Adjunct Faculty: Data Analytics and Policy Core Curriculum
Johns Hopkins University
Location: Washington, D.C.
Internal Number: A-112053-2
The Advanced Academic Programs (AAP) is a division of the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences at the Johns Hopkins University (JHU). As the nation's oldest and one of the most prestigious research universities, Johns Hopkins offers high-quality master's degrees and post-baccalaureate education to students in the mid-Atlantic region and online. In addition to the online programs, AAP also offers master's degrees and graduate certificate programs at its Washington, DC Center and at the Homewood campus in Baltimore, MD. AAP has approximately 18,000 enrollments each academic year. JHU is committed to hiring candidates who, through their teaching and service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.
The Advanced Academic Programs (AAP) division seeks non-tenure track adjunct faculty to teach one of several courses within the Master of Science in Data Analytics and Policy program. Specifically, we are seeking instructors qualified to teach Probability and Statistics (470.681), Programming and Data Management (470.768), Quantitative Methods (470.709), or Data Visualization (470.673). The course(s) will be taught fully online beginning in the spring 2023 semester. Candidates with online course development and teaching experience and those with experience teaching and engaging students from diverse backgrounds are of particular interest.
These four courses are part of the core curriculum in the Data Analytics and Policy program. The courses introduce learners to statistical analysis and programming using R. Topics include probability theory, descriptive statistics, data visualization, research design for causal inference, and linear regression analysis. Full course descriptions and an overview of our full curriculum are available on the program website. The program has course templates for each course from which the candidate will teach. Faculty duties include supporting student learning, evaluating student work, and working with the Program Director to revise and update course materials as needed.
These courses are taught on a regular basis with semester-length contracts. Adjunct faculty may be included in future course development projects.
Master's degree with training in quantitative statistical methods (e.g., political science, sociology, business analytics, economics, geography, public policy, psychology, or similar)
Demonstrated experience doing original work using R for programming, data visualization, and statistical analysis
A terminal degree with training in quantitative statistical methods (e.g., political science, sociology, business analytics, economics, geography, public policy, psychology, or similar)
1-3 years of graduate level teaching experience
Online teaching experience
Training in statistical programming and analysis using Python
Professional experience in applied statistics, predictive modeling, machine learning, database management, and related data science topics
The position(s) will remain open until filled. For best consideration, please apply by September 16, 2022.
Candidates must submit the following:
Teaching evaluations for two most recently taught courses, if applicant has teaching experience
Professional or academic references
The selected candidate will be expected to undergo a background check and to submit proof of educational attainment.
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