Open date: August 4th, 2021
Last review date: Thursday, Aug 19, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
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Final date: Monday, Feb 28, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
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The Department of Animal Science offers a temporary Lecturer position in APPLIED STATISTICS In Agricultural Science, PLS120. The appointee will be responsible for teaching the lab sessions in PLS120.
This course is designed to provide an introduction to the application of statistical methods to the design and analysis of research trials in the plant, animal behavioral, food nutritional and consumer sciences. Basic concepts and statistical methods are presented in lectures, whereas the laboratories emphasize data processing techniques, problem solving and interpretation in specialized fields. The specific objectives of the course are: 1) To give a practical understanding of the purpose and basis for statistical methods; 2) To teach the basic tools for statistical thinking, including posing and testing hypotheses; 3) To help students to become savvy consumers of statistical information; 4) To prepare students for further learning on their own or by taking more advanced courses.
APPOINTMENT DATE: Service periods are: Fall Quarter: September 20 to December 17, 2021
Teach 2 lab sessions of one 4-unit undergraduate course in Applied Statistics (PLS120). Responsibilities will include preparing and delivering laboratory lectures, training and supervising teaching assistants to conduct laboratory activities, developing student assessments including laboratory assignments.
Temporary lecturers are selected to fill specialized positions that require professional as well as academic expertise.
SALARY: Commensurate with experience.
This position is covered by collective bargaining agreement. UC Davis is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer and is dedicated to recruiting a diverse faculty community. We welcome all qualified applicants to apply, including women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.
Appropriate professional degree, e.g., doctorate or master’s degree (or 30 units of graduate coursework); demonstrated teaching ability; a developing record of scholarly or professional achievement in an area of expertise related to the subject area of the course.
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