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Anticipated Tenure-Track Faculty Positions 2017-2018

Anticipated Tenure-Track Faculty Positions 2017-2018

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Kean University is a world-class, vibrant and diverse institution offering 50 undergraduate majors and 80 graduate programs and options leading to masters and doctoral degrees, professional diplomas and certifications. 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. The University sits on three adjoining campus sites in Union County, New Jersey covering 180 acres, two miles from Newark Liberty International Airport and thirty minutes from New York City, with an additional location in Ocean County, New Jersey. Kean University also operates a unique, additional location in Wenzhou-China, where development of a full-scale campus is currently underway.

All open faculty positions are ten-month, full-time, tenure-track assignments at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective September 1, 2017, unless otherwise indicated. Teaching assignments and related responsibilities may include day, evening, weekend and online courses. Courses are taught at the Union campus but some positions may include assignments at Kean Ocean in Toms River, New Jersey or other locations.

All faculty are expected to demonstrate a commitment to teaching excellence and an on-going program of research and publication or creative and performance activity.  Participation in curriculum development, student advisement and service at the departmental/school, college and university level is also required.  Interest or experience in using advanced instructional technologies to improve the teaching/learning process is highly desirable. All positions are subject to availability of funds, due to financial exigencies.

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

NJCSTM - to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the core programs of the center, particularly Computational Biology and Mathematics and in areas related to his/her expertise; to significantly contribute to the research, teaching and service in the integrated STEM program; to establish an active research program; seek extramural funding; mentor undergraduate and graduate students; and actively participate in strengthening and expanding connections with the Institute for Life Science Entrepreneurship ( 

Qualifications: Ph.D. or MD degree in Computational Biology, Mathematics, Bioinformatics or related field required. Candidates in all areas of mathematical biology, computational biology and bioinformatics will be considered.  Candidates with a demonstrated record of developing and/or applying mathematical or computational approaches to study biological questions in areas including mathematical modeling, big-data analytics, genomics, evolutionary genomics, cell and molecular biology, systems biology, microbiology and epidemiology are especially encouraged to apply. 

Contact: Ms. Marianne Gass, Assistant to the Dean, at

College of Business and Public Management

School of Criminal Justice and Public Administration

Criminal Justice *INTERNAL SEARCH ONLY* – to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in criminal justice, specifically in areas related to cyber-security and cyber-crime.

Qualifications: Doctorate degree and research focus in criminal justice, criminology or a related field is required. A Juris Doctorate is not considered an appropriate terminal degree for this position.

Contact: Dr. James Drylie, Executive Director, at

This search is limited to all current Kean University employees and to current student employees, graduate student employees, Academic Specialists and Adjunct Faculty.

Public Administration - to teach a range of courses in Health Care Administration including, but not limited to: Health Care Administration; Strategic Planning; Health Services Law/Policy; Marketing; and Financial Management. Applications from candidates with particularly strong credentials in public management, public policy, organizational theory, research methods and other specialties relevant to the Master of Public Administration (MPA) are encouraged to apply. Specific responsibilities include teaching courses, conducting research, advising students and providing general support to our Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs and Administration (NASPAA) accredited department of Public Administration.

Qualifications: Doctorate in public administration or management, public policy or a related field is required. ABD considered with completion date by September 1, 2017. A record of, or demonstrated potential for, teaching, research and publication is also required.

Contact: Public Administration Search Committee, at

School of Accounting and Finance
Accounting – to teach a range of undergraduate and graduate courses including, but not limited to: Auditing; Principles and Intermediate Accounting; Cost Accounting; and Forensic Accounting at the Union and Ocean campuses. Candidate must have an on-going agenda for research and publication; perform outreach to the professional practice community; provide vision and guidance in the area of accounting education and the profession; and support the University’s AACSB accreditation initiative.

Qualifications: Doctorate degree in Accounting or a related field is required, preferably from an AACSB or EQUIS accredited institution. ABD considered with completion date by September 1, 2017. Teaching experience is also required, as is a strong interest in research. Relevant practical accounting experience is desired. CPA license is a plus.

Contact: Dr. Veysel Yucetepe, Executive Director, at

College of Natural, Applied and Health Sciences

Department of Computer Science *Search Extended and Revised*
Computer Science – to teach both undergraduate and graduate courses. The department has a strong commitment to undergraduate research and offers undergraduate degrees (B.S. in Computer Science -ABET accredited; B.S. Information Technology) and a graduate degree (M.S. in Computer Information Systems).  The department features small class sizes in a new building and a collaborative team of faculty with distinction in undergraduate research mentoring.  

Qualifications:  Doctorate degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or a related field; demonstrated scholarly capability; and an established and active independent research agenda in one of several core areas of interest, including, but not limited to: cybersecurity, data science, algorithms, systems and web programming is required.  Candidates with industry and teaching experience are encouraged to apply.  ABD considered with completion date by September 1, 2017.

Contact: Computer Science Search Committee, at kucsdept@kean.eduPrevious applicants need not apply.

Nathan Weiss Graduate College

School of Communication Disorders and Deafness *Search Extended and Revised*
Communication Disorders and Deafness – to teach graduate courses in the Speech-Language Pathology program, as well as courses in the new clinical doctoral program (SLPD). Expertise in adult neurogenic speech/language disorders is preferred but other areas will be considered. Supervision of clinical practica; provision of advisement; and experience performing all other duties associated with university faculty positions is highly desirable.  

Qualifications:  Doctorate in Communication Sciences and Disorders or a related field; eligibility for New Jersey licensure; experience with university-level teaching; and an established research agenda is required. ABD considered with completion date by September 1, 2017. Candidate must possess or earn a Certificate of Clinical Competence for Speech-Language Pathologists (CCC-SLP) by January 1, 2018.

Contact: Dr. Mahchid Namazi, Program Coordinator, at Previous applicants need not apply.

Application Information for All Positions

Please send cover letter, resume, unofficial transcripts and contact information for three professional references. Apply to the identified contact 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 position is filled. Official transcripts for all degrees and three current letters of recommendation are required before appointment.  Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Comprehensive benefits program included.  Contingent on Budgetary Approval and Appropriated Funding.

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

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