Biology Instructor

Biology Instructor


McDowell Technical Community College
54 College Drive
Marion, NC 28752
Phone: 828-652-6021

Job Location

54 College Drive, Marion, NC 28752


Commensurate with experience.


Regular college benefits.

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, April 26, 2022
Closes: Friday, May 27, 2022

Target Start Date

Friday, July 15, 2022

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Dean of Arts and Sciences

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

Master's Degree or higher in Biology, or a Master's degree or higher in a related field with a min of 18 graduate semester hours in Biology.  Educational qualifications to teach Anatomy and Physiology I and II according to SACSCOC criteria.  Previous teaching experience.  Ability to communicate effectively.  Working knowledge/utilization of word processing, spreadsheets, and presentation software applications.  


Preferred Qualifications

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

Educational qualifications to teach the full range of Biology courses in college catalog.

Educational qualifications to teach Chemistry a plus.

Experience with a course management system such as Moodle.

Knowledge and/or experience with learning outcomes assessment.

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

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

Experience developing online courses.

Position Description

Under the supervision of the Dean of Curriculum and the Vice President of Learning and Student Services and in accordance with the overall plan of the College, the curriculum faculty help provide effective learning conditions for all students through the design, planning, organization, execution, and evaluation of student performance in assigned areas, curriculum courses, classes or programs.

  1. Instruct scheduled courses (in area of specialty of training) in accordance with the Program of Study and the description published in the MTCC Catalog and the North Carolina Community College System Combined Course Library.
  2. Serve as advisor for students within the assigned curriculum and counselor for students who are having attendance or academic problems.
  3. Recommend textbooks in a timely manner and make selections on a cooperative basis with respective Department Chair in accordance with the College’s textbook procedures.
  4. Cooperate with members of the respective department and other personnel as appropriate in carrying out instructional responsibilities.
  5. Schedule and post office hours for consultations with students and adhere to the required thirty-hour on-campus work week for faculty.
  6. Assist the Student Services Department with registration duties and responsibilities related to respective curriculum area(s).
  7. Assist the Student Services Department with course-work tracking for graduation purposes and with graduate follow-up for assigned student advisees.
  8. Participate in advisory committee meetings for respective curriculum area(s).
  9. Participate in professional development activities related to respective discipline.
  10. Be actively involved in student recruitment activities.
  11. Participate in SGA activities (as schedule permits).
  12. Adhere to all polices as established by the MTCC Board of Trustees and the North Carolina Department of Community Colleges.
  13. Accurately complete and submit paperwork in a timely manner to the appropriate area, including:  office hours, course syllabus for each course taught, attendance sheets, grade sheets, drop/add forms, independent study forms, course substitutions, credit by exam forms, surveys, etc.
  14. Other duties as assigned.

How to Apply

Submit an MTCC application and resume: 

Via email to-


Via snail mail to-

Breanna Wilson

McDowell Technical Community College

54 College Drive

Marion, NC 28752


In-person to- Breanna Wilson, MTCC, 54 College Drive (Marion, NC), Cedar Building, Business Office


Offers of employment are contingent upon receipt of official transcripts.

An MTCC application is available below.

If you have questions, contact Breanna Wilson by email, phone or fax:


phone: 828-652-0618

fax: 828-652-1603

Job Post Contact

Michael Lavender
54 College Dr.
Marion, NC  28752