Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies (Atmospheric Science)

  • University of Tampa
  • 401 W Kennedy Blvd, Tampa, FL 33606, USA
  • Nov 14, 2022
Full time Environmental Studies

Job Description


Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies (Atmospheric Science)

The Department of Environmental Studies in the College of Natural and Health Sciences at The University of Tampa invites applications for a tenure track position in Atmospheric Science at the rank of Assistant Professor starting in August 2023. Area of research expertise is open within the confines of this discipline. 

The University of Tampa is a medium-sized, comprehensive, residentially-based private institution of more than 10,000 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 24 consecutive years of enrollment growth UT boasts 260 student organizations, a multicultural student body from 50 states and more than 100 countries, and "Top Tier" ranking in U.S. News & World Report.

The successful candidate is expected to demonstrate excellent communication skills, as well as dedication and commitment to high quality and innovative instruction to undergraduate students. The candidate will teach 12 contact hours each semester, by teaching an upper-level course in Atmospheric Science for majors once a year and contributing to our introductory environmental studies and/or non-science major lecture courses as assigned by the department chair.

The candidate is expected to engage in scholarly and research activities that involve undergraduates, advise students, and provide service to the department, college, university, and broader community. Research activities must yield peer-reviewed publications. 

Salary for this position is competitive and commensurate with experience.


Preferred and Required Qualifications


PhD strongly preferred (advanced ABD candidates considered), prior teaching and research experience with undergraduates is desirable. A personal commitment to quality undergraduate teaching and advising is essential. Candidates with experience in Geographic Information Systems are preferred.

Review of applications will begin January 2023 and continue until the position is filled.

Application Details

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Please be prepared to attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, research interest, transcripts, teaching evaluation, and name and contact information of references.

Additional Information
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:

The University of Tampa is an equal opportunity 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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