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Assistant Teaching Professor (Anatomy

University of Tampa
Florida, United States
Salary Not specified
Start date
Dec 7, 2023

Assistant Teaching Professor (Anatomy & Physiology)


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Position Details

The Department of Health Sciences and Human Performance within the College of Natural and Health Sciences at The University of Tampa invites applications for a full-time, renewable, non-tenure track position at the Assistant Teaching Professor level beginning in August 2024.

Program Description:

This position will have teaching and service requirements. Primary teaching responsibilities are in Human Anatomy and Physiology with opportunities to teach in the Human Performance and Allied Health curriculum as needed by the department. Members of the faculty are expected to create engaging, inclusive learning environments that challenge students to reach their potential.

Teaching: The successful candidate will have potential for excellence in teaching, a critical area for our teaching-centered, primarily undergraduate institution. Applicants should be eager to create engaging, inclusive learning environments for our diverse student body that emphasize shared learning objectives across a range of subject areas within the health sciences. Students majoring in the department earn a Bachelor of Science in many health sciences programs and students from other majors across the university can minor in our department. Each candidate will be expected to teach 27 contact hours per academic year. Opportunities for intersession and summer teaching may be available.

Service and Student Involvement: We expect our colleagues to fully engage with the institution by providing and/or developing expertise that serves the broader needs of the institution as a requirement for this position. Community and professional service are also valued contributions, particularly where relevant to the discipline. Successful colleagues engage undergraduate students in a variety of activities as a means of providing greater depth and opportunity to the educational experience at the university. Faculty members also advise students each semester, providing important guidance for enrollment as well as career advice.

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

The ideal candidate for this position will have demonstrated expertise in human anatomy and physiology. Prior teaching experience and a demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence in undergraduate courses are required. Experience in teaching anatomy and physiology for nursing and health sciences is required. Experience in teaching in exercise science or allied health undergraduate courses is preferred.

Salary for this position is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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

Required Attachments

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

4. Copy of Graduate/Terminal Transcript

Reference Letters

Three reference letters from external providers are required. Please have the reference provider email the reference letter to to include your name and the position you applied for in the email subject line.

Additional Information

The University of Tampa is a medium-sized, comprehensive, residentially-based private institution of more than 10,000 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, a growing, vibrant, diverse metropolitan area. UT reflects this vibrancy; with 24 consecutive years of enrollment growth UT boasts 260 student organizations, a multicultural student body from 50 states and more than 100 countries, and "Top Tier" ranking in U.S. News and World Report.

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 in the classroom and working with students individually. UT has invested heavily in developing 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 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, equity, and inclusion. 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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