The Religion and Philosophy Division of Pepperdine University’s Seaver College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences, located in Malibu, California, invites applications for a one-year non-tenure-track visiting faculty position in religion for the 2023–24 academic year. Candidates should have completed all Ph.D. coursework, and preferably the dissertation as well, by August 1, 2023. Candidates should demonstrate teaching experience, an active research agenda, and a commitment to the Christian mission of the University and the mission of Seaver College. The position requires active membership in a Church of Christ. The successful candidate will teach multiple sections of required general education courses that introduce students to the Christian faith and Christian scriptures.
Pepperdine is a Christian university committed to the highest standards of academic excellence and Christian values, where students are strengthened for lives of purpose, service, and leadership. Seaver College, the undergraduate liberal arts college of Pepperdine University, enrolls approximately 3,400 students at its residential campus in Malibu, California. The Religion and Philosophy Division of Seaver College offers Bachelor of Arts degrees in religion and philosophy, as well as three graduate degrees: the Master of Science in ministry, the Master of Divinity, and the Master of Arts in Old Testament, New Testament, church history, or theology.
Located near Los Angeles in Southern California, Pepperdine University is especially interested in women and minority candidates who can contribute through their teaching, research, and service to the diversity and excellence of the University and our surrounding community.
Application review will begin on November 15, 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.
Dr. Chris Heard, Professor of Religion (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Chair of the Search Committee
Seaver College, Pepperdine University
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263-4352