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 partnerships with the best medical hospitals 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: English in Global Settings (B.A.); Finance (B.S.); Accounting (with emphasis on international standards and practices) (B.S.); Global Business (B.S.); Marketing (B.S.);Management (Entrepreneurship Option and Supply Chain Management Option) (B.S.); Graphic Design (B.F.A.); Architecture (B.A.); Computer Science (B.S.); Mathematics (Data Analytics Option) (B.A.); Psychology (B.A.); and Biology/Cell & Molecular (B.S.). In addition, Wenzhou-Kean has a substantial commitment to the teaching of ESL/EFL.
All Lecturer positions are full-time assignments, effective for the start of the spring 2019 semester. A Lecturer is a full-time employee who teaches 39 credits; provides student and learning support services during the assigned period; provides service to the university and/or professional community; and performs 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.
Qualifications: Master’s degree in a related field; a minimum of one year of teaching experience at the post-secondary level; and English fluency is required for all positions.
English: Rhetoric & Composition; Business, Professional and Technical Writing; ESL/EFL; TESL/TEFL; World Literature; Translation/Interpretation – to teach a combination of (1) general ESL/EFL classes, (2) First-Year Composition classes, (3) World Literature, (4) translation and interpretation (5) writing/rhetoric, linguistics and EFL/ESL methods and teaching techniques within the Teaching English in Global Settings major. Teaching experience with non-native speakers is desirable. Contact: Search Committee Chairperson firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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About Wenzhou-Kean University
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.