The Business Administration Division of Pepperdine University’s Seaver College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences seeks a candidate with an earned Ph.D. in organizational behavior, management, or a closely related field for a one-year visiting position. Candidates are expected to complete all requirements for the Ph.D. before the date of appointment, which begins August 1, 2019. A strong candidate who is ABD would be considered. 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 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. The division’s programs are rated as 44th by USNews and World Report. 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, a contract major in finance, and a marketing minor. 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 business administration division website for more information.
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 the Christian Values 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 https://apply.interfolio.com/61595. Application review will begin upon receipt; applications will be accepted until the position is filled. A background check will be required as a condition of employment.
Professor Ben Postlethwaite (email@example.com) Chair of the Search Committee Business Administration Division Seaver College, Pepperdine University 24255 Pacific Coast Highway Malibu, CA 90263
Applications should include the documents listed below:
A cover letter.
A curriculum vitae, indicating educational record, employment record, achievements, awards, publications, and other relevant information. Please also describe any civic, religious, or charitable interests and activities, and list all current organizational memberships.
Three confidential letters of reference.
Official transcripts of all graduate work (copies are acceptable during the application process; however, official transcripts will be required for selected applicants).
A statement of teaching philosophy, which may focus on your motivation to teach at the university level and your thoughts about what constitutes effective pedagogy.
A statement of scholarly agenda, which may focus on your current area of emphasis and plans for professional development.
A response to the University/Seaver College mission. Pepperdine University 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. Please provide a statement indicating your willingness to support the Christian Values of the University and the mission of Seaver College including a description of your involvement in a local community of faith (i.e., congregation, parish church, etc.), and how your personal faith relates to your teaching, your professional life, and/or your intellectual life.
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.