Assistant Teaching Professor of Chemistry (Organic)

The Department of Chemistry, Biochemistry & Physics within the College of Natural and Health Sciences at the University of Tampa invites applications for a full-time teaching faculty position beginning in August 2022.  This is a non-tenure track position with opportunities for promotion.


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.


This position will have teaching and service requirements.  Primary teaching responsibilities include, but are not limited to, Organic Chemistry I and II lecture and labs.  Candidates with experience in organic chemistry and related areas are encouraged to apply. 


The Department of Chemistry, Biochemistry & Physics consists of approximately 30 full-time faculty and academic staff members and more than 250 majors.  The Department awards degrees exclusively at the undergraduate level in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Forensic Science, Marine Science, and Physics.  Students have the opportunity to pursue degrees certified by the American Chemical Society (ACS), accredited by the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB), or the Forensic Science Educational Programs Accreditation Commission (FEPAC).  Approximately 25 majors graduate from the Department annually.



A PhD in Organic Chemistry is required (strong ABD candidates will be considered) and prior teaching experience with undergraduates is desirable.  A personal commitment to quality undergraduate instruction and advising within a culturally diverse student population is essential.


Review of applications will begin January 4, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.


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Applicants should be prepared to attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, copy of terminal transcript, Following an initial screening, applicants will be required to submit a brief video sample of their teaching.


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.