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The Department of Economics at The University of Tampa's Sykes College of
Business invites applicants for a one-year, non-tenure, Visiting Assistant
Professor of Economics position to start in Fall 2021.
The University of Tampa is a medium-sized, comprehensive, residentially based
private institution of 9,200 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 22 consecutive years of enrollment growth UT boasts 260 student
organizations, a multicultural student body from 50 states and 140 countries
and “Top Tier” ranking in U.S. News and World Report.
Applicants with a Ph.D. in Economics will be given preference. A demonstrated
commitment to teaching excellence is required. Applicants must be currently
authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
The applicant will also be expected to maintain an active research agenda and
participate in service activities. The successful applicant will teach
Principles of Macroeconomics or Microeconomics in our undergraduate program.
The opportunity exists to teach other courses that match the applicant's
interests. The teaching load is 3 courses (typically a single prep) per
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position
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. Academic Writing Example
4. Copy of Teaching Evaluation
5. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
6. Name and Contact Information of References
Three reference letters from external providers are required. Please have the
reference provider email the reference letter to Employment@ut.edu to include
your name and the position you applied for in the email subject line.
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
The Sykes College of Business is AACSB accredited, employs over 90 full-time
faculty members, and includes three centers and one institute: Center for
Ethics, TECO Energy Center for Leadership, John P. Lowth Entrepreneurship
Center and the Naimoli Institute for Business Strategy. The College occupies
the state-of-the-art Sykes College of Business building, housing the College's
undergraduate and graduate students.
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
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.
Background Check Requirements
Finalists may be required to submit to a criminal background check.