Instructor, Psychology

Instructor, Psychology


Western Piedmont Community College
1001 Burkemont Avenue
Morganton, NC 28655
Phone: 828-438-6000

Job Location

Main Campus


Hiring Range – Minimum to Midpoint ($5,246 – 5,684/monthly) 9-month contract



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Friday, May 31, 2024
Closes: Saturday, June 29, 2024

Target Start Date

Monday, August 12, 2024

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Dean, Arts & Sciences

Employment Type

Full-Time (9-Month Contract)

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Master’s Degree in Psychology or a master’s degree in a related field and at least 18 graduate semester hours in Psychology.
  2. Teaching experience.
  3. Understanding of and commitment to the community college philosophy.
  4. Good oral and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Two years’ experience community college teaching.
  2. Experience educating high school-age learners.
  3. Experience with Moodle Learning Management System.


Position Description

Under the direction of the Coordinator of Social Sciences, the primary purpose of the Psychology Instructor is to provide quality instruction in the discipline. Instructional duties include teaching topics in Psychology using a variety of delivery modes: traditional classroom, online, hybrid, weekend, evening, and shortened terms. Class sessions may take place on a WPCC campus, on Burke County high school campuses, and online. Additional faculty duties include assisting with student recruitment, advising students, and performing support duties as assigned by the Coordinator. Additionally, instructors should demonstrate concern for their own professional growth, for their immediate fields of interest, for the education profession in general, and for the progress and well-being of the entire College community.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online at

Job Post Contact

Anita Berry

Benefit/Recruitment Specialist

Western Piedmont Community College

(828) 448-3127


Western Piedmont Community College, an equal opportunity employer, values and encourages campus diversity in students, faculty, and staff.