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Faculty Employment Opportunities

Pepperdine University's Seaver College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences, situated in Malibu, California, invites applications for tenure-track and fixed-term faculty positions that may be available for the 2023-2024 academic year. Seaver College partners with Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Please apply via the links located at the end of each position description.

Potential Candidates

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. Pepperdine's Seaver College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college with approximately 3,400 students. Successful candidates must demonstrate an active commitment to the Christian mission of the University and the mission of Seaver College. 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.

Pepperdine is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of any status or condition protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. Pepperdine is committed to providing a work environment free from all forms of harassment and discrimination. Engaging in unlawful discrimination or harassment will result in appropriate disciplinary action, up to and including dismissal from the University. 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 which 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. It is the intent of the University to create and promote a diverse work force consistent with its stated goals and mission. 

Required Application Documents

Applicants are required to submit the following documents:

  • A letter of application
  • A curriculum vitae 
  • Three current letters of reference. All letters should be specific to the position and completed within one year prior to the date of submission. The name and email address for each individual providing a letter of recommendation is required when submitting an application.
  • Transcripts of all graduate work (Unofficial copies are acceptable for the application; however, official transcripts may be required for selected applicants.)
  • Teaching statement. The teaching statement should reflect on the candidate’s values, beliefs, and goals regarding the teaching and learning process and any pedagogical practices used or envisioned to achieve these goals. Two to three pages maximum length is requested.
  • Scholarly/Creative agenda. The statement should outline applicants’ short- and long-term objectives and goals for their research and/or creative activities. Candidates should reflect on currently published or presented work(s) as a foundation for the statement. Two to three pages maximum length is requested.
  • Response to Mission. Pepperdine University’s mission statement declares that we are 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. 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 which celebrates and extends the spiritual and ethical ideals of the Christian faith. In pursuit of its mission, Pepperdine reserves the right to recruit and hire persons who richly embrace the goals and Christian mission of the University.

    At Seaver College, the undergraduate college of letters, arts, and science at Pepperdine, our faith calls us to uphold the highest standards of academic and scholarly excellence. To achieve this goal, the college’s mission statement affirms that we are a Christian college where each student is a person of infinite dignity and their total development is centered at the heart of our educational enterprise. Arising from our faith, we commit to pursue truth relentlessly in all disciplines, fully confident that it has nothing to fear from investigation.

    Candidates should thoughtfully reflect on the Christian missions of Pepperdine University and Seaver College and address the following areas in their response.

    • A consistent pattern of support for generally accepted Christian values and the mission of Pepperdine University.
    • Active participation in a community of faith.
    • Either current practice or vision for integrating faith and learning in the classroom. 

A background check is required as a condition of employment.  Depending on the position, the search committee may request that additional materials accompany the application (e.g., prior teaching evaluations, portfolio of scholarly work, etc.) 
 

Openings by Division

Business Administration Division

Visiting Assistant Professor of Finance

The Business Administration Division of the Seaver College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences  Pepperdine University seeks a candidate with an earned doctorate in finance.  Candidates are expected to complete all requirements for the Ph.D. before the date of appointment, which begins August 1, 2023.  A documented research interest in finance is required and teaching experience is preferred. Classes taught will include financial management, investments, international finance, and entrepreneurial finance. 

The business administration program at Seaver College is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). The division offers Bachelor of Science degree programs in accounting, business administration, finance, and international business along with several minors. Degree programs are offered on a full-time, residential basis at the campus in Malibu, California.  As a premier Christian liberal arts college, Seaver College has a diverse student body of approximately 3,500 students.  Pepperdine University is consistently recognized among the top-ranked universities in California and the United States. Our classes are small (rarely more than 25 students) and our faculty is collegial, collaborative, and research active. More information is available at our visit our Business Administration Division website .

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 also must demonstrate an active commitment to Pepperdine's Christian mission, the mission of Seaver College and our Christian tradition. 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.

Please submit all application materials at: apply.interfolio.com/110306. A background check will be required as a condition of employment.

Contact:
Dr. Levon Goukasian (levon.goukasian@pepperdine.edu)
Chair, Search Committee
Business Administration Division
Seaver College, Pepperdine University
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263-4211 

 Communication Division

  Assistant Professor of Integrated Marketing Communication

The Communication Division of Pepperdine University’s Seaver College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track appointment as an Assistant Professor of Integrated Marketing Communication (IMC) to begin August 2023.

The successful candidate must have a commitment to excellent teaching at the undergraduate level, a clear research agenda, and be actively involved in a faith community. Candidates must have professional experience in developing and implementing marketing strategies as part of IMC campaigns. They must demonstrate expertise in using digital and traditional media channels. Teaching responsibilities will include beginning and intermediate-level integrated marketing courses, direct and digital marketing, as well as the possibility of additional courses in the candidate’s area of research. In addition to expected teaching and scholarly responsibilities, candidates who seek to advise students, supervise internships, enrich curricula, assist with co-curricular programs (AMA/Student IMC Agency), and advance the university, college, division, and programs through service are especially desired. Documented teaching and research expertise in one or a combination of the following areas is required: Integrated Marketing Communication, Advertising, Marketing, Public Relations, or Digital Analytics. Candidates should be well-versed in the intersections between these areas. To be eligible for a tenure-track position, candidates must have an earned doctorate in Communication, Marketing or a related field no later than August 1, 2023. Professional experience in the industry including special skills related to digital analytics, social media analytics, videography and/or Web or App design and development would be beneficial. 

Pepperdine’s undergraduate Seaver College is a residential liberal arts college of approximately 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 Christian mission and values of the University and the mission of Seaver College and reflect on their willingness to support the mission in their application materials.  We encourage applications from persons with diverse backgrounds and cultural experiences. 

Please submit all application materials at: apply.interfolio.com/109644. A background check will be required as a condition of employment.

Contact:
Sarah Fischbach, PhD (sarah.fischbach@pepperdine.edu)
Chair, Search Committee
Seaver College, Pepperdine University
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263-4211 

  Assistant Professor of Communication

The Communication Division at the Seaver College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences at Pepperdine University invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the assistant professor rank in Communication Studies. Seaver College is a residential liberal arts college of just over 3,400 students situated in Malibu, California.

The successful candidate will primarily teach courses in organizational communication and communication ethics. Candidates will also teach introductory courses in communication, public speaking, and research methods. We seek a colleague who will contribute to the student’s whole person, and particularly their awareness of the interconnectedness between self, others, and calling; understanding of communication systems to foster justice; skills for analyzing, evaluating, and interpreting messages; ability to communicate competently across differences and contexts; and their ability to engage in ethical dialogue.

Support for the University’s Christian liberal arts mission and emphasis on innovative teaching is essential. All applicants must have an active commitment to the Christian mission and values of the University and the mission of Seaver College and reflect on their willingness to support the mission in their application materials. An established record of strong research is also highly desirable. Experience with institutional assessment and curriculum development is preferable. A Ph.D. in communication is required; the successful candidate will possess a Ph.D. by August 1, 2023 when the position officially begins.

Please submit all application materials at: apply.interfolio.com/109723. A background check will be required as a condition of employment.

Contact:
Dr. Charles Choi (charles.choi@pepperdine.edu)
Chair, Communication Studies Search Committee
Communication Division
Seaver College, Pepperdine University
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263-4211 

  Assistant Professor of Sport Administration

Pepperdine University invites applications for a tenure-track appointment as an Assistant Professor of Sport Administration, beginning in the 2023-2024 academic year. Applicants must have completed a Ph.D. in Sport Management, Sport Administration, Sport Marketing or a related field from a regionally accredited institution of higher education by the date of appointment, which is August 1, 2023. 

The successful candidate will teach courses at the undergraduate level in Sport Administration, such as: Sport Event and Facilities Management; Sport Marketing; and Sport Sponsorship and Sales; and other required courses as needed. The successful candidate may be called on to teach a course on Globalization of Sport during the Sport Administration program’s bi-annual July summer session at the Pepperdine University London Campus. The successful candidate will also mentor and advise undergraduate Sport Administration students, 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 the area of Sport Administration are required. Professional experience in the sport industry is strongly preferred. 

A University focused on preparing students for lives of purpose, service and leadership, Seaver College prioritizes exceptional teaching. Candidates must be student-centric and committed to developing the next generation of sport industry leaders. 

Pepperdine’s undergraduate Seaver College is a residential liberal arts college of more than 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 Christian mission and values of the University and the mission of Seaver College and reflect on their willingness to support the mission in their application materials.  We encourage applications from persons with diverse backgrounds and cultural experiences.  

Please submit all application materials at: apply.interfolio.com/109727. A background check will be required as a condition of employment.

Contact:
Alicia Jessop, Esq. (alicia.jessop@pepperdine.edu)
Chair, Search Committee
Seaver College, Pepperdine University
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263-4211 

  Assistant Professor of Advertising

The Communication Division of Pepperdine University’s Seaver College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track appointment as an Assistant Professor of Advertising to begin August 2023. The ideal candidate will be committed to excellent undergraduate teaching, have a clear research agenda, and be active in a faith community. To be eligible for a tenure-track position, the successful candidate must hold a PhD in Advertising, Mass Communication, Marketing Communication, Communication, Computer Science, or a related field no later than August 1, 2023. The successful candidate should be able to teach two or more of the following: Introduction to Advertising, AI powered Advertising, Digital Strategy & Analytics in Advertising, Media Planning, Advertising Research, Advertising Campaign Management or Creative Digital Design. Along with possessing knowledge on the principles and foundations of advertising creativity, candidates must demonstrate teaching and research expertise in incorporating the art of persuasion into algorithm-based modern advertising from a computational and data analysis perspective. Candidates should be able to teach relevant theories/concepts and practical implementation of related technologies. Professional experience in the industry or scholarly research in the areas of digital analytics, algorithms and optimization, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and computer languages, and ethical issues in data-driven digital advertising would be beneficial. Scholars who are keen on conducting research in emerging issues in digital advertising, including but not limited to, algorithms and recommender systems, consumer-centered AI advertising, metaverse/augmented reality, etc., are strongly encouraged to apply. Candidates who aspire to collaborate with other disciplines (e.g, AI@Pepperdine, Computer Science, Business, IMC, PR, Arts,) to enrich advertising curriculum, advise students, oversee internships, improve curriculum, and advance the university, college, division, and programs through service are highly preferred. 

Pepperdine’s undergraduate Seaver College is a residential liberal arts college of more than 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 Christian mission and values of the University and the mission of Seaver College and reflect on their willingness to support the mission in their application materials. We encourage applications from persons with diverse backgrounds and cultural experiences.  

Please submit all application materials at: apply.interfolio.com/109850. A background check will be required as a condition of employment.

Contact:
HoYoung Anthony Ahn, PhD (hoyoung.ahn@pepperdine.edu)
Chair, Search Committee
Seaver College, Pepperdine University
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263-4211 

 Fine Arts Division

  Assistant Professor of Music/Vocal Studies (Soprano or Mezzo Soprano preferred)

The Music Program at Pepperdine University's Seaver College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences is seeking applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Voice (Soprano or Mezzo Soprano is preferred) beginning August 1, 2023. Applicants should hold an MM or a DMA and show an active history of working professionally as a classical singer/performer. (Applicants with a completed DMA degree will be considered for a tenure-track assistant professor appointment. Applicants with a terminal MM degree will be considered for a fixed-term faculty appointment.) Applicants should demonstrate evidence of excellence in teaching and pedagogy, preferably shown through at least two years of full-time undergraduate teaching experience, not including service as a teaching assistant.

The primary role of this position is applied vocal instruction within a dynamic undergraduate music program.  The position may also include teaching diction, pedagogy, vocal literature, assisting the directors of the annual musical and opera productions, and other areas relating to the candidate’s expertise. The successful applicant will be an engaging teacher and artist with excellent training in classical vocal performance and pedagogy.  They will have the ability to work with students of all voice types in classical, operatic, choral, musical theater, and contemporary styles. The successful candidate will have expertise in languages (Italian, German, and French required), performance practice, and current trends in the classical and musical theater industry.  

The successful candidate will also show potential to recruit superior students; maintain excellent collaborative working relationships with their colleagues; offer strong service and administrative support for the Music Program and the University; envision new paradigms of arts education in the twenty-first century; and pursue a strong scholarly/creative trajectory.  Strong organizational and management skills are a must. Demonstrated commitment to the vocal, physical, and mental health of students is also expected. 

Pepperdine University is a private Christian university overlooking the Pacific Ocean in Malibu, California. Faculty, staff and students partner to support Pepperdine’s Christian mission, as well as to engage Pepperdine's spiritual community. Successful candidates must have a commitment to the Christian Mission and values of the University and the mission of Seaver College

Please submit all application materials at: apply.interfolio.com/110033. A background check will be required as a condition of employment.

Contact:
Professor Louise Lofquist (louise.lofquist@pepperdine.edu)
Chair, Recruiting Committee
Fine Arts Division
Seaver College, Pepperdine University
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263

Visiting Assistant Professor of Theatre - Acting and Directing

The Theatre Department in the Fine Arts Division of Pepperdine University’s Seaver College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences, located in Malibu, California, invites applications for a full-time visiting Assistant Professor of Theatre to begin August 1, 2023. Applicants should have a terminal degree (MFA or PhD) in acting, directing, or another closely related discipline. A minimum of three years of professional experience and teaching experience in acting and/or directing for the stage is preferred. We encourage applications from diverse candidates with a passion for teaching and mentoring our diverse student body.

The successful candidate will have the skills needed to teach a broad range of introductory and advanced acting and directing courses, including Acting 1 for majors and/or non-majors (general education), Directing for the Stage, Acting for the Camera, Introduction to Theatre Research, and a Career Skills/Audition Techniques lab. This position may include reassigned time to direct a mainstage production as part of the Pepperdine Theatre season and opportunities to participate in recruiting both locally and nationally.

Pepperdine University is a private Christian university overlooking the Pacific Ocean in Malibu, California. Faculty, staff and students partner to support Pepperdine’s Christian mission, as well as to engage Pepperdine's spiritual community. Successful candidates must have a commitment to the Christian Mission and values of the University and the mission of Seaver College

Please submit all application materials at: apply.interfolio.com/110153. A background check will be required as a condition of employment.

Contact:
Cathy Thomas-Grant (cgrant@pepperdine.edu)
Professor of Theatre
Fine Arts Division
Seaver College, Pepperdine University
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263

Assistant Professor of Art History

The Art History program in the Fine Arts Division of Pepperdine University’s Seaver College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences, located in Malibu, California invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Art History to begin August 1, 2023. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in art history or another closely related discipline. Teaching experience beyond the level of a teaching assistant is preferred. We seek outstanding scholar-teachers with expertise in the visual art of Asia, Indigenous Americas, or Africa to join a vibrant artistic community at Seaver College that includes the Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art. Well-qualified candidates will be able to contribute to the excellence and vibrancy of the Pepperdine experience through their teaching and research, including research alongside undergraduate students, to both Pepperdine and our surrounding community.

The successful candidate will have the skills needed to teach a broad range of introductory and advanced art history courses at the undergraduate level, including our World Art I and/or II survey courses. 

Pepperdine University is a private Christian university overlooking the Pacific Ocean in Malibu, California. Faculty, staff and students partner to support Pepperdine’s Christian mission, as well as to engage Pepperdine's spiritual community. Successful candidates must have a commitment to the Christian mission and values of the University and the mission of Seaver College

Please submit all application materials at: apply.interfolio.com/110260. A background check will be required as a condition of employment.

Contact:
Dr. Cynthia Colburn (cynthia.colburn@pepperdine.edu)
Blanche E. Seaver Chair of Fine Arts
Professor and Coordinator, Art History Program
Fine Arts Division
Seaver College, Pepperdine University
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263

 Humanities and Teacher Education Division

Endowed Professor - The Fletcher Jones Chair of Great Books

Pepperdine University’s Seaver College announces the Fletcher Jones Chair of Great Books. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in a humanities discipline such as classics, literature, philosophy, religion, history or a related field such as political theory or social theory; 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 of Great Books will be dedicated to providing direction and vision for Seaver College’s long-standing Great Books program. Additionally, the chair will contribute significantly to strengthening faculty recruitment, retention, and development for Great Books and allied courses. Key responsibilities will include teaching within the Great Books Colloquium, which includes a minor; providing consultation 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 Great Books program both on the Malibu campus and in International Programs. This person will also provide leadership in assessing student learning and working together with faculty colleagues to adapt curriculum to meet changes in learning expectations.

Review of applications begins on October 31, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. The effective date of employment is August 1, 2023. All candidates will have a preference and demonstrated ability for undergraduate teaching, a willingness to collaborate with colleagues in other disciplines, outstanding oral and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, and an active commitment to the Christian mission of the University and the mission of Seaver College. 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.

Please submit all application materials at: apply.interfolio.com/112679. A background check will be required as a condition of employment.

Contact:
Dr. Paul Begin (paul.begin@pepperdine.edu)
Seaver College, Pepperdine University
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263

Assistant Professor of English (Rhetoric and Composition)

Pepperdine University’s Seaver College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences English Program seeks to hire a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Rhetoric and Composition. Candidates with additional expertise in at least one of the following areas are strongly preferred: Writing Studies, TESOL, Digital Humanities, Social Action and Justice. This is a tenure-track faculty position beginning August 2023.

Candidates must have completed their Ph.D. by August 15, 2023. Position responsibilities will include teaching courses primarily in introductory writing and the general education program, but could also include upper-division writing.

All candidates will have a preference and demonstrated ability for undergraduate teaching, a willingness to collaborate with colleagues in other disciplines, outstanding oral and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, and 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.

Please submit all application materials at: apply.interfolio.com/110490. A background check will be required as a condition of employment.

Contact:
Dr. Heather Thomson-Bunn (heather.thomson-bunn@pepperdine.edu)
Humanities and Teacher Education Division
Seaver College, Pepperdine University
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263

Assistant Professor of English - British Literature (Modern/Postmodern)

Pepperdine University’s Seaver College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences English Program seeks to hire a tenure-track Assistant Professor in English: British Literature (Modern/Postmodern). Candidates with additional expertise in at least one of the following areas are strongly preferred: Digital Humanities, Great Books, Social Action and Justice. This is a tenure-track position beginning August 2023.

Candidates must have completed their Ph.D. by August 15, 2023. Position responsibilities will include teaching primarily in literature and the general education program, but could also include writing and composition.

All candidates will have a preference and demonstrated ability for undergraduate teaching, a willingness to collaborate with colleagues in other disciplines, outstanding oral and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, and 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.

Please submit all application materials at: apply.interfolio.com/110516. A background check will be required as a condition of employment.

Contact:
Dr. John Peterson (john.peterson@pepperdine.edu)
Humanities and Teacher Education Division
Seaver College, Pepperdine University
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263

 International Studies and Languages

Visiting Assistant Professor of Italian Studies and Language

The International Studies and Languages Division of Pepperdine University's Seaver College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences invites applications for a full-time visiting faculty appointment in Italian Studies and Language for the spring 2023 academic semester (January 3 through April 30). The appointment has the potential for renewal in the 2023-2024 academic year based upon successful performance and program needs. The position requires teaching four in-person courses per semester at our campus in Malibu, California. Courses to be taught will primarily be Italian language (first through third semesters), but may also include advanced content courses. Successful applicants will have near-native or native fluency in both Italian and English. Applicants should be able to demonstrate prior effective teaching of Italian language at all levels and mentorship of students. A PhD is strongly preferred, although applicants with an MA will be considered. Successful candidates must demonstrate an active commitment to Pepperdine's Christian Mission and the mission of Seaver College.  Applications from persons who can contribute to the diversity of the University’s faculty and community are highly desired.

Please submit all application materials at: apply.interfolio.com/114335. A background check will be required as a condition of employment. Review of applicants will begin on October 17, 2022 and will continue until the search is closed. 

Contact:
Dr. George Carlsen (george.carlsen@pepperdine.edu)
Chair, Search Committee
Seaver College, Pepperdine University
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263

 Natural Science Division

  Assistant Professor of Mathematics

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 Mathematics for the 2023-2024 academic year. Applicants who have completed a Ph.D. by August 2023 in mathematics, applied mathematics, statistics, math education, or other related mathematical disciplines will be considered.  Well-qualified candidates will be able to contribute to the excellence and vibrancy of the Pepperdine experience through their teaching, research, mentoring of undergraduates, as well as their service to the university, their profession, and our surrounding community.

As teaching is our foremost emphasis at Seaver College, candidates should demonstrate exceptional interest and effectiveness in teaching and mentoring undergraduate students.  Candidates should have the background and ability to teach a broad range of introductory and advanced mathematics courses, including courses for business and science majors. Candidates should also have an active and promising scholarly program. Successful candidates will demonstrate an active commitment to the Christian mission and values of the University and the mission of Seaver College. The Department and University are broadly committed to belonging, equity, and inclusion and we especially welcome applications from candidates who are committed to advancing these ideals.

Please submit all application materials at: apply.interfolio.com/108957. A background check will be required as a condition of employment.

Contact:
Dr. Kevin Iga (Kevin.Iga@pepperdine.edu)
Professor of Mathematics, Natural Science Division
Seaver College, Pepperdine University
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263

  Assistant Professor of Sports Medicine

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 August 1, 2023. Applicants must have a completed Ph.D. with expertise in at least one of the recognized subdisciplines of the exercise sciences by August 2023. If you are seeking a tenure line faculty appointment as a scholar/educator at a premier Christian university committed to the highest standards of the liberal arts and kinesiology, then we encourage you to apply. 

Successful candidates will actively contribute to a rigorous curriculum in the exercise sciences, with demonstrated doctoral/postdoctoral preparation for teaching undergraduate coursework in one of the following areas: exercise physiology, applied exercise science courses, and/or neuroscience. In addition to teaching expectations, candidates are expected to establish a productive research program that involves undergraduate students. Current research interests in the department include human performance in hypoxia, nutritional considerations for elite athletes, and exercise during the perinatal period. Well-equipped exercise science laboratories are available for teaching and research. Scholarly collaboration among Sports Medicine faculty as well as with faculty from other disciplines (e.g., biology, nutrition, chemistry, physics, etc.) is encouraged.

As teaching is our foremost emphasis at Seaver College, candidates should demonstrate exceptional interest and effectiveness in teaching and mentoring undergraduate students.  Successful candidates will demonstrate an active commitment to the Christian mission and values of the University and the mission of Seaver College.  The Department and University are broadly committed to belonging, equity, and inclusion and we especially welcome applications from candidates who are committed to advancing these ideals.

Please submit all application materials at: apply.interfolio.com/109866. A background check will be required as a condition of employment.

Contact:
Dr. Cooker Storm (cooker.storm@pepperdine.edu)
Program Coordinator for Sports Medicine
Seaver College, Pepperdine University
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263

Assistant Professor of Organic Chemistry

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 Organic Chemistry for the 2023-2024 academic year beginning August 1, 2023. Applicants who have completed a Ph.D. by August 2023 in organic chemistry or a closely related discipline with research plans in synthetic organic chemistry will be preferentially considered. Well-qualified candidates will be able to contribute to the excellence and vibrancy of the Pepperdine experience through their teaching, research, mentoring of undergraduates, as well as their service to the University, their profession, and our surrounding community.

As teaching is our foremost emphasis at Seaver College, candidates should demonstrate exceptional interest and effectiveness in teaching and mentoring undergraduate students.  Candidates should have the background and ability to teach organic chemistry courses with an associated laboratory curriculum. Candidates should also have an active and promising scholarly program. Successful candidates will demonstrate an active commitment to the Christian mission and values of the University and the mission of Seaver College.  The Department and University are broadly committed to belonging, equity, and inclusion and we especially welcome applications from candidates who are committed to advancing these ideals.

Please submit all application materials at: apply.interfolio.com/110030. A background check will be required as a condition of employment.

Contact:
Dr. Matthew Joyner (matt.joyner@pepperdine.edu)
Associate Professor of Biochemistry
Seaver College, Pepperdine University
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263

 Religion and Philosophy Division

            Please check back in the future.

 Social Science Division

Visiting Assistant Professor of Social Work

The Social Science Division of the Seaver College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences at Pepperdine University invites applications for a fixed-term visiting assistant professor position in Social Work to begin Fall 2023. We seek candidates with experience teaching both introductory and advanced courses in social work and social welfare policy and the ability to develop and maintain close ties with organizations that will provide challenging internships to our students. The ability to teach one or more courses in Psychology or in the College’s Social Action and Justice program is preferred (and should be addressed in application materials), but not required. Qualifications include an MSW or PhD (preferred) in Social Work or a closely related field, relevant scholarship and/or professional experience, and a demonstrated commitment to excellent teaching, advising, and internship supervision in a Christian liberal arts environment.

Applicants must have an active commitment to the Christian mission of the University and the mission of Seaver College and provide a thoughtful reflection on their willingness to support the mission in their application materials. We encourage applications from candidates who will enrich the diversity of our faculty and who are committed to supporting an inclusive educational environment.

Please submit all application materials at: apply.interfolio.com/112175. Review of applicants will begin October 1, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled. A background check will be required as a condition of employment.

Contact:
Dr. Charles Hall (charles.hall@pepperdine.edu)
Seaver College, Pepperdine University
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263