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Assistant Professor of Pastoral Ministry: The Department of Christian Ministries in the School of Religion invites applications for a position in Pastoral Ministry, which will begin in January 2022. Applicants must have an earned, regionally accredited doctoral degree (Ph.D. or equivalent preferred, D.Min. will be considered). Lead pastoral experience is a requirement. College teaching experience preferred. Teaching will be primarily within the undergraduate curriculum for the first few years. Areas of teaching will include, but not limited to: homiletics, counseling, general pastoral ministry courses, general leadership courses. All applicants must be committed Christians in the Evangelical/Pentecostal tradition, and align with Lee University’s Statement of Faith for faculty members. Applications are being accepted now and until the position is filled. Applications received by April 30, 2021 will be given priority.
Applicants should submit
A letter of application
A completed faculty application form
Three letters of reference (including pastoral and academic)
Personal faith narrative
Personal statement on faith and learning
Unofficial graduate school transcripts and student evaluations (if applicable) to:
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.