Adjunct Faculty, Fall 2021 - School of General Studies

Employer
Kean University
Location
Union, New Jersey
Closing date
Oct 22, 2021

Job Details

Job location: Union, New Jersey - Kean Ocean Campus


Employment Type: Part-time
Posted data: 2021-07-13
Req: R512

External Applicant Instructions

  • Please upload your resume/CV for automatic population of information to your Kean application.
  • Your contact information, work experience and education will be automatically filled in. Please review all fields – you will need to verify that the data is accurate.
  • In the “My Experience” section, you will find a resume/CV upload option where you can submit your cover letter and any other supporting documents you may wish to submit.

Anticipated Adjunct Positions, Fall 2021

College of Liberal Arts

School of General Studies

Kean University is a world-class, vibrant and diverse institution offering more than 50 undergraduate majors and 60-plus graduate options, including six doctoral 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. 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 additional locations in Ocean County, New Jersey – Kean Ocean and Jefferson Township, New Jersey – Kean Skylands. Kean University also operates a unique, additional location in Wenzhou, China, where development of a full-scale campus is currently underway. Positions are available at the Union campus as well as Kean Ocean, Kean Skylands and other locations where indicated.

School of General Studies

General Education Math – to teach developmental algebra and/or a terminal, first year level general education math course such as: Foundations of Math; Statistics; or Problem Solving. A Master’s Degree in Mathematics; Mathematics Education; or Statistics is required. Priority will be given to candidates with prior online teaching experience for online courses and familiarity with an LMS (preferably Blackboard). Courses are to be taught either online or in-person at the Union campus.

Philosophy and Religion - to teach Critical Thinking; Formal Logic; Philosophy of Law; Introduction to Philosophy; Introduction to Ethics; Theories of Punishment; Research and Technology; Introduction to Religions of the World; and Eastern Religions. Priority will be given to candidates with prior online teaching experience for online courses and familiarity with an LMS (preferably Blackboard). Courses are to be taught either online or in-person at the Union campus.

Research and Technology - to teach an interdisciplinary, sophomore-level research course to students with majors in Business, the Liberal Arts, the Sciences, and/or Education at the Union campus and online. This is a General Education Foundation course. Experience in teaching college-level writing-intensive courses, writing-focused research courses or research methods courses is required. Preference will be given to candidates with online teaching experience for online courses and familiarity with an LMS (preferably Blackboard). Courses are to be taught either online or in-person at the Union campus.

Transition to Kean - to teach Transfer Transitions. Priority will be given to candidates with prior online teaching experience for online courses and familiarity with an LMS (preferably Blackboard). Courses are to be taught either online or in-person at the Union or Ocean campuses.

Classes begin September 1, 2021. 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. Proficiency in Blackboard and Online Learning Pedagogy is required of all adjuncts, consistent with University guidelines. Kean may offer free voluntary Blackboard workshops to otherwise qualified applicants.

Please submit cover letter (indicating availability for days, evenings or weekends), resume and contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until positions are filled. Official transcripts for all degrees are required before appointment.

Additional Information

Kean University complies with the New Jersey First Act (Senate Bill No. 1730, P.L. 2011, Chapter 70). Any individual newly hired by Kean University will be required to abide by this law and establish a principal residence in New Jersey. New employees will have a full 365 days to establish such residence, from the effective date of hire.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position, please refer to Section III.A. of our Reasonable Accommodations Policy & Procedures.

Diversity & Non-Discrimination Statement

Kean University is committed to establishing and maintaining a diverse campus community through inclusive excellence and equal opportunity. Kean’s commitment to access and equity is designed to prepare each graduate to not only thrive, but climb higher in a diverse world. As an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution we work to support a campus-wide agenda to foster a community that both values and promotes the diversity and equity of all students, faculty, staff, administrators, and beyond.

EEO/AA Statement

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

Company

With a rich history in higher education that spans more than 150 years, Kean University is a world-class, vibrant and diverse institution offering more than 48 undergraduate and 35 graduate programs, with over 85 options for graduate study including doctoral programs in psychology and education leadership.

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.

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.

With so much to offer, students who graduate Kean University leave well-prepared for success in careers…and life, in general. We wouldn’t have it any other way.

 

 

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