Instructor, Psychology

Western Piedmont Community College   Morganton, NC   Full-time     Education
Posted on May 31, 2024
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PositionInstructor, Psychology

Proposed Hire DateAugust 12, 2024

For First Consideration, Applications Must Be Received By:    June 29, 2024

Brief Description of Position: 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.


Minimum Qualifications:

  1. A Master’s Degree in Psychology or a master’s degree in a related field and at least 18 graduate semester hours in Psychology required.
  2. Teaching experience required.
  3. Two years’ experience community college teaching preferred.
  4. Experience educating high school age learners preferred.
  5. Experience with Moodle Learning Management System preferred.
  6. Understanding of and commitment to the community college philosophy.
  7. Good oral and written communication skills required.


Physical Demands: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions of this position. The physical and mental demands described as follows are representative of those that must be met by an employee in performing the essential functions of this job:

  • Ability to sit and/or stand for long periods of time 
  • Ability to move between classrooms, buildings and campuses
  • Ability to express or exchange ideas
  • Good eye/hand dexterity


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


Application Procedure: Applications must be submitted online at


For More Information Contact:                         Anita Berry

Benefit/Recruitment Specialist

Western Piedmont Community College

1001 Burkemont Avenue

Morganton, NC 28655

(828) 448-3127




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