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LECTURER IN STATISTICS

Employer
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Location
Wisconsin, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 18, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Statistics, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Curriculum & Instructional Development
Employment Type
Full Time
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Salary:

Negotiable
ACADEMIC (9 months)

Job Summary:

90% Instructor: Teach 4-6 courses per year (2-3 per semester); courses may include introductory statistics (Stat 301, 324, 371), introductory data science (Stat 240), mathematical statistics (Stat 309, 310, 311, 312), or other introductory, intermediate, or advanced level courses offered by the department. Follow appropriate learning goals and assessment plans. Prepare syllabi, lesson plans, homework assignments, exams, and other teaching materials for these courses possibly in collaboration with a team of instructors. Administer and grade homework assignments and written exams. Hold regular office hours. Manage lecture with 50-150 students; supervise and coordinate one or more teaching assistants.

5% Course Development: Participate in new course development and existing course revision in areas of applied statistics, computational statistics, and data science, in collaboration and coordination with faculty advisers.

5% Coordinator: Coordinate instructional activities such as the management of pedagogical materials, TA/LSA training programs and records, curriculum modernization and assessment.

Responsibilities:

Facilitates classroom, online, and/or laboratory instruction and assists with instructional development and design for a single course or series of courses within an academic discipline to support the delivery of quality instruction. Provides for-credit instruction in formats such as classroom, online and/or laboratory settings, including grading. Serves as an instructor of record.
  • 90% Facilitates classroom, online and/or laboratory instruction for one or more courses, including assessment of student performance
  • 5% Develops instructional design and curriculum relevant to a course of instruction
  • 5% Serves as an initial point of contact for students as it relates to specific course or series content and expectations
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

Education:

Required
Master's Degree
A degree at least one level above the level of instruction, or otherwise approved as qualified by the Dean.

Preferred
Ph.D.

Qualifications:

Candidate should have at least one year's work experience in an education, research, or industry setting. One year teaching experience at the college or university level preferred. Candidates should have excellent teaching, interpersonal, teamwork, written and oral communication skills, as well as keen attention to detail and precision, excellent organizational skills, ability to work and complete tasks under deadline pressures, high degree of initiative and resourcefulness, and proven success and effectiveness in working both independently and in team.

COVID-19 Considerations:

UW-Madison continues to follow necessary health and safety protocols to protect our campus from COVID-19. All employees remain subject to the COVID-19 Workplace Safety Policy: https://policy.wisc.edu/library/UW-5086 . Please visit https://covidresponse.wisc.edu for the most up-to-date information.

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

It is anticipated this position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable


Additional Information:

This position vacancy listing is recruiting for four Lecturers.

How to Apply:

Please click on the "" button to start the application process.

For questions on the position, contact: Derek Bean, Faculty Associate, derekb@stat.wisc.edu or (608) 263-3615

To apply for this position you will need to upload a cover letter, resume and contact information for at least three professional references, including your current supervisor. References will not be contacted without advance notice.

Your cover letter should address your qualifications as they pertain to the qualifications listed above.

Contact:

Derek Bean
derekb@stat.wisc.edu
608-263-3615
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. )

Official Title:

Lecturer(TL020)

Department(s):

A489000-COL OF LETTERS & SCIENCE/STATISTICS/STATISTICS

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:

258379-AS



The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department .

Applications Open: May 18 2022 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Jun 1 2022 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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