Visiting Assistant Professor, Biology

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Visiting Assistant Professor, Biology

The Department of Biology 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 2021.

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 Introductory Biology for science majors (General Biology I and/or II), and non-science major courses.

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. 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 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.