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Kean University is a world-class, vibrant and diverse institution offering more than 48 undergraduate and 35 graduate programs. 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.  Positions are available at the Union campus and at Kean Ocean in Toms River, NJ where indicated. Classes begin Thursday, September 1, 2016.


College of Business and Public Management

School of Criminal Justice and Public Administration
Criminal Justice – to teach law related courses including Role of the Prosecutor; Criminal Law; Criminal Justice in America; Criminology; Cybersecurity; and courses in constitutional law at the Union and Ocean campuses. Contact: Dr. James Drylie, Executive Director, at

School of Accounting and Finance
Accounting – to teach Cost Accounting; International Accounting; Forensic Accounting; and Auditing at the Union and Ocean campuses. Preference will be given to candidates who hold a CPA.

Finance – to teach Corporate Finance (online); Investments; Financial Institutions; and Markets at the Union and Ocean campuses.

For Accounting and Finance positions contact: Dr. David Yamoah, Search Committee Chairperson, at


College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Department of History
History – to teach Worlds of History; a seminar-style course which introduces students to the history of world civilizations and historical thinking at the Union and Ocean campuses. Contact: Dr. Jonathan Mercantini, Department Chair, at

School of English Studies
English – to teach College Composition; Introduction to Writing Studies; Research in Language and Literature; Writing for Cyberspace; Technical Writing; World Literature; British Literature; American Literature; and Introduction to Linguistics at the Union and Ocean campuses. Contact: Dr. Nira Gupta-Casale, Assistant Chair, at

English as a Second Language – to teach various levels of ESL at the Union campus. Applicants must possess a Master’s degree in TESOL or a related field and have experience teaching academic ESL at the post-secondary level. Preference will be given to candidates with a strong background in Learning Management systems such as Blackboard or Canvas. Contact: Ms. Rebeccah Newman, Search Committee Chairperson, at 

School of Social Sciences
Sociology – to teach Introduction to Sociology; Development of Sociological Theory; Social Statistics; and Methods of Social Research with a social justice approach at the Union and Ocean campuses. Doctorate degree and at least two years of higher education teaching experience preferred. Please include pedagogical approach in cover letter and copies of student evaluations with application materials. Contact: Dr. Julia Nevarez, Coordinator, at

School of Communication, Media and Journalism
Communication – to teach Speech Communication; Small Group Communication; Communication Research Methods; Persuasion; Advertising; and Public Relations at the Union and Ocean campuses. Contact: Dr. Jack Sargent, Executive Director, at   


College of Natural, Applied and Health Sciences

Department of Computer Science
Computer Science – to teach undergraduate and graduate computer science and information technology courses including computer literacy (Microsoft Office); Java; computer systems; assembly language; web programming; and other related topics at the Union campus. Contact: Dr. Patricia Morreale, Department Chair, at

School of Natural Sciences
Biological Sciences – to teach Biochemistry; Genetics, Anatomy and Physiology; and General Biology at the Union campus. Contact: Dr. Brian Teasdale, Acting Associate Dean, at

Chemistry – to teach General Chemistry; Organic Chemistry; Analytical Chemistry; and Physical Chemistry at the Union campus. Doctorate degree preferred. Contact: Dr. Matthew Mongelli, Coordinator, at


New Jersey Center for Science, Technology and Mathematics (NJCSTM)

Mathematical and Computational Methods of Science I (Lecture and Lab) – to teach combined use of mathematics and computing in the solution of problems in science.  Topics include turing machines and artificial life; introduction to MATLAB programming; data structures and algorithms for scientific modeling; introduction to differential calculus with emphasis on the physical interpretation of the derivative; and formulation of simple problems taken from Chemistry, Biology and Physics.  Preference will be given to candidates with strong knowledge of scientific programming and math modeling.

Introduction to Programming (Lab Only) – to teach computer components and operating systems; programming concepts; procedural programming; use of object-oriented libraries; text file input/output; and structured text data processing. Content focuses on problem solving in science and engineering data analysis, strategies in solving scientific and engineering problems with programming, and real examples and actual applications in biotechnology, physics, or math.

For NJCSTM positions contact: Ms. Marianne Gass, Assistant to the Dean, at


Application Information for All Positions

All positions require a Master’s degree in a related field and teaching experience unless otherwise indicated; candidates with an ABD, Ed.D., Ph.D. or other acceptable disciplinary doctorate are encouraged to apply. Please send cover letter (indicating availability for day and/or evening), resume, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for three professional references to the individual at the email address above or mail to:  Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083. Official transcripts for all degrees and three current letters of recommendation are required prior to the starting date of employment.

Kean University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer 

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