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Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor of Sports Medicine: Biomechanics

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  • Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor of Sports Medicine: Biomechanics

    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 2019-2020 academic year. With successful performance, the appointment may be renewed for subsequent academic years. Applicants who have completed a Ph.D. in kinesiology or in an equivalent field, with an emphasis in biomechanics, by August 2019 are desired; however, candidates who are ABD or who have completed an M.S. degree are encouraged to apply.

    Candidates must have a demonstrated ability for teaching undergraduate coursework in biomechanics and functional anatomy, with an ability to teach in other areas in the program, e.g., human anatomy, introductory statistics, and research methods. Candidates are encouraged to engage undergraduate students in research in biomechanics and kinesiology. A well-equipped biomechanics laboratory is available for teaching and research. Additionally, opportunities for scholarly collaboration exist with faculty in sports medicine, physics, biology, and computer science.
    The search committee will begin reviewing applications upon receipt and continue to accept and consider applications until the position is filled. Please submit all application materials at:

    Dr. Michael Feltner (
    Dean, Seaver College
    Pepperdine University, Seaver College
    24255 Pacific Coast Highway
    Malibu, CA 90263

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