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Physics Instructional Staff

The University of Tampa
Tampa, Florida
Not specified
Posted Date
Nov 30, 2022
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Physics Instructional Staff

The Department of Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Physics in the College of Natural and Health Sciences at The University of Tampa (UT) invites applications for a Physics Instructional Staff position. This full-time, 12-month position starting in August 2023 reports to the Dean of the College of Natural and Health Sciences, will be directed by the Department Chair and Associate Chair, and is annually renewable upon performance.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach 16-20 contact hours total over the academic year, corresponding to 8-10 labs, and possibly some summer courses, as part of the Physics program within the Department.  Primary instructional responsibilities will be teaching General Physics labs, both algebra and calculus based.

Staff responsibilities include and may not be limited to the following
Ordering and budgetary tracking of laboratory supplies and maintaining an inventory for physics courses.  The successful candidate will coordinate and facilitate equipment and supply purchasing for department courses including:
determination of item availability and pricing
coordination and tracking of shipping for all ordered items
verification of order accuracy and end-user satisfaction prior to processing payment of invoices
tracking of departmental expenditures and coordination with department’s staff assistant, chair, and associate chair to maintain departmental budget records
Setting up weekly lab equipment.
Maintaining lecture demonstration equipment.
Assisting with and maintaining the Department’s 8-inch telescopes and observing equipment.
Contribute to a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and development of skills to engage with those of other cultures and backgrounds.

The successful candidate will have:
A Masters’ degree or above in physics or related field.
Prior teaching experience (preferred).
Excellent organizational skills and the ability to work smoothly with a diverse group of faculty and students.
Proficiency in handling laboratory equipment.
Knowledge of or the ability to learn quickly The University of Tampa software programs such as Workday and Microsoft Office.
Willingness to embrace new technologies and innovative organizational practices.

The University of Tampa is a medium-sized, comprehensive, residentially-based primarily undergraduate institution of almost 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The University is situated on a 110-acre campus next to the Hillsborough River, adjacent to Tampa’s central dynamic business district. The Tampa Bay area is a growing, vibrant, diverse metropolitan area.  UT reflects this vibrancy; with 23 consecutive years of enrollment growth, UT features 229 student organizations, a multicultural student body from 50 states and 140 countries, and “Top Tier” ranking in U.S. News & World Report.

For more information and to apply please visit our website at

Please be prepared to attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, reference information, and a copy of graduate transcript.

Review of applications will begin on January 10, 2023.

The University of Tampa is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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