JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2019 - July 31, 2019

Pepperdine University

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Social Science
Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics

JOE ID Number: 2019-01_111462460
Date Posted: 03/19/2019
Date Inactive: 06/01/2019
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Malibu, California, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: A1 -- General Economics
Intermediate Microeconomics
Intermediate Macroeconomics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Social Science Division of the Seaver College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences at Pepperdine University invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics position for the 2019-2020 academic year. The position requires teaching eight courses over the academic year, including Intermediate Macroeconomics, Intermediate Microeconomics, Econometrics, and an upper-division course in the person’s area of expertise. Qualifications include: Ph.D. completed (or ABD) in Economics, university teaching experience, and a commitment to quality teaching in a liberal-arts setting.

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 committed to providing a work environment free from all forms of harassment and discrimination. Engaging in unlawful discrimination or harassment will result in appropriate disciplinary action, up to and including dismissal from the University. 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. It is the intent of the University to create and promote a diverse work force consistent with its stated goals and mission.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application deadline: 06/01/2019
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Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. A background check is required as a condition of employment.

Dr. Gary Galles (
Chair of the Economics Search Committee
Social Science Division
Seaver College, Pepperdine University
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263-4372

Applications should include the below documents:

A cover letter.

A curriculum vitae, indicating educational record, employment record, achievements, awards, publications, and other relevant information. Please also describe any civic, religious, or charitable interests and activities, and list all current organizational memberships.

Three confidential letters of reference

Official transcripts of all graduate work (copies are acceptable during the application process; however, official transcripts will be required for selected applicants).

A statement of teaching philosophy, which may focus on your motivation to teach at the university level and your thoughts about what constitutes effective pedagogy.

A response to the University’s Christian mission. The University mission states that Pepperdine University 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. In your statement, please comment on your willingness to support the mission of Seaver College and Christian values of the University including your involvement in a local community of faith and how your faith relates to your teaching, professional, and/or intellectual life.

Application Process

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