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Faculty Careers - English Literature and Composition, Faculty Careers - Other
The Department of Language and Literature announces an opening for a Visiting Lecturer in English with a creative writing emphasis. The position is a one-year position beginning August 1, 2021 and ending May 30, 2022. Application deadline is March 15.
The department is seeking a faculty member committed to excellence in teaching and integrating Christian faith and learning. This position requires the Ph.D. in creative writing or MFA in writing. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated ability to teach playwriting and/or screenwriting. Desirable areas of secondary specialization include creative nonfiction or fiction. In addition, the candidate must have a strong commitment to teaching first-year writing and supporting a culture of writing across campus. The faculty member will teach four courses per semester that will generally include two first-year writing courses and two courses for writing majors.
Candidates will have demonstrated interest and ability in mentoring student writers and will be expected to help develop and participate in extracurricular activities that enrich the curriculum for writing majors. The department is looking for an energetic and imaginative candidate who can make strong contributions to a growing writing major on a Christian liberal arts campus.
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.