Assistant Professor of Instruction, Marine Biology

University of South Florida

Assistant Professor of Instruction, Marine Biology

  • Institution: University of South Florida
  • Institution Type: Research Institution
  • Location: Tampa, FL, USA
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Assistant Professor of Instruction, Marine Biology

  • University of South Florida | Tampa, FL, USA
  • Hourglass IconJob Post Expiration: December 09, 2023
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Job TitleAssistant Professor of Instruction, Marine Biology

Position TypeFull Time

Job Category Faculty

Salary Range -

Location Tampa, FL, USA

Application Deadline -

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Contact Name Karissa Valine-Plaza

Department Integrative Biology


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Job Description

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The Department of Integrative Biology (IB) at the University of South Florida invites applications for a full-time, continuing, non-tenure earning teaching faculty at the level of Assistant Professor of Instruction. This will be a 9-month appointment to begin August 7, 2024.

The successful candidate will be asked to teach 3 courses per semester, with an emphasis on marine biology and including introductory biology. The successful candidate is also encouraged to develop an upper-level course within the candidate’s specialty. Depending upon the availability of resources, supplemental summer appointments may be available. The successful candidate would become a full voting member of the IB department and have the opportunity to supervise undergraduate research and progress through USF’s Professor of Instruction promotional path.

Minimum qualifications: Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Biology or related discipline at the time of appointment. Must meet university criteria for appointment to the rank of Assistant Professor of Instruction.

Preferred qualifications: Experience using evidence-based teaching practices and teaching large-enrollment courses.

Salary is negotiable.

To apply, please visit (Job ID 35463) and attach (1) a cover letter, (2) a CV, (3) a teaching statement up to one page, and (4) the names and contact information for three references. Position is open until (4/15/24), with initial/priority review of applications beginning on November 13, 2023.

The University of South Florida, a high-impact research university dedicated to student success and committed to community engagement, generates an annual economic impact of more than $6 billion. With campuses in Tampa, St. Petersburg and Sarasota-Manatee, USF serves approximately 50,000 students who represent nearly 150 different countries.  For four consecutive years, U.S. News & World Report has ranked USF as one of the nation’s top 50 public universities, including USF’s highest ranking ever in 2023 (No. 42). In 2023, USF became the first public university in Florida in nearly 40 years to be invited to join the Association of American Universities, a prestigious group of the leading universities in the United States and Canada. Through hundreds of millions of dollars in research activity each year and as one of top universities in the world for securing new patents, USF is a leader in solving global problems and improving lives. USF is a member of the American Athletic Conference. Learn more at

Conclusion of this search is subject to final budget approval. According to Florida Law, applications and meetings regarding them are open to the public.  USF is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access institution. For disability accommodation, contact Karissa Valine-Plaza at, a minimum of five working days in advance.

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