University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Open Rank (Assistant/Associate/Professor) in Edinburg, Texas

Scope of Job

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders is seeking candidates for an Open Rank tenure/tenure-track position to begin either spring or fall 2017 with a 9 month teaching appointment in speech- language pathology and summer teaching opportunities. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, providing academic advisement, conducting research activities, conducting scholarly activities, and engaging in professional and university service.

Minimum Qualifications

Earned doctorate or ABD in Speech-Language Pathology or related field from an accredited institution. CCC-SLP and Texas licensure preferred but will accept candidates without these credentials as long as they are willing to work toward earning them after hire.

Preferred Qualifications

CCC-SLP and Texas licensure preferred but will accept candidates without these credentials as long as they are willing to work toward earning them after hire.

Record of teaching excellence, research and scholarly productivity at the university level. Record of successful grant writing at the university level. Experience in working effectively with faculty, staff and students from diverse ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds.

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.

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 ยง51.215. 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.

Faculty Title: Assistant Professor

Job Class Code: 00031

FLSA: Exempt

Posting Number: FRGV0508

Working Title: Open Rank (Assistant/Associate/Professor)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Location: Edinburg, Texas

Division/Organization: Division of Academic Affairs

Tenure Status: Tenure Track

FTE: 1.00

Discipline Specific Required Qualifications: NA

License or Certification Required?: Yes

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Desired Start Date: 09/01/2017

Open Date: 09/20/2016

Close Date: 01/31/2017