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 (www.ilsebio.com).
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
College of Business and Public Management
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 email@example.com.
College of Natural, Applied and Health Sciences
Department of Computer Science
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.
Contact: Computer Science Search Committee, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
School of Nursing
Nursing (Two Assistant/Associate Positions) – to assume teaching and faculty related responsibilities across all undergraduate and graduate nursing programs, as well as academic and career advisement. Other duties include, but are not limited to: participation in the Center for Nursing Research and graduate research symposium; curriculum development; assessment of student outcomes measurements; teaching Ph.D. research-related courses through dissertation supervision and completion; and other initiatives.
Qualifications: Doctorate degree in Nursing or related field; current Registered Nurse license in the State of New Jersey or its equivalent; and evidence of active scholarly research and publications in peer-reviewed national and international journals is required. ABD considered with completion date by September 1, 2017.
Contact: Nursing Search Committee, at email@example.com.
Nathan Weiss Graduate College
Department of Advanced Studies in Psychology
Psychology/Psy.D. – to teach in both the APA-accredited Psy.D. program in combined school and clinical psychology and the NASP-accredited Master’s/professional diploma program in school psychology. Other duties include, but are not limited to: mentoring graduate students in school and clinical psychology; overseeing dissertations; and supervising clinical practica in the Department’s training clinic. Preference will be given to a candidate who possesses a strong practitioner-scholar or scientist-practitioner philosophy, an ongoing program of research as demonstrated by peer reviewed publications and national conference presentations and potential for extramural funding.
Qualifications: Doctorate degree in clinical, school or combined school and clinical psychology is required. Clinical and/or research interests in the areas of adult assessment and intervention is preferred. Interest in teaching courses in statistics and research methodology is also desirable.
Contact: Dr. Donald Marks, Search Committee Chairperson, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
School of Communication Disorders and Deafness
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; CCC-SLP; 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.
Contact: Dr. Mahchid Namazi, Program Coordinator, at email@example.com.
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.
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