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 (IMC) to begin August 2023.
The successful candidate must have a commitment to excellent teaching at the undergraduate level, a clear research agenda, and be actively involved in a faith community. Candidates must have professional experience in developing and implementing marketing strategies as part of IMC campaigns. They must demonstrate expertise in using digital and traditional media channels. Teaching responsibilities will include beginning and intermediate-level integrated marketing courses, direct and digital marketing, as well as the possibility of additional courses in the candidate’s area of research. In addition to expected teaching and scholarly responsibilities, candidates who seek to advise students, supervise internships, enrich curricula, assist with co-curricular programs (AMA/Student IMC Agency), 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: Integrated Marketing Communication, Advertising, Marketing, Public Relations, or Digital Analytics. Candidates should be well-versed in the intersections between these areas. To be eligible for a tenure-track position, candidates must have an earned doctorate in Communication, Marketing or a related field no later than August 1, 2023. Professional experience in the industry including special skills related to digital analytics, social media analytics, videography and/or Web or App design and development would be 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 mission and 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.
Review of applications will begin September 15, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit all application materials by clicking [Apply] at the top or bottom of this page or visit Seaver Faculty Employment Opportunities for additional information and a link to apply. A background check will be required as a condition of employment.
Please address any inquiries regarding the position to:
Sarah Fischbach, PhD (email@example.com)
Chair, Search Committee
Seaver College, Pepperdine University
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263-4211