Job ID: 124788

Anticipated Twelve-Month Lecturer Positions, Fall 2019 (English) Kean University

Kean University

  • Jun. 25, 2019
  • Anticipated Twelve-Month Lecturer Positions, Fall 2019 (English) Kean University
  • School of General Studies
  • Kean University
    Union, NJ
  • Open until filled
  • Fall 2019
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Speech/Rhetoric
    Creative or Technical Writing
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.

A Lecturer is a twelve-month, full-time employee who teaches 39 credits per year and provides student and learning support services during the assigned periods. The Lecturer holds a strong commitment to teaching; maintains office and advising hours for students; actively participates in the university community; and does related work as required. This is a non-tenure track position that may be renewed on an annual basis. Teaching assignments and related responsibilities may include day, evening, weekend and online courses. Interest or experience in using advanced instructional technologies to improve the teaching/learning process is highly desirable. Courses may be taught at the Union campus, Kean Ocean, Kean Skylands or other locations. Positions are effective for the fall 2019 semester.

College of Liberal Arts
School of General Studies

The School of General Studies provides students with broad preparations for their majors and for life's social and intellectual challenges. The skills developed and the knowledge acquired through general education coursework will support achievement in the major and success in endeavors beyond graduation.

English - to teach courses that fulfill General Education requirements such as first-year composition and world literature. Master's degree in Writing, Composition and Rhetoric, English or a related field and a minimum of one year of teaching experience at the post-secondary level is required.

Contact: Search Committee Chairperson, GE English Search, at

Application Information

Please send cover letter, resume, unofficial transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy 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. 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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Contact Information

  • Search Committee Chairperson
    School of General Studies
    Kean University
    Union, NJ

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