Assistant Professor of Integrated Marketing Communication

California, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Dec 08, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

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 to begin August 2021.

The successful candidate must have a commitment to excellent teaching at the undergraduate level, a clear research agenda, and be actively involved in a Christian faith community.  Candidates must have significant professional experience in developing and implementing marketing strategies as part of IMC campaigns. They must demonstrate expertise in using digital and traditional media channels. In addition to expected teaching and scholarly responsibilities, candidates who seek to advise students, supervise internships, enrich curricula, 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: Advertising, Marketing, or Public Relations. Coursework integrating the three areas is also required.  Candidates must have an earned doctorate in Communication, Marketing or a related field no later than August 1, 2021. Professional experience in the industry including special skills related to digital analytics, social media analytics, videography and/or Web or app design and development is 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 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. 

Additional information about the position and the application process is available at:, or to apply now, click [Apply] at the top or bottom of this page. background check will be required as a condition of employment.

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2020, with a priority deadline of November 30, 2020. Review will continue until the position is filled. 

Sarah Fischbach (
Chair, Integrated Marketing Search Committee
Communication Division
Seaver College, Pepperdine University
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263