The Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences at Lee University seeks a tenure track position in Marriage and Family Therapy to begin in August of 2018.
Duties will include teaching marriage and family therapy graduate courses and supervising interns in our COAMFTE accredited MFT program along with psychology undergraduate courses.
Faculty responsibilities include committee duties, completing assessments for ongoing accreditation, engaging in scholarly activities in marriage and family therapy, student advising, university and community service, curriculum development, reporting to Department Chair, and working cooperatively with departmental faculty in complementing current departmental strengths.
There is also an expectation that faculty will be available to teach a part-time load of graduate coursework and supervision over the summer months.
Lee University is a private, comprehensive, Christian university that is recognized as an emerging leader in higher education in the southeastern region. The School of Music, a fully accredited member of NASM, serves some 275 majors in a variety of graduate and undergraduate curricula.
Applicants must immediately be MFT license eligible in Tennessee and either an AAMFT Supervisor or an AAMFT Supervisor-in-Training. A doctorate in Marriage and Family Therapy from a COAMFTE accredited institution is preferred.
Other expectations include: a Christian commitment and agreement with the Community Covenant, demonstrated college teaching ability, ability to develop and mentor students in research projects, and ability to integrate Christian faith into course lectures. Individuals from underrepresented populations are strongly encouraged to apply.
To help us evaluate your potential role as a member of our university, please include a completed application form (available at the website listed below), a statement of Christian faith regarding your religious conversion and your Christian commitment, and a statement about the integration of your faith with your subject matter. Submit the above information, along with all transcripts, three letters of reference and student evaluations (if applicable), to Dr. Jeffrey Sargent, Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences, Lee University, 1120 North Ocoee Street, Cleveland, TN 37320.
Lee University is a private, comprehensive university located in Cleveland, Tennessee, in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. Lee is emerging as a leader in higher education in the southeastern region, and is consistently ranked in the "Top Tier" in the South by U.S. News & World Report (Comprehensive Medium-Size Universities). Lee is also ranked by Princeton Review's "Best Colleges," and is one of the 141 colleges named Best in the Southeast.
Over the past two decades, Lee has become one of the largest Christ-centered private institutions in Tennessee, and the largest in the Appalachian College Association. During that period, the university has seen a remarkable transformation that has included significant growth in its academic programs, student enrollment, faculty expertise, and diversity, as well as an expanded sense of mission and vision.
Lee is a Christian institution which offers liberal arts and professional education on both the baccalaureate and graduate levels through residential and distance programs. We seek to provide education that integrates biblical truth as revealed in the Holy Scriptures with truth discovered through the study of arts ...and sciences and in the practice of various professions. A personal commitment to Jesus Christ as Savior is the controlling perspective from which our educational enterprise is carried out. The foundational purpose of all educational programs at Lee is to develop within the students knowledge, appreciation, understanding, ability, and skills which will prepare them for responsible Christian living in a complex world.