Assistant Professor of Biology (Genetics)

Employer
The University of Tampa
Location
Tampa, Florida
Salary
Commensurate with education and experience
Posted
December 22 2020
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Faculty

Assistant Professor of Biology (Genetics)

The Department of Biology in the College of Natural and Health Sciences at The University of Tampa invites applications for a tenure track position in Genetics at the rank of Assistant Professor starting in August 2021. Area of research expertise is open within the confines of this discipline.

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.

The successful candidate is expected to demonstrate excellent communication skills, as well as dedication and commitment to high quality and innovative instruction to undergraduate students. The candidate will teach 12 contact hours each semester, by teaching courses in genetics for majors and contributing to our introductory biology, and/or non-science major lecture courses as assigned by the department chair.

The candidate is expected to engage in scholarly and research activities that involve undergraduates, advise students, and provide service to the department, college, university and broader community. Research activities must yield peer-reviewed publications. 

PhD strongly preferred (advanced ABD candidates considered), prior teaching and research experience with undergraduates is desirable. A personal commitment to quality undergraduate teaching and advising is essential.  

Review of applications will begin January 2021 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, statement of research interest, copy of graduate/terminal transcript and name/contact information of references.

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 encourages applications from underrepresented group members. The University of Tampa is an AA/EOE.

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