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

 

Education Division

The Education Division provides innovative academic programs dedicated to building scholar-practitioners through academically rigorous student-centered learning. We shape individuals who will be catalysts for inspiration and change. The Division offers six Masters and four Doctoral programs to match well-defined career tracks.

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 primary assignment to a Pepperdine graduate campus in West Los Angeles, Irvine, and Calabasas, California. 

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. Consistently ranked as one of the most beautiful places to study, Pepperdine has five campuses in Southern California and facilities in London, England; Buenos Aires, Argentina; Florence, Italy; Heidelberg, Germany; Shanghai, China; Lausanne, Switzerland.

Faculty Openings

 Education Full-time Faculty Positions

Education Division Faculty Openings

The Education division of the Graduate School of Education and Psychology currently has no Full-Time positions available.

  Adjunct Faculty for the Doctoral and Master’s Programs

Adjunct Faculty for the Doctoral and Master's Programs

Applications are invited for an adjunct faculty position at The Graduate School of Education and Psychology (GSEP) at Pepperdine University. Please refer to GSEP site to review course offerings at http://gsep.pepperdine.edu/degrees-programs/

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 and Irvine 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 for Master's programs- Required for doctoral programs). Some courses require a teaching credential
● Demonstrate experience in multiple and diverse settings
● Understand the development of praxis in teaching, learning technologies, and education
● 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.

In the Teacher Preparation Program, while we accept applications on a rolling basis for all course offerings, we are especially seeking instructors who can teach in one or more of the following content areas:

• Reading & Literacy for K-12 Teacher Education
• Multiple Subject Teaching Methods
• Single Subject Teaching Methods
• Teaching Students with Exceptional Needs
• Applied Linguistics

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


Psychology Division

Faculty Openings

 Psychology Full-Time Faculty Positions

There are currently no open positions at this time. 

 Psychology Adjunct Faculty Positions

The Graduate School of Education and Psychology at Pepperdine University is looking for adjunct faculty to teach in its Online Psychology Programs (https://onlinegrad.pepperdine.edu/psychology/). Pepperdine University was ranked #1 Best Online College for return on investment (ROI) for master's in marriage and family therapy and #3 for Best Online College for ROI for master's in counseling programs in 2020. The programs serve a diverse group of more than 1,000 students across the country, and all courses include both asynchronous and synchronous components. Adjunct faculty are hired on a term by term basis, and classes are held Mondays through Thursdays in the evening. Instructors are required at a minimum to have a Master's degree in psychology, counseling, or a related field.

Course descriptions can be found here: https://onlinegrad.pepperdine.edu/psychology/online-masters-psychology/course-catalog/

To submit an application, please go to: Online Application Form. Questions about the program can be directed to the Associate Director of Online MAP/MACLP Programs, Dr. Gimel Rogers, at gimel.rogers@pepperdine.edu