Professor of Instruction I, Biology

The Department of Biology in the College of Natural and Health Sciences at The University of Tampa invites applications for three (3) full-time, renewable, non-tenure track, instructional faculty positions beginning in August 2019.


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.


  • Instructional Faculty (Professor of Instruction) position 1 and 2: These two positions will have primary teaching responsibilities in Introductory Biology for science majors (e.g., General Biology I and II lecture and lab), and non-science major lecture courses as assigned by the department chair.
  • Instructional Faculty (Professor of Instruction) position 3: This position will have primary teaching responsibilities in non-science major lecture courses such as Environmental Science, Marine Biology, and Biological Science.

The positions are primarily for teaching within the Biology Department along with University and Departmental service responsibilities. Each candidate will be expected to teach 27 contact hours throughout the Fall and Spring semesters.  Priority will be given to candidates that can occasionally teach upper level courses as needed. 


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


Review of applications will begin February 1st 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, teaching evaluation and copy of graduate transcript


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/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.