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Visiting Assistant Professor, Health Sciences and Human Performance

The University of Tampa
Florida, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Mar 30, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology & Physical Education, Other Health & Medicine
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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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 one-year Visiting Assistant Professor beginning in August 2022. 


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, which is 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.


This position will have teaching responsibilities in undergraduate courses in the department of health sciences and human performance. Primary teaching responsibilities may include courses such as ESC 105 (biokinetics and conditioning), ESC 110 (introduction to exercise science), HSC 100 (personal and family health), HSC 203 (nutrition), courses in coaching and teaching of sports skills, HSC 350 (biostatistics), and HSC 360 (epidemiology), and other courses as needed by the department. 


Each candidate will be expected to teach 27 contact hours per academic year. Opportunities for summer teaching may be available. 



Applicants must have an earned Doctorate in a Health Sciences and Human Performance-related discipline by August 2022.


The ideal candidate for this position will have demonstrated expertise in teaching a range of courses in health sciences and human performance. A demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence in lower and upper-division undergraduate courses is preferred. 


The 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. 


For further details, and to apply, please visit our website at 


Applicants should be prepared to attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, most recent teaching evaluations (if available), name and contact information of three references.


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 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.


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