Biology Faculty

Biology Faculty


South Piedmont Community College
680 US 74
Polkton, NC 28135
Phone: 704-272-5300

Job Location

Primarily located at the Old Charlotte Highway Campus in Monroe, NC 


Commensurate with education and experience


Full-Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, February 29, 2024
Closes: Tuesday, April 30, 2024

Target Start Date

Monday, August 5, 2024

Expected Work Hours

Full-time faculty are required to be on campus or a designated work site for a minimum of thirty (30) hours a week, four (4) days a week.

Reports to

Chair, Department of Mathematics and Natural Sciences

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

·        Master’s degree or above in Biology, or a Master’s degree or above in a related field with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in Biology

·        Educational qualifications to teach General Biology I and II 

·        Previous teaching experience

·        Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing

·        Working knowledge/utilization of word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software applications

Preferred Qualifications

·        Minimum of the equivalent of one academic year of full-time teaching experience at the community college level or above

·        Educational qualifications to teach Microbiology

·        Work experience with pharmaceutical or research-based industries

·        Experience directing undergraduate research projects

·        Experience with a course management system such as Canvas

·        Knowledge and/or experience with learning outcomes assessment

·        Evidence of effective problem-solving, critical thinking, and decision-making skills

·        Evidence of a career that includes a strong work ethic with a proven track record of project completion, multi-tasking, and the ability to handle high-pressure environments

·        Evidence of a willingness to accept responsibility for professional and personal growth

Position Description

Job Description

The Biology Faculty is a full-time, 9-month position within the School of Arts and Sciences. Reporting to the Chair for Mathematics and Natural Sciences, this position will provide quality learning opportunities that assist students in meeting their educational goals and career aspirations in the Associate in Arts, Associate in Arts Teacher Prep, Associate in Science, Associate in Science Teacher Prep, Associate in Engineering, Associate in Fine Arts, and Associate in Applied Science programs. This individual has responsibility for teaching and learning, curriculum development, advising, professional development, institutional service, and community relations.

Job Duties

·        Exhibit an uncompromising commitment to SPCC as a learning-centered college through the College’s mission, vision, values, core skills and learning outcomes, and delivery of instruction and services

·        Develop learning strategies and curriculum that will promote successful teaching and learning in a learning-centered environment

·        Facilitate learning through classroom activities, distance learning experiences, workforce development, and out-of-classroom activities

·        Actively participate in continuous improvement planning through the assessment of learning outcomes at the course and program levels

·        Select and use appropriate learning materials and resources, including textbooks, library resources, equipment, and supplies to enhance learning and to maintain program currency

·        Stay current with developments in the field of technology and learning theory

·        Demonstrate high-level professionalism in developing and/or implementing long- and short-range plans in accordance with the philosophy of a learning-centered college

·        Participate in institutional, advisory, and program/instruction committees, campus activities, and representation of the college in the community

·        Develop strong partnerships with appropriate community stakeholders in support of program and college improvement

·        Participate in faculty service duties, including committees and advisory boards

·        Participate in program reviews, conduct research and surveys, and prepare updates, reports, and plans

·        Continue professional development for the improvement of self and the program to meet the needs of a learning-centered college

·        Maintain current licensure, certification, or other professional credentials required for the position

·        Provide accessibility to students and colleagues as expected in a learning-centered college

·        Accept teaching assignments, based on the needs of the college, at one or more of the following: L.L. Polk campus (Polkton), Old Charlotte Highway campus (Monroe), or in community locations (Anson and/or Union counties), or in a corrections setting (Anson county)

·        Accept teaching assignments scheduled during the day, evening, weekends, or online

·        Participate in student recruitment, retention, advising, and registration activities

·        Participate in or support the mentoring process, the SPCC Foundation, and grant identification, preparation, implementation, and evaluation

·        Perform other duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor, the dean, or the Vice President of Academic Affairs

How to Apply

Apply online at Position is open until filled. 

Job Post Contact

South Piedmont Community College

Human Resources

PO Box 126

Polkton, NC 28135