Assistant or Associate Professor of Psychology / Director of Master of Arts in Human Services


Website Bluefield University

JOB SUMMARY: The School of Education and Social Sciences seeks applications for two full­ time Assistant or Associate Professor in Psychology to start no later than August 2023. One of these hires will also serve as Director of the Master of Arts in Human Services. In addition, one position will serve primarily on campus students/programs and the other primarily online students/programs.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Candidates will provide service to Bluefield University, the School of Education and Social Sciences, and the profession. Specifically, successful candidates are expected to provide education which aligns within the framework of the psychology curricula, promoting and enhancing student success by using contemporary methods of evidence-based pedagogy, and demonstrating the ability to engage students in the learning process.

A doctorate in psychology or related field is expected (candidates who are ABD may be considered). In addition, this position requires candidates to possess professional experience in counseling, social services, or related human services. Candidates must also have the ability to work collaboratively with faculty and staff and must possess effective communication skills both verbal and written that will represent Bluefield University and the Psychology program within the community and most importantly to the student and prospective students.

The individual must be a committed Christian and able to integrate faith and learning, foster critical and creative thinking, and work cooperatively within the campus community to advance the mission of the University.

The candidate must demonstrate excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching, preferably in various modalities (face-to-face, online, hybrid, etc.).

To apply for this position, please visit to complete the electronic faculty employment application and upload the following:

  • Letter of interest
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Christian Faith
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Original Transcripts
  • Three letters of reference

Hard copy application materials may be sent to Judy Pedneau, Director of Human Resources at Bluefield University, 3000 College Avenue, Bluefield, VA 24605,

Additional information about Bluefield University is available at

To be considered for this position, all application requirements listed above must be completed.

Bluefield University is a private, not-for-profit institution affiliated with the Baptist General Association of Virginia. The University is committed to supporting diversity and utilizing recruitment practices that do not illegally discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, disability, age, religion, genetic information, veteran or military status, or any other basis on which the University is prohibited from discrimination under local, state, or federal law, in its employment or in the provision of its services, including but not limited to its programs and activities, admissions, educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other University-administered programs. This institution encourages women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply. Supervisors are personally accountable for ensuring their recruiting and selection processes are in keeping with the university’s recruitment philosophy and are conducted in a fair, equitable, and nondiscriminatory manner.

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