The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences

Position ID: UTRGV-LECTONE [#21507, FRGV1441]
Position Title: Lecturer I
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Edinburg, Texas 78540, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Introductory Mathematics and Statistics
Starting Date: 2023/09/01
Application Deadline: (posted 2022/11/10, listed until 2023/05/10)
Position Description:    

We seek applicants who are dedicated to early student success and serving The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley’s diverse student body as a non-tenured Lecturer in the School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences beginning in the 2023-2024 academic year. The focus of the lecturing duties will be teaching introductory mathematics and statistics courses. Please us link https://careers.utrgv.edu/postings/36283 to submit application.

Minimum Requirements for consideration:  M.S./M.A. in Mathematics or Statistics from an accredited university. 

All faculty at UTRGV are required to exhibit a commitment to Teaching Excellence. Candidates must show experience and qualifications that departmental/college accreditation requirements. Teaching: The primary responsibility of Lecturers considered for this position will be teaching and collaborating with colleagues to enhance student success in introductory mathematics and statistics courses. Lecturers are expected to implement innovative teaching and learning strategies in the classroom and to document their impact to increase the success of first-year college students, including those who are not yet considered college-ready. 

Use of effective activities/pedagogy in the classroom is needed to engage students, cultivate thinking skills, and motivate interest in the subject. Faculty will be expected to integrate innovative technology and customized learning to maximize student success. Given that UTRGV is a distributed university, faculty may be required to teach online or hybrid courses or teach at different locations. Service and Scholarship: Although the primary obligation of lecturers is to teach, service to the university and community may be a part of the faculty members’ responsibilities. 

This position does not provide any formal expectation and/or support for scholarship activities. However, UTRGV encourages all faculty, including Lecturers, to engage in scholarship. Ph.D. or terminal degree in the field of study with extensive teaching experience and documented teaching effectiveness at a university or college campus. 

UTRGV seeks to increase the representation of historically underrepresented faculty in the sciences, including underrepresented minority and women faculty. We value applicants who can understand and have overcome race, gender-based, and ability-based barriers, and who can bring with them the wealth of worldview, perspective, and experience that is critical to an innovative and accessible educational environment. As a federally designated Hispanic Serving Institution, UTRGV is committed to preparing its students to succeed, contribute and excel in an increasingly diverse, global, and interconnected world, and seeks faculty who are prepared to help in this goal.

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Contact: Dr. Timothy Huber
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The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Department Mathematical and Statistical Science
BLDG EMAGC Room 3.202
1407 E. Freddy Gonzalez Drive
Edinburg, TX 78542
Web Page: www.utrgv.edu/math