Visiting Assistant Professor, Biology

  • University of Tampa
  • Tampa, FL, USA
  • May 11, 2020
Full time   Biology/Biotechnology/Life Sciences Sciences and Technology: other

Job Description

The Department of Biology in 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 2020. This visiting position is for one-year and is non-renewable.

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 & World Report.

This position will have primary teaching responsibilities in Genetics for science majors and introductory majors Biology (General Biology I & II).

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.

 

Preferred and Required Qualifications

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

 

Application Details

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, statement of research interest, copy of recent teaching evaluations, copy of graduate transcript and name/contact information of references.

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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Application Deadline

Open until filled