Top Biological Sciences Instructor Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Biological Sciences Instructor. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Biological Sciences Instructor resumes they appeared on. For example, 37.0% of Biological Sciences Instructor resumes contained Biology as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Biological Sciences Instructor actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Biological Sciences Instructor resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Biology

high Demand
Here's how Biology is used in Biological Sciences Instructor jobs:
  • Certified NAUI diver* Oversaw and wrote a laboratory manual for non-majors in biology published by University of Maine.
  • Instructed students in microbiology, molecular biology, marine biology, basic biology and research techniques.
  • Instructed the following courses: Anatomy & Physiology, Introduction to Microbiology, Biology 100
  • School organic garden coordinator and Head of Marine Science and Biology Clubs.
  • Utilized field based experiences for both the Biology and Environmental Science courses.
  • Job Description: To teach biological science laboratories to Biology major students.
  • Instructed two sections of General Biology for summer session.
  • Head of the Marine Science and Biology Clubs.
  • Directed the school's science Extended Learning Opportunity Program, providing tutoring for 40 students who needed help in Biology.
  • Instruct BI101 (non-biology majors) and [ ] (biology majors) laboratory sections.

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2. Lab Equipment

high Demand
Here's how Lab Equipment is used in Biological Sciences Instructor jobs:
  • Coordinated all laboratory activities for 150 students included setting up lab equipment and preparing chemical solutions.
  • Maintained lab equipment and instrumentation, instrument calibration and chemical inventory.
  • Cooperated with team members to categorize histology slides, tag cadavers, and configure lab equipment.
  • Prepared and delivered lectures; prepared and taught corresponding laboratory exercises; organized and maintained lab equipment and apparati.
  • Used lab equipment including weighing, volumetric measurement, solution preparation and glassware cleaning.
  • Provided guidance to students on proper use of lab equipment and best practices for sampling and conducting experiments.

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3. Curriculum Development

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Here's how Curriculum Development is used in Biological Sciences Instructor jobs:
  • Participated in communications curriculum development.
  • Demonstrate proper technique in curriculum development, in accordance to Heritage Institutes policy and procedure with effective communication of subject matter.
  • Acquired additional hours of professional development in classroom management, curriculum development, and information related to gifted & talented students.
  • Prepare and conduct operational activities for the class including range operations, scenario preparation, curriculum development, and training oversight.
  • Earned Master Training Specialist certification for displaying superior instructor skills and demonstrating a thorough knowledge of training administration and curriculum development.
  • Qualified Master Training Specialist and Master Instructor and was constantly sought after to provide training in curriculum development and instructional techniques.

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4. Anatomy

high Demand
Here's how Anatomy is used in Biological Sciences Instructor jobs:
  • Teach Anatomy, Physiology, and Clinical Medicine
  • Facilitate students learning Anatomy and Physiology content by preparing supplementary materials, explaining materials in understandable terms, and answering questions.
  • Assist students in learning and understanding anatomy and physiology material-Provide in depth explanations of various physiological processes-Demonstrate knowledge of various anatomical structures
  • Supervised functions of the cadaver and virtual anatomy laboratories leading to successful student integration of both laboratories in medical education.
  • Formulated and presented lecture material for College students with associated laboratory assignments and exam material Involving all areas of anatomy
  • Developed and instructed specialized courses and laboratory sessions for funeral directors in human anatomy and biology and conducted private tutoring sessions.

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5. Physiology

high Demand
Here's how Physiology is used in Biological Sciences Instructor jobs:
  • Operated and maintained training devices peculiar to the aviation physiology and aviation water survival training programs.
  • Conducted and supervised laboratory classes; creating anatomical dissections and physiology workshops for students to gain hands-on training.
  • Planned and provided human anatomy and physiology course instruction and laboratory activities for students in the nursing program.
  • Administered tracking of data for 2,000+ students and instructors into Aerospace Physiology Information Management System.
  • Contributed in directing laboratory for Molecular and Cellular Biology 32, Introduction to Physiology.
  • Taught/mentored an animal physiology laboratory course to premedical/science undergraduate students for four semesters.

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6. Classroom Management

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Here's how Classroom Management is used in Biological Sciences Instructor jobs:
  • Address challenges related to classroom management and student learning immediately Monitor student progress and report on daily session summaries.
  • Crafted interesting real-life and entertaining student-centered activities Demonstrated strong classroom management skills Counseled pupils when adjustment and academic problems arose
  • Restructured classroom policy to reflect consensus-building classroom management style, while maintaining individualism with respect to ideas and input.
  • Maintained effective classroom management and created a positive learning environment by positively resolving discipline issues and preventing distractions.
  • Conducted positive, engaging classroom management of a diverse, multicultural student population in multiple school districts.
  • Facilitated pedagogical programs for teachers and students involving teaching methods, classroom management, and study habits.

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7. Student Learning

average Demand
Here's how Student Learning is used in Biological Sciences Instructor jobs:
  • Demonstrated experience in developing curriculum, assessing courses to improve student learning, measuring student learning outcomes and evaluating course efficacy.
  • Conducted and organized small group and individualized classroom activities based on differentiated learning needs to ensure student learning at full potential.
  • Promoted positive student learning opportunities and communicated excitement toward film production by managing multiple productions of short films produced by students.
  • Coordinate and participate in formulation of Student Learning Outcomes/Progress Indicators with the Student Learning Outcomes assessment cycles.
  • Assess student learning progress utilizing technology and digital learning tools to communicate results and recommendations to English teachers.
  • Demonstrated experience in measuring student learning outcomes, assessing and improving student learning and evaluating course efficacy.

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8. Topics

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Here's how Topics is used in Biological Sciences Instructor jobs:
  • Facilitated three discussion sections weekly and incorporated supplementary materials and examples to advance students' understanding of lecture topics.
  • Reviewed and revised grad student doctoral dissertations and masters thesis topics and research; compared student assignments using online plagiarism-checking software.
  • Course content includes topics aligned with project management, organizational change, leadership, teamwork, communications and continuous improvement.
  • Advised students and their parents on application procedures by preparing and presenting seminars on a variety of college entrance-related topics.
  • Facilitated discussions on environmental topics and developed review materials for an introductory environmental science for undergraduates.
  • Design and implement training materials for foreign language acquisition and analysis on international affairs and economic and regional topics.

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9. Class Activities

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Here's how Class Activities is used in Biological Sciences Instructor jobs:
  • Facilitated discussions and class activities to promote a greater understanding of psychological disorders.
  • Reported attendance and general class activities directly to Director of Education.
  • Developed and carried out daily class activities related to academic writing.
  • Developed PowerPoint presentations for lectures and in class activities.
  • Administered class activities and exams; managed classroom environment.
  • Supervised class activities, assigned and corrected assignments.

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10. Principles

average Demand
Here's how Principles is used in Biological Sciences Instructor jobs:
  • Developed innovative curriculum with media and current events to teach sociological principles and provoke discussion of course material.
  • Applied principles of basic market research demographic concepts together with statistical analysis and business communication skills through independent study projects.
  • Encouraged young minds within an exciting and educational environment utilizing creative experiments demonstrating the basic fundamental principles of engineering.
  • Provided instruction in the principles of framing and composition, camera placement, audio/video editing, visualization and storytelling.
  • Serve K-5th youth in developing and implementing a physical education curriculum while also integrating leadership and community development principles
  • Communicated and applied fundamental fitness principles from various sub-disciplines of exercise science to a variety of contexts.

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11. Genetics

average Demand
Here's how Genetics is used in Biological Sciences Instructor jobs:
  • Key highlights Spearheaded the development and launch of the school's first genetics course, Honors Advanced Topics in Genetics.
  • Created and executed classroom lectures and laboratory courses in biotechnology, molecular/cellular biology, genetics, and various biology courses.
  • Prepared course material, updated lab experiments, and taught 300 level Genetics lecture and lab course.
  • Contribute to the oversight of the genetics laboratory and tutorials.
  • Instruct MCB 218 (Heredity and Genetics).
  • Developed curriculum and Taught college biology courses in physiology, cellular biology, and genetics.

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12. Lesson Plans

average Demand
Here's how Lesson Plans is used in Biological Sciences Instructor jobs:
  • Develop and implement engaging and diverse lesson plans with a constructivist philosophy to accommodate an inclusive and very diverse classroom.
  • Facilitated instruction of course material in a masters-level introductory programming course by developing supplementary lesson plans for small student sections.
  • Develop lesson plans and assignments in order to instruct students on Communication Fundamentals course material utilizing Department guidelines.
  • Combined discipline plan with effective measures and various lesson plans to increase concentration, participation, and progress student accountability.
  • Provided educational foundation based on class objectives by developing curriculum and lesson plans on all core criteria.
  • Originated lesson plans and healthy recipes for demonstration to multiple 20+ customer classes while emphasizing food safety and culinary techniques

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13. Ecology

low Demand
Here's how Ecology is used in Biological Sciences Instructor jobs:
  • Instruct evening course- Bio 4: Global Ecology (lecture and lab)
  • Contracted guest instructor for field aquatic ecology course.

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14. Mathematics

low Demand
Here's how Mathematics is used in Biological Sciences Instructor jobs:
  • Directed Mathematics/Computer Science Department laboratories.
  • Prepared lesson plans and assignments for computer applications, computer programming, information technology, project management, and mathematics classes.
  • Volunteer tutoring Calculus, Differential Equations, and Linear Algebra students through Mathematics and Statistics Department.
  • Tutored students ranging from K-12 in mathematics and increasing student attentiveness through incentives and innovative learning methods.
  • Instructed entry level mathematics and statistics classes, organized online learning material.
  • Promoted teamwork among mathematics instructors and ensured they created and implemented lesson plans.

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15. Science Curriculum

low Demand
Here's how Science Curriculum is used in Biological Sciences Instructor jobs:
  • Designed, implemented and paralleled science curriculum with lesson plans engaging to students from various multicultural backgrounds.
  • Steered a K-12 science curriculum alignment and established outcome based education standards
  • Developed and established a working laboratory to enhance the science curriculum.
  • Developed a high school science curriculum in a school that was lacking a science department.
  • Developed the Environmental Science curriculum.
  • Modified/individualized Science curriculum for at risk students -Implemented a stress reduction program for at risk students

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16. Internet

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Here's how Internet is used in Biological Sciences Instructor jobs:
  • Pioneered the first successful Global Internet and Computing Core Certification Program in a Federal Correctional Center in partnership with Microsoft.
  • Conducted internet research to develop curriculum, operated students' database systems and provided assistance with online Learning Support.
  • Provided instruction in adult computer literacy including various software and hardware applications, Internet and email.
  • Developed functional performance levels with most Microsoft Office applications and multiple internet browsers and applications.
  • Answered questions in advanced computer topics including wireless networks, Internet programming and social engineering.
  • Encouraged interactive learning by incorporating educational software and the Internet.

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17. Powerpoint

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Here's how Powerpoint is used in Biological Sciences Instructor jobs:
  • Utilized audio visual equipment to deliver PowerPoint presentations to students and scenario based training to teach terminal objectives.
  • Developed and updated customized curriculum, reference guides, and materials, including project-specific training and PowerPoint presentations.
  • Created specialized PowerPoint presentations exploring specific topics directly related to the enrolled students' interests and life experiences.
  • Developed Lesson Plans and implemented the Military Occupational Specialty Training through use of PowerPoint and Computer Based programs.
  • Developed an innovative PowerPoint presentation used by other organizations to market executive support programs to potential students.
  • Created curriculum that incorporated PowerPoint presentation methodology as well as research methodology into business and technical writing.

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18. DNA

low Demand
Here's how DNA is used in Biological Sciences Instructor jobs:
  • Selected appropriate instrumentation for DNA isolation, purification, and cloning.

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19. Life Science

low Demand
Here's how Life Science is used in Biological Sciences Instructor jobs:
  • Provide lecture and laboratory instruction in the life sciences to undergraduate and adult learners.
  • Teach Introduction to Plants (Botany), and Life Science (for nonmajors).

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20. Environmental Science

low Demand
Here's how Environmental Science is used in Biological Sciences Instructor jobs:
  • Designed online Environmental Science course with laboratory.
  • Completed on-line instructor course Fall 2012 for environmental sciences and nutrition.
  • Spring 2006; Agriculture and Environmental Science [ ] (3 credits).

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21. Science Department

low Demand
Here's how Science Department is used in Biological Sciences Instructor jobs:
  • Create interesting and fun strategies to enhance student engagement and enjoyment Work alongside science department to maintain educational requirements.
  • Substituted for the Chairman of Chemistry/Physical Science Department.
  • Head of the Science Department & Coaching Science Teachers & Teaching ChemistryWorking with Dean of Testing on EOC & ACT Science Concerns
  • Head of the Science Department and instructed high school students in basic concepts and relevant applications & topics in chemistry.
  • Conducted meetings as the Head of the Math and Science department at Gary Lighthouse Charter School.
  • Coordinated the school's science fair program and represented the science department at external professional functions.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Biological Sciences Instructor

Biology37.3%
Lab Equipment10.7%
Curriculum Development10.4%
Anatomy7.2%
Physiology7.2%
Classroom Management4.6%
Student Learning2.9%
Topics2.6%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Biological Sciences Instructor

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Biology
Biology
37%
37%
2
2
Lab Equipment
Lab Equipment
10.6%
10.6%
3
3
Curriculum Development
Curriculum Development
10.3%
10.3%
4
4
Anatomy
Anatomy
7.2%
7.2%
5
5
Physiology
Physiology
7.2%
7.2%
6
6
Classroom Management
Classroom Management
4.6%
4.6%
7
7
Student Learning
Student Learning
2.9%
2.9%
8
8
Topics
Topics
2.6%
2.6%
9
9
Class Activities
Class Activities
2.3%
2.3%
10
10
Principles
Principles
2%
2%
11
11
Genetics
Genetics
2%
2%
12
12
Lesson Plans
Lesson Plans
1.7%
1.7%
13
13
Ecology
Ecology
1.4%
1.4%
14
14
Mathematics
Mathematics
1.4%
1.4%
15
15
Science Curriculum
Science Curriculum
1.4%
1.4%
16
16
Internet
Internet
1.1%
1.1%
17
17
Powerpoint
Powerpoint
0.9%
0.9%
18
18
DNA
DNA
0.9%
0.9%
19
19
Life Science
Life Science
0.9%
0.9%
20
20
Environmental Science
Environmental Science
0.9%
0.9%
21
21
Science Department
Science Department
0.9%
0.9%

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