Collegiate Faculty, Statistics

Location
Largo, MD
Posted
Jul 04, 2018
Closes
Jul 24, 2018
Function
Administrative
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time

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Collegiate Faculty, Statistics

The Sciences Programs

The Undergraduate School

12-Month Faculty, Regular, Full-Time

Location:  Largo, Maryland preferred

University of Maryland University College (UMUC) seeks a full-time Collegiate faculty member to teach in the Mathematics/Statistics Department.  Specifically, we are looking for a faculty member with expertise and experience in the areas of Statistics. Additional teaching opportunities may be available in area of specialization.

UMUC—one of 12 degree-granting institutions in the University System of Maryland (USM)—is a mission-driven institution with seven core values that guide us in all we do. At the top of the list is "Students First,” and we strive to do just that for our 90,000 students at home and abroad. From its start in 1947, UMUC has demonstrated its commitment to adult learners. We recognize that adult students need flexibility and options. UMUC is proud to be a global, 24-hour, institution of higher learning.

The typical UMUC student is an adult learner juggling a career, family, and other priorities. Roughly 80% work full time, half are parents, and half are minority students. They are continuing their education to better themselves, their families, and their professional opportunities. UMUC is also a leading higher education provider to the U.S. military, enrolling 55,000 active-duty service members, reservists, National Guard members, veterans, and family members annually. We are proud of our military heritage and are committed to this service.

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Requires a terminal degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, or Behavioral Sciences from an accredited institution of higher learning.
  • Significant knowledge of applied statistics in general educational settings.
  • Minimum of three (3) years teaching statistics to undergraduate students.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills.
  • Minimum technology requirements to teach at UMUC can be found and reviewed at http://www.umuc.edu/visitors/careers/facultyrecruit/ under Faculty Resources

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience teaching adult learners in an online environment.
  • Experience with problem and project based learning.
  • Familiarity with the American Statistical Association guidelines for undergraduate statistics coursework.

The Faculty Role at UMUC

UMUC is committed to helping students achieve success not only with us, but also in their professional fields. As a result, we actively seek faculty members who are scholar-practitioners: professionals who are actively and successfully engaged in their field who additionally wish to help the next generation of professionals grow in their knowledge and expertise through education.  Collegiate faculty may have their duties adjusted to serve the needs of the University. Your role as faculty member will be to:

  • Actively engage students through frequent interaction that motivates them to succeed, and conveys a genuine energy and enthusiasm for their learning.
  • Guide students in active collaboration and the application of their learning in problem- and project-based learning demonstrations.
  • Provide rich and regular constructive feedback, utilizing rubrics effectively for the assessment of student work, and acknowledging student accomplishments.
  • Demonstrate relevant and current subject-matter expertise, and help students connect concepts across their academic program.
  • Provide oversight and course management of the statistics course.
  • Interact with Chairs of programs that require the statistics course.
  • Provide feedback to the program chair on possible curricular improvements.

Faculty Training at UMUC

We are committed to your professional success at UMUC. Each new faculty member is required to successfully complete our online two-week new faculty orientation, FacDev 411, as a condition of hire.  

POSITION AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY & WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED

SALARY COMMENSURATE WITH EXPERIENCE

Faculty candidates will be required to provide official transcripts during the candidate selection process.

All submissions should include a cover letter and résumé. UMUC offers competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits for qualifying positions, such as tuition remission, generous leave and healthcare.  For detailed benefits information, please visit: https://careers.umuc.edu/benefits.html.

The University of Maryland University College (UMUC) is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination. UMUC is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, ancestry, political affiliation or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.If you are an external candidate, you will have the option to create an account after you submit your application. Passwords for external accounts must contain 8 characters including 1 uppercase letter, 1 number, and 1 special character. Please remember this password, as it will be required to apply to additional jobs.

 

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