Faculty Positions

Pepperdine University

Pepperdine University announces the openings for these positions in the Graduate School of Education and Psychology (GSEP).

 

Education Division

Adjunct Faculty for the Master of Arts in Teaching Program

Applications are invited for adjunct faculty position at The Graduate School of Education and Psychology (GSEP) at Pepperdine University.

GSEP is seeking accomplished educators with substantive knowledge and experience in the field of teaching and learning. Face-to-face sessions are offered at the West Los Angeles, Irvine, Encino, and Westlake Village Graduate Campuses. Online teaching occurs in Courses powered by Sakai and engages students in synchronous and asynchronous learning.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Preparation of interactive presentations for quality face-to-face and online teaching;
  • Response to student inquiries in a timely manner;
  • Provision of substantive and ongoing feedback to students;
  • Maintenance and enhancement of the quality of teaching in the program;
  • Attendance at adjunct faculty meetings
  • Travel as required to campus and other locations as needed.

The ideal candidates will:

  • Possess a Master's Degree (Doctorate Preferred). Some courses require a teaching credential.
  • Demonstrate experience in multiple and diverse settings;
  • Understand the development of praxis in teaching, learning technologies, and education;
  • Model cultural proficiency and commitment to diversity, equity, and social justice;
  • Value a student-centered approach to the teaching and learning processes;
  • Engage students through rich use of technology in online learning environments.

Our students represent the diverse mosaic of Southern California, with over forty percent of our student body from ethnic minority populations. Pepperdine places a high priority on sustaining a multi-culturally competent faculty and encourages applications from candidates who will enrich and contribute to diversity at Pepperdine. Pepperdine University is an independent Christian university related to the Churches of Christ, committed to the highest standards of academic excellence and Christian values, where students are strengthened for lives of purpose, service, and leadership.

Applications should include:

  1. Cover letter indicating your area of expertise/current credential(s) held, courses you are interested in teaching, and campuses in which you would like to be considered.
  2. Curriculum Vitae

All materials must be submitted online at: gsepedadjunct@pepperdine.edu.

All applications are submitted into an ongoing adjunct pool. You will be contacted if your qualifications meet our current openings.

Full-time Tenure-Track Faculty for Doctoral Programs (two positions available)

Applications are invited for two full-time tenure-track faculty positions (open rank) at The Graduate School of Education and Psychology (GSEP) at Pepperdine University, primarily serving doctoral programs in Learning Technologies, Educational Leadership, and Organizational Leadership.

  • Professor of Research Methods and Quantitative Data Analysis;
  • Professor of Policy Development and Advocacy.

GSEP is seeking accomplished leaders with substantive knowledge and experience in the fields of policy and statistics who are committed to envisioning, creating, and sustaining learning communities in which purpose is shared, service is an integral component, and leadership capacity is intentionally developed. Face-to-face sessions are offered at the West Los Angeles and Irvine Graduate Campuses, as well as at local and national conference locations. Online teaching occurs in Courses powered by Sakai and engages students in synchronous and asynchronous learning.

Responsibilities include: creating course syllabi for hybrid programs; teaching in face-to-face and online environments; engaging in program curriculum mapping; co-designing and participating in program learning experiences and special events; conducting and disseminating research; chairing and participating in dissertation committees; mentoring; networking; developing partnerships; and pursuing grants.

The ideal candidates will:

  • Have earned a doctoral degree, either Ed.D. or Ph.D.;
  • Demonstrate extensive leadership experience in multiple and diverse settings;
  • Understand the development of praxis in leadership, learning technologies, and education;
  • Share current scholarship in leadership, learning technologies, and education;
  • Model cultural proficiency and commitment to diversity, equity, and social justice;
  • Value a student-centered approach to the teaching and learning processes;
  • Engage students through rich use of technology in online learning environments.

Our students represent the diverse mosaic of Southern California, with over forty percent of our student body from ethnic minority populations. Pepperdine places a high priority on sustaining a multi-culturally competent faculty and encourages applications from candidates who will enrich and contribute to diversity at Pepperdine. The faculty positions will involve a primary assignment to a Pepperdine graduate campus in West Los Angeles, Irvine, or Encino, California. Pepperdine University is an independent Christian university related to the Churches of Christ, committed to the highest standards of academic excellence and Christian values, where students are strengthened for lives of purpose, service, and leadership.

Applications should include: a letter that indicates teaching, policy-related, and research interests; a statement regarding the applicant's participation in a community of faith; a curriculum vita that includes the names of three references; and reprints of selected publications. Review of applications will begin June 1, 2015, and will continue until the positions have been filled. All materials must be submitted to Dr. Martine Jago, Associate Dean of Education, Graduate School of Education and Psychology, Pepperdine University, 6100 Center Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90045 or online at: martine.jago@pepperdine.edu.

Full-time Tenure-Track Faculty for Credential Programs (three positions available)

Applications are invited for three full-time tenure-track faculty positions (open rank) at The Graduate School of Education and Psychology (GSEP) at Pepperdine University:

  • Director of Master of Science Program in Administration and California Preliminary Administrative Services Credential Course Work (West Los Angeles Graduate Campus);
  • Director of Teacher Preparation Program and California Preliminary Teaching Credential Course Work for Multiple-Subjects and Single-Subject Classrooms (all campuses);
  • Director of Field Experience to maintain, build, and sustain partnerships with school districts in the Southern California region and be responsible for clinical placements.

GSEP is seeking accomplished leaders with substantive knowledge and experience who are committed to envisioning, creating, and sustaining learning communities in which purpose is shared, service is an integral component, and leadership capacity is intentionally developed.

Responsibilities include: leadership within credential programs; engaging in program curriculum mapping; teaching in blended learning environments; mentoring; and developing partnerships. Face-to-face sessions for the teaching credential are offered through the M.A. in Teaching pathway at GSEP and undergraduate courses in teacher education at Seaver College. Online teaching occurs in Courses powered by Sakai and engages students in synchronous and asynchronous learning.

The ideal candidates will:

  • Have earned a doctoral degree, either Ed.D. or Ph.D.;
  • Hold a clear teaching credential or a clear administrative services credential;
  • Demonstrate extensive leadership experience in multiple and diverse P-12 settings;
  • Understand the development of praxis in leadership, learning technologies, and education;
  • Model cultural proficiency and commitment to diversity, equity, and social justice.

Our students represent the diverse mosaic of Southern California, with over forty percent of our student body from ethnic minority populations. Pepperdine places a high priority on sustaining a multi-culturally competent faculty and encourages applications from candidates who will enrich and contribute to diversity at Pepperdine. The faculty positions will involve a primary assignment to a Pepperdine graduate campus in West Los Angeles, Irvine, or Encino, California. Pepperdine University is an independent Christian university related to the Churches of Christ, committed to the highest standards of academic excellence and Christian values, where students are strengthened for lives of purpose, service, and leadership.

Applications should include: a letter that indicates teaching, policy-related, and research interests; a statement regarding the applicant's participation in a community of faith; a curriculum vita that includes the names of three references; and reprints of selected publications. Review of applications will begin June 1, 2015, and will continue until the positions have been filled. All materials must be submitted to Dr. Martine Jago, Associate Dean of Education, Graduate School of Education and Psychology, Pepperdine University, 6100 Center Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90045 or online at: martine.jago@pepperdine.edu.

 

Psychology Division

Currently there are no available positions at this time.

 

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