The business administration division of the Seaver College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences at Pepperdine University is seeking an assistant professor of organizational behavior. The successful candidate will hold a PhD in organizational behavior or a closely related field. While organizational behavior will be the main teaching assignment, the ability to teach occasionally in other management areas such as human resource management or entrepreneurship is preferred. Candidates are expected to complete all requirements for the degree before the date of appointment, which begins August 1, 2020. Documented research interest in management is required. Preference will be given to candidates with practical and teaching experience.
The business program at Seaver College is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). The program consistently is rated in the top 50 undergraduate business programs 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, 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 a diverse student body of approximately 3,200 students. More information is available at our website ww.seaver.pepperdine.edu/business.
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. 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 by clicking http://apply.interfolio.com/65176. Application review will begin upon receipt; applications will be accepted until the position is filled. A background check is required as a condition of employment. For more information, please contact the chair of the search committee:
Ben Postlethwaite [firstname.lastname@example.org]. Chair, Recruiting Committee Business Administration Division Seaver College, Pepperdine University 24255 Pacific Coast Highway Malibu, CA 90263-4237
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 statement in support of the University's Christian mission. The University mission states that 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. In your statement, please comment on your willingness to support the mission of Seaver College and the Christian values of the University including your involvement in a local community of faith (i.e., congregation, parish, church, etc.), and describe how your personal faith relates to your teaching, your professional life, and/or your intellectual life.
Student Evaluations, please provide copies of prior year's teaching evaluations (if applicable).
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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.