Nathan Weiss Graduate College Department of Counselor Education Tenure-Track Faculty Positions

Kean University
New Jersey, United States
Salary Not Specified
Oct 14, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

Tenure-Track Faculty Positions 2021-2022
Nathan Weiss Graduate College
Department of Counselor Education

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.

All open faculty positions below are ten-month, full-time, tenure-track assignments at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective for the spring 2021 or fall 2021 semester, unless otherwise indicated. Courses may be taught at the Union campus, Kean Ocean, Kean Skylands or other locations. Teaching assignments and related responsibilities may include day, evening, weekend and online courses. Faculty positions located in the Nathan Weiss Graduate College may require evening hours for graduate course assignments. 

All tenure-track 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, university and community level is also required.  Interest or experience in using advanced instructional technologies to improve the teaching/learning process is highly desirable. Experience in the Learning Management System, Blackboard, is preferred. Kean offers free voluntary Blackboard workshops to all faculty.  

Nathan Weiss Graduate College

Department of Counselor Education

Counseling (Three Positions) – Two positions are primarily for the Counseling & Supervision Ph.D. program: teaching, dissertation advising and conducting research. The third position is to teach some College Counseling specialty courses in both the MA and Ph.D. programs, other courses in the CACREP accredited Master’s degree CMHC and School options and Addictions, also with research expectations. The department is seeking diverse faculty with the ability to provide students with a broad-based graduate education in counseling that is sensitive to cultural, gender and sexual orientation differences and committed to lifelong self-exploration and professional development.

Qualifications: Doctorate degree in Counseling/Counselor Education and Supervision or meets 2013 CACREP “grandfathering” criteria; holds NJ-LPC or LCADC or equivalent; 3-5 years post-degree clinical practice; doctoral teaching and curriculum development; strong counselor identity; and professional association involvement is required. Qualitative and/or quantitative methodology experience is preferred. ABD candidates will be considered with completion date by January 1, 2021 for spring hires; September 1, 2021 for fall hires. 

Contact: Dr. Rebekah Pender, Search Committee Chairperson, at

Application Information for All Positions

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. 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. All positions are subject to availability of funds, due to financial exigencies. 

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


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