Kean, a comprehensive New Jersey state university, is seeking faculty and staff from all disciplines for its additional instructional location in Wenzhou, China. Deadline: Until filled.
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) is in the midst of a growth phase that will bring enrollment to more than 5,000 students. All instruction is in English and all curriculum is provided by Kean USA.
All faculty positions are full-time, single or multi-year assignments, effective for the start of the spring 2018 semester. Positions will be offered at Lecturer level. Lecturers teach 30 credits per academic year; provide student and learning support services; and service to the university and/or professional community. Potential for future tenure-track appointments are available at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor and require teaching assignments (24 credits per academic year); student and learning support services; service to the university and/or professional community; and research.
Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs
Director of Accreditation and Assessment
Anticipated Faculty Openings 2013-2014
Kean, a comprehensive New Jersey state university, is seeking faculty for its extension program in Wenzhou, China. Launched in 2012, the program is offered temporarily on the campus of and in partnership with Wenzhou University while the university prepares for the establishment of a full branch campus and constructs a new campus of its own at a nearby site. For 2013, Wenzhou-Kean University programs will comprise five baccalaureate majors: English (writing option), Computer Science, Finance, Accounting (with emphasis on international standards and practices) and International Business Management. All instruction is in English for Chinese students of traditional college-entering age (18) who have studied English throughout their primary and secondary education and who have scored high on the Chinese national exam for English-language proficiency. The faculty position is full-time, single or multi-year assignments, effective September 1, 2013, at the rank specified.. Tenure-track appointments for faculty available only for rank of assistant professor or higher.
Communication (Assistant Professor or Lecturer)
Teach basic communication classes along with upper-level electives in the areas of business and organizational communication or other areas of specialization. The basic communication class comprises components in public speaking, group, interpersonal and communication theory. Another regular course assignment will be Business and Professional Communication. Master’s degree in a related field and a minimum of one year of teaching experience at the post-secondary level required for appointment as lecturer. Doctorate and active research agenda in communication studies in addition to significant teaching experience required for appointment as assistant professor.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until positions are filled. Send letter of interest and resume including names and contact information for three professional references by email to: Wenzhou-Kean University Search Committee Chairperson, at vpaa AT kean.edu. Specify position sought in subject heading. Official transcripts for all degrees and three current letters of recommendation are required before appointment. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. A comprehensive benefits package including travel, housing and relocation allowances is available. Contingent on Budgetary Approval and Appropriated Funding.
Other positions available in other disciplines as well; descriptions here.