Anticipated Lecturer Positions 2014-2015
A Lecturer is a ten-month, full-time employee who teaches 30 credits per academic 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 and/or the Ocean County College campus in Toms River, New Jersey or other locations as indicated below. Positions are effective September 1, 2014.
COLLEGE OF NATURAL, APPLIED AND HEALTH SCIENCES
School of Environmental & Sustainability Sciences
Earth, Environmental & Sustainability Sciences – to teach courses in support of undergraduate programs at the Union campus. Non-teaching hours will be devoted to advising and providing other support services to students and to SESS composting and other sustainability initiatives, as well as the KU Planetarium. Candidate will provide support in GIS, instrumentation, online media and perform other assigned duties. Specialization in the Earth, Environmental and Sustainability Sciences should include at least two of the following additional subjects (and/or a closely related): Astronomy, Climatology, Earth Science, Geoscience, Meteorology and Sustainability. Candidate will teach courses for majors and non-majors (service courses) as assigned by the Executive Director. Some courses may involve offsite meetings and activities (e.g., Kean-Highlands facility or others).
Qualifications: Master’s degree in the Earth Sciences or a related field and a minimum of one year of teaching experiences at the post-secondary level is required.
Contact: SESS Lecturer-EESS Search Committee Chairperson, at email@example.com. A one page statement of teaching philosophy is required with regard to research-based instruction and integration of field work with course content.
Department of Mathematics
Mathematics - 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 is required.
Contact:Dr. Louis Beaugris, Executive Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
COLlEGE OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
School of English Studies
Lecturer - to teach courses in the Composition program and/or courses of specialization as needed; and to assist with additional responsibilities related to supporting the English Composition Program and the National Writing Project.
Qualifications: Master’s degree in English or a related field and a minimum of one year of teaching experience at the post-secondary level is required. Certification in English is preferred.
Contact: Dr. Suzanne Bousquet, Acting Dean at email@example.com.
NATHAN WEISS GRADUATE COLLEGE
Department of Graduate Social Work
Lecturer – to teach graduate level Social Work Research; Social Welfare Policy; Advanced Clinical Practice; and Mental Health/Substance Abuse/Trauma; and to provide student advisement and supervision of graduate students in field placements.
Qualifications: Master’s degree in social work from a CSWE accredited social work program and a minimum of one year of teaching experience at the post-secondary level is required. Candidate must be firmly grounded in advanced clinical practice; have strong demonstrated teaching experience in specified areas; and a shared commitment to diversity and social justice. Preferred qualifications include: Doctorate degree in social work or a related field; five or more years of post MSW work experience in the field of social work; familiarity with EPAS curriculum standards; and licensed or license-eligible in the state of New Jersey.
Social Work - to teach several foundation courses in the graduate social work program including advanced courses in Integrated Health and Social Work Research. Non-teaching responsibility is expected, which includes developing blended-online instruction for the program. Familiarity with the CSWE accreditation process and assessment of students’ proficiencies required.
Qualifications: MSW degree; current social work license in the State of New Jersey or license-eligible; and a minimum of one year of teaching experience at the post-secondary level is required. Doctorate degree, a minimum of three years of online teaching experience and five years of social work practice in health and mental health fields is preferred.
Contact: Dr. Josephine Norward, Department Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
APPLICATION INFORMATION ON ALL POSITIONS
Please send letter of interest, resume and contact information for three professional references. Apply directly to the Executive Director/Department Chair or as identified 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 appointment is made. Official transcripts for all degrees and three current letters of recommendation are required before appointment.