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Assistant Professor 12 Months, Bilingual Education
Kean University

Date Posted Feb. 8, 2021
Title Assistant Professor 12 Months, Bilingual Education
University Kean University
Union, NJ, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Secondary Education
    English as a Second Language
    Education - General

Application Instructions

  • 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.

College of Education

School of Curriculum & Teaching

*Bilingual Education *

  • *- to teach undergraduate and graduate Bilingual Education courses focusing on both theory and practice. Additional assignments will include advising undergraduate and graduate students in Bilingual programs; mentoring undergraduate Bilingual majors in the completion of edTPA portfolios for certification; writing annual assessment reports for internal monitoring; developing programs; updating the curriculum; designing program outcomes that include the use of technology to enhance language education; participating in accreditation program reviews; and maintaining a research agenda focusing broadly on Bilingual/Multicultural teaching and learning.

Qualifications: Doctorate degree in Bilingual Education or a related field and a minimum of one year of teaching experience at the post-secondary level is required. Knowledge of and experience with TESOLWIDA, ACTFL and CAEP standards and the accreditation process is desirable. Candidates should have a clear record of teaching Bilingual Education K-12; expertise in Bilingual/Biliteracy related pedagogy and methods; experience instructing graduate students through multiple modalities such as online and hybrid teaching and learning; and the ability to prepare language educators to teach in Bilingual settings at the elementary, middle and high school levels. In addition, candidates should have evidence of public school teaching in Bilingual settings; evidence of successful teaching experience at the college level (e.g. course evaluations, teaching portfolio); a clear research agenda; and experience with program development. 

This is a twelve-month, full-time, tenure-track assignment at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective for the Fall 2021 semester. 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.
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 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 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.

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