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 2015-2016 or 2016-2017 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 of the University (http://seaver.pepperdine.edu/about/mission/)

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.


  Business Administration Division

Assistant Professor in Accounting
We seek a candidate who holds an earned doctorate in accounting. Candidates are expected to complete all requirements for the PhD. before the date of appointment, which begins August 1, 2016. Documented research interest in accounting is required and teaching experience is preferred. Teaching experience in at least a combination of the following fields is sought:

  • Financial Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Non-profit/governmental
  • Auditing
  • Ethics

The business program at Pepperdine University, 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. The division offers Bachelor of Science degree programs in accounting, business administration, and international business, and we will initiate a Masters in Science in Accounting in fall 2015. The accounting program has been recognized as one of the top 50 undergraduate accounting programs in the nation by accounting.com. Please visit our website at www.seaver.pepperdine.edu/business for more information. 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.

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 and seeks faculty members who have a commitment to Christian higher education. Pepperdine is religiously affiliated with the Churches of Christ.

Applicants should submit all materials to: http://apply.interfolio.com/30290

Contact:
Dr. Carolyn Galantine (Carolyn.Galantine@pepperdine.edu)
Chair, Recruiting Committee
Business Administration Division
Seaver College, Pepperdine University
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263-4237

Assistant Professor in Marketing
The Seaver College Business Administration Division of Pepperdine University is seeking an assistant professor in marketing for a tenure-track position beginning August 1, 2016. Candidates should have a PhD. in marketing, or should be expected to complete the requirements for the degree by August 2016. Although the primary teaching responsibility will be in principles of marketing and marketing strategy, the ability to teach other marketing courses is desirable. We seek applicants with an active research agenda and a genuine interest in undergraduate business education.

The business program at Pepperdine University, Seaver College, is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). We have approximately 770 undergraduate students in the Business Administration Division. We offer Bachelor of Science undergraduate academic degree programs in Accounting, Business Administration, and International Business. For more information, please visit our website at www.seaver.pepperdine.edu/business. 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.

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 and seeks faculty members who have a commitment to Christian higher education. Pepperdine is religiously affiliated with the Churches of Christ.

Applicants should submit all materials to: http://apply.interfolio.com/30292

Contact:
Dr. Frank Sadighian (Frank.Sadighian@pepperdine.edu)
Chair, Recruiting Committee
Business Administration Division
Seaver College, Pepperdine University
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263-4237

Assistant Professor in Organizational Behavior
The Seaver College Business Administration Division of Pepperdine University is seeking an assistant professor in organizational behavior for a tenure-track position beginning August 1, 2016. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Management with an emphasis in Organizational Behavior. Candidates who do not yet have a PhD. should be expected to complete the requirements for the degree by August 2016. Although the primary teaching responsibility will be in organizational behavior, the ability to teach other management courses is desirable. We seek applicants with an active research agenda and a genuine interest in undergraduate business education.

The business program at Pepperdine University, 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. We offer Bachelor of Science undergraduate academic degree programs in Accounting, Business Administration, and International Business. For more information, please visit our website at www.seaver.pepperdine.edu/business. 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.

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 and seeks faculty members who have a commitment to Christian higher education. Pepperdine is religiously affiliated with the Churches of Christ.

Applicants should submit all materials to: http://apply.interfolio.com/30289

Contact:
Dr. Ben Postlethwaite (Ben.Postlethwaite@pepperdine.edu)
Chair, Recruiting Committee
Business Administration Division
Seaver College, Pepperdine University
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263-4237

Assistant Professor in Strategic Management
The Business Administration Division of Pepperdine University's Seaver College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track position in Strategic Management beginning August 1, 2016. A PhD in Management, with an emphasis in strategy is required, or the candidate should be expected to complete the requirements for the degree by August 2016. Although the primary teaching responsibility will be in strategic management, the ability to teach other management courses is desirable. We seek applicants with an active research agenda and a genuine interest in undergraduate business education.

The business program at Pepperdine University, Seaver College, is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). We have approximately 770 undergraduate students in the Business Administration Division. We offer Bachelor of Science undergraduate academic degree programs in Accounting, Business Administration, and International Business. For more information, please visit our website at www.seaver.pepperdine.edu/business. 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.

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 and seeks faculty members who have a commitment to Christian higher education. Pepperdine is religiously affiliated with the Churches of Christ.

Applicants should submit all materials to: http://apply.interfolio.com/30291

Contact:
Dr. Connie James (Connie.James@pepperdine.edu)
Chair, Recruiting Committee
Business Administration Division
Seaver College, Pepperdine University
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263-4237

Natural Science Division


Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Pepperdine University's Seaver College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, located in Malibu, California, invites applications for an appointment as a Visiting Professor of Chemistry for the 2015-2016 academic year. Applicants, who have completed a Ph.D. in chemistry by August 2015, will be considered. In addition, applicants need to be able to teach broadly in introductory courses such as general and organic chemistry.

Located in the diverse metropolitan areas of Los Angeles and Southern California, the Natural Science Division of Pepperdine University is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute through their teaching or service to the diversity and excellence of the University and our surrounding community. Pepperdine University is a Christian University and successful candidates must demonstrate an active commitment to support the university's Christian mission (see http://www.seaver.pepperdine.edu/about/mission/mission.htm).

The deadline for completed applications is May 1, 2015. The selection committee will begin reviewing applications on this date, and interviews will continue until the position is filled.

Applicants should submit all materials to: http://apply.interfolio.com/29202

Contact:
Dr. Joseph Fritsch (Joseph.Fritsch@pepperdine.edu)
Program Coordinator
Chemistry Search Committee
Seaver College, Pepperdine University
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263

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