Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry

University of Tampa
United States, North America / Florida, Alacant / Florida, La Coruña / Florida, United States / Florida, Berkshire County / Florida, Monroe County / Florida, Orange County / Florida, Henry County / Florida, Florida County
Jul 17, 2017
Aug 16, 2017
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The Department of Chemistry, Biochemistry & Physics of the College of Natural and Health Sciences at The University of Tampa is seeking candidates for a full-time, 1-year visiting position at the Assistant Professor level starting in August 2017.

The University of Tampa is a medium-sized, comprehensive, residentially-based private institution of 8,300 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 20 consecutive years of enrollment growth UT boasts 229 student organizations, a multicultural student body from 50 states and 140 countries, and "Top Tier" ranking in U.S. News & World Report.

The Department consists of 23 full-time faculty members, two academic staff members, and 225 majors. The Department offers eight Bachelor's degrees in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Forensic Science, and Physics with approximately 25 graduates per academic year from these programs. Two of the majors in Chemistry and Biochemistry are certified by the American Chemical Society, and another is accredited by the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach 12 contact hours per semester. Contact hours are determined by in-class hours in a 1:1 relationship. The teaching load will be assigned by the department based on student demand. The course load may include general chemistry lecture and laboratory, chemistry lecture for non-science majors, chemistry lecture for health care professionals (general organic biochemistry). Depending upon the candidate's expertise, teaching assignments may also include organic chemistry laboratory. Scholarship and service to the University and professional community are encouraged but not required.

A Ph.D. in Chemistry, Chemical Education, or related discipline is preferred.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position(s) has (have) been filled.

For details and to apply on-line, please visit our website at
Required attachments include Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Statement of Teaching Philosophy and Graduate 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.


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