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Wenzhou-Kean University Anticipated Faculty Positions 2018-2019 (Communication)
Wenzhou-Kean University

Date Posted Mar. 23, 2018
Title Wenzhou-Kean University Anticipated Faculty Positions 2018-2019 (Communication)
University Wenzhou-Kean University
Department School of Communication, Media and Journalism
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Fall 2018
  • Wenzhou
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Communications/Journalism (all)

Kean, a comprehensive New Jersey state university, is seeking faculty from all disciplines for its additional instructional location in Wenzhou, China. Wenzhou is one of the most vibrant and economically advanced cities on China’s East Coast, located one hour by plane and just over three hours by high-speed train from Shanghai. Launched in 2012, Wenzhou-Kean University (WKU) sits on approximately 500 beautiful acres and is now in the midst of a growth phase that will bring enrollment to more than 5,000 students. WKU offers a unique model of higher education provided by a comprehensive, public University, approved by the Chinese Ministry of Education and is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. All instruction is in English and all curriculum is provided by Kean USA.

Wenzhou-Kean University offers a competitive salary and benefits plan, which includes healthcare coverage and a partnership with the best medical hospital in Wenzhou. In addition, faculty members are provided with housing options, round trip airfare(s) and a reimbursement to cover relocation expenses.

Wenzhou-Kean University programs comprise the following majors: Teaching English in Global Settings (B.A.); Computer Science (B.S.); Finance (B.S.); Accounting (with emphasis on international standards and practices) (B.S.); Global Business (B.S.); Marketing (B.S.); Graphic Design (B.F.A.); Architecture (B.A.); Management (Entrepreneurship Option and Supply Chain Management Option) (B.S.); Mathematics (Data Analytics Option) (B.A.); and Psychology (B.A.). In 2018, we are adding a major in Biology/Cell & Molecular (B.S.). In addition, Wenzhou-Kean has a substantial commitment to the teaching of ESL/EFL.

All faculty positions are full-time assignments, effective for the start of the fall or spring semester. Positions will be offered at either the tenure-track or Lecturer level. Tenure-track appointments are available at the rank of Assistant Professor and require teaching assignments (24 credits per academic year); student and learning support services; advising; service to the university and/or professional community; and research. A Lecturer is a full-time employee who teaches and provides student and learning support services during the assigned periods. Ten-month lecturers teach 30 credits per academic year; twelve-month lecturers teach 39 credits per year. Lecturers teach; provide student and learning support services; service to the university and/or professional community; and perform related work as required. Lecturer positions are non-tenure track and may be renewed on an annual basis. Teaching assignments and related responsibilities may include day, evening, weekend and online courses. Interest or experience in using advanced instructional technologies to improve the teaching/learning process is highly desirable. All faculty may be required to teach General Education courses.

General Education and Support Courses for Wenzhou-Kean Majors

Opportunities are also available to teach disciplinary support courses in the areas listed below. Candidates must also have the ability to teach additional General Education support courses as needed. Candidates with an interest in teaching across disciplines are encouraged to apply.

Communication – to teach Group Communication; Speech Communication as Critical Citizenship; Business and Professional Communication; and the potential to offer upper level Communication electives. Contact: Search Committee Chairperson at

Application, Salary and Benefits Information on All Positions

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until positions are filled. Please send cover letter, resume, unofficial transcripts and contact information for three professional references by email to the appropriate contact listed above. Official transcripts for all degrees and three current letters of recommendation are required before appointment. Contingent on Budgetary Approval and Appropriated Funding.

  • Kean University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer

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Contact Information

  • Search Committee Chairperson
    School of Communication, Media and Journalism
    Wenzhou-Kean University



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