Instructor/Program Director, Biotechnology

Instructor/Program Director, Biotechnology


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

Job Location

RTP Campus

10908 Chapel Hill Road

Morrisville, NC 


Depends on Qualifications


State of NC Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, February 3, 2021
Closes: Sunday, February 28, 2021

Target Start Date

Monday, March 1, 2021

Expected Work Hours

Hours may vary

Reports to

Director, BioNetwork Capstone Center & Department Head, Biotechnology Programs

Employment Type

Full-Time Annual

Minimum Qualifications


BS degree in Biotechnology, Cellular / Molecular Biology, Chemistry or related discipline
2 years of teaching experience in the biotechnology or related fields
3 years of industry experience in gene therapy, bioprocessing, cell culture or other related processes.
Computer skills using basic functions of MS Word, MS Excel, MS Power Point, and Outlook 

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

MS degree in Biotechnology, Cellular / Molecular Biology, Chemistry or related discipline
4 years of teaching experience in the biotechnology or related fields at the secondary or post-secondary level. 
4 years of industry experience in gene therapy, bioprocessing, cell culture or other related processes.

Position Description

This position is responsible for providing effective instruction for assigned courses.

 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 program.

*Coordinates all of the instructional and academic activities within the assigned department and subject area.                                              

*Responsible for keeping the Division Dean/Department Head informed of the operation of the department.                                                                                                                      
*Plans, develops, implements, supervises, and evaluates department curriculum and courses.                                                                            

*Evaluates instructors/employees in the department.                                                                            

*Assigns all instructors classes.                                                                                                                    

*Evaluates credentials and approve courses for part-time faculty.                                                        

Manages personnel, supplies, equipment, and facilities of department.                                                                  
Resolves faculty/student problems.                                                                                                            

Acts as advisor to curriculum students assigned.

Plans and conducts regular department meetings.                                                                                    

Selects Advisory Committee members, plans and conducts Advisory Committee meetings and distributes meeting minutes.  
Must comply with the Applied Engineering &Technologies Division Technical Standards and Policies.                                

Performs other job-related duties as assigned in support of the College’s goals and objectives.
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: Intstructor/Program Director, Biotechnology 

Job Post Contact

Human Resources