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Westmont College
955 La Paz Road
Santa Barbara, CA 93108

Office: (805) 565-6007
Fax: (805) 565-7006
provost@westmont.edu

Mission Statement of Westmont College

Westmont College is an undergraduate, residential, Christian, liberal arts community serving God's kingdom by cultivating thoughtful scholars, grateful servants and faithful leaders for global engagement with the academy, church and world.

About Westmont

Westmont College is a nationally ranked liberal arts college in the Protestant evangelical tradition. Faculty are expected to wholeheartedly embrace the mission of the college, relating their faith to their teaching, to their scholarship, to their mentoring, and to their lives. The college has a strong commitment to build a culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber.

With a limited enrollment of 1200 students, the college is selective in admissions and emphasizes excellence in undergraduate teaching and scholarship. The college sponsors domestic and international programs that allow students to study in environments that are culturally and ethnically different from their own. Applicants with the expertise and experience to participate in these activities are particularly encouraged to apply.

Westmont is an EEO employer, seeking to be diverse in people and programs consistent with its mission. For more detailed information about the college, visit About Westmont.  

How to Apply for Faculty Positions

Applicants should send their application with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and names of three references (unless otherwise indicated) to the individual department chair, Westmont College, 955 La Paz Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93108.

Full-Time Faculty Application, PDF Part-Time Faculty Application, PDF

Open Positions

    Economics & Business Kinesiology
   

ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS: Business/Management

The Economics and Business Department is now accepting applications for a tenure-track faculty position in business at the level of assistant or associate professor to begin August 2015. Candidates should at minimum have an MBA in business/management from an AACSB-accredited business school. A Ph.D. in business/management and a minimum of 2-3 years teaching experience is preferred. Our liberal arts curriculum integrates economic models and tenets, with applied fields of business. Teaching will include both lower-division and upper-division business courses, with the opportunity to develop upper-division elective courses in a specific research area such as management, accounting, marketing, business strategy, and/or international business. Westmont is a nationally ranked Christian liberal arts college in the Protestant evangelical tradition whose faculty are expected to wholeheartedly embrace the mission of the college and to demonstrate excellence in teaching, a commitment to mentoring undergraduate students, and active scholarly participation. Westmont is an EEO employer, seeking to be diverse in people and programs consistent with its mission. It has a strong commitment to build a culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber. Review of applications will begin November 30, 2014; review of applications will continue until position is filled. Applicants should send a cover letter describing research experience and interests and teaching and other supporting documents (e.g. list of graduate courses completed, evidence of teaching competence, vita, publications) as well as the formal Westmont College application. Please include the applications's three personal statements. Applications should be addressed to: Search Committee, Economics & Business Department, Westmont College, 955 La Paz Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93108-1099 or rifland@westmont.edu.

 

KINESIOLOGY: Assistant or Associate Professor

The Kinesiology Department at Westmont College invites applications and nominatioins for a position at the assistant or associate professor level with specializations in nutrition as well as public and/or global health to begin August, 2015. Master’s degree in public health or related field required; doctoral degree (Ph.D.) preferred. Westmont College is a selective, nationally ranked, Christian liberal arts college in the Protestant evangelical tradition whose faculty is expected to wholeheartedly embrace the mission of the college and to demonstrate excellence in teaching, a commitment to mentoring undergraduate students, and active scholarly participation. Westmont is an EEO employer, seeking to be diverse in people and programs consistent with its mission. It has a strong commitment to build a culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber.The diversity of Westmont’s student body is increasing, with 29% of this year’s student body self-identifying as students of color. Thus, we seek candidates with an ability to teach and mentor students of diverse backgrounds.

Applicants should send the following: a letter of application, CV, names of three references, and a Faculty Employment Application with accompanying Personal Statements to Christine Milner, Kinesiology Department, Westmont College, 955 La Paz Rd, Santa Barbara, CA 93108 (or email:milner@westmont.edu). Review of applications is in process and will continue until position is filled.