To be considered for an interview during the AOM Virtual Career Fair, please send a CV and letter of interest to email@example.com prior to August 10th.
Pending administrative approval the business administration division of the Seaver College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences at Pepperdine University is seeking an assistant professor of management. The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. in strategic management or a related field and demonstrate a genuine interest in teaching undergraduate students in an institution committed to the liberal arts. While strategy will be the main teaching assignment, the ability to teach in other management areas such as entrepreneurship, international management, organizational behavior, or nonprofit management is strongly preferred. Candidates are expected to complete all requirements for the degree before the date of appointment, which begins August 1, 2021. 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 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. As a premier Christian liberal arts college, Seaver College has a diverse student body of approximately 3,200 students. US News and World Report ranks both Pepperdine University and our undergraduate business program as the 50th best in the country. College Factual ranks our business administration and our international business degree programs as 7th and 5th best in the country, respectively. Our classes are small (rarely more than 25 students) and our faculty is collegial, collaborative, and research active. More information is available at our website www.seaver.pepperdine.edu/business.
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. To learn more about Pepperdine’s Christian mission, visit https://www.pepperdine.edu/about/our-story/mission-vision/.
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.
Ben Postlethwaite [firstname.lastname@example.org].
Chair, Search 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).
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
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.