Anticipated Faculty Positions Spring 2014 (posted 11/2013)

Wenzhou-Kean University

Anticipated Faculty Positions Spring 2014


Kean, a comprehensive New Jersey state university, is seeking faculty for its extension program in Wenzhou, China. Launched in 2012, the program is offered at a newly opened campus that upon completion will enroll ten thousand students in both undergraduate and graduate programs. For 2014, Wenzhou-Kean University programs will comprise seven baccalaureate majors: English (writing option), Computer Science, Finance, Accounting (with emphasis on international standards and practices), International Business Management, Marketing and Interactive Graphic Design. All instruction is in English for Chinese students of traditional college-entering age (18) who have studied English throughout their primary and secondary education and who have performed well on the Chinese national exam for English-language proficiency. All faculty positions below are full-time assignments, effective February 10, 2014, at the ranks specified for each. Tenure-track appointments are available only for rank of assistant professor.


Accounting (Assistant Professor)

To teach all levels of accounting, including undergraduate courses for the accounting major. In addition to teaching and scholarship, the candidate must have the ability to assist with the development of a program and contribute to the growth and transformation of a new world class business school. Doctorate degree required, preferably from an AACSB or EQUIS accredited institution with a major in accounting. ABD considered with completion date by September 1, 2014. Teaching experience is also required, as is a strong interest in and commitment to best practices in international education. Relevant practical accounting and business experience is important and is a plus. Experience with computerized accounting systems also a plus. Contact Associate Dean, College of Business and Public Management, at wkucbpm@kean.edu.


Finance (Assistant Professor)

To teach all levels of the finance curriculum, including undergraduate courses for the Finance major. In addition to teaching and scholarship, the candidate must have the ability to assist with the development of a program and contribute to the growth and transformation of a new world class business school. Doctorate degree required, preferably from an AACSB or EQUIS accredited institution with a major in finance. ABD considered with completion date by September 1, 2014. Teaching experience is also required, as is a strong interest in and commitment to best practices in international education. Relevant business experience is important and is a plus. Contact Associate Dean, College of Business and Public Management, at wkucbpm@kean.edu.


Business Law (Lecturer)

Temporary, non-tenure track, one semester appointment to teach undergraduate courses in business law. In addition to teaching, the candidate must have the ability to assist with the development of a program and contribute to the growth and transformation of a new world class business school. Master’s degree in a related field and a minimum of one year of teaching experience at the post-secondary level required. Juris Doctor or equivalent is preferred. Strong interest in and commitment to best practices in international education is important and relevant legal experience is a plus. Contact Associate Dean, College of Business and Public Management, at wkucbpm@kean.edu.


Economics (Assistant Professor - Two Positions)

Experienced teachers and active scholars to teach courses in economics including principles and intermediate macroeconomics and microeconomics, statistics for economics and money and banking. Candidates must also be able to teach cross-disciplinary (general-education) courses in research and technology. Doctorate degree in a pertinent area required. Contact Chair of the Search Committee, at wkueconomics@kean.edu.


Application, Salary and Benefits Information on All Positions

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until positions are filled. Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references by email to the appropriate contact listed above. Please specify position sought in subject heading. Official transcripts for all degrees and three current letters of recommendation are required before appointment. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. A comprehensive benefits package including travel, housing and relocation allowances is available. Contingent on Budgetary Approval and Appropriated Funding.


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