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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, or Encino, 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.

 

 

Education Division Faculty Openings

Adjunct Faculty for the Doctoral and Master’s Programs

Applications are invited for adjunct faculty position at The Graduate School of Education and Psychology (GSEP) at Pepperdine University. Please refer to our Degrees & Programs listings to review course offerings.

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, and Encino 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; and
  • 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;
  • 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.

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.

Application Requirements for Education Full-time Faculty Positions :

Applications should include:

  1. A letter that indicates teaching, philosophy and related research interests;
  2. A statement regarding the applicant's active and current participation in a community of faith.
  3. A curriculum vitae that includes the names of three references; and 
  4. Reprints of selected publications.

 

Candidates who are currently completing their doctoral degrees or lack a track record of scholarship are discouraged from applying for these positions.

Applications will be accepted until the positions have been filled. All materials must be submitted to EdFacultyPositions@pepperdine.edu , Assistant to the Associate Dean of Education.

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 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.

 

Psychology Division

The Psychology division of the Graduate School of Education and Psychology announces an opening for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor.

Psychology Division Faculty Openings

Tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor

THE PSYCHOLOGY DIVISION OF THE GRADUATE SCHOOL OF EDUCATION AND PSYCHOLOGY: announces an opening for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. The faculty position will contribute to the education and training of our masters students in the areas of competency outlined by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences for licensing as both marriage and family therapists and licensed professional clinical counselors. We seek applicants with a strong commitment to preparing culturally competent clinicians. Applicants should possess an earned doctorate in psychology or a related field such as family therapy from a regionally accredited institution, clinical experience, teaching experience at the university level, commitment to supervising clinical dissertations, and evidence of current scholarship. The applicant should also be licensed or license eligible as a Psychologist, LMFT, or LPCC. Applicants should be competent to teach principles of mental health recovery oriented care, including strengths-based treatment for individuals with substance abuse and/or severe and persistent mental illness; service delivery with an emphasis on hope and empowerment; and therapist roles that include client advocacy. They should be knowledgeable about various cultures and effective in teaching how poverty and social stress impact an individual's mental health and recovery. They should also be knowledgeable about evidence based methods of treating diverse clientele. Expertise in Family Systems Theory or expertise in theory and practice of Licensed Professional Clinical Counselors is highly valued.

The Psychology Division offers five graduate programs: an APA-accredited Psy.D. program, an M.A. in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage and Family therapy, an M.A. in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in working with Latino/a communities, an M.S. in Behavioral Psychology, and an M.A. in Psychology. 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 multiculturally competent faculty and encourages applications from candidates who will enrich and contribute to diversity at Pepperdine. The faculty position will involve a primary assignment to a Pepperdine graduate campus in Irvine, West Los Angeles, Encino, or Malibu, CA. 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, clinical, and research interests; a statement regarding the applicant's participation in a community of faith; a vita that includes the names of three references; and reprints of selected publications. Review of applications will begin January 15, 2018, and will continue until the position has been filled. Send all materials to: Dr. Robert deMayo, Associate Dean, Graduate School of Education and Psychology, Pepperdine University, 6100 Center Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90045, or email to ccroswel@pepperdine.edu. Pepperdine University is an Equal Opportunity Employer http://www.pepperdine.edu/hr/employment.