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Assistant Professor (Multiple Positions), Coastal Studies, Fall 2022
Kean University


Date Posted Aug. 30, 2021
Title Assistant Professor (Multiple Positions), Coastal Studies, Fall 2022
University Kean University
Union, NJ, United States
Department
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Assistant Professor
  • Marine/Freshwater Sciences
    Environmental Sciences/Ecology/Forestry
 
 

External Applicant Instructions

  • Please upload your resume/CV for automatic population of information to your Kean application.
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  • 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.

Dorothy and George Hennings College of Science, Mathematics and Technology

_School of Environmental and Sustainability Sciences _

Earth and Environmental Science (Three Positions) – to teach undergraduate courses and be instrumental in forming a new Center for Coastal Research. The School of Environmental and Sustainability Sciences has a strong commitment to undergraduate research and offers undergraduate degrees in Environmental Science, Environmental Biology and Earth Science. All programs feature small classes, experiential learning through field and laboratory research, and a collaborative team of faculty with national distinction in undergraduate research mentoring.

Qualifications:  Doctorate degree in Environmental Science 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: coastal studies (i.e. geology, restoration, and resiliency), climate change modeling, adaptation and/or mitigation, water resource science and/or management, oceanography, or ecosystem science is required.

Positions are ten-month, full-time, tenure-track assignments at the rank of Assistant Professor effective for the Fall 2022 semester, unless otherwise indicated. Teaching assignments and related responsibilities may include day, evening, weekend and online courses. Courses may be taught at the Union campus, Kean Ocean, Kean Skylands or other locations. 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. Proficiency in the Learning Management System, Blackboard and Online Learning Pedagogy is required, consistent with University guidelines. Kean may offer free voluntary Blackboard workshops to otherwise qualified applicants. 

Please submit cover letter, resume, statement of teaching philosophy and contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Official transcripts for all degrees are required before appointment.  Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. A comprehensive benefits package is included. 

Additional Information
Kean University complies with the  http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/2010/Bills/PL11/70.PDFNew 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  https://www.kean.edu/media/reasonable-accomodationsReasonable 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


 
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