Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior

California, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Apr 02, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The business administration division of the Seaver College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences at Pepperdine University in Malibu, CA. is seeking an assistant professor of management. The successful candidate will hold a PhD in management or a related field such as Industrial-Organizational Psychology and demonstrate a genuine interest in teaching undergraduate students in an institution committed to the liberal arts. While organizational behavior will be the main teaching assignment, the ability to teach in other management areas such as strategic management and entrepreneurship is strongly preferred. Candidates are expected to complete all requirements for the degree before the date of appointment, which begins August 1, 2021. A 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 at

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 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 Additional information about the position and the application process is available at: and to apply now, please click [How to Apply] at the top or bottom of this page. 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 []
Chair, Recruiting Committee
Business Administration Division
Seaver College, Pepperdine University
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263-4237

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