Biology Instructor



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Biology Instructor

  • 492337
  • Florence
  • Faculty
  • Full-time
  • Gateway Community & Technical College

Title: Biology Instructor

Salary Range: 48,000 - 54,000

Contract Term Length: 10 Months

Standard Hours: 37.50

Work Location: Hybrid

FLSA Status: Exempt

College: Gateway Community & Technical College

Campus Location: Gateway - Boone

Department: Arts & Sciences


Gateway Community & Technical College offers a competitive benefits package and an attractive work environment that supports excellence, innovation, and creativity including:

  • Exceptional health care, vision, dental coverage for you and your family
  • Tuition reimbursement/waiver for you, your spouse, and dependents
  • 403(b) retirement plan: a 5% employee contribution receives a 10% employer match
  • Vacation/Sick Time
  • Work-Life Balance
  • 9.5 Paid Holidays
  • 2 Weeks Institutional Closing Pay (Last 2 weeks of December) for qualifying positions
  • Employee Assistance Program

Job Summary

Gateway Community & Technical College invites applications for a Biology Instructor. This full-time faculty position will work collaboratively with students, fellow faculty, and staff to ensure the educational needs of the individual learner are met. They will work to empower students to be fully engaged in the learning environment promoting growth and educational development and will provide leadership to support the operation and success of the general education courses in the division. This position focuses primarily on the teaching of introductory biology courses. The qualified individual must be flexible in teaching daytime and evening on any/all campuses and through various delivery methodologies.

Job Duties:

  • Uses learner-centered pedagogical strategies to engage a diverse population of learners.Develops written syllabi/course outlines and course material.
  • Uses both formative and summative assessments to monitor students’ academic achievements.
  • Prepares and grades assignments, quizzes, and exams.
  • Sets up and maintains safe laboratory experiences in accordance with regulatory procedures and policies.
  • Works with the Dean of Arts & Sciences and support staff to order supplies within the allocated budget.
  • Consistently promotes a positive work and learning environment through words and actions.Remains current with new developments and research in their field and in teaching and learning by collaborating with peers and attending seminars, conferences, and/or workshops.
  • Maintains office hours to provide quality academic advising and assistance to students.
  • Engages in the academic life of the college by participating in community and campus committees and projects.
  • Mentors part-time biology faculty.
  • Teaches assigned schedule which may include various times, days, campuses, and delivery modalities and fulfills assigned role(s) for course management.
  • Promotes the transferability of GCTC’s general education coursework to public four-year institutions through collaborative partnerships;
  • Actively participate and work within the state and local biology curriculum committee guidelines to ensure that the quality of the program is maintained at the highest level.
  • Work with faculty and dean to provide requested reports and other information as needed to meet the mission of both the Division of Arts and Sciences and the college.
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Biological Must be able to work independently.
  • Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Excellent organizational skills; high attention to detail; independent; self-motivated; able to work in a fast-paced, changing environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to communicate with many individuals at all levels throughout the internal college environment and external business and community partners, representing himself/herself professionally and courteously.
  • Ability to communicate clearly verbally and, in writing.
  • Ability to multi-task, work under deadlines, and prioritize projects to meet deadlines with high levels of efficiency and accuracy.
  • Must have proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office (Excel, Forms, Outlook, Teams, SharePoint, and Word).


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two years of relevant teaching experience
  • Experience in and understanding of working with students from diverse populations is preferred.
  • Experience working at the community college level is preferred.

About Us:

Gateway Community & Technical College is a member of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System and is a public two-year degree-granting institution serving the Northern Kentucky Region - part of the Greater Cincinnati Region and is Northern Kentucky’s only public, accredited, comprehensive two-year institution. Gateway offers high-quality, targeted education to meet the personal and professional needs of students and contribute to the economic development of the region.

Gateway engages, connects, and inspires all students through education to successfully champion our region’s competitive workforce and improve their quality of life.

Gateway is an equal educational and employment opportunity institution, and we are committed to creating a campus environment that values the exploration, appreciation, and celebration of diversity while promoting inclusiveness, multiculturalism, and global awareness.

KY law requires state and national pre-employment background checks as a condition of employment.

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