Instructor, Biology (9-month)

Instructor, Biology (9-month)


Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College
340 Victoria Road
Asheville, NC 28801
Phone: 828-398-7900

Job Location

Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College

Asheville, North Carolina


$40,554 - $42,561



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Closes: Monday, June 19, 2017

Target Start Date

Monday, August 7, 2017

Expected Work Hours

Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Reports to

Chair, Biology

Employment Type

Full Time Regular

Minimum Qualifications

1. Master’s degree Biology; or a Master’s degree with a concentration (a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours) in Biology;
2. Experience in teaching at a community college;
3. Experience teaching Microbiology.

Preferred Qualifications

1. Experience teaching Anatomy and Physiology;
2. Experience with Moodle;
3. Experience with Engaging Activities in the Classroom and Lab Settings

Position Description

Job Description Summary

An instructor in this position will demonstrate mastery of subject matter sufficient to conduct college courses in the curriculum; develop teaching materials, activities, projects, assignments, and assessments for each course taught; prepare lesson plans, deliver instruction, and supervise students; abide by policies, procedures, standards, goals, and objectives of the College, the Division, and the Department.

Faculty members will participate in assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation activities for continuous improvement of instructional quality; serve on department, division, and college-level committees; seek opportunities for ongoing professional development; devote appropriate time to maintaining proficiency in the various sub-fields of the discipline.


Mastery of Subject Matter – demonstrates thorough and accurate knowledge in the teaching discipline; maintains proficiency in the subject matter field through professional development, involvement in professional associations, conferences, meetings, and workshops; participate in professional activities that contribute to the educational goals of the College and its constitutents; learns and uses technology to enhance the educational experience when appropriate.
• Delivery of Instruction – maximizes student learning and success by planning and organizing materials and information useful to the educational process; utilizes, as appropriate, instructional technologies; delivers instruction online, in hybrid form, and/or in the classroom and in alternative formats to include sixteen-, eight-, and/or ten-week sessions during the day, evening and/or weekends; modifies instructional methods and strategies to meet diverse student needs; encourages the development of critical thinking and communication skills; teaches a course load appropriate to the field or discipline; tutors students in the college Math Tutoring Center; maintains office hours as outlined by the College or department to support the development of students and collaboration among colleagues.
Success of the College and Students – becomes familiar with and adheres to College policies and procedures as related to instruction and employment; prepares, distributes, and submits syllabi and approved course outlines for all assigned sections as required by the program or division; participates in graduation ceremonies and other activities related to the program; maintains confidentiality of student information and, if applicable, personnel matters; exercises careful stewardship of college resources and facilities.
Evaluation of Student Learning – establishes and follows learning objectives that are relevant and meaningful; evaluates student progress in a fair, consistent, and timely manner to support maximum student success; maintains accurate records of student performance; submits grades as directed and according to deadlines.
Contribute to the College Vision, Mission, and Values – understands and engages in activities related to the growth and success of the institution; participates in the marketing/recruitment and retention of students, faculty, and staff; performs professional responsibilities in support of the institution and students; participates in department- and college-wide planning processes through appropriate mechanisms and channels; contributes to department- and division-level curriculum development processes; participates in meetings and events as required; serves on committees as assigned.

Job Post Contact

Jobs Website:

HR Main Phone: 828-398-7114