Application Deadline: 

Saturday, December 31, 2022

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 Organic Chemistry for the 2023-2024 academic year beginning August 1, 2023. Applicants who have completed a Ph.D. by August 2023 in organic chemistry or a closely related discipline with research plans in synthetic organic chemistry will be preferentially considered. Well-qualified candidates will be able to contribute to the excellence and vibrancy of the Pepperdine experience through their teaching, research, mentoring of undergraduates, as well as their service to the University, their profession, and our surrounding community.

As teaching is our foremost emphasis at Seaver College, candidates should demonstrate exceptional interest and effectiveness in teaching and mentoring undergraduate students. Candidates should have the background and ability to teach organic chemistry courses with an associated laboratory curriculum. Candidates should also have an active and promising scholarly program. Successful candidates will demonstrate an active commitment to the Christian mission and values of the University and the mission of Seaver College. The Department and University are broadly committed to belonging, equity, and inclusion and we especially welcome applications from candidates who are committed to advancing these ideals.

Review of applications will begin October 15, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.

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Any inquiries about this position should be sent to:

Dr. Matthew Joyner (
Associate Professor of Biochemistry
Natural Science Division, Pepperdine University
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263