Assistant Professor of Psychology (Biopsychology)

The University of Tampa
Tampa, Florida
Not specified
Closing date
Dec 18, 2021

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Graduate School or University
Job Function
Faculty Member
Position Type
Full Time
Mid Level

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Assistant Professor of Psychology (Biopsychology)

The Department of Psychology at The University of Tampa is seeking a diverse pool of applicants for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level to begin August 2022.

Candidates must have interest in and/or experience teaching courses in biopsychology and behavioral neuroscience, in addition to general psychology and introductory research methods and statistics.  Candidates will have the opportunity to teach and/or develop other courses in their specialty. Teaching responsibilities include three, 4-hour courses each semester.  Other responsibilities will include standard student advising, committee service, and maintaining an active record of scholarship. Preference will be given to candidates with interest in and/or experience with mentoring undergraduate research.

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 & World Report.

The Psychology Department at the University of Tampa currently has 17 faculty and more than 550 undergraduate majors. Undergraduates are offered a high-quality educational experience and are provided with training in the clinical, organizational, biopsychology, cognitive, social, and developmental subfields. Experiential education is emphasized with numerous opportunities for faculty-mentored student research, internships, and service learning.

Review of applications will begin on January 3, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in Psychology or a related field, and have expertise in biological psychology or neuroscience. College or university teaching experience and demonstrated scholarly activity in the field are preferred.

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Applicants should be prepared to attach a cover letter that demonstrates a commitment to diversity and inclusion, curriculum vitae, one-page teaching philosophy, statement of research interests, scholarly writing sample (short publication or manuscript no larger than 2 MB), copy of graduate transcript, name/email address for three (3) reference providers who will address your teaching experience.

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, Social Sciences, Mathematics and Education, and 19 master's programs.

The College of Social Sciences, Mathematics and Education offers rigorous, high quality undergraduate curricula in Criminology and Criminal Justice, Education, History, International Studies, Mathematics, Political Science, Psychology and Sociology. Graduate programs include a Master of Science in Criminology and Criminal Justice, and Instructional Design and Technology, and a Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction, and Educational Leadership. Our faculty are excellent teachers and scholars who engage their students both in and out of the classroom. Our college continually fosters relationships with governmental, not for profit, and community organizations in the greater Tampa Bay region 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, visit

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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