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Faculty Careers - Education, Faculty Careers - Other
The Helen DeVos College of Educations invites applications for a tenure track position in Elementary Education, beginning August 2020.
Lee University invites candidates to apply or to share this information with interested, eligible individuals. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Lee University is a Christian liberal arts institution in the Pentecostal tradition affiliated with the Church of God. It is located in Cleveland, Tennessee near Chattanooga and has an enrollment of more than 5000 students. Lee University is an Equal Employment Opportunity company. Rank will be commensurate with degree and experience.
Lee University and the Helen DeVos College of Education is currently seeking program approval from SACS-COC for the Doctor of Education in Professional Practice (Ed.D.). The success of graduate programs in the Helen DeVos College of Education, including the Ed.S., has brought the desire to add the terminal degree to the college. This traditional classroom preparation program requires highly qualified individuals for its implementation. The following position is one of three, tenure-track openings in the Helen DeVos College of Education beginning in August 2020.
Applicants should have a Ph.D. or Ed.D in Elementary Education or in a related field, with demonstrated expertise and passion for teaching. Expertise is sought in the areas of curriculum instruction, pedagogy (methods), and all areas of literacy with specific experience in teaching writing at K-8 levels.
Responsibilities will include advising, teaching courses in the principles of education, methods for teaching, curriculum instruction, and literacy (reading, writing, listening and speaking skills). Experience in the K-8 setting is required and college teaching experience is preferred.
The Helen DeVos College of Education, is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) and approved by the state of Tennessee. This position is situated in the Department of Early Childhood, Elementary, and Special Education with possible teaching duties extending to graduate studies in the above-mentioned areas.
Faculty members across the college possess a strong sense of calling and include career educators and individuals with demonstrated excellence in the field of education. For more about our department and faculty, visit our website, http://leeuniversity.edu/academics/education/
Lee University faculty candidates will be expected to demonstrate: a strong Christian commitment, compatibility with the university’s lifestyle agreement, teaching ability at the college level, a willingness to mentor students academically and professionally, and an understanding of integrating Christian faith into courses.
Complete a faculty application found at http://www.leeuniversity.edu/uploadedFiles/Content/human-resources/faculty-application.pdf . Please include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, official undergraduate and graduate transcripts, a statement of faith, and student evaluations (if applicable). Please send to Patricia McClung, chairperson for the Department of Early Childhood, Elementary, and Special Education, Helen DeVos College of Education, Lee University, 1120 N. Ocoee Street, Cleveland, Tennessee, 37320; or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.