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Spring 2015

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 Ocean County College in Toms River, NJ where indicated. Classes begin Wednesday, January 21, 2015.

College of Natural, Applied and Health Sciences

School of Natural Sciences
Biological Sciences – to teach Introduction to Biology; General Biology I & II; Anatomy & Physiology; Genetics, Microbiology; Plant Biology and Zoology. Contact: Dr. Brian Teasdale, Executive Director, at

Biological Sciences – to teach a range of biology courses including Botany; Zoology; Genetics; and Seminar in Integrative Biology at the Ocean County campus.  Contact: Dr. Nancy LaFleur, Kean-Ocean Coordinator, at

Chemistry – to teach General Chemistry; Organic Chemistry; Analytical Chemistry and Biochemistry.  Ph.D. preferred. Contact: Dr. Yeung-Gyo Shin, Coordinator, at

Physics – to teach General Physics at the Union campus.  Ph.D. preferred. Contact: Dr. Jing Gao, Coordinator, at

School of Environmental and Sustainability Sciences
Sustainability Sciences – to teach introductory and/or upper division courses in several subject matter areas including Astronomy; Climatology; Earth Sciences; Environmental Sciences; Geography; Geology; Geoscience; Meteorology; Oceanography; Sustainability; and related science courses. Some courses are offered as one-day sessions and others as half-semester courses. Contact: Dr. Paul Croft, Executive Director, at

Department of Computer Science
Computer Science –  to teach a range of computer science and information technology courses including computer literacy (Microsoft Office); Alice; Java; database systems; advanced object-oriented design; cybersecurity; web programming; data mining and other related topics.  Contact: Dr. Patricia Morreale, Department Chair, at

College of Education

School of Communication Disorders and Deafness
American Sign Language – to teach undergraduate courses in American Sign Language at various levels. RID/ASLTA preferred.  Contact: Dr. Carol Goodman, Coordinator, at

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

School of Social Sciences
Sociology – to teach Development of Social Theory and Qualitative Methods in Social Research. Contact: Dr. Julia Nevarez, Coordinator, at

New Jersey Center for Science, Technology and Mathematics

Biotechnology – to teach Human Viral Diseases (an upper-level graduate course with course syllabi and textbook in place).  Human Viral Diseases focuses on principles of the molecular biology of viruses causing human disease. Topics include history and terminology, viral assay methods, viral structure, organization, attachment & entry, replication strategies, virus maturation, viral epidemiology and antiviral intervention strategies to target various stages in the viral life cycle of important human viral pathogens. Contact: Ms. Marianne Gass, Assistant to the Dean, at

Robert Busch School of Design

Interior Design – to teach introductory and/or upper division interior design courses in several subject matter areas including Building Materials and Methods; Construction Documents for Designers; Photoshop for Interior Designers; Interior Design Studio III/Sustainable Design; and Studio V/Portfolio Development at the Union campus. Courses are offered as one-day studio or lecture. Candidate must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design or Architecture and five years of professional practice experience. Teaching experience in higher education and CID, NCIDQ certification and/or LEED AP status preferred. Contact: Professor Linda O’Shea, Coordinator, at

Application, Salary and Benefits Information on 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, resume, unofficial transcripts, letter of application (indicating availability for day and/or evening) 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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