Nine month, full-time Faculty appointment beginning August 16, 2019


Eastern Shore Community College is a two-year public institution of higher education and the smallest of the 23 community colleges in Virginia. The College serves two rural counties, Accomack and Northampton, on the Eastern Shore of Virginia.


Primary emphasis on teaching college level Biology.  Teaching schedule includes fall and spring semesters teaching an average of fifteen (15) credit hours per semester. Teaching assignments may include a mix of day, evening, and weekend classes taught in a variety of formats including face-to-face, hybrid, and/or online. The selected candidate will have office hours each week, participate in course and program development, advise students, assist and oversee adjunct faculty, participate in assessment, and serve on college committees.


Faculty appointments are usually at the rank of instructor or assistant professor. Rank and salary are commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Required Qualifications

A Master’s degree in either Biology or a Master’s degree with 18 graduate hours in biology.   Teaching experience in higher education. Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Doctorate degree in Biology.  Experience teaching research strategies and critical thinking. Experience using and assessing student learning outcomes at the course and/or program level. Commitment to collaboration, innovation, creativity, and applied learning.  Online teaching experience.  Background in online course design and demonstrated expertise in the use of technology to support student learning.

Application Process

Completed and signed state application form; cover letter explaining the match between a candidate’s background and requirements for position; resume; and unofficial copy of college transcripts.  Position will remain open until filled, but the initial screening of applications will begin on 1/10/2019.  Position is subject to a background check and E-Verify.  Applicants desiring special services or accommodations should contact the Human Resources Officer at least five days prior to the application deadline.

Send application to:

Michael Driscoll, HR Officer

Eastern Shore Community College

29300 Lankford Highway, Melfa, VA  23410




Eastern Shore Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities.  Inquiries related to the college’s nondiscrimination policy should be directed to Michael Driscoll, Human Resources Manager, 29300 Lankford Hwy., Melfa, VA  23410, 757-789-1754 (V/TDD Telephone 757-789-1738).