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Assistant Professor, School of General Studies (Developmental Reading)
Kean University


Date Posted Feb. 8, 2021
Title Assistant Professor, School of General Studies (Developmental Reading)
University Kean University
Union, NJ, United States
Department
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Assistant Professor
  • Reading/Developmental Education
    Education - General
 
 

Application Instructions

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College of Liberal Arts

School of General Studies

Developmental Reading – to teach developmental reading, college reading and academic success skills and critical reading courses to predominantly first-year students at the Union campus. The successful candidate will be committed to and enthusiastic about contributing to the General Education (GE) program and supporting first-year students by teaching developmental and GE foundation courses housed in the School of General Studies. The faculty may develop and take a lead role in supporting a new First-Year Seminar course that has a strong critical reading component.

*Qualifications: *Doctorate degree and experience teaching developmental reading and/or critical reading courses at the undergraduate level is required; a Doctorate with a concentration in Reading or Literacy is strongly preferred. The ability to work collaboratively with various constituencies across campus (such as tutoring services or faculty in other departments) is essential. ABD candidates will be considered with completion date by September 1, 2021.    

This is a ten-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  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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