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Dean of 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 2014-2015 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
  • Official 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 (

Application reviews will begin November 1, 2013, unless otherwise noted. 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.

  Natural Science Division

Sports Medicine - Visiting Assistant Professor
The Natural Science Division invites applications for an appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor or Visiting Instructor of Sports Medicine for the 2014-2015 academic year. With successful performance, the appointment may be renewed for subsequent academic years.  Applicants who have completed a Ph.D. in kinesiology, with an emphasis in biomechanics, by July 2014 are desired; however, candidates who have completed a M.S. degree and have prior teaching experience in biomechanics and functional anatomy will be considered.  Candidates must have demonstrated ability for teaching undergraduate coursework in biomechanics, functional anatomy, and human anatomy.  Successful candidates also must demonstrate an active commitment to the university's Christian mission. 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.  Applicants should submit all materials to

Applications will be accepted and reviewed upon receipt.  Applications will continue to be accepted until the search is closed.

Dr. Michael Feltner (
Chair, Sports Medicine Search Committee
Natural Science Division
Seaver College, Pepperdine University
24255 Pacific Coast Hwy
Malibu, CA 90263-4321