Biology Instructor

$53,161 - $74,269 yearly
  • Lane Community College, School of Arts and Sciences
  • Lane Community College, East 30th Avenue, Eugene, OR, USA
  • Dec 21, 2020
Full time   Biology/Biotechnology/Life Sciences

Job Description


Lane Community College, a comprehensive community college in beautiful Eugene, Oregon, is seeking an innovative and participatory Biology Instructor with a passion for teaching and the ability to use teaching styles that support student success. The successful candidate will demonstrate strong communication skills and the ability to teach a range of 100- and 200-level college courses for majors and non-majors. We encourage applications from candidates that identify with groups that are historically underrepresented in Biology. EEO/AA/ADA Institution, Women and Minority Candidates are encouraged to apply.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Required Education:

Master’s Degree (MA, MS or MAT) in a Biology field, or Master’s in a related field plus 30 quarter hours of upper-division and graduate hours in relevant coursework from a regionally-accredited institution of higher education.


A minimum of two (2) years full-time equivalent work experience in a biology laboratory and/or field setting may be considered as equivalent to 30 quarter hours of upper-division and graduate hours in biology.

Required Experience:

One (1) year college biology instruction with full responsibility for curriculum and instruction (minimum 15 quarter credits or semester equivalent).
Two (2) years of college teaching experience (could be as a teaching assistant or similar role) with substantial responsibility for day-to-day curriculum and instruction. Candidates must demonstrate currency in their teaching experience.

Conditions of Employment:

Successful applicants are required to pass a criminal background check. 

Preferred Education:


Preferred Experience:

  • Teaching experience with community college student populations;
  • Experience in science education, adopting national biology education standards and assessing implementation and student outcomes;
  • Experience teaching plant/animal physiology, and cell biology in introductory biology for science non-majors and major’s courses;
  • Experience coordinating and implementing undergraduate research (UGR) in introductory biology courses. 

Bilingual/Multicultural Statement:

Multicultural experience and bilingual proficiency in World languages is preferred.
A demonstrated commitment to promote and enhance the concepts of social justice and culturally competent behaviors is expected.

Application Details

Applicant Instructions:

* Incomplete applications will not be considered. All fields in the application must be completed, including employment dates, work hours, and detailed job duties. * The Curriculum Vitae/Resume may not take the place of any section in the application. Lane only accepts online applications. To be considered a candidate for this position, all of the following must be included in the application package:

Required Documents:

  • 1. Online Application – complete in entirety and submitted online, including at least three (3) work-related references. 2. Curriculum Vitae (CV) – Comprehensive of experience, education, and accomplishments. 3. Cover Letter – Clearly detailing how you meet the qualifications for the position. 4. Transcripts – Unofficial or official transcripts are required at the time of application, see instructions below. 5. Additional Document - Provide a statement describing how you would incorporate course-based student research experiences into Introductory Biology courses. Please include student learning outcomes that would be appropriate for such projects and assessment examples. (2 pages, single-spaced maximum)

If applicable:

  • 6. DD214 - Veterans, please fax, email, mail or deliver your documentation (DD214/DD215/letter of disability) to Human Resources at Lane Community College., 541-463-3970

Questions? * For assistance with the online application call 541-463-5586 * For position questions contact Amanda;, 541-463-5473 Additional Documents and Letters of reference are not accepted.



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Application Deadline

01/21/2021, 9 pm