Open Rank Clinical Faculty/Open Rank Lecturer - MS Health Science HaBS 2023-2024 3 yr Appt

  • University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
  • Edinburg, TX, USA
  • Sep 29, 2023
Full time Health Sciences/OT/PT/Kinesiology Medicine & Dentistry Nursing

Job Description


Open Rank Clinical Faculty/Open Rank Lecturer - MS Health Science HaBS 2023-2024 3 yr Appt

Job Class Code:
Posting Number: FRGV1529
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:
We seek applicants who are dedicated to serving The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley's diverse student body as a Clinical Assistant Professor or Lecturer I of the Department of Health and Biomedical Sciences beginning in the 2024-2025 academic year.

About UTRGV:

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. For additional information, please visit our website.
The College of Health Professions will be the leading institution of excellence in health and human services, education, health care and research, producing highly skilled practitioners, educators, and researchers through high quality educational programs, meaningful experiential learning opportunities and the development of scientific and intellectual inquiry for the promotion of health equity in the Rio Grande Valley and beyond.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in nursing, healthcare administration and/or healthcare leadership or
Doctor of Education (EdD) in nursing, healthcare administration and/or healthcare leadership or
Doctor of Health Science (DHS) or
Doctor of Clinical Laboratory Science (DCLS, DMLS)
Other doctoral degree or medical doctorate (MD/DO) AND 18 graduate semester hours of coursework in healthcare administration, healthcare leadership, and/or medical/clinical laboratory science with MLSCM credentials AND 3 years work experience in healthcare leadership/administration or a health profession
Excellent written communication

Discipline Specific Required Qualifications:
To be considered for the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor: Must meet all the minimum qualifications above and hold a license/certification as MLSCM, Nurse or other health profession. License or certification is not required for Lecturer.

Preferred Qualification:
(Applicants should provide evidence of preferred qualifications in their application materials)
Demonstrated scholarly productivity, active participation, and service in professional organizations, interprofessional activities.
Evidence of contribution to curriculum development
Participation in outreach, recruitment and community engagement activities is highly valued.
Quality improvement/risk management work experience or credential such as Six Sigma, CPHQ or HCQM, CHRM, CHS.
Graduate coursework in biomedical/healthcare ethics.
Experience writing proposals for research, publication and/or grants.
2 years post-secondary teaching experience.
Online teaching experience.
Excellent oral communication and interpersonal skills.

Salary: Commensurate with Qualifications and Experience
License or Certification Required?: No
Number of Vacancies: 1
Desired Start Date: 09/01/2024

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.

Open Date: 09/15/2023

Application Details (to apply use the Apply Now button below.)

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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