Assistant Professor or Lecturer of Psychology

  • Glenville State College
  • Glenville, WV
  • Apr 08, 2021
Full time Psychology

Job Description

Glenville State College is seeking applicants for a full-time, tenure track faculty position in Psychology, to begin August 2021. Area of specialization is open, but priority will be given to those who can effectively teach courses in the areas of Social Psychology, Social Problems, Human Sexuality, and Death and Dying, as well as the introductory courses in the college's general education core.

Founded in 1872 and located in the heart of scenic, central West Virginia, Glenville State College is dedicated to providing a personalized education to approximately 1500 students, primarily from West Virginia. Many of the College's students are first-generation and Pell-grant eligible.

The College's campus embraces the unique perspectives of its students, faculty, and staff and provides its students with opportunities to thrive in its vibrant setting in the center of the Appalachian Mountains. The College's mission is to prepare and inspire students to be thoughtful, productive, engaged, and responsible citizens who contribute to the well-being of their community, state, nation, and world, and this mission guides GSC's program and service development.

More information on Glenville State College can be found at Glenville State College is proud of its commitment to diversity. Glenville State College is also part of a United States Department of Education experimental site initiative (Second Chance Pell) and has delivered selected courses at both FCI-Gilmer and Huttonsville Correctional Center since 2016.

Examples of Duties:

The successful applicant is expected to:
  • Teach the equivalent of 12 hours (4 courses) of undergraduate courses per semester
  • Contribute to student growth and development through advising and assistance
  • Actively contribute to departmental and college assessment, committee, and service activities
  • Support recruitment and retention events and participate in professional development activities. Cultivate and maintain teaching and professional excellence.
Typical Qualifications:
An earned PhD in Psychology or closely related field from an accredited institution is required. Particularly qualified candidates in ABD status will be considered. Specific area of research is open, but those with backgrounds in Social, Developmental, I/O, Health, or Sports psychology are especially encouraged to apply.

Supplemental Information:
Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, samples of professional work, statement of teaching philosophy, research statement, and contact information for three professional references. Apply online at or by email at Screening of all applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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