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ADJUNCT PROFESSOR OF BIOLOGY

The Division of Natural and Physical Sciences is seeking an adjunct professor in biology for the spring semester.

Core responsibilities will include teaching part-time.

Qualifications: Doctorate in Biology is preferred. Candidates with a Master's degree and 18 credit hours in Biology will be considered.

The successful candidate should have experience in teaching a minimum of two of the following courses: Ecology and Environmental Science, General Biology, Biological Sciences, and Evolution.

Appointments: Adjunct appointments will begin in January 2017. Responsibilities include teaching 2-3 classes (6-9 hours) each semester. Minimum qualifications include a Master's degree; PhD preferred. The ideal candidate will have familiarity with Blackboard, Hybrid courses, and the ability to utilize innovative modalities for delivering course content.


DIRECTOR OF TEACHER EDUCATION

Reports to: Vice President of Academic Affairs

TYPE Administrative

SALARY Based on experience.

EMPLOYMENT TYPE FULL-TIME

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Lane College is seeking to fill the position of Director of Teacher Education for the Teacher Education Department. The Director of Teacher Education is the academic and administrative leader for the Department of Teacher Education for the College, and is primarily responsible for the administrative and academic components. The Director provides leadership/management and coordination for academic activities in the education department.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Masters of Education with a Certified Teacher's License in a content area and/ or specialty area such as, Elementary Education or related discipline.

Experience teaching in public, undergraduate and/ or graduate programs at an accredited school system, college and /or university.

Current knowledge of research and trends in teacher preparation and/or school leadership preparation.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Experience in assessment and accreditation (i.e., CAEP)

Demonstrated record of organizational leadership in developing, managing, and sustaining excellence in higher education programs.

Successful experience in fostering relationships among students, faculty, and external constituents.

A complete application will include a cover letter, which focuses on your qualifications and interests, a resume, unofficial transcripts, and a list of three professional references. References will only be contacted after candidate interviews.

This position is expected to begin immediately.


TEACHER EDUCATION ASSESSMENT and Accreditation COORDINATOR

Job Title: Assessment and Accreditation Coordinator
Reports to: Director of Teacher Education

The Division of Liberal Studies and Education is seeking an Assessment and Accreditation Coordinator for the Department of Teacher Education.

Description: The Assessment and Accreditation Coordinator is responsible for overseeing the comprehensive assessment system of the Teacher Education Program to ensure all accreditation requirements are met.

Job Responsibilities:

The Assessment and Accreditation Coordinator will work closely with the Director of Teacher Education to:

  • Manage and maintain the assessment database for the Teacher Education Program.
  • Create and score necessary assessment tools in collaboration with teacher education faculty and staff.
  • Collect, disseminate and analyze data for key assessments used throughout the Teacher Education Program.
  • Construct and/or revise and update assessment rubrics and check for alignment with the unit's Conceptual Framework, Tennessee State Standards, InTASC Standards and CAEP Standards.
  • Maintain the appropriate surveys for data collection purposes.
  • Present data for analysis and evaluation at appropriate meetings.
  • Complete data reports and assessment summaries.
  • Conduct assessment workshops including Praxis and ACT for teacher candidates and trainings for instructors.
  • Teach one education course per semester and provide student advisement.

Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in education, research methods, or other discipline related to the responsibilities of the Assessment and Accreditation Coordinator.
  • Familiar with TN admission and licensure requirements for Teacher Education Programs.
  • K-12 teaching experience. Experience working within a Teacher Education Program preferred.
  • Excellent computer, communication and interpersonal skills. Experience with EXCEL preferred.
  • Proven ability to learn, understand and utilize new software programs quickly and effectively.
  • Strong organizational skills and gives attention to detail.
  • Experience and knowledge of LiveText and EdTPA preferred.

Application Instructions

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, resume/vita, contact information for three professional references, and transcripts (unofficial copies acceptable with application) by the priority deadline of Oct 23, 2016 to vpaa@lanecollege.edu or via USPS to:

Dr. Michelle Curtain Stewart
Vice President for Academic Affairs
Lane College
545 Lane Avenue
Jackson, Tennessee 38301

Applications will be reviewed immediately and the position will remain open until filled. Electronic submissions are preferred.


Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

The Division of Business, Social, & Behavioral Sciences is seeking a permanent faculty member in Criminal Justice.

Core responsibilities will include teaching 12-15 credit hours and academic advising.

Qualifications: Doctorate in Criminal Justice is preferred. Candidates with a Master's degree and 18 credit hours in Criminal Justice will be considered.

The successful candidate should have experience in teaching a minimum of 3-4 of the following courses: Introduction to Criminal Justice, Criminal Investigations, Corrections, Constitutional Law, Criminology, Ethics in Criminal Justice, Juvenile Corrections, Police Administration.

Appointments: Full-time appointments will begin in August 2016. Responsibilities include teaching 4-5 classes (12-15 hours) each semester, advising, and participating in departmental activities. Minimum qualifications include a Master's degree; PhD preferred. The ideal candidate will have familiarity with Blackboard, Hybrid courses, and the ability to utilize innovative modalities for delivering course content.


ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF CHEMISTRY

The Division of Natural and Physical Sciences is seeking a permanent faculty member in Chemistry.

Core responsibilities will include teaching 12-15 credit hours, teaching online, academic advising, and maintaining office and STEM center hours.

Qualifications: The successful candidate must have at least a M.S. (Ph.D. preferred) with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in Chemistry. The most successful candidate will have experience teaching undergraduate lower- and upper-level Chemistry lectures and accompanying labs (where applicable). Some of the courses include General Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, and Quantitative Analysis.

Appointments: Full-time appointments will begin in August 2016.


ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF MATHEMATICS

The Division of Natural and Physical Sciences is seeking a permanent faculty member in Mathematics.

Core responsibilities will include teaching 12-15 credit hours and academic advising.

Qualifications: Doctorate in Mathematics is preferred. Candidates with a Master's degree and 18 credit hours in Mathematics will be considered.The successful candidate should have experience in teaching a minimum of 3-4 of the following courses: Algebra I, Algebra II, Discrete Mathematics, Probability and Statistics, Calculus I, Calculus II and/or Linear Algebra.

Appointments: Full-time appointments will begin in August 2016. Responsibilities include teaching 4-5 classes (12-15 hours) each semester, advising, and participating in departmental activities. Minimum qualifications include a Master's degree; PhD preferred. The ideal candidate will have familiarity with Blackboard, CAMS, hybrid courses, and the ability to utilize innovative modalities for delivering course content.


ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF FINANCE

The Division of Business, Social & Behavioral Sciences is seeking a permanent faculty member in Finance.

Core responsibilities will include teaching 12-15 credit hours and academic advising.

Qualifications: Doctorate in Finance is preferred. Candidates with a Master's degree and 18 credit hours in Finance will be considered.

The successful candidate should have experience in teaching a minimum of 3-4 of the following courses: Principles of Finance, Principles of Investment, Financial Institutions and Markets, Financial Management, Financial Asset Management, Bank Management, International Corporate Finance, and/or Financial Planning Seminar.

Appointments: Full-time appointments will begin in August 2016. Responsibilities include teaching 4-5 classes (12-15 hours) each semester, advising, and participating in departmental activities. Minimum qualifications include a Master's degree; PhD preferred. The ideal candidate will have familiarity with Blackboard, CAMS, hybrid courses, and the ability to utilize innovative modalities for delivering course content.


Lane College is a Charter Member of the United Negro College Fund (UNCF). To apply, please submit the following: letter of application; curriculum vitae; contact information for three professional references; and graduate transcripts (unofficial copies acceptable with application).

Electronic applications are preferred and should be sent to:

Dr. Michelle Curtain Stewart
Vice President for Academic Affairs
Lane College
545 Lane Avenue
Jackson, Tennessee 38301
E-mail: vpaa@lanecollege.edu

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.

Last updated: July 9, 2016


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