Clinical Assistant Professor - MS Health Science HaBS FY2023 3 yr Appt

  • University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
  • Edinburg, TX, USA
  • Apr 25, 2022
Full time Health Sciences/OT/PT/Kinesiology Nursing

Job Description


Clinical Assistant Professor - MS Health Science HaBS FY2023 3 yr Appt

Job Class Code:
Posting Number: FRGV1349
Location: Rio Grande Valley
Division/Organization: Provost - Academic Affairs
Appointment Period for Non-Tenure Position: 3 years
Tenure Status: Non Tenure Track
FTE: 1.0

Scope of Job:
The successful candidate will participate in curriculum development and quality online course design to improve student learning and student engagement. UTRGV clinical faculty are expected to demonstrate evidence of scholarly activity. The faculty member is expected to participate in student recruitment activities, be actively involved in professional organizations and committee work as well as other service activities. UTRGV faculty will be expected to demonstrate a strong commitment to student success and to advancing the university, college, and program missions, as well as a commitment to UTRGV's strategic plan, vision, mission, values, and core priorities. (

Salary: Commensurate with Qualifications and Experience
License or Certification Required?: Yes
Number of Vacancies: 1
Desired Start Date: 09/01/2022

EEO Statement:
EEO Statement
UTRGV Office of Faculty Success & Diversity, 2020-2021

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. 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 nondiscrimination in its education programs and activities, including employment

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Doctor of Health Science (DHS), Doctor of Public Health (DPH), Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) or Doctor of Education (EdD) in nursing, health sciences, healthcare administration, healthcare leadership, medical ethics, biomedical ethics, or healthcare ethics OR Other doctoral degree and 18 graduate semester hours of coursework in health care, health sciences, healthcare administration or public health AND 3 years work experience in healthcare leadership/administration or a health profession. Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills are required.

Discipline Specific Required Qualifications:
See minimum qualifications.

Preferred Qualification:
Demonstrated scholarly productivity, active participation, and service in professional organizations, interprofessional activities, evidence of contribution to curriculum development, evidence of participation in outreach, recruitment and community engagement activities are highly valued. Quality improvement/risk management work experience or credential such as Six Sigma, CPHQ or HCQM, CHRM, CHS. Graduate coursework in biomedical/medical/healthcare ethics including applied ethics. Experience writing proposals for research, publication and/or grants. 2 years post-secondary teaching experience. Online teaching experience with the Blackboard LMS.

Application Details

Open Date: 03/10/2022

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
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.
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.

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 inlength.

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. All positions are subject to budget approval.

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