WVU Parkersburg to host faculty recruitment events

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Individuals interested in teaching college courses are invited to attend one of West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s faculty recruitment events. The events take place Monday, Oct. 24 at the main campus in Parkersburg and Wednesday, Oct. 26 at the Jackson County Center in Ripley, W.Va.

Both events begin at 6 p.m. with an introductory session where participants can meet academic leadership, receive information about the college, and learn about expectations of faculty. This will be followed by one-on-one screening interviews with division chairs. Participants are asked to bring two copies of a resume/CV and two copies of their unofficial college transcripts.

WVU Parkersburg is seeking full-time faculty in the areas of accounting, art and mathematics. Full-time faculty are expected to instruct 15 credit hours per semester which may include evenings and weekends, face-to-face instruction, online, or a combination of in-person and online courses.

The college is also seeking a chairperson for the division of Humanities, Fine Arts and Social Sciences. This position requires a master’s degree within the field or subfield or a master’s degree with at least 18 hours of graduate credit within the field. Additionally, it requires five years of college level teaching experience and two years of college level leadership or strategic planning experience.

Anticipated part-time faculty member positions are available in the areas of accounting, art, business, business technology, child development, computer science, criminal justice, education, engineering, English, philosophy and sociology. Part-time faculty should be able to work in any setting, which may include evenings and weekends, face-to-face instruction, online, or a combination of in-person and online courses.

Most faculty are required to have a master’s degree in the field or subfield of instruction or a master’s degree with 18 graduate credit hours in the field or subfield of instruction. The engineering positions require a bachelor’s degree in engineering with field experience in programmable logic controllers and building automation control.

Salary is commensurate with education, experience and employment status.

Questions about this event may be directed to Martha Lamp at 304.424.8398.

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