FT Biotechnology/Applied Engineering Instructor

FT Biotechnology/Applied Engineering Instructor


Johnston Community College
245 College Road
Smithfield, NC 27577
Phone: 919-934-3051

Job Location

Work Force Development Center - Clayton, NC 


$53,352.00 - $75,492.00 Annually



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Friday, October 23, 2020
Closes: Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Target Start Date

Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Expected Work Hours


Employment Type

Full Time

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum & Preferred Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education Minimum: AAS in Industrial Technology, Electronic, Mechatronic or equivalent Industrial degree.

Experience Minimum:  Three years of maintenance experience in biotechnical or pharmaceutical industry.

Preferred Qualifications


Position Description

Serves as instructor for the training programs associated with the Biotechnology and Advanced Technology departments including Bioprocess Technology and Applied Engineering curriculum designed as a BioBlend of Aseptic processes and maintenance.


Knowledge & Responsibilities:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

  • Develops and instructs courses in the Biotechnology/Advanced Technology departments including electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic and controls of biotech equipment.
  • Assists students and potential students with questions and inquiries about the programs.
  • Tutors students who are having difficulty with the material in both programs.
  • Handles student issues including, make-up tests, retests, attendance issues, etc.
  • Maintains BioSWE equipment for update and repair purposes as well as safety and security
  • Prepares lesson and lab activities and instructor demonstrations.
  • Serves on internal and external committees as requested.
  • Participates in professional organizations and associations.
  • Maintains personal certifications and stays abreast of professional advancements.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:  This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Additional Information:

Language Skills                                            
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. 
Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. 
Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Mathematical Skills                                                 
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. 
Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability                                                    
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. 
Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills                                           
To perform this job successfully, an individual should be proficient in Microsoft Office.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand, use hands and fingers, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear and is frequently required to walk; sit; and stoop, kneel, couch, or crawl.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close and distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. Working with biotechnology equipment, such as large stainless steel tanks, autoclaves, boilers, skids and other hazards is customary in this environment.

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

How to Apply

Please apply directly through our website: Work Force Development Center - Clayton

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