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02-04-2011, 01:19 PM
Pepperdine University's Seaver College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences, located in Malibu, California, invites applications for an appointment as a Visiting Assistant Professor or Visiting Instructor of Sports Medicine for the 2011-2012 academic year. Applicants who have completed a Ph.D. in kinesiology, exercise science or a related discipline by July, 2011 are desired; however, exceptional applicants nearing completion of the Ph.D. degree will be considered.

Candidates will have a demonstrated ability for teaching undergraduate coursework in human anatomy and human physiology; candidates with the ability to teach biomechanics coursework are especially desired. Successful candidates also must demonstrate an active commitment to the university’s Christian mission (see http://seaver.pepperdine.edu/about/mission/ and http://www.pepperdine.edu/about/pepperdine/christiantradition/). 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.

Applicants for the position should submit the following materials:
• a cover letter;
• an application for faculty employment (http://seaver.pepperdine.edu/about/employment/faculty.htm);
• a curriculum vitae;
• a statement of teaching philosophy;
• a research/scholarly agenda;
• a statement indicating how the candidate will support the Christian mission of the University; and,
• transcripts of all graduate coursework (unofficial copies are acceptable for the application); and,
• three letters of reference.
Application materials should be sent to Dr. Priscilla MacRae, Sports Medicine Search Committee, Natural Science Division, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA 90263-4321.

Review of candidates’ files will begin on March 15, 2011 and continue until the position is filled.

Pepperdine University is an equal opportunity employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of any status or condition protected by applicable federal or state law. 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 that 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.

02-04-2011, 01:22 PM
Don't understand why the link to the Apllication for Faculty Employment didn't post correctly in the original; regardless the correct URL is: http://seaver.pepperdine.edu/about/employment/faculty.htm