Title InformationFaculty Title
Job Class Code FLSA
Position InformationPosting Number FRGV1520
Working Title Lecturer II Communication Sciences & Disorders-CoHP 2023-2024 Number of Vacancies 1 Location Edinburg, Texas Division/Organization Provost - Academic Affairs Appointment Period for Non-Tenure Position Tenure Status Non Tenure Track FTE 1.0 Scope of Job
The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) has begun offering both a major in American Sign Language (ASL) Interpretation and a minor in ASL Studies. Preliminary enrollment figures indicate ASL courses are in great demand. Often, ASL courses not only meet capacity but have students waitlisted. The Lecturer position would help accommodate demand. UTRGV faculty will be expected to demonstrate a strong commitment to scholarly work, student success, and advancing the university, college, and program missions and are committed to UTRGV's strategic plan, vision, mission, values, and core priorities. Evidence of Proficiency in American Sign Language (e.g., minimum ASL Proficiency Interview score of 3.0 or national and/or state ASL interpreter certification).
Master's degree or higher in the area of ASL, Deaf Studies, Deaf Education, Linguistics, or Interpretation.
Discipline Specific Required Qualifications
Three (3) years of experience teaching at the collegiate level, and evidence of service (local, state, national).
Evidence of Proficiency in American Sign Language (e.g., minimum ASL Proficiency Interview score of 3.0 or national and/or state ASL interpreter certification).
License or Certification Required? Yes Salary Commensurate with Qualifications and Experience Desired Start Date 09/01/2023
Posting Detail Information
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.
Open Date 08/22/2023 Close Date 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
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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
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.
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