Adjunct Faculty, Fall 2021 - School of English Studies



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Anticipated Adjunct Positions, Fall 2021

College of Liberal Arts

School of English 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 English Studies

English as a Second Language - to teach various ESL courses (speaking/listening, reading and writing). Special requirements for this position include being available for morning and afternoon classes. Preference will be given to candidates with a strong background in using technology in the classroom, including Learning Management Systems, such as Blackboard or Canvas. Courses are to be taught in-person at the Union campus.

School of English Studies - to teach Introductory Composition courses and World Englishes. Preference will be given to candidates with a strong background in using technology in the classroom, including Learning Management Systems, such as Blackboard. Courses are to be taught in-person at the Union campus. Teaching World Englishes requires a doctorate in a related field.

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.

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