Professor of Instruction in Chemistry

The University of Tampa
Tampa, Florida
Commensurate with experience
Jan 07, 2019
Feb 06, 2019
Field of specialization
Education, General / Technical
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

The Department of Chemistry, Biochemistry & Physics in the College of Natural & Health Sciences at The University of Tampa invites applications for two full-time instructional faculty positions beginning in August 2019. These are 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

These positions will have teaching and service requirements.  Primary teaching responsibilities are in introductory chemistry for science majors (General Chemistry I and/or II lecture and/or labs) and non-science major courses.  Areas of expertise for these positions are open to all areas of chemistry or chemistry-related fields.

PhD preferred (strong ABD candidates considered); prior teaching experience with undergraduates is desirable.  A personal commitment to quality undergraduate teaching and advising within a culturally diverse student population is essential.

The Department of Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Physics consists of approximately 30 full-time faculty and academic staff members and more than 220 majors. The Department awards degrees exclusively at the undergraduate level in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Forensic Science, Marine Chemistry, and Physics. Students may pursue degrees certified by the American Chemical Society (ACS) or accredited by the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) or the Forensic Science Education Programs Accreditation Commission (FEPAC). About 25 majors graduate from the Department annually.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Following an initial screening, applicants may be required to submit a brief video sample of their teaching.

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Applicants should be prepared to attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy and copy of terminal 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.