Kean University

Equity in Action Presidential Postdoctoral Fellowship

Kean University is a world-class, vibrant and diverse institution offering more than 50 undergraduate majors, 60-plus graduate options and six doctoral degree programs. 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 additional locations in Ocean County, New Jersey – Kean Ocean and Jefferson Township, New Jersey – Kean Skylands. Kean University also operates a unique, additional location in Wenzhou, China, where development of a full-scale campus is currently underway.

The Equity in Action Presidential Postdoctoral Fellowship is designed to increase the diversity of Kean University’s research, teaching, and clinical faculty. Kean seeks to attract promising researchers, clinicians, and educators from different backgrounds, races, ethnic groups, and other diverse populations whose life experiences, research experiences, and employment backgrounds will contribute significantly to Kean’s academic mission and enhance the environment and learning opportunities for all Kean students.

Fellowships may be awarded for postdoctoral training in any field of study at Kean. Successful candidates will receive a two-year lecturer appointment with a reduced course load designed to provide ample opportunities for highly mentored scholarly and research training. Courses and workshops will be available to enhance the research skills necessary for securing a tenure-track faculty position at Kean or elsewhere at the conclusion of the fellowship.

Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis through January 15, 2021. Interviews and offers will be made through March 1, 2021. Start dates will be arranged in consultation with the faculty mentor and may begin as early as July 2021, but no later than September 1, 2021.

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Kean University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer


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Last updated: 2021-01-17