Faculty Careers - English Literature and Composition
The Department of Language and Literature announces an opening in English for a tenure-track position to begin fall 2019. The application deadline is January 23, 2019.
The department is seeking a faculty member committed to excellence in teaching, in serving students and in integrating faith and learning on a Christian liberal arts campus. A Ph.D. in English is required and an emphasis in late 19th century to contemporary British literature would be beneficial. College teaching experience is preferred. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a minimum of two first-year writing courses each semester as part of a typical four-course semester load.
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.