Anticipated Lecturer Positions 2013-2014
Kean, a comprehensive New Jersey state university, is committed to excellence and access and to developing, maintaining and strengthening interactive ties with the community. Kean University takes pride in its continuing effort to build a multicultural professional community to serve a richly diversified student population of almost 16,000.
A Lecturer is a ten-month, full-time employee who teaches 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 and/or the Ocean County College campus in Toms River, New Jersey or other locations as indicated below. Positions are effective September 1, 2013.
College of Business and Public Management
School of Management, Marketing and International Business
Management - To teach Management courses in support of undergraduate programs in Management and other business disciplines. This position is located at the Ocean County College campus and non-teaching hours will be devoted to advising and other student support services. Courses taught will include Organizational Behavior; Human Resource Management;Negotiations; Entrepreneurship; and Business Strategy. The ability to teach courses in other business disciplines, while not required, is desirable. Master’s degree in Business or a related field and a minimum of one year of teaching experience at the post-secondary level required.
Contact: Dr. Sucheta Ahlawat, Executive Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
College of Education
Department of Special Education and Literacy *Revised*
Literacy Studies and College Developmental Reading – Candidate sought with a strong background in Literacy Studies and Special Education to teach a variety of courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The department offers Developmental Reading courses for new students; undergraduate and graduate courses in Special Education; Language Arts courses for pre-professional teacher candidates; Reading in Special Education; and a Master’s degree program in Reading Specialization. Master’s degree in Reading, Literacy Studies or a related field and a minimum of one year of teaching experience at the post-secondary level required. Doctorate degree is preferred. Candidate must have familiarity with IRA requirements, NCATE, school-based reading programs and developmental reading programs for college students.
Contact: Dr. Joan Kastner, Department Chairperson, at email@example.com.
College of Humanities and Social Sciences
School of General Studies (Three Positions)
English (Two Positions) – To teach courses that fulfill general education requirements in English and Writing, primarily at the Union campus and to provide advisement for undecided majors including new, transfer and continuing students. Master’s degree in English and a minimum of one year of teaching experience at the post-secondary level required.
Mathematics (One Position) - To teach upper level Math/Math Education courses at the Ocean County College campus. Master’s degree in math or math education and a minimum of one year of teaching experience at the post-secondary level required.
Contact: Dr. John Dobosiewicz, Executive Director, by mail for all positions.
School of Psychology (Two Positions)
To teach psychology courses in support of undergraduate and graduate programs in psychology. Candidate will teach at the Union campus and non-teaching hours will be devoted to advising and providing other support services to students. The ability to teach courses in statistics, tests and measurements and research methods is preferred for one position. The ability to teach courses in marriage and family therapy is preferred for the second position. Master’s degree in a related field and a minimum of one year of teaching experience at the post-secondary level required. Doctorate degree in psychology and a minimum of two years of teaching experience in a college environment is preferred.
Contact: Dr. Paula Avioli, Executive Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org for both positions.
College of Visual and Performing Arts
Department of Theatre
Scene Design - Desired areas of expertise include Scene Design; Scenic Painting; Scenic Construction; Drawing and Rendering; and Computer Assisted Design. Secondary areas of expertise could include Lighting Design, Sound Design, or Stage Management. Faculty involvement in theatre production series and Premiere Stages is expected, as is recruitment forthe BFA Theatre Design program. Course assignments likely to include: Technical Theatre Production; Intro. to Design; Scene Design; Scenic Painting; Drafting and Rendering; and Portfolio Preparation. Master’s degree in Fine Arts or a related field and a minimum of one year of teaching experience at the post-secondary level required. Artists with industry ties and professional experience are preferred. Union membership is desirable.
Contact: Professor Holly Logue, Department Chairperson, at email@example.com.
Robert Busch School of Design
Design Foundations – To teach, mentor and guide undergraduate studio and lecture classes in the BFA and BID degree programs and act as Foundation coordinator. Subjects to be taught include, but are not limited to: visual form basics; visualizing techniques basics; and computer graphics technologies. Additional responsibilities include coordination and assessment of the School of Design foundation courses, advising students and committee participation. Candidate must possess professional experience in two or more design disciplines such as graphic design, interactive design, advertising design, interior design or industrial design. Master of Fine Arts in Design or a related field and a minimum of one year of teaching experience at the post-secondary level required.
Contact: Professor Rose Gonnella, Executive Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nathan Weiss Graduate College
Graduate Social Work
MSW/Field Coordinator – To teach integrative seminar; recruit field agencies; match students with field agencies and monitor their placements; deliver field seminars to support field instructors; match students with field liaisons; participate in student advisement; and provide support and commitment to the mission and policies of the university and the MSW program.Master’s degree from an accredited social work program, clinical social worker license or license-eligible in New Jersey and one year of teaching experience at the post-secondary level required. Preferred qualifications include a Doctorate degree; experience in a CSWE accredited social work program as a field coordinator, field liaison and field instructor; a minimum of fiveyears of post-MSW work experience including three years of supervisory experience in a social service setting; teaching at the graduate level; and experience with EPAS outcome assessment. Strong administrative and computer skills are essential. Candidate must have availability for Saturday and evening hours.
Contact: Dr. Josephine Norward, Department Chairperson, at email@example.com.
Application Information on All Positions
Please send letter of interest, resume and names and contact information for three professional references. Apply directly to the Executive Director/Department Chair or as identified to: Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until appointment is made. Official transcripts for all degrees and three current letters of recommendation are required before appointment.