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Seaver College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences – Physiology (Pepperdine University)

- Pepperdine University

Position Announcement

Assistant Professor in  Kinesiology: Physiology

Pepperdine University’s Seaver College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences, located in Malibu, California, invites applications for a tenure-track appointment as an Assistant Professor of Sports Medicine, with expertise in human physiology, beginning in the 2019-2020 academic year.  Applicants must have completed a Ph.D. in physiology or kinesiology or a related field by July 2019. Candidates with post-doctoral research experience are strongly preferred.

Successful candidates will actively contribute to a rigorous curriculum in the exercise sciences.  In addition to expertise and the ability to teach human physiology, candidates must have demonstrated doctoral/post-doctoral preparation for teaching undergraduate coursework in one or more of the following additional areas in exercise science:  human anatomy, functional anatomy, exercise physiology, or biostatistics/research methods. In addition to teaching expectations, candidates are expected to establish a productive research program that involves undergraduate students. Current research interests in the department include human performance in hypoxia, nutritional considerations for elite athletes, and exercise during the perinatal period.  Well-equipped exercise science laboratories are available for teaching and research. Scholarly collaboration among Sports Medicine faculty as well as with faculty from other disciplines (e.g., biology, chemistry, nutrition, etc.) is encouraged.

Successful candidates also must demonstrate an active commitment to the Christian values of the University (https://www.pepperdine.edu/about/our-story/mission-vision) and the mission of Seaver College (http://seaver.pepperdine.edu/about/mission/).  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 should submit: 1) a cover letter, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) a statement of teaching philosophy, 4) a research agenda, 5) a statement indicating how the candidate will support the Christian mission of the University, 6) transcripts of all graduate work (copies are acceptable during the application process; however, official transcripts will be required for selected applicants, and 7) three confidential letters of recommendation.  Materials should be submitted to: https://apply.interfolio.com/54865

Review of applications will begin on January 2, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.  A background check is required as a condition of employment.  Any inquiries about this position should be sent to:

Dr. Cooker Storm, Program Coordinator for Sports Medicine; [email protected]




For more information

Dr. Cooker Storm, Program Coordinator for Sports Medicine
Pepperdine University
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA
90263

[email protected]