Part-Time Clinical Faculty Communication Sciences & Disorders-CoHP 2023-2024 (One Year)

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Part-Time Clinical Faculty Communication Sciences & Disorders-CoHP 2023-2024 (One Year)

Job Class Code:
Posting Number: PTFRGV0804
Location: Rio Grande Valley
Division/Organization: Provost – Academic Affairs
Appointment Period for Non-Tenure Position: 1 year
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 student body as a Clinical Faculty of Communication Sciences and Disorders beginning July 1, 2024, and continuing to the 2024-2025 academic year (September 1, 2024, through May 31, 2025). Responsibilities will be to teach one course during the summer II academic term (July 11-August 13, 2024) and then carry a 100% teaching workload during the 2024-2025 academic year. Additional duties include providing service at the departmental level. This appointment is for 11 months.
About UTRGV: UTRGV serves the Rio Grande Valley and beyond via an innovative and unique multicultural education dedicated to student access and success. By championing leading research, healthcare, and application of university discoveries, we support sustainable development, community engagement, and well-being. The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) is committed to building and sustaining a highly qualified and talented faculty to pursue excellence in everything that we do, including teaching, research, and service.
Drawing on our unique identity as the leading Hispanic-Serving Institution in a bilingual and bicultural environment, UTRGV will promote student access and success by building from strength in education and creating a vibrant campus experience. By 2027, we will accelerate transformation in the Rio Grande Valley and beyond by driving meaningful advancements in research and creative works, expanding access to high-quality and affordable healthcare, and fostering authentic community engagement and integration.
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.Department/CollegeBackground:
The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders is one of several departments and a school under the College of Health Professions. The master’s degree program in speech-language pathology is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology. The department has approximately 75 undergraduate and 50 graduate students. A national search for a permanent, full-time, tenure-track assistant professor will be conducted while the successful candidate holds this one-year appointment. Said candidate may apply for the permanent position once it has posted.

Minimum Qualifications:
Ph.D. in Communication Sciences and Disorders; Speech, Language and Hearing; or Speech-Language Pathology by the time of employment.

Discipline Specific Required Qualifications:
An ability to teach a wide range of undergraduate and graduate courses in communication sciences and disorders. Specific courses will be assigned in consultation with the department chair.

Preferred Qualification:

Salary: Commensurate with Qualifications and Experience
License or Certification Required?: No
Number of Vacancies: 1
Desired Start Date: 07/01/2024

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: 05/24/2024

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; 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 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. All positions are subject to budget approval.

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