Adjunct: Psychology, Introduction to Statistics

About the Position:
Adjunct faculty in Statistics in the Department of Psychology serve as classroom instructors for the introduction to Statistics course, a key General Education course for many Malone undergraduate students. Ordinarily, adjunct faculty in this course will teach the semester-long course on campus, or they may be asked to teach the course online (through a course shell that is provided for them).

COURSE DESCRIPTION: INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICS

An introduction to statistics with a primary focus on problem solving and statistical literacy. Designed to provide students with the conceptual foundation and quantitative skills needed to analyze and interpret data and to meaningfully interpret statistical results reported in research articles and in popular media. Includes topics such as the quantification of variables, sources of data, sampling procedures, graphical representation of data, measures of central tendency and variability, probability, correlation and regression, confidence intervals, and significance tests. 

Qualifications:

• Master's degree required (in Psychology, Math, or Statistics) 

• Strong commitment to general teaching excellence and academic rigor

• Strong commitment to Christian faith and to integration of faith with student learning

How to Apply:

In an effort to find and employ the best qualified faculty, the department maintains an open and rolling application process designed to identify the most highly qualified individuals who may be called upon to teach as the need arises.

Application Materials Should Include:

Adjunct Faculty Employment Application

• Letter of Interest 

• Curriculum vitae

• Statement of Christian Belief and Practice in response to the following prompt:  Malone University takes seriously the integration of the orthodox Christian faith and all academic disciplines and requires that faculty (full-time and adjunct) profess faith in Jesus Christ.  Therefore, we ask that you provide a statement (250-500 words) in which you:
     -   Discuss your faith in relationship to the University’s Doctrinal Statement and Community Agreement.
     -  Describe your engagement with a local congregation or faith community.

• Names and contact information of three references (two professional, one pastor or spiritual mentor)

• Transcripts will be requested if adjunct faculty employment is granted

SEND APPLICATION MATERIALS TO:

Lauren S. Seifert, Ph.D.
Chair, Psychology Department
Malone University
2600 Cleveland Ave NW
Canton OH 44709-3897

Email: lseifert@malone.edu
Phone: 330-471-8558

 

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