• Postsecondary Biological Science Teachers
  • Education and Training
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 68,830
    $45,560 range bar $133,020
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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  • Postsecondary biological science teachers instruct students about biological sciences at a level beyond high school. They also conduct research and publish scholarly papers and books.

What do they typically do

  • Supervise students' laboratory work
  • Prepare and deliver lectures to students on topics such as molecular biology, marine biology, and botany
  • Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions
  • Keep student attendance records, grades, and other required records
  • Stay up to date in the field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional organizations and conferences
  • Evaluate and grade students' class work, laboratory work, assignments, and papers
  • Compile, administer, and grade examinations, or assign this work to others
  • Prepare materials for laboratory activities and course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts

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Job Opening 191

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Education & Training

  • Education

    Most require a graduate degree like a master's, Ph.D., M.D., or law degree.
    Associated Programs or Majors
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