Professor of Instruction, Biology and Health Sciences/Human Performance

Professor of Instruction, Biology and Health Sciences/Human Performance


The Department of Health Sciences and Human Performance and the Department of Biology within the College of Natural and Health Sciences at The University of Tampa invites applications for a Professor of Instruction position shared by both departments beginning in August 2019.  This is a continuing non-tenure track position with opportunities for promotion.


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 Human Anatomy and Physiology, Introductory Biology for science majors (e.g., General Biology I and II lecture and lab), Biostatistics and non-science major lecture courses as assigned by the department chair. Each candidate will be expected to teach 27 contact hours per academic year.  Opportunities for summer teaching may be available.


The candidate is expected to engage in advising/mentoring of students, and to participate in service to the department, college, and university.


Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Health Sciences and Human Performance, Biology, or related discipline by August 2019.


The ideal candidate for this position will have demonstrated expertise in human anatomy and physiology and biostatistics.


Additional expertise in one or more content areas represented in the departments is desirable.


Prior teaching experience and a demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence in lower and upper division undergraduate courses is required.


Salary for this position is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.


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


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Applicants should be prepared to attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, name and contact information of references, statement of teaching philosophy and teaching evaluations from 2 courses.


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.