The Quantitative Methods in Education (QME) track in the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Minnesota offers training in measurement, evaluation, statistics, and statistics education leading to the M.A. and Ph.D. degrees. QME provides students with broad but rigorous methodological skills so graduates can conduct research on methodologies, help to train others in methodology, or conduct research in related fields. Graduates find a job market in academia, industry, and government eager to employ people with these skills.
Instruction/Curriculum Development (70%):
Teach six courses (three per semester) in statistics and statistics education during the academic year (summer courses possible, but not guaranteed)
Implement, review, and revise course content and teaching methods for the face-to-face and online Master's degree-level introductory statistics courses (EPsy 5261)
Implement, review, and revise course content and teaching methods for the face-to-face and online Master's degree-level second course in statistics (EPsy 5262)
Train and supervise instructors and Graduate Teaching Assistants working with the face-to-face and online Master's degree-level introductory statistics courses (EPsy 5261)
Train and supervise instructors and Graduate Teaching Assistants working with the face-to-face and online Master's degree-level second course in statistics (EPsy 5262)
Student Development/Co-Advising (10%):
Work with the Quantitative Methods in Education faculty to facilitate the Statistics/Statistics Education area of concentration, including co-advising and examining graduate students
Other duties as needed to fulfill the teaching, training, and advising responsibilities above
M.A. or M.S. in Statistics, Quantitative Methods in Education, or related field
College level teaching experience
Ph.D. in Statistics, Quantitative Methods in Education, or related field
Experience teaching statistics at the undergraduate and master's levels
Three years of college level teaching experience
Evidence of excellence in teaching
Experience in developing and delivering online courses
This posting if for one opening, depending on the level of education of an individual hired, they would be hired as either a Teaching Specialist or a Lecturer.
A lecturer's Required Qualification include a Ph.D. If the highest degree earned is a Masters, an individual will be hired as a Teaching Specialist.
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