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Anticipated Adjunct Positions
Fall 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 Kean Ocean in Toms River, NJ where indicated. Classes begin Tuesday, September 1, 2015.

College of Natural, Applied and Health Sciences

School of Natural Sciences

Biological Sciences – to teach Biochemistry; Genetics; Microbiology; Botany; and Zoology at the Union campus. Contact: Dr. Brian Teasdale, Acting Associate Dean, at

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

Chemistry – to teach General Chemistry; Organic Chemistry; Analytical Chemistry; and Physical Chemistry. Ph.D. preferred. Contact: Dr. Matthew Mongelli, Coordinator, at

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

School of Environmental and Sustainability Sciences

Sustainability Sciences – to teach introductory and upper division courses in several subject matter areas including Astronomy; Climate; 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 at the Union Campus.  Others are offered at the Kean-Highlands facility. 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; advanced object-oriented design; cybersecurity; web programming; data mining; and other related topics. Contact: Dr. Patricia Morreale, Department Chair, at

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

School of Communication, Media and Journalism

Communication – to teach Small Group Communication; Communication Research Seminar; Persuasion; Media Advertising; Journalism; and Public Relations. Contact: Dr. Jack Sargent, Executive Director, at

School of Social Sciences

Sociology – to teach Introduction to Sociology; Population; Society and Self; Sociological Theory and Digital Sociology. Courses will be taught at both the Union and Ocean campuses. Ph.D. preferred. Contact: Dr. Julia Nevarez, Coordinator, at

Economics – to teach Principles of Economics and Intermediate Microeconomics and Macroeconomics. Contact: Dr. Marcel Fulop, Coordinator, at

School of General Studies

General Education (Mathematics) – to teach a range of general education math courses including Basic Algebra; Foundations of Math; Statistics and Problem Solving. Master's Degree in Mathematics; Mathematics Education or Statistics required. Contact: Ms. M. Bridget White, Managing Assistant Director, at

General Education – to teach Research and Technology – an intermediate course introducing students to the research process in their field of study; and Transition to Kean – a seminar designed for freshman and transfer students with fewer than ten (10) credits to support in the transition to college life and independent thinking. Contact: Dr. Karin Beck, Executive Director, at for both positions.

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. Preference will be given to applicants who are currently working in relevant fields and who can assist students in securing internships. 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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