Part-time Lecturer in Occupational Therapy 2022-2023

University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley
February 19, 2023
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Title Information

Faculty Title Part Time Lecturer

Job Class Code 00052 Job Code G FLSA Exempt

Position Information

Posting Number PTFRGV0674

Working Title Part-time Lecturer in Occupational Therapy 2022-2023 Location Rio Grande Valley Division/Organization Provost - Academic Affairs Appointment Period for Non-Tenure Position Tenure Status Non Tenure Track FTE Scope of Job

The Department of Occupational Therapy 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 Entry Level of OTD of Occupational Therapy Program. Responsibilities include delivering quality instruction within the program. UTRGV faculty will be expected to demonstrate a strong commitment to scholarly work, student success and to advancing the university, college, and program missions and are committed to UTRGV's strategic plan, vision, mission, values and core priorities. (https: // www. utrgv.edu/strategic-plan/)

Minimum Qualifications

The qualifications to be considered as a non-tenure-track, part-time Lecturer is an earned doctoral or master's degree in occupational therapy or a related field of study from an accredited institution with documented expertise in the area(s) of teaching. Candidates who are occupational therapists must have a Texas License as an Occupational Therapist or eligibility for OT Licensure in Texas. Candidates with a bachelor's degree in occupational with a documented advanced level of practice may be considered.

Discipline Specific Required Qualifications

At least 1 year of clinical experience as an Occupational Therapist.

Preferred Qualification

Teaching experience is desirable, as well as the ability to use technology to support teaching and learning.

Salary Part-time Lecturers are paid per course taught commensurate with experience and/or qualifications. License or Certification Required? Yes Number of Vacancies Open Desired Start Date 01/16/2023

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EEO Statement

EEO Statement 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.

Open Date 10/31/2022 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.

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.

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.

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