The Communication Division at the Seaver College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences at Pepperdine University invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the assistant professor rank in Communication Studies. Seaver College is a residential liberal arts college of just over 3,400 students situated in Malibu, California.
The successful candidate will primarily teach courses in organizational communication and communication ethics. Candidates will also teach introductory courses in communication, public speaking, and research methods. We seek a colleague who will contribute to the student’s whole person, and particularly their awareness of the interconnectedness between self, others, and calling; understanding of communication systems to foster justice; skills for analyzing, evaluating, and interpreting messages; ability to communicate competently across differences and contexts; and their ability to engage in ethical dialogue.
Support for the University’s Christian liberal arts mission and emphasis on innovative teaching is essential. 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. An established record of strong research is also highly desirable. Experience with institutional assessment and curriculum development is preferable. A Ph.D. in communication is required; the successful candidate will possess a Ph.D. by August 1, 2023 when the position officially begins.
Review of applications will begin October 1, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. Please submit all application materials by clicking [Apply on Website] 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.
For additional information, please contact:
Dr. Charles Choi (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Chair, Communication Studies Search Committee
Seaver College, Pepperdine University
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263-4211