FT Biology Instructor

FT Biology Instructor


Halifax Community College
100 College Drive
Weldon, NC 27890
Phone: 252-536-2551

Job Location

100 College Drive Weldon, NC  27890


Commensurate with experience


State of NC

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Monday, April 25, 2022
Closes: Wednesday, August 31, 2022

Target Start Date

Monday, April 25, 2022

Expected Work Hours

8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Reports to


Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree in Biology or a master’s degree with at least 18 graduate hours in biology from a regionally accredited institution; must be committed to the community college “open door”philosophy and must adhere to research-based teaching practices that promote academic excellence in teaching and learning; must have two years of higher education teaching experience in the disciplinary field of Biology.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred: Preference will be given to a qualified individual with a multi-disciplinary science background with at least 18 graduate hours in the field of anatomy & physiology in addition to graduate hours in the areas of biology, chemistry, or physical science (biology or chemistry ispreferred).

Experience Preferred: Teaching experience in Anatomy & Physiology and General Biology at a community college; Blackboard and online teaching experience. 

Experience working with the diverse academic, socio-economic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of students.

Position Description

Teach assigned classes
o Create an effective learning environment.
o Meet classes as assigned.
o Present instruction based on the student learning outcomes and performance levels of the course.
o Use teaching methods designed for a variety of learning styles.
o Use course text, outlines, syllabi and other curriculum materials in accordance with college
and departmental guidelines.
o Assist with maintaining a classroom environment emphasizing safety, good housekeeping,
and equipment security.

o Maintain a minimum of five office hours per week to advise/assist students and no less than thirty-two hours per week on campus.

o Assist in ordering and inventory of departmental supplies, materials, and equipment.
o Assist the Learning Resource Center in selecting and maintaining a collection of books, periodicals, and audiovisual media.
o Complete and submit on time all required instructional and administrative reports and records.
o Assist in enforcement of policies and regulations applicable to students and initiate student alerts when necessary.
o Serve on various college committees.
o Serve as a representative of the College for special events.
o Participate in College events and activities.
o Serve as advisor to assigned students.
o Assist in registration and early registration.
o Perform other duties as assigned by the Department Head, School Chair, Associate Dean of Curriculum, and VP of Academic Affairs. 

Recruit, Advise, and Retain Students Participate in communications with the college and department and meet deadlines as required
o Submit required reports.
o Participate in the college's assessment process, as required.
o Fulfill all contract provisions.
o Maintain a high level of professionalism as a representative of the college.

Ensure educational program quality
o Maintain accurate attendance and scholastic records of students.
o Maintain knowledge of programs, trends, and new developments in area of expertise.
o Engage in continuous improvement through assessment of student learning outcomes.
o Contribute to the College’s Quality Enhancement Plan.

How to Apply

MUST READ Special Instructions and Additional Information to Applicants:

All applications for this position must be submitted directly via our online application system at https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/halifaxcc

Applications submitted through third party sites will not be accepted. Application packets for employment must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. If multiple applications are submitted to an individual posting, only the most recent application received prior to the posting close date will be accepted. 

Resumes are not accepted in lieu of state applications. "See Attached Resume", etc. will result in an incomplete application. Resumes, cover letters, and all transcripts listed on application must be uploaded with your application.  To receive credit, all relevant experience must be included in the work history section of the application. 

 Any information omitted from the application but included in the resume will not be considered for qualifying credit. Persons eligible for Veteran's Preference must submit a copy of Form DD-214.

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