Faculty Title Part Time Lecturer
Job Class Code 00052
Job Code G
Posting Number PTFRGV0614
Working Title Part-Time Lecturer in Teaching and Learning
Location Edinburg, Texas
Division/Organization Provost - Academic Affairs
Appointment Period for Non-Tenure Position
Tenure Status Non Tenure Track
Scope of Job
We seek applicants who are dedicated to serving The University of Texas Rio
Grande Valley's diverse student body as a Part-Time Lecturer of Teaching and
Learning in the 2022-2023 academic year.
The Department of Teaching & Learning 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 Bachelor's program for the academic year 2022-2023,
beginning with the Fall 2022 Semester. Responsibilities include delivering
quality instruction within the program.
It is UTRGV's Vision “To be one of the nation's leaders in higher education,
its premier Hispanic-serving institution, and a highly engaged bilingual
university, with exceptional educational, research, and creative opportunities
that serve as catalysts for transformation in the Rio Grande Valley and
beyond.” As such, UTRGV is committed to building a diverse faculty and staff
that can contribute to an enriching learning environment that strives for more
equitable outcomes for student success.
UTRGV is a distributed campus, one university spanning four counties and
multiple locations. Our purpose is to be a university for the entire Rio
Grande Valley and beyond. Over 91% of the students enrolled at UTRGV identify
as Hispanic, making UTRGV one of the top 3 universities with the highest
percentage of Hispanic students.
Thanks to a steadfast commitment to safety and success, UTRGV yielded record-
breaking outcomes in enrollment and student success in the fall 2020 semester.
For additional information, please visit our www. utrgv.edu/cep.
Discipline Specific Required Qualifications
The qualifications to be considered as a non-tenure track, part-time lecturer
are: a minimum of three years teaching experience in PK-12 schools, a master's
degree in Curriculum & Instruction, Education Studies, Teaching & Learning, or
another teacher related field of study from an accredited institution, and
experience in instructional technology to support teaching and learning. Valid
teaching certificate required.
Ed.D. or Ph.D. in Curriculum & Instruction, Education Studies, Teaching &
Learning or another teacher related field of study from an accredited
institution, five or more years of PK-12 teaching experience, experience with
university and/or community college teaching, and experience with
implementation of instructional technology including online platforms such as
Blackboard Learn and/or TK20.
Salary Part-time Lecturers are paid per course taught commensurate with
experience and/or qualifications.
License or Certification Required? No
Number of Vacancies Varies
Desired Start Date 09/01/2021
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.
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 03/01/2022
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. 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. If you have any questions regarding this position, please feel free to
contact Dr. James Jupp at firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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 applicants selected for
interview will be subject to a criminal background check. This position is
subject to budget availability.
Quick Link https: // careers.utrgv.edu/postings/33772
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