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Biology Instructor

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Just A Start
Cambridge, MA
Publicado hace 23 días

Biology Instructor

We are looking for an energetic, creative, and mission-oriented Biology Instructor to join our Workforce Development team. The Biology Instructor is responsible for reviewing, updating, and teaching curriculum in our Biomedical Career program. This is a part time, contract role with 12-15 hour per week paid at $60 per hour. Pandemic safety restrictions in place will result in some days on site and some days online for 2022

Just A Start believes that access to stable housing and sustainable careers are the essential building blocks of equitable communities. For more than 50 years, we have focused on meeting the fundamental needs of individuals and families who have been systematically denied opportunities to realize their full potential. Our programs include affordable housing, education and job training and comprehensive support services, spanning Cambridge and beyond.


●     Assist with reviewing current, established biology curriculum and assure it is aligned to industry needs.

●     Teach cohort of 18 students in biology lecture course and biotechnology seminar course (spring semester) and co-teach biotechnology lab course (summer semester).

●     Prepare materials and equipment for laboratory exercises, maintain lab inventory, and clean/restock lab at the end of each day and at the end of the year.  

●     Maintain appropriate classroom management while utilizing a variety of teaching methods and strategies to meet the needs of diverse adult student learning styles.

●     Maintain and document course preparation (lesson plans, enrichment activities, etc.) and evaluation tools (exams, quizzes, project/portfolio assignments, etc.) and submit as required.

●     Assess students’ learning outcomes and prepare progress report for all students.  

●     Recommend participants in need of additional support services and tutoring. 

●     Recommend students for job leads based on matched academic aptitude and demonstrated skills. Serve as job reference for students. 

●     Collaborate with other teachers and Workforce Development staff to ensure that students’ communication abilities and professional skills meet the needs of internship and Post-Secondary Education partners.

●     Participate in JAS meetings and events as required.

●     Participate in program development and evaluation activities.



  • Master’s Degree in a relevant field (Chemistry, Biotechnology, etc.) required; Ph.D. preferred. 
  • Biotechnology industry experience preferred.
  • 1-3 years experience teaching adults required; Community college teaching experience highly preferred.
  • Experience in implementing progressive methodologies and in creating a hands on, interactive learning environment.    
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, teamwork, and time management skills.
  • Ability to work well with diverse adult learner populations and develop positive relationships with students, colleagues, and staff.
  • High level of cultural awareness, respect for, and commitment to working with diverse populations to overcome barriers to success and strong commitment to the mission of Just-A-Start.

Just A Start is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our staff represents a wide range of ages, races, interests, and backgrounds coming together in pursuit of common goals. We value diversity and work together to create an inclusive culture where people from all backgrounds can thrive and belong. Applications from women and people of color are strongly encouraged. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics or any other characteristic protected by law. 

Biology Instructor

We are looking for an energetic, creative, and mission-oriented Biology Instructor to join our Workforce Development team. The Biology Instructor is responsible for reviewing, updating, and teaching curriculum in our…

Detalles a Simple Vista

  • Flexibilidad
    A Tiempo Parcial
  • Tipo de contrato
    Contrato indefinido
  • Fecha de inicio
    3 de enero de 2022
  • Educación
  • Nivel Profesional
Al menos USD $60
/ hora


Temporalmente A Distancia
El trabajo se puede realizar en o cerca de Cambridge, MA
Ubicación Asociada
1035 Cambridge St., Suite 12, Cambridge, MA 02141, United States

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