Part-time Statistics Instructor

Penn State University

Penn State Brandywine
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Penn State Brandywine, located in Media, PA, seeks a part-time instructor in Statistics for the Spring 2018 semester. STAT 184 is an Introduction to syntax, programming, data summary techniques, and extensions of the R programming language. STAT 184 Introduction to R (1). R is a powerful, open-source programming language used widely for statistical analyses. It is easily extendible, and thousands of user-created packages are publicly available to extend its capabilities. This course will introduce R syntax: Students will be asked to utilize various descriptive and graphical statistical techniques for various types of datasets. These datasets will primarily be drawn from those that are readily available for R; emphasis will not be on obtaining nor cleaning raw data in this course. Furthermore, this course focus on descriptive statistics and graphical summary techniques rather than inferential statistical techniques. In particular, no statistical background will be assumed. In addition to being asked to write well-documented code for functions in R, students will be exposed to development environments (e.g., the open-source RStudio environment) and the Shiny framework for web applications. PreRequisite for this course is placement into MATH 021 or higher. Requirements for the instructor include the minimum of an earned Master’s degree. Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated excellence in teaching at a college level. The review process will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Be sure to review “How to Apply” step-by-step instructions on the Jobs website to ensure your materials are uploaded correctly and viewable.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088