Instructor – Biology

Instructor – Biology


Edgecombe Community College
2009 West Wilson Street
Tarboro, NC 27886
Phone: 252-823-5166


$42,390 - $45,000


State of NC

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, October 6, 2021
Closes: Friday, December 31, 2021

Target Start Date

Monday, January 3, 2022

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Program or Department Chair

Employment Type

Full Time, 9-month contract

Minimum Qualifications

Instructor must meet all SACSCOC faculty credentials for this position. Master of Science in Biology or related field. If Master of Science is in related field, at least 18 graduate hours in BIO required.

Must be able to work as part of a team and value collaboration; possess good teaching and organization skills; able to communicate effectively both in verbal and written expression; and possess an educational philosophy that is compatible with the mission of the community college. Copies of all unofficial degree transcripts, including coursework completed and degree conferred, must be provided during the on-line application process. Official transcripts are required to be forwarded to the ECC Human Resources Office upon hire.

Preferred Qualifications

Instructor must meet all SACSCOC faculty credentials for this position. Master of Science in Biology or related field. If Master of Science is in related field, at least 18 graduate hours in BIO required. Three to five years’ experience teaching college-level Biology a plus. Ability to use technology and online ancillaries a plus. Community college teaching experience preferred. Teaching experience in both traditional instruction, distance education, or hybrid, preferred. Experience teaching microbiology, anatomy, and physiology. Experience with curriculum review and assessment of outcomes. Experience with classroom technologies (e.g., Colleague, WebAdvisor, Moodle, Self-Service, Blackboard).

Position Description

Provide quality learning opportunities that assist students in meeting their educational goals and career aspirations. Faculty are responsible for the quality of the educational program.

Essential Job Functions

The Instructor is responsible for providing a full professional service week that may include, but is not limited to:

1. Teaching a broad range of Biology courses including, but not limited to microbiology, anatomy and physiology.
2. Teaching classes (Traditional, Hybrid, and Online) in developmental and General Biology on both the Rocky Mount and Tarboro campuses during the day and at least one night class.
3. Informing students via syllabi concerning course requirements, evaluation procedures, and attendance requirements.
4. Teaching all courses, as assigned, for the full duration of scheduled instruction.
5. Providing class instruction in accordance with established course outlines and stated objectives of the course.
6. Enforcing academic policies and procedures at all times, and comply with institutional rules and regulations.
7. Maintaining complete course and student records, reports, and forms.
8. Staying current with developments in the field of instruction.
9. Assuming other responsibilities and performing additional tasks as assigned by the chair, department dean, chief instructional officer, or president, in carrying out the mission of the department, division, and college.
10. Assuming responsibility for laboratory/classroom preparation, including maintenance and cleanup, and recommending appropriate laboratory supplies and equipment, as necessary.
11. Maintaining attendance, scholastic and student records, and submitting them according to Departmental, Divisional, and Institutional Policies and published deadlines.
12. Preparing and grading class assignments and examinations, and promptly returning them to students.
13. Posting and maintaining required office hours in accordance with the prevailing policy.
14. Participating in faculty discussions on curriculum, teaching-learning techniques, teaching materials and assessments.
15. Participating on departmental, divisional, and campus committees. Developing and revising courses in the discipline.
16. Being available for student appointments for advising and assisting students in achieving their educational goals.
17. Performing departmental duties such as program and curriculum development, evaluation and revision, student learning outcomes assessment, selecting appropriate instructional materials, and working with administrators and other faculty to develop a comprehensive pre-collegiate program.
18. Participating in professional activities such as departmental and campus committee work, faculty peer evaluations, staff meetings and participation in the governance structure of the college.
19. Performing professional outreach activities (e.g., working with administrators and other faculty, as part of course development and depending on need, participating in an industry advisory committee for a program, working with inter-segmental education partners—such as high school, adult school and other colleges—and industry partners to design and implement effective basic skills curricula and career pathways in the discipline, etc.).
20. Scheduling may include evening or weekend hours as part of contract assignment.
21. Performing other related duties as assigned by the College. 


The above statements describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this classification. They are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as assigned by administration and supervision.

Job Post Contact

Jessica Balazsi, Director of Human Resources

Edgecombe Community College

2009 West Wilson St. Tarboro, NC 27886