Assistant Professor of Physics

California, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Apr 14, 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, Assistant Professor of Physics beginning August, 2021. Applicants should have completed a Ph.D. in one of the recognized sub-disciplines of physics by July 2021. 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 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 physics, with demonstrated expertise appropriate for the development of program content. Candidates will be evaluated for their ability to establish a productive research program that involves undergraduate research students. Pepperdine University provides access to laboratory spaces for both teaching and scholarly 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.and service to the growth and impact of Pepperdine University. 

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 report is required as a condition of employment. Review of candidates' files will and continue until the search is closed. 

Questions regarding this position should be directed to, or Dr. Jay Brewster, Divisional Dean of Natural Science, Pepperdine University, Natural Science Division, 24255 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, CA 90263-4321.