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Visiting Instructor/Assistant Professor of Psychology

Department of Psychology
Position: Full-time
Date posted: July 8, 2019
Review of Applications Begins: September 17, 2019

The Department of Psychology at West Virginia Wesleyan College seeks a full-time Visiting Instructor/Assistant Professor of Psychology.

Teaching responsibilities may include Counseling Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, Developmental Psychology, History & System, or other courses depending on the expertise of the applicant. Active participation in the psychology curriculum is expected.

Founded in 1890, West Virginia Wesleyan is a private residential liberal arts and sciences college located in the foothills of the Appalachians in Buckhannon, WV, named one of the “100 Best Small Towns in America.” The College is related to the United Methodist Church, with a curriculum committed to intellectual rigor, self-discovery, human dignity, mutual support, social justice, self-discipline, mental and physical wellness, the appreciation of diversity and the natural world, and the judicious use of resources. The College has over 40 undergraduate academic majors, 10 graduate programs, 19 NCAA Division II sports, comprehensive student life, community engagement, and outdoor recreation programs.

TO APPLY: Please submit the following items as a single electronic PDF file to the Office of the Dean of the Faculty, West Virginia Wesleyan College ( and Dr. Mengfei Cai ( letter of application, CV, unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts, brief statements of teaching philosophy, syllabi from courses taught, and the names and contact information of three references. For consideration, applications must be complete. Candidates must provide documents that demonstrate eligibility to work in the United States and must pass a criminal background check before being offered a contract for employment. Minority and female candidates are especially encouraged to apply. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


Ph.D or ABD in Psychology is preferred. Candidates with undergraduate teaching experiences are preferred.

About the Department


Contact Info

Dr. Mengfei Cai
Department Chair, Associate Professor
WVWC 59 College Avenue Buckhannon, WV 26201