Biology Instructor

Biology Instructor


Isothermal Community College
286 ICC Loop Road
Spindale, NC 28160
Phone: 828-286-3636

Job Location

Spindale, NC


Commensurate with experience


Full Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, July 1, 2021
Closes: Thursday, July 22, 2021

Target Start Date

Sunday, August 1, 2021

Expected Work Hours

Monday-Friday 37.5 hour work week

Reports to

Dean of Arts and Sciences

Employment Type

Full Time, 9 months

Minimum Qualifications

1. Master’s Degree with 18 graduate hours in teaching discipline from an accredited institution, required

Preferred Qualifications

1. Community College teaching experience, preferred
2. Experience teaching online, preferred
3. Experience teaching Anatomy and Physiology, preferred.
4. Experience with academic advising, preferred
5. Experience in a lab environment, preferred

Position Description

In support of the overall Learning College, the Biology Instructor is responsible for providing a quality learning experience for all the College students. The instructor will teach biology courses; provide high quality learning opportunities that assist students in meeting their educational goals and career aspirations; perform instructional-related duties and responsibilities in a timely manner and in accordance with the mission, policies, and procedures of the College; the Instructor will also demonstrate a commitment to the Learning College concept, assessment, cooperative learning, and student advising.


1. Develop course outlines and teaching materials based on the state curriculum standards and make changes to the curriculum as needed
2. Facilitate the delivery of biology courses
3. Deliver a teaching load that may include a combination of traditional, internet, hybrid, and Career and College Promise classes as well as corresponding labs as needed for the academic year
4. Utilize active learning methods, technology, and a variety of instructional strategies designed to assist the learner in meeting the objectives of the course
5. Demonstrate a commitment to the Learning College initiative
6. Post and maintain office hours for student appointments
7. Be supportive of students’ learning goals
8. Be prompt and accurate in the recording and reporting of student data
9. Maintain prompt communication with supervisor
10. Serve as an academic advisor and assist in the registration process
11. Participate in College committees and/or other college-wide activities as elected or assigned
12. Serve as an ambassador in the community for Isothermal Community College
13. Contribute to the division assessment by recording and reporting on work projects and provide rationale and feedback for operations in place
14. Facilitate safe operation of biology lab, including safe maintenance and storage of chemicals and equipment
15. Ensure classroom, lab, and storage areas are in compliance with Hazard Communication and Chemical Hygiene plan
16. Perform expectations of a faculty member as stated in the Full-Time Faculty Job Description
17. Other duties as assigned

Skills and Abilities

1. Understanding and appreciation of the mission, history, current programs, services and goals of Isothermal Community College
2. Ability to work effectively with individuals at all organizational levels
3. Excellent customer service skills
4. Excellent written and verbal communication skills and must be highly organized
5. Ability to monitor and assess performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action
6. Ability to work effectively under pressure and with a minimum of supervision

How to Apply

Please visit to complete an online application packet.

Job Post Contact

Tanya Jones