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One-Year Appointment: Lecturer I (Criminal Justice/CLA)

# Scope of Job
The Department of Criminal Justice at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) occasionally has the need to hire One-Year Lecturer to teach in its Bachelor of Science program. Responsibilities include delivering quality instruction in the program and participating in activities serving the department, college, university or local community as needed. Position will require teaching courses in a traditional classroom (i.e., face-to-face) and may also involve some teaching online.
UTRGV faculty are 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 vision, mission and core priorities (-plan/strategic-plan/index.htm).
# Minimum Qualifications
The minimum qualifications for a one-year appointment are 1) demonstrated potential for teaching excellence and 2) a master's/doctorate degree in Criminal Justice/Criminology or a related field of study from an accredited institution (inclusive of a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in criminal justice/criminology).
# Discipline Specific Required Qualifications
The department is particularly interested in collegial applicants with expertise in at least one of the following fields: law enforcement, law, criminal courts, corrections, juvenile justice, research methods, and statistics.
# Preferred Qualification
Teaching and/or field experience are desirable, as is the ability to use technology to support teaching and learning. Preference will also be afforded to generalists who are capable of teaching in a diversity of core areas (e.g., corrections, courts, law enforcement).
# Salary
One-Year Lecturers are paid a 9-month academic rate commensurate with experience and/or qualification in the discipline.
# 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.
# 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; conviction verification conducted on applicant selected.
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.
*Faculty Title:* Lecturer I
*Job Class Code:* 00050
*Job Code:* F
*FLSA:* Exempt
*Posting Number:* PTFRGV0249
*Working Title:* One-Year Appointment: Lecturer I (Criminal Justice/CLA)
*Location:* Rio Grande Valley
*Division/Organization:* Division of Academic Affairs
*Appointment Period for Non-Tenure Position:* 1 year
*Tenure Status:* Non Tenure Track
*FTE:* 1.0
*License or Certification Required?:* No
*Number of Vacancies:* multiple
*Desired Start Date:* 09/01/2018
*Open Date:* 06/06/2018