Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology

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Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology

The Department of Biology in the College of Natural and Health Sciences at The University of Tampa invites applications for a full-time, non-renewable, one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position 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 & 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. Area of expertise is open. Experience with Scanning Electron Microscopy preferred though not required. The candidate will be expected to teach 27 contact hours throughout the Fall and Spring semesters.

The department is interested in attracting broadly trained biologists to complement the existing faculty in biology. 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.

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.

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, copies of recent teaching evaluations, name and contact information of three references and a copy of your terminal transcript.

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.