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Lecturer 12 Months, Department of Nursing, Fall 2024 - Two Positions
Kean University

Date Posted Apr. 18, 2024
Title Lecturer 12 Months, Department of Nursing, Fall 2024 - Two Positions
University Kean University
Union, NJ, United States
Department Nursing
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Nursing - Pediatric
    Nursing - General
    Nursing - Psychiatric

External Applicant Instructions

  • Please upload your resume/CV for automatic population of information to your Kean application.

  • Your contact information, work experience and education will be automatically filled in. Please review all fields – you will need to verify that the data is accurate.

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College of Health Professions and Human Services

Department of Nursing

Lecturer 12 Months - Two Positions

Kean University in Union, New Jersey has grown into a comprehensive, global institution of higher education serving a diverse enrollment of more than 17,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Kean’s mission is to provide an affordable, accessible and world-class education that prepares students to think and respond critically and creatively in a rapidly changing world.

The University continues its legacy as a top producer of teachers in New Jersey and is a growing educational hub in the fields of business, health care and technology. Its six colleges – the College of Business and Public Management; the College of Education; the College of Liberal Arts; the Dorothy and George Hennings College of Science, Mathematics and Technology; Michael Graves College; and the College of Health Professions and Human Services - offer more than 50 undergraduate degrees over a full range of academic subjects. Kean also offers six doctoral degree programs and more than 70 options for graduate study leading to master’s degrees, professional diplomas or certifications.

The University is also a higher education innovator within the State of New Jersey, partnering with Ocean County College, in Toms River, New Jersey and Brookdale Community College, in Lincroft, New Jersey, to provide access for students to earn a bachelor’s degree from Kean. The Kean Skylands campus, located in Jefferson Township, New Jersey, is designed to serve as an outdoor living laboratory for field-based scientific study and other classroom and field instruction.

We are excited to grow our faculty and invite Lecturer applications for the fall 2024 semester. 12 Month Lecturers are non-tenure track faculty and teach 36 credits for the year. Teaching assignments may be assigned at any of Kean’s New Jersey locations – Union, Ocean, Princeton, Skylands or Kean Online and may include day, evening and weekend courses. Evening hours are required for teaching graduate course assignments.

Lecturers are required to teach, provide student academic support, provide service to the university and community and perform other related faculty responsibilities. Proficiency in a Learning Management System is also required, consistent with University guidelines. 12 Month Lecturers are responsible for performing their teaching and non-teaching responsibilities for the twelve-month period of their appointment.


Nursing - the Department of Nursing at Kean University invites new applications for two full-time, 12 Month Lecturer faculty positions. The Lecturers will teach and evaluate students' didactic and clinical education in the pre-licensure BSN and RN-BSN programs. Teaching specialties include, but may not be limited to: Medical-Surgical Nursing, Maternal Health, Pediatrics, Community Health, Mental Health, and Critical Care. Lecturers also perform other related faculty responsibilities as required.


Qualifications: Master of Science (MSN) degree in Nursing; current Registered Nurse license in the State of New Jersey; and one year of teaching experience at the post-secondary level is required. DNP or Ph.D.; a minimum of two years of teaching experience in a nursing education program; and relevant clinical experience is preferred. Other preferred qualifications and experience include: knowledge of ACEN standards of accreditation, curriculum development and assessment, experience with simulation and excellent use of technology in teaching and learning. Out-of-state licensed applicants will also be considered and must apply and receive a New Jersey RN license through reciprocity/endorsement by September 1, 2024. Transportation is required to travel to other locations to instruct students or nurses in the clinical setting. Must have the ability to move large and/or heavy items, such as medical equipment in clinical settings.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, statement of teaching philosophy and contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until positions are filled. Official transcripts are required before appointment.  Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. A comprehensive benefits package is included.

Attention current Kean University employees (including part-time Student Assistants, Graduate Assistants, Academic Specialists and Adjuncts): Please apply via the internal career site to ensure consideration as an internal candidate. To apply internally, please log into your Workday account and select the Career icon on your homepage to view available positions.


Additional Information

Kean University complies with the New Jersey First Act (Senate Bill No. 1730, P.L. 2011, Chapter 70). Any individual newly hired by Kean University will be required to abide by this law and establish a principal residence in New Jersey. New employees will have a full 365 days to establish such residence, from the effective date of hire.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position, please refer to Section III.A. of our Reasonable Accommodations Policy & Procedures.  


Diversity & Non-Discrimination Statement

Kean University is committed to establishing and maintaining a diverse campus community through inclusive excellence and equal opportunity.  Kean’s commitment to access and equity is designed to prepare each graduate to not only thrive, but climb higher in a diverse world.  As an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution we work to support a campus-wide agenda to foster a community that both values and promotes the diversity and equity of all students, faculty, staff, administrators, and beyond.


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