The Psychology Department at Tufts University in Medford, MA is seeking a part-time lecturer to teach an undergraduate course in Statistics for Behavioral Sciences (PSY 31) in the Fall 2021 semester. This course is an introduction to descriptive and inferential statistics and includes instruction on using statistical software to analyze data. The class is scheduled to meet Monday and Wednesday evenings, 6:00-7:15 p.m., with additional instructor responsibilities including planning lab section lessons, supervising teaching assistants who run lab sections, holding weekly office hours, communicating with students over email, and determining and submitting final grades.
Candidates with a Ph.D. in psychology are preferred, although ABD graduate students may be considered. College-level teaching experience required.
All materials should be submitted through Interfolio at apply.interfolio.com/85173. Applicants should submit a CV, including details concerning past teaching experience, a diversity statement that describes the candidate’s plan for promoting equity and inclusion in their courses,and two confidential letters of recommendation directly submitted to Interfolio by the recommenders. If available, past/sample syllabi and previous teaching evaluations will also be considered. Inquiries should be emailed to Department Manager Jessica Storozuk (Jessica.Storozuk@tufts.edu). Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
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