Biotechnology Instructor (9 month)

Biotechnology Instructor (9 month)


Central Carolina Community College
1105 Kelly Drive
Sanford, NC 27330
Phone: 919-775-5401

Job Location


Sanford, NC


Depends on Qualifications



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, May 23, 2023
Closes: Wednesday, June 7, 2023

Target Start Date

Monday, July 3, 2023

Expected Work Hours

40 hours weekly

Employment Type

Faculty (9 months)

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate's degree in Bioprocess Technology or a related field and two years of experience in biopharmaceutical manufacturing or a related industry Or 
  • Ten years of experience in the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry with industry recognized credentials in the field

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or Master's degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Industrial Technology, Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Biology, or a closely related field.
  • Five year's biopharmaceutical manufacturing experience.
  • College and/or high school teaching experience.
  • Industry training experience.
  • Experience teaching courses online using Blackboard or a similar Learning Management System.
  • BioWork certificate graduate or experience as BioWork instructor

Position Description

At Central Carolina Community College, we create transformative lifelong learning opportunities!  We expect all employees to find ways to remove barriers to student success and provide all students a pathway to achievable dreams. Our employees are charged to recognize the challenges we face and to respond to them with empathy, understanding, and a willingness to help.

Full-time faculty at Central Carolina Community College facilitate transformative lifelong learning by incorporating discipline-specific learning outcomes through active learning opportunities, lectures, hands-on skill development, assignments, appropriate classroom management, etc. Faculty provide authentic student assessment that allows students to improve their knowledge and skills with each assignment. Faculty focus on student success by establishing meaningful connections with students early in the semester to support the varying needs of each student throughout the semester.


The Biotechnology Instructor (9 month) position will be based at our Lee Main Campus in Sanford and may include teaching course sections in Harnett, Chatham and/or online. 

This role will uniquely have the opportunity to join a community of practice of Biotechnology instructors across the state for continuous improvement in teaching and learning practices and industry-focused training opportunities to build a right-skilled workforce.

Salary depends on education and experience.

Associates Degree $40,814 - $47,781
Bachelor's Degree $43,242 - $50,571

Master's Degree $45,397-$52,541

Doctorate Degree $48,503-$55,482

This is a grant-funded position expected until June 15, 2025. Continuation of position is contingent upon grant funds.

Diversity Policy:  Central Carolina Community College believes the college experience is greatly enriched through diversity; therefore, the college encourages diversity of thought within the student body and staff. Furthermore, the college seeks to promote awareness of diversity and the respect for all individuals, and the college pledges to adhere to this mission in its relationship with the community.   


Essential Duties

Teaching Responsibilities:

  • Embrace the institutional goals of Central Carolina Community College by engaging students as full partners in the learning process, removing barriers to student progression in courses, and supporting and assisting students in achieving their educational and career goals. 
  • Create an inclusive and culturally responsive learning environment that meets the diverse learning needs of students from underrepresented and marginalized communities in STEM fields, including high school students and adult learners. 
  • Use student learning outcomes to create a variety of activities, assignments, and assessments that ensure curriculum goals will be met. 
  • Create a dynamic instructional environment that promotes a positive, interactive, and inclusive learning experience for all students.
  • Maintain a Blackboard course with a syllabus and gradebook for each class.
  • Grade all assignments in a timely manner and ensure that all grades are reported within the 10-day college grading policy. 
  • Provide personalized and constructive feedback on student assignments by recognizing what students did well and identifying attainable improvements for future work.
  • Respond to all student communication within two business days.
  • Report attendance weekly.
  • Facilitate student learning for instructional loads of 18-28 contact hours per semester in the Bioprocess Technology curriculum, BioWork program, and other related continuing education or customized training programs.
  • Faculty keep a weekly schedule of 35 hours on campus, including 5 required office hours.  Hours on site may be adjusted based on distance education responsibilities and/or approved telework arrangements.
  • Assume other duties as assigned.
  • Actively support the college’s vision of exceptional learning for all.

Advising Responsibilities:

  • Actively promote and ensure equitable access and services to diverse populations, including but not limited to individuals from different racial and ethnic backgrounds, socioeconomic status, gender identity, sexual orientation, abilities, and religious affiliations.
  • Meet with each assigned advisee a minimum of once each semester.
  • Provide advisees with information and guidance to achieve their individual educational, career, and life goals.
  • Help students develop educational plans.
  • Coach advisees and refer them to institutional resources when academic or personal problems require intervention.
  • Complete faculty advisor training.

Institutional Responsibilities:

  • Participate in activities required to maintain program and/or college accreditation standards.
  • Serve on college committees as appointed.
  • Attend advisory board meetings as requested by your supervisor.
  • Attend graduation ceremonies.
  • Engage in a minimum of 5 hours of professional development each year.
  • Maintain current knowledge of your discipline and renew industry credentials, as needed.
  • Attend departmental, divisional, and collegewide meetings.
  • Cultivate a culture of care and advocacy through compassion, inclusion, opportunity, integrity, courage, and people.
  • Recognizing and respecting the variety of experiences and contributions represented by all of our students, employees, and community, the Biotechnology Instructor (9 Month) will encourage a learning environment where everyone is supported and valued for their unique perspectives and experiences and will foster and promote the participation of all members of our diverse communities. 

Job Post Contact

Central Carolina Community College Human Resources

1105 Kelly Drive, Sanford, NC  27540

(919) 718-7493