Assistant Professor of Sports Medicine

California, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Feb 09, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

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, 2021. Applicants must have a completed Ph.D. with expertise in at least one of the recognized sub-disciplines of the exercise sciences by July 2021.  We have the flexibility to recruit and hire the person who best fits the needs of the program and university and are not constrained by a specific subdiscipline. If you are seeking a tenure line faculty appointment as a scholar/educator at a premier Christian university committed to the highest standards, then we encourage you to apply. 

As teaching is our foremost emphasis atAs teaching is our foremost emphasis at Seaver College, candidates should demonstrate exceptional interest and effectiveness in teaching and mentoring undergraduate students. Successful candidates will actively contribute to a rigorous curriculum in sports medicine, with demonstrated doctoral/post-doctoral expertise appropriate for the development of rigorous undergraduate courses and instructional laboratory content. In addition to teaching expectations, candidates will be evaluated for their ability to establish a productive research program that involves undergraduate students.  Well-equipped exercise science laboratories are available for teaching and research. 

Pepperdine University is a private Christian university overlooking the Pacific Ocean in Malibu, California, 30 miles from Los Angeles.  Pepperdine’s Seaver College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college with approximately 3,400 students. Faculty, staff and students partner to support Pepperdine’s Christian mission, as well as to engage Pepperdine’s spiritual community. We encourage applications from diverse candidates who will contribute through their teaching, research, and service to the excellence of the University and our surrounding community.

Additional information about Seaver College and the application process is available at:, and to apply now, click [Apply] at the top or bottom of this page. A background check will be required as a condition of employment. Review of candidates' files will begin on November 21, 2020, and continue until the search is closed. 

Questions regarding this position should be directed to; or Dr. Cooker Storm, Sports Medicine Search Committee, Pepperdine University, Natural Science Division, 24255 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, CA 90263-4321.

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