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Anticipated Ten & Twelve-Month Lecturer Positions January 2018 (General Studies)
Kean University

  • Nov. 14, 2017
 
  • Anticipated Ten & Twelve-Month Lecturer Positions January 2018 (General Studies)
  • School of General Studies
  • Kean University
    Union, NJ
    United States
 
  • Open until filled
  • January 2018
  •  
 
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Humanities - General
 
 
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Kean University is a world-class, vibrant and diverse institution offering 50 undergraduate majors and 80 graduate programs and options leading to masters and doctoral degrees, professional diplomas and certifications. Kean distinguishes itself through excellence in academics, strategic investments in both research and cultural facilities and initiatives and a commitment to the success of every student. Dedicated to preparing students for rewarding careers, lifelong learning and fulfilling lives, Kean offers a broad range of disciplines, the expertise of a diverse and world-savvy faculty and a student-centered learning environment and campus community. The University sits on three adjoining campus sites in Union County, New Jersey covering 180 acres, two miles from Newark Liberty International Airport and thirty minutes from New York City, with an additional location in Ocean County, New Jersey. Kean University also operates a unique, additional location in Wenzhou-China, where development of a full-scale campus is currently underway.

A Lecturer is a full-time employee who teaches and provides student and learning support services during the assigned periods. Ten-month lecturers teach 30 credits per year; twelve-month lecturers teach 39 credits per year. The Lecturer holds a strong commitment to teaching; maintains office and advising hours for students; actively participates in the university community; and does related work as required. This is a non-tenure track position that may be renewed on an annual basis. Teaching assignments and related responsibilities may include day, evening, weekend and online courses. Interest or experience in using advanced instructional technologies to improve the teaching/learning process is highly desirable. Courses may be taught at the Union campus and/or Kean Ocean in Toms River, New Jersey or other locations. Positions are effective for the spring semester. All Lecturers may be required to teach General Education courses.

School of General Studies
First Year Seminar and General Education – to teach a First Year Seminar class on critical reading as well as First Year Transition classes. Participate in the further development of First Year Classes. Master’s degree in a related field and a minimum of one year of teaching experience at the post-secondary level is required. Evidence of teaching excellence is required. Experience with reading-intensive classes, knowledge of Scholarship on Teaching and Learning and First Year Experience is preferred.

General Studies/Advising – to teach transition courses with a primary responsibility for academic advising of first year students. The successful candidate will also work with other faculty and administrators in the School of General Studies and throughout the university to develop and implement advisement strategies. Master’s degree in a related field and a minimum of one year of teaching experience at the post-secondary level is required. Professional experience in advising and supporting students in higher education settings is preferred.

Contact: Dr. Karin Beck, Acting Associate Dean of the College of Liberal Arts, at gejobs@kean.edu.

Application Information

Please send cover letter, resume, unofficial transcripts and contact information for three professional references. Apply to the identified contact at the email address above or mail to: Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Official transcripts for all degrees and three current letters of recommendation are required before appointment. Contingent on Budgetary Approval and Appropriated Funding.


  • Kean University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer


 
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Contact Information

 
  • Dr. Karin Beck, Acting Associate Dean of the College of Liberal Arts
    School of General Studies
    Kean University
    1000 Morris Avenue
    Union, NJ 07083
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  • gejobs@kean.edu
 

 

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