Part-Time Faculty in Psychology
Piedmont Virginia Community College, Department of Psychology
United States

Job Description           

Piedmont Virginia Community College is seeking to identify qualified and interested faculty members in the following teaching disciplines and/or subject areas: Psychology.


Piedmont Virginia Community College (PVCC) is a public, comprehensive community college. As part of the 23 college Virginia Community College System, PVCC serves the city of Charlottesville and the six adjacent counties. PVCC is nationally recognized for its outstanding transfer curriculum, its relationship with its neighbor, the University of Virginia, and its Workforce Development Programs serving local employers.


Adjunct faculty positions are appointed on a course-by-course, semester basis as needed. Responsibilities include teaching developmental and/or college-level courses, which may include distance-learning courses during the day and evening, on weekdays and weekends. Faculty members are expected to maintain currency in their teaching disciplines and in trends in community college education. Applications will be received and considered on a continuous basis, as openings occur.


Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until needed positions are filled and/or the closing date of our announcement.


Minimum Qualifications      

Master’s degree with 18 credit hours in Psychology.


Preferred Qualifications    

Ph.D. in Psychology

Two years teaching experience, work experience in the field, experience with on-line teaching.


Special Requirements             

Application Package must include—

• State application

• Resume

• Cover letter

• Names, addresses, email and telephone numbers of three (3) professional references

In order to better serve our customers, PVCC will only accept online applications submitted through the Virginia Jobs site for this position. PVCC will not accept hand-delivered applications or applications submitted by mail, email, or fax. Cover letters, resume/curriculum vitae, and unofficial transcripts must be attached electronically to the online application. Unofficial copies of transcripts will suffice for initial review. Official transcripts are required upon employment. Foreign transcripts must be evaluated by an accredited evaluation service.


Deadline: Review of applications begins immediately.


References & criminal background checks required.


Piedmont Virginia Community College is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer.


We value and support the diversity of our students, faculty, and staff. We seek to promote an understanding and appreciation of differences by creating an inclusive environment embracing individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and aspirations.


Special Instructions to Applicants

Piedmont Virginia Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, political affiliation, disability, veteran status, sex, age or sexual orientation in its programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Human Resources Director, 501 College Dr., Main Building, Room M810, Charlottesville, VA 22902; 434.961.6567.


We are a “Virginia Values Veterans” (V3) official certified company and state agency that provides hiring preference to Veterans and Members of the Virginia National Guard in support of Executive Order 29, (2010). If you are a Veteran or Virginia National Guard Member, we urge you to respond accordingly on your state application.


Contact Information

Name   Jamie L. Wills-Payne





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* In accordance with the Governor’s guidance on Virginia’s participation in the Employer of National Service initiative, are you an alumnus of a federal national public service volunteer organization such as the Peace Corp, AmeriCorps, or Teach for America? If yes, please specify the organization and your dates of service.

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