FT Chemistry Instructor

FT Chemistry Instructor


Haywood Community College
185 Freedlander Drive
Clyde, NC 28721
Phone: 828-627-2821

Job Location

Haywood Community College, 185 Freedlander Dr, Clyde, NC  28721


$ 47,213.00 - $53,336.00 Annually


Full comprehensive benefit package. HCC participates in the NC State Health and TSERS pension plans.

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Friday, May 17, 2024
Closes: Friday, May 31, 2024

Target Start Date

Monday, August 12, 2024

Expected Work Hours

Will vary dependent on the course schedule. See description.

Reports to


Employment Type

FT exempt faculty; 9 months

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree in chemistry or related field with at least 18 graduate hours in chemistry. Eligible candidates for the position must be available to teach on HCC’s main campus.

Preferred Qualifications

A Master’s degree in chemistry. Teaching experience at the post-secondary level and/or working experience as a chemist in business or industry. Familiarity with Moodle or other learning management systems. Experience working with a diverse academic, socio-economic, cultural, ability, and ethnic background of students.

Position Description

The instructor will teach face-to-face and online General Chemistry I (CHM 151) and General Chemistry II (CHM 152) classes. Ideal candidates will be available to teach face-to-face sections on Tuesdays and Thursdays in the fall 2024 semester. Duties are primarily instructional, with efforts that promote and enhance the college's commitment to excellence in instruction and support the current needs of the students and other faculty. Faculty members are responsible to the Dean or Program Manager. The relationship of the instructor to the student is one of leader, teacher, advisor, and facilitator of learning.

*Faculty teach program courses during Fall and Spring academic semesters.  Anticipated start date is August 12, 2024.*



The instructor will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Prepare course materials; use appropriate teaching techniques including delivering lectures, leading discussions and conducting laboratory demonstrations; and perform other activities, which are related to and meet the requirements of the courses.
  • Generates updated course syllabi at the beginning of the semester that provide students with a list of course requirements, necessary texts/supplies, a summary of course content and subject competencies to be covered, and evaluation methods to be utilized.
  • Uses appropriate teaching techniques, including delivering lectures, leading discussions, and conducting laboratory demonstrations/exercises.
  • Maintaining office hours;
  • Assisting with student advisement and registration;
  • Serving on College committees;
  • Developing curriculum;
  • Maintaining professional competence;
  • Participation in professional development activities.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Manage and maintain all aspects of HCC’s chemistry lab.
  • Conduct evaluations of student performance and assign grades on the basis of such evaluations.
  • Maintain records of student attendance and grades according to college and state policy and procedure.
  • Responsible for the development and revision of course content, textbook/equipment selection, instructional materials and teaching assignments/scheduling.
  • Responsible for administering student surveys in classes as prescribed by College procedure and discussing results with Dean or Program Manager.
  • Maintain professional skills and subject expertise through continual study and research in discipline and through involvement in professional organizations.
  • Support and encourage college-sponsored activities.
  • Create a student-centered environment
  • Implement innovative strategies to meet the needs of students and improve processes
  • Interact with co-workers and perform tasks with the highest level of integrity
  • Work cooperatively with faculty, staff, students, and our learning community
  • Donate academic expertise in the local, state or national community when appropriate to fulfill the community relations goals of the College.
  • Promote and support HCC’s mission, vision, and values and promote and support coworkers in the most positive manner.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as required.


How to Apply

The following is necessary for consideration


  • Official Haywood Community College employment application online found at our jobs page: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/haywoodedu. Please call Beverly Balliot with any questions or if you are unable to complete the online application for any reason.
  • The application must be complete for consideration - do not reference resume. A resume is suggested but does not take the place of any questions or details that you need to provide in order to be qualified for the position.  Unofficial transcripts must be included for the application process. Most unofficial transcripts can be downloaded from college/university websites. Official transcripts of all secondary education must be submitted to Human Resources within 10 days of any offer of employment. 
  • References may not be a current HCC employee. Candidates must provide three professional references with email addresses.  At least one reference must be a current or previous supervisor.  
  • College screening committee is responsible for application review, interviews, and recommends the candidate to HR. Upon completion of the hire process in HR, President approval is required in the hire of a candidate. 
  • HCC is a tobacco free campus

HCC is an equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, ethnicity, national origin, gender, gender identity, sex, age, disability, genetic information and veteran status.

Haywood Community College (HCC) is part of the North Carolina Community College System and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges & Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). Founded in 1965, it is an open-door institution with the mission to foster an environment that meets the educational needs of the communities it serves, promotes student success in higher education and in the workplace, and facilitates economic development. This includes programs for Haywood County high school students through Career and College Promise and Haywood Early College. The college campus, a designated arboretum, boasts one of the most beautiful college campuses in the state with an iconic mill pond, a productive greenhouse, dahlia gardens, an orchard garden and a rhododendron garden. 

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185 Freedlander Dr

Clyde, NC 28721