Adjunct Instructor, Biology

Adjunct Instructor, Biology


Wake Technical Community College
9101 Fayetteville Road
Raleigh, NC 27603
Phone: 919-866-5000

Job Location

Various/to be determined


Depends on qualifications



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Closes: Friday, August 24, 2018

Target Start Date

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Expected Work Hours

Varies - based on needs as determined by the Department Head

Reports to

Department Head

Employment Type

Part-time Temporary

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Ability to use a wide variety of teaching methods to promote learning

Ability to exhibit good interpersonal skills and work well with others

Ability to maintain records accurately and be able to meet deadlines consistently

Strong organizational skills

Ability to perform normal duties with minimal supervision

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Demonstrates resourcefulness, initiative, enthusiasm, and a sincere interest in helping students reach their maximum potential


Requires a Master's degree in Biology, Physiology, Zoology, Nutrition, Microbiology or related field OR a Master's degree in a related field with 18 graduate semester hours in Biology, Physiology, Zoology,  Nutrition, Microbiology or related field

Teaching experience in one of the following fields: Human Anatomy and Physiology, General Biology, Nutrition, or Microbiology

Unofficial transcripts must be attached with your online application prior to submission or submitted to Human Resources immediately upon completing the application. If your transcripts are not submitted, your application may not receive full consideration.

Preferred Qualifications

PHD in a related field 

One year of post-secondary teaching experience 

Community College teaching experience  

Position Description

This position is responsible for providing effective instruction for assigned courses.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential job functions satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary job functions herein described.

* Instructs and guides the class in an efficient and effective manner

* Maintains accurate records of student work and attendance

* Prepares thoroughly for each instructional hour

* Maintains a safe and orderly learning environment

* Grades and returns student work in a timely manner

* Counsels students regarding their grades and progress in the course

Constructs classroom materials that support the goals of the course

Designs curriculum and a schedule of instruction

Uses assessment techniques to improve learning and teaching

Maintains communication with instructors from other divisions in order to keep courses up-to-date and appropriate

Remains up-to-date on technology and methods of teaching with technology

Attends professional development opportunities when possible 

Job Post Contact

Human Resources