Sessional Instructor - School of Mathematical & Computational Science (Winter 2017)

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Sessional Opening
Closing Date: 
Friday, November 4, 2016
Date of Posting: 
October 21, 2016
School of Mathematical & Computational Science, Faculty of Science
Sessional Instructor
Winter 2017

The School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences at the University of Prince Edward Island has an opening for a sessional instructor during the forthcoming Winter 2017 semester. This appointment is subject to final budgetary approval.

The course builds upon the knowledge developed in Introductory Statistics I and introduces students to statistical techniques commonly used in research. Topics include linear regression and multiple linear regression, residual analysis, simple ANOVA models, categorical data analysis, simple sampling models, and common distributions (including binomial, Poisson, and exponential).
Three lecture hours per week

• Applicants should hold a Master’s Degree in Mathematics or Statistics.
• Applicants should have experience in teaching, research or industry practice related to the course content

Preference will be given to qualified candidates with seniority on the UPEI Sessional Roster in the academic unit.  

Application Instructions:
Applicants should specify which course they are applying to teach, and submit a curriculum vitae and names of three referees to:

Dr. Gordon MacDonald, Associate Dean
School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences
University of Prince Edward Island
PE, C1A 4P3
Fax: 902-566-0466

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. UPEI is committed to the principle of equity in employment.

Closing date for applications is November 04, 2016

UPEI encourages all qualified applicants to apply for job openings; however, in keeping with the terms and provisions of the university’s various employment and collective agreements, first priority will be given to internal candidates.
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