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Assistant Teaching Professor/Lecturer I, First-Year Program

The University of Tampa
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Tampa, Florida
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Assistant Teaching Professor/Lecturer I, First-Year Program

The University of Tampa invites applications for a renewable position in our First-Year program. The position will be at the rank of Assistant Teaching Professor or Lecturer I, depending on qualifications. The First-Year program is a key part of The University of Tampa general education program overseen by the Center for Teaching and Learning. We seek a faculty member who is prepared to make an enthusiastic contribution to helping first-time college students make a successful transition from high school into the University community. Within the first-year seminar courses, this person assists students in discovering learning opportunities and encouraging engagement in educational experiences that will enhance the academic skills and social connections necessary for success. This person will also teach one additional course per semester within UT’s general education program. This person will have a strong diversity, equity and inclusion focus as it relates to student success, with first-year students in particular.

The University of Tampa is a medium-sized, comprehensive, residentially-based private institution of 9,600 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 20 consecutive years of enrollment growth, UT boasts 229 student organizations, a multicultural student body from 50 states and 140 countries, and "Top Tier" ranking in U.S. News & World Report.

The position reports to the Associate Dean for Teaching and Learning. The expectations are teaching eight diversity themed sections of first-year seminar (BAC 101 and 102) as assigned by the associate dean and limited teaching in a core general education course with a focus on diversity, equity and inclusion. This individual will work with the Associate Dean and the Chief Diversity Officer to develop DEI faculty workshops and resources. While there are no faculty research requirements, it is expected that intellectual development activities will be pursued to maintain currency. The faculty member will serve on one University-wide faculty committee.

The qualified applicant will hold a masters degree at a minimum, preferably a doctoral degree. A minimum of two years of previous teaching experience with first-year students and/or first-year experience programs is preferred.

Review of applications will begin immediately.

For further details and to apply, please visit our website at Applicants should be prepared to attach a cover Letter indicating interest in and suitability for the position, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of teaching interests, statement of philosophy on diversity, equity, and inclusion.

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 13 master's programs.

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.

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