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.
All open faculty positions are ten-month, full-time, tenure-track assignments at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective September 1, 2018, unless otherwise indicated. Teaching assignments and related responsibilities may include day, evening, weekend and online courses. Courses are taught at the Union campus but some positions may include assignments at Kean Ocean in Toms River, New Jersey or other locations.
All 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 and university level is also required. Interest or experience in using advanced instructional technologies to improve the teaching/learning process is highly desirable. All positions are subject to availability of funds, due to financial exigencies.
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Biologist or Chemist – to teach undergraduate courses in Chemistry or Biology with a background in Forensic Science instruction. Candidate must have expertise to instruct one of the following courses: Forensic Botany, Forensic Entomology, Forensic Toxicology or Forensic Chemistry. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: course and program assessment; updating the curriculum; developing relationships with graduate programs and employers for our graduates; and expanding our internship network.
Qualifications: Doctorate degree in Biology, Chemistry, Forensic Science, Forensic Chemistry or a related field; evidence of undergraduate teaching experience, research and/or field experience within the discipline; and peer-reviewed scholarly contribution to the discipline is required.
Contact: Dr. Brian Teasdale, Associate Dean, at email@example.com.
Please send cover letter, resume, unofficial transcripts 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. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Comprehensive benefits program included. Contingent on Budgetary Approval and Appropriated Funding.