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Anticipated Twelve-Month Lecturer Position Spring 2019
Kean University-Nathan Weiss Graduate College

Date Posted Oct. 30, 2018
Title Anticipated Twelve-Month Lecturer Position Spring 2019
University Kean University-Nathan Weiss Graduate College
Union, NJ, United States
Department Department of Graduate Social Work
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Spring 2019
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Social Work

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.

A Lecturer is a full-time employee who teaches 39 credits per year and provides student and learning support services during the assigned period. The Lecturer holds a strong commitment to teaching; maintains office and advising hours for students; actively participates in the university community; and does related work as required. This is a non-tenure track position that 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. Courses may be taught at the Union campus and/or Kean Ocean in Toms River, New Jersey or other locations. All Lecturers may be required to teach General Education courses. Position is effective for the spring semester.

Social Work – to teach masters-level courses including, but not limited to: Research; Human Behavior in the Social Environment; Social Welfare Policy; Generalist Practice; Clinical Practice; International Social Work; School Based Social Work; Integrated Seminar; Trauma; and Psychopathology. The Lecturer is expected to serve as faculty field liaison by conducting agency/organization in-person site visits and providing practice related advisement to student interns. Master’s degree in Social Work from a CSWE accredited program; a minimum of one year of teaching experience at the post-secondary level; and a current New Jersey Social Work license or eligibility for licensure is required. A Doctorate degree in Social Work or a related human services discipline and a minimum of three years of post-Master of Social Work degree professional experience is preferred. Candidate must have the ability to teach evenings and weekends; have transportation to travel to assigned practicum sites; and be dedicated to advancing the Social Work profession through the application of the National Association of Social Workers Code of Ethics.

Contact: Dr. Telvis M. Rich, Program Director, at Please include a copy of a recent teaching evaluation and statement of teaching philosophy.

Application Information

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. 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. Telvis M. Rich, Program Director
    Department of Graduate Social Work
    Kean University-Nathan Weiss Graduate College
    1000 Morris Avenue
    Union, NJ 07083


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