Assistant Professor of Biology
University of Tampa
The Department of Biology within the College of Natural and Health Sciences at The University of Tampa invites applications for a full-time, renewable, non-tenure track position beginning in August 2018.
The University of Tampa is a medium-sized, comprehensive, residentially-based private institution of 8,913 undergraduate and graduate students. The University is ideally situated on a beautiful 110-acre campus next to the Hillsborough River, adjacent to Tampa's dynamic central business district, which is a growing, vibrant, diverse metropolitan area. UT reflects this vibrancy; with 20 consecutive years of enrollment growth UT boasts 229 student organizations, a multicultural student body from 50 states and 140 countries, and "Top Tier" ranking in U.S. News & World Report.
This position will have primary teaching responsibilities in Introductory Biology for science majors (e.g., General Biology II lecture and lab), and non-science major lecture courses in Environmental Science. The candidate will be expected to teach 27 contact hours throughout the Fall and Spring semesters. Priority will be given to candidates that can occasionally teach upper level courses related to environmental studies.
The department is interested in attracting broadly trained biologists to complement the existing faculty in biology, particularly with regard to the Environmental Science degree program and Sustainability Minor. The position is primarily for teaching with service responsibilities.
PhD preferred (strong ABD candidates considered) and prior teaching experience with undergraduates is desirable. A personal commitment to quality undergraduate teaching, advising, and service to the Department and University is essential.
Review of applications will begin January 17th and continue until the position is filled.
For further details and to apply, please visit our website at https://ut.edu/jobs Applicants should be prepared to attach cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, copy of graduate transcript and copy of terminal transcript.
The University of Tampa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, gender identity, veteran status or any other non-job related criteria. The University of Tampa recognizes the importance of a multicultural community of students, faculty, and staff who seek to advance our commitment to diversity. The University invites applications from underrepresented groups and those who have academic experiences with diverse populations.
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