Senior lecturer in student affairs- Vanderbilt University

December 16, 2015
The Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations of Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College invites applications for the position of senior lecturer in student affairs. Preference will be given to applicants with advanced training and/or extensive experience in the student affairs profession. Qualified candidates should have an earned doctorate in higher education administration (or in a closely allied field).  The role for this senior lecturer position is primarily instructional; therefore, evidence of teaching excellence is critical.
The position is in the higher education administration program. The faculty member will teach courses in theories of college student development, in student diversity, and in higher education administration, and will direct the student practicum requirement and be assigned other administrative duties in support of the program. There are also opportunities for teaching in the department’s undergraduate programs.
Review of applications will begin January 15, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a cover letter addressing their qualifications; curriculum vitae; a one-page teaching statement; evidence of effective classroom instruction, including teaching evaluations and two sample syllabi; and the names and contact information of three references. Please send all application materials to: Tammy Eidson at or 414 GPC, 230 Appleton Place, Nashville, TN 37203. Electronic submissions are preferred. Indicate in your cover letter the position for which you are applying. For inquiries about the position, please contact John M. Braxton, Professor of Education, and Search Committee Chair, at
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