Inividualized Study Tutor - MATH 315

Edmonton, Alberta
Faculty of Science and Technology
06-16-2017
Home Office
Depends on Experience
Permanent Part Time
Division Faculty of Science and Technology Wage Min 0.0000
Location Name Home Office Wage Max 0.0000
Location Edmonton, Alberta Position Type Permanent Part Time
Posted 06/16/2017 FTE Block Size 0.50
Closing Date 07/01/2017 Job ID 1197

Individualized Study Tutor

Athabasca University’s Learning Services Tutorial Department is seeking a permanent Individualized Study Tutor for the following course:

MATH 315 Methods in Applied Statistics: http://www.athabascau.ca/syllabi/math/math315.php

This position is responsible for providing academic support to students and for marking assignments and exams.

Qualifications and Experience Required:  Master’s Degree required (PhD preferred) in either mathematics or statistics.

The Math315: Methods in Applied Statistics is a second-level course designed as a continuation of an introductory course in statistics. It is an applied program which emphasizes the experimental designs and the parametric or nonparametric statistical tests needed to solve real-world problems. Students will learn the theoretical basis, the practical procedures and the applications of common statistical techniques using the statistical package SPSS for Windows. At the end of the course, students will be able to read, evaluate and conduct a variety of cross-disciplinary research studies using methods which include Analysis of Variance, Multiple Comparison Procedures, Multiple Regression Analysis, Logistic Regression and the General Linear Model.

The successful candidate will have teaching experience in mathematics and/or statistics at an intermediate or senior post-secondary level, expertise with the statistical methods outlined above and a working knowledge of the SPSS statistical package. Familiarity with distance education, adult education and Moodle online course delivery would be considered an asset.  All educational credentials must be recognized in Canada.

Along with the relevant academic credentials as mentioned above, this position requires excellent communication, organizational, administration and online skills.  The successful candidate should have demonstrated ability to maintain a high academic standard, maintain accurate student records, and return students’ work promptly.  Candidates must own or have access to a computer and internet with the capability to communicate with the University and students and the capability to run any applications required to perform tutorial support.

For further information about this position, please contact Dr. Julie Peschke, Academic Coordinator, Mathematics at juliep@athabascau.ca or 1-866-313-4363.

First consideration will be given to internal applicants according to Article 7 of The Board/CUPE Collective Agreement, followed by those candidates who are able to work from Alberta and then those who are able to work from within Canada.