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Anticipated Twelve Month Lecturer Positions 2018-2019 (Advertising Design)
Kean University

Date Posted Jul. 5, 2018
Title Anticipated Twelve Month Lecturer Positions 2018-2019 (Advertising Design)
University Kean University
Department Robert Busch School of Design
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date September 2018
  • Union, NJ
    United States
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Design - Product Design
    Design - Fashion & Textile Design

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. Positions are effective for the fall semester.

Michael Graves College

Robert Busch School of Design
Advertising Design – to teach undergraduate studio and lecture courses within the professional BFA: Graphic Design: Interactive Advertising design program at the Union campus. Areas of specialty include integrated campaigns, social media strategy, mobile, branded content, visual storytelling and art direction, preferred motion/animation capabilities. The ideal candidate will contribute to the formation of this professional program; participate in innovate teaching and curriculum development, including writing an interactive advertising degree program; actively participate in professional organizations; work collaboratively and constructively with current faculty to advance pedagogy and deliver courses that inspire students; establish effective working relationships and contribute to team initiatives, particularly within the college; and develop and lead collaborative and experiential student learning activities. Master’s degree in Design or a related field and a minimum of one year of teaching experience at the post-secondary level is required. Related graphic design and/or advertising professional experience is preferred.

Contact: Prof. Rose Gonnella, Associate Dean, at for both positions.

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. Electronic applications preferred. 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

  • Prof. Rose Gonnella, Associate Dean
    Robert Busch School of Design
    Kean University
    1000 Morris Avenue
    Union, NJ 07083


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