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Anticipated Twelve-Month Lecturer Positions 2019-2020 (ESL Program)
Kean University

Date Posted Jun. 25, 2019
Title Anticipated Twelve-Month Lecturer Positions 2019-2020 (ESL Program)
University Kean University
Union, NJ, United States
Department School of English Studies
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Fall 2019
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • English as a Second Language
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 twelve-month, full-time employee who teaches 39 credits per year and provides student and learning support services during the assigned periods. 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, Kean Ocean, Kean Skylands or other locations. All lecturers may be required to teach General Education courses. Positions are effective for the fall 2019 semester.

College of Liberal Arts

School of English Studies
ESL (English as a Second Language) Program - to teach and develop a variety of intermediate to advanced ESL reading/writing courses. Master’s degree in Applied Linguistics/TESOL or a related field and a minimum of one year of teaching experience at the post-secondary level is required. Candidate should have evidence of teaching excellence in ESL reading/writing courses. Preferred qualifications include: a Doctorate degree in TESOL/Applied Linguistics or a related field; a minimum of three years of teaching ESL reading/writing in a college environment; experience teaching or study abroad; and experience in portfolios, assessment and use of technology in the classroom, such as Learning Management Systems (e.g., Blackboard or Canvas). Other sub-areas of specialty include Writing, Composition and Rhetoric, Literacy Studies and/or Developmental Writing.

Contact: Dr. Charles Nelson, Executive Director, at

Application Information

Please send cover letter, resume, unofficial transcripts, a copy of a recent teaching evaluation, statement of teaching philosophy 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. Comprehensive benefits program included. 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. Charles Nelson
    School of English Studies
    Kean University
    Union, NJ


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