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Anticipated Tenure-Track Faculty Position, Fall 2019 (Psychology)
Kean University

Date Posted Apr. 2, 2019
Title Anticipated Tenure-Track Faculty Position, Fall 2019 (Psychology)
University Kean University
Union, NJ, United States
Department School of Psychology
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Fall 2019
  • Assistant Professor
  • Psychology - General

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.

This is a ten-month, full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position, effective September 1, 2019. Teaching assignments and related responsibilities may include day, evening, weekend and online courses. Courses are taught at the Union campus and may include assignments at Kean Ocean in Toms River, New Jersey 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. All positions are subject to availability of funds, due to financial exigencies.

College of Liberal Arts
School of Psychology

Psychology – to teach psychology courses in support of the undergraduate and graduate programs in psychology. Candidate will teach at the Union campus and non-teaching hours will be devoted to research, advising and other support services to students. The ability to teach courses in marriage and family therapy is required. Teaching responsibilities include evening hours.

Qualifications: Doctorate degree in Marriage and Family Therapy or a related field; previous teaching at the post-secondary level; and eligibility for MFT licensure in New Jersey is required. Candidate must also be an American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) Clinical member and Approved Supervisor or have a minimum of five years of post-licensure experience.

Contact: Dr. Verneda Hamm Baugh, Executive Director, at

Application Information

Please send cover letter, resume, unofficial transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy 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.

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

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Contact Information

  • Dr. Verneda Hamm Baugh
    School of Psychology
    Kean University
    Union, NJ 07083


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