Assistant/Associate Professor, School of Social Sciences (Political Science), Fall 2023

Kean University
  • Location
    Union, New Jersey
  • Sector
    Education
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Sep 20

Position description

American Government and Politics/Public Policy/Urban Studies - to teach upper-level courses in American Politics with an emphasis on public policy and processes. Particular focus should include such areas as urban, coastal resilience, environmental, climate change, diversity, equity and inclusion, and political migration. Quantitative skills are especially desirable. The successful candidate will contribute to both Kean University efforts to grow opportunities for undergraduate research and the department's public-facing commitment to social justice.

Qualifications: Doctorate in Political Science, Public Policy or a related field is required, with a preference for candidates who can demonstrate significant teaching experienceABD candidates will be considered with degree completion by September 1, 2023.

Positions are ten-month, full-time, tenure-track assignments at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor effective for the Fall 2023 semester, unless otherwise indicated. Teaching assignments and related responsibilities may include day, evening, weekend and online courses. Evening hours are required for teaching graduate course assignments. 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 a Learning Management System is required, consistent with University guidelines.

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