Visiting Assistant Professor, Environmental Studies

  • University of Tampa
  • Tampa, FL, USA
  • Feb 22, 2022
Full time Environmental Studies

Job Description

 

The Department of Environmental Studies within the College of Natural and Health Sciences at The University of Tampa invites applications for a full-time, one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position beginning in August 2022.

 

The University of Tampa is a medium-sized, comprehensive, residentially based private institution of 9,200 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 22 consecutive years of enrollment growth UT boasts 260 student organizations, a multicultural student body from 50 states and 140 countries and “Top Tier” ranking in U.S. News and World Report.

 

This position will have primary teaching responsibilities in Environmental Science general education courses. Candidates with experience teaching Geographic Information Systems strongly preferred.

 

Opportunities for collaborative research involving undergraduates and current members of the faculty are possible using research space and equipment that may be made available by on-campus collaborators. Each candidate will be expected to teach 27 contact hours over the Fall and Spring semesters.

 

Qualifications

PhD preferred (strong MS candidates considered) and prior teaching experience with undergraduates is desirable.  A personal commitment to quality undergraduate teaching and advising is essential. 

 

 

Application Details

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

For further details and to apply, please visit our website at www.ut.edu/jobs    

Applicants should be prepared to attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching

philosophy, copy of recent teaching evaluations, name/contact Information of references, and copies of graduate/terminal transcripts.

 

The University delivers challenging and high-quality educational experiences to a diverse group of learners. The University has a strong core curriculum rooted in the liberal arts, an enduring commitment to internationalization that has garnered the Senator Paul Simon Award, and a practical, experiential approach to learning.  The University offers more than 200 areas of study, including majors in our colleges of Arts and Letters, Business, Natural and Health Sciences and Social Sciences, Math and Education and 14 master's programs.

 

The College of Natural and Health Sciences offers rigorous, high quality curricula in biology, marine science, environmental science, chemistry, biochemistry, physics, forensic science, exercise science, public health, allied health, sport management and nursing; all designed to prepare students for challenges and opportunities that lie ahead. Our faculty are excellent teachers, both in the classroom and working with students on an individual basis. UT has invested heavily in the development of our college's teaching and research facilities and laboratories. Our college continually fosters relationships with organizations in the greater Tampa Bay area and elsewhere to provide students with the opportunity to pursue an internship, volunteer, or interact with professionals working in their chosen field. Each department also offers study abroad courses that students can take for credit toward their degree. For more information, see: https://www.ut.edu/academics/college-of-natural-and-health-sciences.

 

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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