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

  • Oct. 27, 2017
 
  • Anticipated Ten & Twelve-Month Lecturer Positions January 2018 (English Studies)
  • School of English Studies
  • Kean University
    Union, NJ
    United States
 
  • Open until filled
  • January 2018
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  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • English
 
 
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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.

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School of English Studies
Composition Studies/First-Year Writing – to teach and develop writing courses. Master’s degree in a related field and a minimum of one year of teaching experience at the post-secondary level is required. Candidate should have evidence of excellence in teaching first-year composition. Preferred qualifications include a Ph.D. in Composition and Rhetoric, a minimum of three years of teaching (developmental) writing/composition in a college environment and experience in portfolio and writing assessment. Areas of specialty include Writing, Composition and Rhetoric, Literacy Studies and/or Developmental Writing.

World Literature – to teach courses in World Literature. Candidate should have evidence of excellence in teaching world literature. Master’s degree in a related field and a minimum of one year of teaching experience at the post-secondary level is required. Preferred qualifications include a Ph.D. in Literature, a minimum of three years of teaching literature courses in a college environment and experience in assessment. Areas of specialty include Comparative Literature, ethnic literatures, post-colonial literature, literature translation, Shakespeare, medieval literature, digital humanities and/or appropriate professional discipline.

Professional/Technical Writing and Writing Studies – to teach professional writing, technical writing, writing for the writing major, composition and rhetoric. Master’s degree in a related field and a minimum of one year of teaching experience at the post-secondary level is required. Candidate should have evidence of excellence in teaching writing. Preferred qualifications include a Ph.D. in Composition and Rhetoric with specialization in Professional/Technical Writing, a minimum of three years of teaching writing/composition in a college environment and experience in portfolio and writing assessment. Areas of specialty include Professional Writing, Technical Writing, Composition and Rhetoric, Cultural Rhetoric, Literacy Studies and/or Digital Writing/Media.

Literature – to teach courses in Literature required by the English major in Literature. Candidate should have evidence of excellence in teaching literature. Master’s degree in a related field and a minimum of one year of teaching experience at the post-secondary level is required. Preferred qualifications include a Ph.D. in British Literature, a minimum of three years of teaching literature courses in a college environment, and experience in assessment. Areas of specialty include British and American Literature, Comparative Literature and/or Digital Humanities.

Contact: Dr. Charles Nelson, Executive Director, at englishjobs@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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  • Dr. Charles Nelson, Executive Director
    School of English Studies
    Kean University
    1000 Morris Avenue
    Union, NJ 07083
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  • englishjobs@kean.edu
 

 

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