Microbiology Instructor at Long Beach City College in California


Long Beach Community College District is currently seeking one full-time tenure track Microbiology Instructor commencing with the 2019 fall semester. The primary teaching assignment involves teaching General Microbiology, lecture and laboratory, in the Life Science Department. General Microbiology is an introductory course examining the anatomy, metabolism, characteristics, classification, and control of microorganisms. It also examines diseases caused by microorganisms. This course is designed for students entering nursing, physician assistant, or other healthcare programs. The assignment may also include teaching other life science courses, as necessary.


  • Master’s degree in any biological science OR
  • Bachelor’s degree in any biological science AND Master’s degree in biochemistry, biophysics, or marine science OR
  • Hold a valid California Community College Instructor Credential to teach in the discipline OR
  • The equivalent AND
  • Evidence of demonstrated cultural competency and enthusiasm in serving the diverse academic, socioeconomic, gender identity, sexual orientation, racial, and cultural backgrounds of community college student populations, including students with differing abilities (physical and/or learning), as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practices within the classroom.


  • Master’s Degree or above in microbiology or biotechnology.
  • Evidence of previous teaching experience in microbiology, lecture and laboratory, preferably at the community college level.
  • Evidence of an ability to work with computers, multimedia, and other technologies that are utilized in providing high-quality instruction
  • Evidence of the ability to use a variety of teaching strategies that encourage retention while successfully challenging diverse student populations.
  • Evidence of an ability to address the needs of students from developmental through transfer levels, especially those who are under prepared.
  • Desire and ability to participate actively in department, division, and college committees, and in the shared governance of Long Beach City College.
  • Evidence of an ability to take on leadership roles both within the department and in the institution as a whole.
  • Commitment to the Mission and Strategic Objectives of the two-year college.
  • Knowledge and interest in curriculum development
  • Evidence of an ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing

Long Beach City College will only consider complete applications for employment. All application materials must be electronically submitted and uploaded by the applicant by the application deadline.

A complete application includes:

  • A Long Beach Community College District Online Application.
  • A cover letter outlining your education and experience relevant to this position.
  • A current resume or curriculum vitae.
  • A list of three references, including current addresses and telephone numbers of both colleagues and supervisors.
  • ALL lower and upper division transcripts , showing school name, all college coursework, degree title and conferral date. Transcripts can be official or unofficial and should be submitted as an attachment. The conferral date must be on or before the position closing date in order to meet Minimum Qualifications.
  • Transcripts from countries other than the United States must be evaluated by an agency that is a member of the National Association of Credentials Evaluation Service (NACES).
  • Applicants who do not meet the Statewide Minimum Qualifications (Download PDF reader) for this discipline as cited Minimum Qualifications will need to submit a Supplemental Equivalency Application(Download PDF reader).

To apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lbcc/jobs/2311069/microbiology-instructor?page=2&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Application due: 2/15/2019