Instructor/Program Director, Biopharmaceutical Technology

Instructor/Program Director, Biopharmaceutical Technology


Wake Technical Community College
9101 Fayetteville Road
Raleigh, NC 27603
Phone: 919-866-5000

Job Location

RTP Campus


$53,832.00 - $62,172.00 Annually


State of NC Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, August 24, 2021
Closes: Sunday, October 31, 2021

Target Start Date

Monday, November 1, 2021

Expected Work Hours

Hours may vary

Reports to

Director of BioNetwork Capstone Center/Department Head Biotechnology Programs

Employment Type

Full-Time Annual

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:
Bachelors Degree in Industrial Technology and three (3) years of progressive work experience in a drug manufacturing environment and three years of instructional experience at a community college, university, or educational institution;


Bachelors Degree with industry certifications and five (5) years of progressive work experience in a drug manufacturing environment and three years of instructional experience at a community college, university, or educational institution.

Unofficial transcripts must be attached with your online application prior to submission or submitted to Human Resources immediately upon completing the application. If your transcripts are not submitted, your application may not receive full consideration.

Preferred Qualifications


Master’s degree in Biomanufacturing, Industrial Technology, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Quality or related discipline.

Three years experience operating and trouble-shooting complex equipment in a
biomanufacturing or pharmaceutical environment

Experience operating DeltaV or similar software systems

Five years of instructional experience at a community college, university, or educational institution

Position Description

Position Description

This position is responsible for providing effective instruction for assigned courses and assisting the Department Head as the first-line manager of personnel, supplies, equipment, and facilities of the department.

Responsibilities and Duties (*Essential Functions)

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential job functions satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary job functions herein described.
 *Meets all the responsibilities and duties within the description of instructor for this department
 *Manager of personnel, supplies, equipment, and facilities of department.
 *Coordinate all of the instructional and academic activities within the assigned department and subject area.
 *Responsible for keeping the Department Head informed of the operation of the department
 *Plan, develop, implement, supervise, and evaluate department curriculum and courses
 *Assign all instructor classes
 *Evaluate credentials and approve courses for full-time and part-time faculty
 *Evaluate instructors/employees in the department
 *Resolve faculty/student problems.
 *Act as advisor to curriculum students assigned.
 *Plan and conduct regular department meetings.            
 *Select Advisory Committee members, plan and conduct Advisory Committee meetings and distribute meeting minutes
 *Must comply with the Applied Engineering & Technologies Division policies and the Biopharmaceutical Program’s technical standards

Constructs classroom materials that support the goals of the course

Designs curriculum and a schedule of instruction

Maintains regular office hours

Stays abreast of most current teaching methods and technology in the classroom

Uses assessment techniques to improve student learning outcomes and teaching methods

Serves on college or department committees as needed

Attends professional development opportunities when possible

Assists with establishing goals and objectives for the course, selecting text and constructing a syllabus

Maintains communication with instructors from other divisions in order to keep courses up-to-date and appropriate

Participates in graduation exercises


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Able to use a wide variety of teaching methods to promote learning

Be innovative, creative, motivated

Ability to exhibit good interpersonal skills and work well with others

Able to maintain records accurately and be able to meet deadlines consistently

Good organizational skills

Knowledge of and facility with technology and software including, computers and web-based resources such as BlackBoard

Able to perform normal duties with minimal supervision

Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

Demonstrates resourcefulness, initiative, enthusiasm, and a sincere interest in helping students reach their maximum potential

How to Apply

Interested candidates must apply online through the following link:  Instructor/Program Director, Biopharmaceutical Technology 

Job Post Contact

Human Resources