Psychology Faculty, 21-033

West Virginia, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Jul 07, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

West Virginia University at Parkersburg Position Vacancy

Psychology Faculty (*Extended Preference Date)

Position # 21-033


West Virginia University at Parkersburg is seeking applications for a Psychology faculty member with the Humanities, Fine Arts & Social Sciences (HFASS) division. The position will be effective beginning with the Fall Semester in August 2021.  This is a nine-month, renewable term appointment.


RESPONSIBILITIES: This appointment will include a 15-credit hour teaching load per semester in Psychology.  Other college level courses may also be assigned depending on the selected candidate’s credentials. The majority of instructional duties will be at the main campus in Parkersburg, but may also include the instruction of classes at the Jackson County Center in Ripley, WV.  Teaching assignments may include evening, weekend, hybrid and/or totally on-line instruction.  In addition, duties may include academic advising, committee service, program support, student recruitment/retention and professional development.  West Virginia University at Parkersburg values creativity, individuality and innovation, and expects the selected candidate to actively participate in the college community.



  • A Master’s degree in Psychology from a recognized, regionally accredited college or university.
  • Alternatively, a Master’s degree with 18 semester hours of graduate credit in Psychology.
  • Licensure in a mental health profession is preferred.
  • Successful college-level teaching experience is preferred, as well as an aptitude for using technology in instructional delivery, and a willingness to deliver courses online.
  • Demonstration of teaching effectiveness is part of the interview process.


EFFECTIVE:  Fall Semester - August 2021.


RATE OF PAY:  Entry-level pay for this position is $37,564.00 per year. Salary and rank are commensurate with education and experience. 


POSTED DATE: April 07, 2021                                PREFERENCE DATE: *Open until filled


REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS:  Posting will remain active until filled with preference given to applications that are received by June 28, 2021.


TO APPLY:  Submit an Employment Application Packet and an unofficial copy of your college transcripts (if applicable) to  A cover letter and résumé may also be included.  The Employment Application packet is available via the Employment Opportunities section at


Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.  Please contact the Human Resources Office at (304) 424-8290 if you need assistance or reasonable accommodation with the application or hiring process.


West Virginia University at Parkersburg is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, religion, color, ancestry, or national origin in admission, employment, educational programs or activities; nor does it discriminate on the basis of genetic information in employment or employee health benefits. Further, faculty, staff, students, and applicants are protected from retaliation for making complaints or assisting in investigations of discrimination. Inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies may be directed to: Debbie Richards, Executive Director, Policy & Compliance, 304-424-8201, WVU Parkersburg, 300 Campus Drive, Parkersburg, WV 26104.