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University of Wisconsin-Madison
Wisconsin, United States
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Posted date
Jun 25, 2021

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Job no: 236525-AS
Work type: Staff-Part Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Instructional

Position Summary:

UW-Madison; Educational Psychology Department is seeking a candidate to teach two sections of a graduate level Educational Psychology course sequence: Statistical Methods Applied to Education I in Fall, 2021 and Statistical Methods Applied to Education II in Spring, 2022. This course is part of the graduate program in the Department of Educational Psychology in the School of Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, but enrolls students from various graduate programs in the School of Education as well as other departments.

This course sequence is a graduate-level introductory course to quantitative methods. Statistical Methods Applied to Education I introduces students to descriptive statistics and statistical inference; measures of central tendency and variability, confidence intervals, theory of hypothesis testing, and correlation techniques. Statistical Methods Applied to Education II continues on the topics of Analysis of variance and covariance, simple and multiple linear regression; chi-square and various nonparametric techniques.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

PhD required in educational psychology, statistics, or a related field.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

1. Current knowledge of the relevant discipline
2. Prior teaching experience in a graduate program
3. Ability to respond to the needs of learners from a variety of educational backgrounds and learning styles
4. Ability to use technology effectively, specific experience using an online learning management system
5. Proven ability to work both independently and as part of a team
6. Excellent written communication skills
7. Good organizational skills and timeliness in responding to student inquiries

Preferred Experience
1. Experience in using Canvas learning management system
2. Understanding of technological trends and delivering high quality educational experience

Additional Information:

The Department of Educational Psychology and the University of Wisconsin-Madison are committed to fostering faculty diversity. We encourage applications from potential candidates of all race, class, gender sexuality, ability, nationality, religious and other group identities; and we encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate ability to foster an inclusive
work environment and work with students from diverse backgrounds.

This position may be extended or made renewable depending on department need and/or funding.



Work Type:

Part Time: 25% - 75%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Terminal, 12 month appointment.
This position has the possibility to be extended or converted to an ongoing appointment based on need and/or funding


Minimum $41,500 ACADEMIC (9 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Applications must be received through UW-Madison's online application system. Candidates should submit a curriculum vita, a letter of application, and three (3) references via the "" link. References will be contacted at the time of application with instructions for uploading letters of reference.

The deadline for assuring full consideration is July 8, 2021, however the position will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.


Daniel Bolt
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

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Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Terminal

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Applications Open: Jun 25 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close:

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