-winning first-year writing program beginning in the 2021-2022 academic year. The Faculty will be expected to demonstrate commitment to advancing the university, its mission, and the guiding principles.

Minimum Qualifications

The qualifications to be considered as a Lecturer I are a master's degree from an accredited institution in English or a related discipline with at least 18 graduate hours in Rhetoric & Composition, Education, Linguistics, or Creative Writing.

Discipline Specific Required Qualifications

Graduate coursework in Rhetoric & Composition Pedagogy. In the required documents section of the application, please upload the following information as one PDF file under (Other Document):

(1) Sample First Year Writing Syllabus (2) Sample of Feedback on Student Writing

Preferred Qualifications

(1) Prior teaching experience with first-year writing at the post-secondary level;

(2) Dual enrollment experience; and

(3) the ability to teach in various classrooms, including face-to-face, hybrid, and online synchronous or asynchronous.

License or Certification Required? No Salary Commensurate with Qualifications and Experience 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 07/21/2021 Close Date 08/31/2021 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.

Optional Documents

1. Sample Syllabus

2. Sample of feedback on anonymous piece of student writing

Quick Link https: // careers.utrgv.edu/postings/29193

Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • List of 3 References
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness
  • Optional Documents

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