Assistant Teaching Professor In Chemistry

University of Tampa

Assistant Teaching Professor In Chemistry


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Position Details

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry in the College of Natural & Health Sciences at The University of Tampa invites applications for a full-time, 9-month renewable, non-tenure track teaching position at the Assistant Teaching Professor level beginning in August 2024. This is a continuing non-tenure track position with opportunities for promotion.

This position 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.

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry consists of approximately 30 full-time faculty and academic staff members and more than 240 majors. The Department awards degrees exclusively at the undergraduate level in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Forensic Science, and Marine Chemistry. 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 30 majors graduate from the Department annually.


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.

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

All required documents listed below should be uploaded to the attachment box at the bottom of the “My Experience” page of the application before continuing through the application.

1. Cover Letter

2. Curriculum Vitae

3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy

Following an initial screening, applicants may be required to submit a brief video sample of their teaching.

Candidates chosen for phone interview(s) will be asked to provide three letters of reference, including contact information for references, as well as unofficial transcript(s) from their graduate institution(s).

Additional Information

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.

Submission Guidelines

To receive full consideration for a faculty appointment with The University of Tampa, please be sure to submit/upload documents as required for this position at time of application submission. Required documents should be submitted in the attachment box at the bottom of the “My Experience” page of the application before continuing through the application.

External Field

Background Check Requirements

Finalists may be required to submit to a criminal background check.

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