Part-time Biology Instructor

Part-time Biology Instructor


Catawba Valley Community College
2550 Highway 70 SE
Hickory, NC 28602
Phone: 828-327-7000

Job Location

Hickory, NC


Part-time based on educational level


part-time; no benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, June 16, 2020
Closes: Thursday, December 31, 2020

Target Start Date

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Expected Work Hours

Hours vary; typically M-F

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications


MS in Biology or related field.  If MS is in related field, at least 18 graduate hours in BIO required.  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 and distance education preferred.

Supplemental Information

Must be able to work as part of a team and must 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 CVCC Human Resources Office upon hire.

Preferred Qualifications

See minimum qualifications

Position Description

Examples of Duties

College Instructor in college-transfer Biology with teaching/instruction as the primary duty.  Assisting with instructional and curriculum design.

Provide effective instruction to students in the classroom by preparing for each learning experience, providing supplemental materials to enhance textbooks and lessons, and using effective evaluation methods to measure student performance.

Ensure teaching and working environment (classroom and lab) by following and enforcing safety and security protocol, ensuring overall cleanliness and proper waste disposal, functionality, and conformance to OSHA standards.

Maintain accurate records (such as attendance, grades, documentation for accreditation, etc.) and submit any corresponding reports according to departmental or college guidelines.

Ability to work afternoons, evenings, and possibly Saturdays.  Seated courses, with the possibility of hybrids and/or online courses in the future.


How to Apply

Please visit the posting to apply. 

Job Post Contact

Roger Irvin
Human Resources Director
Catawba Valley Community College
2550 Highway 70 SE
Hickory, NC 28602-8302
Phone:  (828) 327-7000 Ext. 4277
Fax:  (828) 624-5246