Vitalii Iosypovych Bocheliuk was born on January 25, 1964 in the city of Kolomyia, Ivano-Frankivska Oblast, into a family of civil servants. His professional activity is described by a high level of scientific and methodological training and extensive practical experience. The main stages of V.I. Bocheliuk's pedagogical and academic activity: since 1993 he worked at the secondary school No. 62 in Zaporizhzhia as a teacher of Russian language and literature, a practical psychologist. Since 1997 he has worked as the Deputy Headmaster for Scientific and Methodological Work of the Secondary School No. 30 in Zaporizhzhia. From May 1997 to August 2005, he worked as the headmaster of the secondary school No. 61 in Zaporizhzhia. At the same time, from 1998 to 2005 he worked part-time at the Humanities University "ZIDMU" first as an associate professor of practical psychology and social work, and then as a professor at the departments of practical psychology and social work, journalism. From 2005 to 2014 he worked as the head of the Department of Practical Psychology of the Classical Private University. From 2014 to 2016 he worked as a professor at the Department of Psychology of Zaporizhzhia National Technical University. In 2019 he received the title of Honoured Worker of Education of Ukraine. From 2016 to the present, he is a professor at the Department of Social Work and Psychology at Zaporizhzhia Polytechnic National University.
In 1998, V.I. Bocheliuk defended his dissertation on “Psychological Readiness of Teachers for Personality-Oriented Learning” in the speciality “Pedagogical and age psychology” at the M.P. Drahomanov Kyiv Pedagogical Institute. In 2002, he was awarded the academic title of associate professor. In 2004, he defended his doctoral dissertation on “Psychological Principles of Readiness of Participants in Educational Activities to Manage Innovative Processes in School” at the H.S. Kostiuk Institute of Psychology under the Academy of Pedagogical Sciences of Ukraine. He was awarded the academic title of professor in 2006. V.I. Bocheliuk's research interests focus on solving issues of social and organisational psychology, pedagogical and age psychology, psychology of work, psychology of sports, legal psychology, special psychology. All scientific achievements are implemented in the educational process, help improve the quality of training of higher education and better master the theoretical material.
Bocheliuk has Scopus h-index — 6 and 15 publications in professional journals indexed in scientometric databases of Scopus and Web of Science.