Biology Instructor (Anatomy and Physiology)

Biology Instructor (Anatomy and Physiology)


Beaufort County Community College
5337 Highway 264 East
Washington, NC 27889
Phone: 252-946-6194

Job Location

Washington, NC


$51,000 - $68,000 Based on the College’s salary plan and commensurate with education and relevant work experience.


Full-Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, January 2, 2024
Closes: Monday, April 1, 2024

Target Start Date

Thursday, August 15, 2024

Expected Work Hours

40 Hours

Reports to

Lead Biology Instructor

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree in biology or a Master’s degree with 18 graduate semester hours in biology from a regionally accredited institution.

Preferred Qualifications

Successful teaching experience in a community/technical college or similar post-secondary institution.

Position Description

Full-time, 9-month faculty position teaching courses in Anatomy and Physiology courses pending funding. Teaching assignments may include day, evening, online, hybrid, NCIH, and off-campus locations. This individual will also participate in the course and curriculum design, development of student learning outcomes and assessment, serve on college committees, advise and register students, maintain office hours, and fulfill all the duties and responsibilities of instructors as required—flexibility and willingness to change depending upon the needs of the students or the institution.

Anatomy and Physiology courses taught on our campus: BIO 163 (Basic Anatomy and Physiology), BIO 168 (Anatomy and Physiology 1), and BIO 169 (Anatomy and Physiology II). There is also the possibility of teaching BIO 275 (Microbiology). The instructor is also expected to manage the lab portion of their courses by teaching the lab sections, managing and setting up the lab space, and ordering lab supplies. Course design may have to be standardized to align with these courses and with curriculums set by current faculty — with some creative and academic freedom.

1. Exhibit an understanding and acceptance of the “open door” philosophy of Beaufort County Community College.
2. Instruct all programs or courses assigned according to published curriculum outlines.3. Incorporate innovative and creative teaching techniques where desirable.
4. Develop competency-based course outlines, behavioral objectives, and learning cycles for courses taught and review as scheduled.
5. Develop and distribute syllabi to students for all courses taught.
6. Be responsible for administrative aspects relating to FTE reports, end-of-semester reports, posting grades, and submitting book orders to the Lead Instructor.
7. Present any problems, suggestions, and recommendations for improving instructional services to the Lead Instructor or Dean.
8. Maintain availability of a minimum of thirty hours per week, including teaching, committees, and office hours.
9. Advise students in college transfer programs, assist students with appropriate registration, and monitor the advisee’s academic progress (courses for graduation, courses taken in sequence, etc.).
10. Refer students to the appropriate campus resources to address academic needs, counseling, student support, or financial concerns.
11. Maintain a high, current subject matter expertise by actively participating in professional organizations and attending professional meetings.
12. Assist in the selection of learning resources in the appropriate subject area(s) and encourage students to use these materials.
13. Serve as a faculty advisor-sponsor to student activities or requesting organizations.
14. Attend commencement exercises.
15. Serve on committees and fulfill assignments.
16. Attend all faculty meetings as scheduled.
17. Fulfill other responsibilities as assigned by the Lead Instructor and Division Dean and VPAA.

Job Post Contact

Beaufort County Community College

Human Resources

5337 HWY 264 East, Washington, NC 27889

Phone: 252-940-6404

Fax: 252-940-6414