Pepperdine University | Seaver College

Faculty Employment Opportunities

Pepperdine University's Seaver College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences, situated in Malibu, California, invites applications for tenure-track and visiting faculty positions that may be available for the 2017-2018 academic year. Seaver College uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically.

Please apply via the links located at the end of each position description.

The below documents will be required as part of the online application process:

  • A letter indicating the position for which the applicant is applying
  • A curriculum vitae
  • Three letters of reference
  • Transcripts of all graduate work
  • A statement of teaching philosophy
  • A statement of scholarly agenda
  • A statement indicating how the candidate will support the Christian mission and heritage of the University. 

Pepperdine University was established in 1937 by Mr. George Pepperdine, a Christian businessman, who stressed the desirability of a complete education built on a Christian value system. The institution is committed to the ideals of the founder. Successful candidates must demonstrate an active commitment to Pepperdine's Christian mission and heritage. Located near Los Angeles in Southern California, Pepperdine University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute through their teaching, research and service to the diversity and excellence of the University and our surrounding community. A background check will be required as a condition of employment.

Pepperdine University is an equal opportunity employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of any status or condition protected by applicable federal or state law. Pepperdine is religiously affiliated with the Churches of Christ. It is the purpose of Pepperdine to pursue the very highest employment and academic standards within a context that celebrates and extends the spiritual and ethical ideals of the Christian faith. While students, faculty, staff and members of the Board of Regents represent many religious backgrounds, Pepperdine reserves the right to seek, hire, and promote persons who support the goals and mission of the institution, including the right to prefer co-religionists who are active members in a Church of Christ congregation.


Professor-Endowed Chair

Fletcher Jones Chair in Western Culture

Pepperdine University's Seaver College announces the Fletcher Jones Chair of Western Culture. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in a humanities discipline such as Art History, Classics, History, Literature, Philosophy or a related field; a demonstrable commitment to excellent teaching, especially in general education; and an outstanding record of peer-reviewed scholarly publication generally commensurate with the rank of associate or full professor. The Fletcher Jones Chair in Western Culture will be dedicated to increasing students' knowledge of Western culture's history, institutions, and impact on the world's major regions and countries. Additionally the chair will contribute significantly to strengthening faculty recruitment, retention, and development for Humanities courses. Key responsibilities will include teaching large undergraduate lecture classes in the Western Culture program, providing leadership in developing and coordinating curriculum and special projects, and extending the global presence of Pepperdine University through public engagement. The chair will serve as a role model and resource for faculty who teach in the Humanities sequence both on the Malibu campus and in International Programs by coordinating instruction. He/she will also provide leadership in assessing student learning and working together with faculty colleagues to adapt curriculum to meet changes in learning expectations. Effective date of employment is August 1, 2017.  Please submit all application materials to: apply.interfolio.com/36453 .  Review of applications has begun. 

For more information, please contact the chair of the search committee:
Dr. April Marshall (april.marshall@pepperdine.edu)
Senior Associate Dean
Seaver College, Pepperdine University
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263-4237

Business Administration Division

Assistant Professor of Accounting

The business administration division of Pepperdine University seeks a candidate with an earned doctorate in accounting. Candidates are expected to complete all requirements for the PhD. before the date of appointment, which begins August 1, 2017. A documented research interest in accounting is required and teaching experience is preferred. Teaching experience in a combination of the following fields is sought:

  • Financial Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Auditing
  • Advanced Cost Analysis and Systems

The business program at Seaver College is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). We have approximately 775 undergraduate students in the Business Administration Division, including 96 accounting majors. Seaver College has an enrollment of approximately 3,200 students. Despite the large number of majors, our classes are small (rarely more than 25 students) and our faculty is collegial and collaborative. The division offers Bachelor of Science degree programs in accounting, business administration, and international business, and we have initiated a Masters in Science in Accounting. Degree programs are offered on a full-time, residential basis at the campus in Malibu, California. The accounting program has been recognized as one of the top 50 undergraduate accounting programs in the nation by accounting.com. USA Today ranked Seaver's business program as the 7th best undergraduate business program in the country. Seaver College has an enrollment of approximately 3,200 students. Please visit our for more information.

Applicants should submit all materials to: https://apply.interfolio.com/35775

Contact:
Marilyn Misch (marilyn.misch@pepperdine.edu)
Search Committee Chair, Business Administration Division
Seaver College, Pepperdine University
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263

Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior

The business administration division of Pepperdine University seeks a candidate with an earned doctorate in organizational behavior or a related field. Candidates are expected to complete all requirements for the PhD. before the date of appointment, which begins August 1, 2017. A documented research interest in organizational behavior is required and teaching experience is preferred. While organizational behavior will be the main teaching assignment, the ability to teach occasionally in another management area or discipline is preferred.

The business program at Seaver College, is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). USA Today ranked Seaver's business program as the 7th best undergraduate business program in the country. We have approximately 775 undergraduate students in the Business Administration Division. Despite the large number of majors, our classes are small (rarely more than 25 students) and our faculty is collegial and collaborative. The division offers Bachelor of Science degree programs in accounting, business administration, and international business, and a contract major in finance. Degree programs are offered on a full-time, residential basis at the campus in Malibu, California. Seaver College has an enrollment of approximately 3,200 students. Please visit our website  for more information.  Located near Los Angeles in Southern California, Pepperdine University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute through their teaching, research and service to the diversity and excellence of the University and our surrounding community.

Submit all application materials to apply.interfolio.com/35861.

For more information, please contact the chair of the search committee:
Professor Ben Postlethwaite (ben.postlethwaite@pepperdine.edu)
Chair, Recruiting Committee
Business Administration Division
Seaver College, Pepperdine University
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263

Assistant Professor of Business Law

The business administration division of Pepperdine University seeks a candidate with a terminal degree in law for a tenure-track position in business law. Candidates are expected to complete all requirements for the JD before the date of appointment, which is August 1, 2017. A documented research interest in law is required and teaching experience is preferred. The expected courses taught would be undergraduate classes in business law and international business. The flexibility to teach occasionally in another field is preferred.

The business program at Seaver College, is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). USA Today ranked Seaver's business program as the 7th best undergraduate business program in the country. We have approximately 775 undergraduate students in the Business Administration Division. Despite the large number of majors, our classes are small (rarely more than 25 students) and our faculty is collegial and collaborative. The division offers Bachelor of Science degree programs in accounting, business administration, and international business, and a contract major in finance. Degree programs are offered on a full-time, residential basis at the campus in Malibu, California. Seaver College has an enrollment of approximately 3,200 students. Please visit our website at  for more information.

Applicants should apply at apply.interfolio.com/35896.  A background check will be required as a condition of employment.

For more information, please contact the chair of the search committee:

Keith Whitney (keith.whitney@pepperdine.edu)
Chair, Recruiting Committee
Business Administration Division
Seaver College, Pepperdine University
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263

Assistant Professor of Decision Science

The business administration division of Pepperdine University seeks a candidate with an earned doctorate in a decision science. Candidates are expected to complete all requirements for the PhD. before the date of appointment, which begins August 1, 2017. A documented research interest in decision sciences is required and teaching experience is preferred. Classes taught will include statistics, operations management, and statistics. The ability to teach occasionally in another discipline is preferred.

The business program at Seaver College, is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). USA Today ranked Seaver's business program as the 7th best undergraduate business program in the country. We have approximately 775 undergraduate students in the Business Administration Division. Despite the large number of majors, our classes are small (rarely more than 25 students) and our faculty is collegial and collaborative. The division offers Bachelor of Science degree programs in accounting, business administration, and international business, and a contract major in finance. Degree programs are offered on a full-time, residential basis at the campus in Malibu, California. Seaver College has an enrollment of approximately 3,200 students. Please visit our website for more information.

Please submit all application materials at apply.interfolio.com/35984.

For more information, please contact the chair of the search committee:
Robert Shearer (robert.shearer@pepperdine.edu).
Chair of the Search Committee
Business Administration Division
Seaver College, Pepperdine University
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263-4237

Assistant Professor of Finance

The business administration division of Pepperdine University seeks a candidate with an earned doctorate in finance. Candidates are expected to complete all requirements for the PhD. before the date of appointment, which begins August 1, 2017. A documented research interest in finance is required and teaching experience is preferred. Classes taught will include financial management, financial markets and institutions, investments, international finance, and portfolio management. The ability to teach occasionally in another discipline is preferred.

The business program at Seaver College, is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). USA Today ranked Seaver's business program as the 7th best undergraduate business program in the country. We have approximately 775 undergraduate students in the Business Administration Division. Despite the large number of majors, our classes are small (rarely more than 25 students) and our faculty is collegial and collaborative. The division offers Bachelor of Science degree programs in accounting, business administration, and international business, and a contract major in finance. Degree programs are offered on a full-time, residential basis at the campus in Malibu, California. Seaver College has an enrollment of approximately 3,200 students. Please visit our website for more information.

Please submit all application materials at apply.interfolio.com/36056.  

For more information, please contact:
Levon Goukasian (levon.goukasian@pepperdine.edu)
Chair of the Search Committee
Business Administration Division
Seaver College, Pepperdine University
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263-4237 

Visiting Assistant Professor of Marketing

The business administration division of Pepperdine University seeks a candidate with an earned doctorate in marketing. Candidates are expected to complete all requirements for the PhD. before the date of appointment, which begins August 1, 2017. A documented research interest in marketing is required and teaching experience is preferred. Classes taught will include principles of marketing and international marketing. The ability to teach occasionally other marketing classes is preferred.

The business program at Seaver College, is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). USA Today ranked Seaver's business program as the 7th best undergraduate business program in the country. We have approximately 775 undergraduate students in the Business Administration Division. Despite the large number of majors, our classes are small (rarely more than 25 students) and our faculty is collegial and collaborative. The division offers Bachelor of Science degree programs in accounting, business administration, and international business, and a contract major in finance. Degree programs are offered on a full-time, residential basis at the campus in Malibu, California. Seaver College has an enrollment of approximately 3,200 students. Please visit our website for more information.

Please submit all application materials on apply.interfolio.com/35970

For more information, please contact the chair of the search committee:

Alice Labban (alice.labban@pepperdine.edu)
Chair of the Search Committee
Business Administration Division
Seaver College, Pepperdine University
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263-4237

Visiting Assistant Professor of Business Law

The business administration division of Pepperdine University seeks a candidate with a terminal degree in law for a visiting position in business law. Candidates are expected to complete all requirements for the JD before the date of appointment, which is August 1, 2017. A documented research interest in law is required and teaching experience is preferred. The expected courses taught would be undergraduate classes in business law and international business. The flexibility to teach occasionally in another field is preferred.

The business program at Seaver College, is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). USA Today ranked Seaver's business program as the 7th best undergraduate business program in the country. We have approximately 775 undergraduate students in the Business Administration Division. Despite the large number of majors, our classes are small (rarely more than 25 students) and our faculty is collegial and collaborative. The division offers Bachelor of Science degree programs in accounting, business administration, and international business, and a contract major in finance. Degree programs are offered on a full-time, residential basis at the campus in Malibu, California. Seaver College has an enrollment of approximately 3,200 students. Please visit our website for more information.

Please submit all application materials at apply.interfolio.com/36030.  

For more information, please contact the chair of the search committee:
Keith Whitney (keith.whitney@pepperdine.edu)
Chair of the Search Committee
Business Administration Division
Seaver College, Pepperdine University
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263-4237

Communication Division  

Assistant Professor in Communication

The Communication Division of the Seaver College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences at Pepperdine University invites applications for tenure-track appointment as an assistant professor in Communication. The successful candidate will teach four or five sections of our foundational general education course "Public Speaking and Rhetorical Analysis" annually, with occasional opportunities to teach in other specialty areas. An emphasis on innovative teaching is highly desirable, as is skill at assessment. An established research record in rhetoric or a related field is also required. The successful candidate will possess a Ph.D. by August 1, 2017 when the position officially begins.

Pepperdine's undergraduate Seaver College is a residential liberal arts college of just over 3,400 students situated in Malibu, Calif. All applicants must have an active commitment to the University's Christian mission indicate that in their application materials. (http://seaver.pepperdine.edu/about/our-story/seaver-mission/). We encourage applications from persons with diverse backgrounds and cultural experiences, including women and persons of color.

Please submit all applicaiton materials to: apply.interfolio.com/39200.

For additional information, please contact:

Dr. Ken Waters (ken.waters@pepperdine.edu)
Chair, Communication Search Committee
Communication Division
Seaver College, Pepperdine University
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA90263-4211

Assistant Professor of Public Relations

The communication division of Pepperdine University invites applications for an entry-level tenure-track appointment in public relations. The successful candidate will be able to teach several courses within our 100-plus student major, including Introduction to Public Relations, Public Relations Writing, and Public Relations Techniques and Campaigns. The ability to teach general media courses, such as Storytelling Through Media, Communication Theories, and Communication Research, is preferred. The successful candidate will also co-advise the Public Relations Student Society of America chapter, serve as a curriculum adviser for public relations student majors, and oversee the curriculum component of student internships. Documented research interest, teaching experience, and professional experience in public relations are required. A Ph.D. is also required.


Pepperdine's undergraduate Seaver College is a residential liberal arts college of just over 3400 students situated in Malibu, Calif. It is affiliated with the churches of Christ and the Restoration tradition within Protestant Christianity. All applicants must have an active commitment to the university's Christian mission and indicate that in their application materials. (http://seaver.pepperdine.edu/about/our-story/seaver-mission/). We encourage applications from persons with diverse backgrounds and cultural experiences, including women and persons of color.

Please submit all application materials at: apply.interfolio.com/37186   

Contact:

Dr. Denise Ferguson (denise.ferguson@pepperdine.edu)
Chair, Public Relations Search Community
Professor of Communication
Communication Division
Seaver College, Pepperdine University
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263-4211 

Assistant Professor of Sport Administration  

The communication division of Pepperdine University invites applications for a tenure-track appointment as an Assistant Professor of Sport Administration, beginning in the 2017-2018 academic year.  Applicants must have completed a Ph.D. in Sport Management or Juris Doctorate.  The successful candidate will teach at the undergraduate level in Sport Administration courses such as Introduction to Sport Administration, Sport Finance and Economics, Sport Law and Risk Management, Technology and Analytics in Sport, and other required courses. The successful candidate will also mentor and advise undergraduate sport administration majors, oversee the curriculum component of student internships, and participate in the governance and committee work of the department, division, and college.  Documented research interest and teaching experience in areas of sport administration are required.  Professional experience in the sport industry is preferred.

Pepperdine’s undergraduate Seaver College is a residential liberal arts college of just over 3,400 students situated in Malibu, California.  It is affiliated with the churches of Christ and the Restoration tradition within Protestant Christianity.  All applicants must have an active commitment to the university’s Christian mission and indicate that in their application materials. We encourage applications from persons with diverse backgrounds and cultural experiences, including women and persons of color. 

Please submit all application materials at: apply.interfolio.com/38397.  Review of applicants will begin November 21, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. 

Contact:

Dr. John Watson (john.g.watson@pepperdine.edu)
Chair, Search Committee
Seaver College, Pepperdine University
24255 Pacific Coast Highway,
Malibu, CA 90263-4211 

Assistant Professor of Organizational Communication

The communication division of Pepperdine University invites applications for an entry-level tenure-track appointment in Communication with a specialty in Organizational Communication. The successful candidate will teach courses in organizational communication theory, training and development, and organizational communication analysis. The successful candidate will also teach in one or more specialty areas such as conflict management, social entrepreneurship and/or non-profit communication, sustainability, intercultural communication, and new technologies. The opportunity to teach courses in the Communication Division's strategic communication master's degree is also a possibility. The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. An emphasis on innovative teaching is highly desirable. In addition to teaching responsibilities, the successful applicant will provide academic advising for a cohort of majors within the division. Skill at assessment, curriculum development and service learning/community based research are emphases that would be greatly appreciated. An active research and publication agenda is required.

Pepperdine's undergraduate Seaver College is a residential liberal arts college of just over 3,400 students situated in Malibu, Calif. It is affiliated with the churches of Christ and the Restoration tradition within Protestant Christianity. All applicants must have an active commitment to the University's Christian mission and indicate that in their application materials. (http://seaver.pepperdine.edu/about/our-story/seaver-mission/) We encourage applications from persons with diverse backgrounds and cultural experiences, including women and persons of color.

Please submit all application materials at: apply.interfolio/37311. 

Contact:
Dr. Juanie Walker (Juanie.Walker@pepperdine.edu)
Chair, Communication Search Committee
Seaver College, Pepperdine University
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263-4211

Fine Arts Division

Please check back in the future.

Humanities and Teacher Education Division

Director of Clinical Practice:

The Humanities and Teacher Education Division of Pepperdine University's Seaver College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences invites applications for a full-time Director of Clinical Practice appointment in Liberal Arts/Teacher Education. Responsibilities include arranging clinical placements for all students in courses requiring clinical experiences; orienting, equipping, and communicating with Master Teachers (MT) and University Field Supervisors (UFS); overseeing UFS, MT, and student teacher paperwork and online records; maintain records of student placement histories; ensuring alignment with California Commission on Teacher Credentialing Clinical Practice mandates; academic advising; teaching one or two Teacher Education courses per year; and cultivating partnerships with Seaver College's local schools. Preference will be given to those with placement and/or K-12 teaching experience. Candidates are expected to demonstrate a commitment to the Christian mission of the university. We welcome applications from all individuals, but especially encourage applications from women, members of ethnic minority groups, and active members of a Church of Christ.

Pepperdine is a Christian university committed to the highest standards of academic excellence and Christian values, where students are strengthened for lives of purpose, service, and leadership. Seaver College, the undergraduate liberal arts college of Pepperdine University, enrolls approximately 3,400 students at its residential campus in Malibu, California. The Humanities and Teacher Education Division of Seaver College offers bachelor of arts degrees in Creative Writing, English, Film Studies, History, and Liberal Arts, as well as two graduate degrees: Master of Arts in American Studies and Master of Fine Arts in Writing for Screen and Television. Additionally, it prepares students for both the multiple and single subject teaching credential.

Application review will begin October 17, 2016, and continue until the position is filled. Please submit all application materials to: apply.interfolio.com/38809

Contact:

Professor Michael Ditmore (michael.ditmore@pepperdine.edu)
Divisional Dean, Humanities and Teacher Education Division
Seaver College, Pepperdine University
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263-4225 

 International Studies and Languages

Associate or Assistant Professor of International Studies

The international studies and languages division of Pepperdine University's Seaver College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences, located in Malibu, California, invites applications for an Associate or Assistant Professor in International Studies beginning in August 2017. International Studies, the largest multidisciplinary major in the college, seeks candidates with expertise in at least one of the following areas: political economy, economic development, NGOs, international human rights and humanitarianism, international trade. Regional expertise in Africa, Asia, or Latin America is a plus. Teaching responsibilities will vary depending on the expertise of the candidate but will include global economics. Additional responsibilities will depend on the experience of the candidate but may include providing direction and leadership for the program, coordinating the curriculum and teaching schedule in conjunction with the Divisional Dean, and overseeing the Model United Nations (MUN) team. Please submit all application materials to: apply.interfolio.com/36943.  Review of Applicaions has begun.
Contact:

Professor Paul Begin (paul.begin@pepperdine.edu)
Chair, Search Committee
Pepperdine University
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263

Visiting Professor or Instructor of Chinese Studies and Language

The International Studies and Languages Division of Pepperdine University's Seaver College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences invites applications for a visiting faculty appointment in Chinese Studies and Language for the 2017-2018 academic year. The appointment has the potential for multi-year renewal based upon successful performance. The position requires teaching of eight courses during the academic year (three in the fall semester, four in the spring semester, and one during a summer session). Courses to be taught range from different levels of Chinese language courses (including first year Chinese) to Modern Chinese Studies (e.g. literature, film, or culture and taught in English). Successful applicants will have near-native fluency in both Mandarin Chinese and English and evidence of prior successful undergraduate teaching experience. A Ph.D. in Chinese language, literature or a related field in Chinese Studies is strongly preferred, although applicants with an M.A. will be considered. Applications from persons with diverse backgrounds and cultural experiences, including women and persons of color, are highly desired.

Review of applicants will begin January 2, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.  Interested applicants should submit all application materials at apply.interfolio.com/39026.

Contact:
Dr. Tom Reilly, Coordinator of Chinese Language (Thomas.reilly@pepperdine.edu)
Chair, Search Committee
International Studies & Languages
Pepperdine University
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263

 

 Natural Science Division

Assistant Professor of Sports Medicine

The natural science division of Pepperdine University's Seaver College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences, located in Malibu, California, invites applications for a tenure-track appointment as an Assistant Professor of Sports Medicine beginning in the 2017-2018 academic year. Applicants must have completed a Ph.D. in kinesiology or a related field by July 2017. Candidates with post-doctoral research experience are strongly preferred.

Successful candidates will contribute to a vibrant curriculum in the exercise sciences. Candidates must have demonstrated doctoral/post-doctoral preparation for teaching undergraduate coursework in two or more areas of sports medicine, including human anatomy, human physiology, exercise physiology, functional anatomy, kinesiology, and biomechanics. Candidates are expected to establish a research program that involves undergraduate students. We are especially interested in candidates with research interests that involve the interaction of exercise with functional movement, human physiology, exercise physiology, and kinesiology. Current research interests in the department include cognitive function and aging, vascular physiology, neural biology and exercise performance, and exercise and pregnancy. Well-equipped biomechanics and physiology laboratories are available for teaching and research and opportunities for collaboration also exist with faculty in biology, physics, engineering, and computer science.

Applications will be accepted until December 9, 2016 or until the position is filled. Please submit all application materials at apply.interfolio.com/36199

Any inquiries about this position should be sent to:
Dr. Rodney L. Honeycutt (rodney.honeycutt@pepperdine.edu)
Divisional Dean of Natural Science
Seaver College, Pepperdine University
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263
Telephone 310-506-4879
Fax 310-506-4785

Assistant Professor of Physics

The natural science division of Pepperdine University's Seaver College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences, located in Malibu, California, invites applications for a tenure track, assistant professor position in Physics beginning in the 2017-2018 academic year. Applicants, who have completed a Ph.D. in experimental physics by July, 2017, are desired; however, exceptional applicants with expertise in other areas of physics, biophysics, or engineering will be considered.

Candidates will have a preference and demonstrated ability for teaching physics for undergraduates majoring in physics as well as to science and non-science majors. Candidates must be proficient in both written and spoken English and must demonstrate an active commitment to the university's Christian mission and heritage. Located near Los Angeles in southern California, Pepperdine University is especially interested in candidates capable of contributing through their teaching, research and service to the diversity and excellence of the University and our surrounding community.

Applications will be accepted until December 9, 2016 or until the position is filled. Please submit all application materials at apply.interfolio.com/36231

Inquiries about this position should be sent to:
Dr. Rodney L. Honeycutt (rodney.honeycutt@pepperdine.edu)
Divisional Dean, Natural Science
Seaver College, Pepperdine University
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263
Telephone 310-506-4879
Fax 310-506-4785

Religion and Philosophy Division

Visiting Assistant Professor of Religion

The Religion and Philosophy Division of Pepperdine University's Seaver College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences invites applications for a full-time visiting faculty appointment in Religion. Responsibilities will be restricted primarily to teaching general education courses in Old Testament and/or New Testament, as well as one or two in the area of Christianity and Culture. There is the possibility that this individual will need to teach one or two courses for upper-division undergraduate majors and graduate students. Candidates should have at least completed course work for a Ph.D. in Scripture or a closely-related field. Preference will be given to those with teaching experience. Candidates are expected to demonstrate a commitment to the Christian mission of the university, and membership in a Church of Christ. We welcome applications from all individuals, but especially encourage applications from women and members of ethnic minority groups.

Pepperdine is a Christian university committed to the highest standards of academic excellence and Christian values, where students are strengthened for lives of purpose, service, and leadership. Seaver College, the undergraduate liberal arts college of Pepperdine University, enrolls approximately 3,400 students at its residential campus in Malibu, California. The Religion and Philosophy Division of Seaver College offers bachelor of arts degrees in religion and philosophy, as well as three graduate degrees: the master of science in ministry, the master of divinity, and the master of arts in Old Testament, New Testament, church history, or theology.

Please submit all application materials to: apply.interfolio.com/38575. Application review will begin December 5, 2016, and continue until the position is filled. 

Contact: Professor Tim Willis (timothy.willis@pepperdine.edu)
Divisional Dean, Religion and Philosophy Division
Seaver College, Pepperdine University
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263-4352

 Social Science Division

Assistant Professor of Economics

The social science division of Pepperdine University's Seaver College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Economics to begin Fall 2017. We seek candidates who would be able to teach intermediate macroeconomics and intermediate microeconomics, as well as topical courses in their areas of expertise; we are especially interested in expanding our portfolio of courses to include courses such as environmental economics, health economics, economic growth and development, monetary theory or economics of the family. Qualifications include a Ph.D. in Economics, university teaching experience, evidence of scholarship, and a commitment to excellent teaching in a Christian liberal arts environment. We encourage applications from persons with diverse backgrounds and cultural experiences, including women and persons of color.

Review of applicants will begin October 1, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit application materials at apply.interfolio.com/35880  

Contact:

Dr. Gary Galles (gary.galles@pepperdine.edu)
Chair, Recruiting Committee
Social Science Division
Seaver College, Pepperdine University
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263