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Adjunct Professor or Instructor of German Studies and Language

Pepperdine University
Malibu, California
Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Dec 14, 2022

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The International Studies and Languages Division of Pepperdine University's Seaver College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences invites applications for an adjunct faculty appointment in German Studies and Language for the spring 2023 academic semester (January 3 - April 30).  2023. The appointment may be renewed for the 2023-2024 academic year based upon successful performance and program need. The position requires teaching two in-person courses per semester at our undergraduate campus in Malibu, California. Courses to be taught will primarily consist of different levels of German language (including first year German) but could also include Upper Division German Studies (e.g. literature, film, or culture). Successful applicants will have near-native fluency in both German and English and evidence of prior successful undergraduate teaching experience. A Ph.D. in German language, literature, culture or a related field is strongly preferred, although applicants with an M.A. will be considered. Applications from persons who can contribute to the diversity of the University’s faculty and community are highly desired.

Successful candidates must demonstrate an active commitment to Pepperdine's Christian Mission and the mission of Seaver College.  Applications from persons who can contribute to the diversity of the University’s faculty and community are highly desired.

Review of applicants will begin on October 17, 2022 and will continue until the search is closed. 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. 

Please direct position inquiries to:

Dr. George Carlsen (
Chair, Search Committee
Pepperdine University
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263



Pepperdine University was established in 1937 by Mr. George Pepperdine, a Christian businessman, who stressed the desirability of a complete education built on a Christian value system. The institution is committed to the ideals of the founder. Pepperdine's Seaver College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college with approximately 3,400 students. Successful candidates must demonstrate an active commitment to the Christian mission of the University and the mission of Seaver College. 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.

Pepperdine is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of any status or condition protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. Pepperdine is committed to providing a work environment free from all forms of harassment and discrimination. Engaging in unlawful discrimination or harassment will result in appropriate disciplinary action, up to and including dismissal from the University. Pepperdine is religiously affiliated with the Churches of Christ. It is the purpose of Pepperdine to pursue the very highest employment and academic standards within a context which celebrates and extends the spiritual and ethical ideals of the Christian faith. 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. It is the intent of the University to create and promote a diverse work force consistent with its stated goals and mission. 

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