Biostatistics & Epidemiology Adjunct
Franklin University, located in Columbus, Ohio, is seeking part-time adjunct faculty members to teach courses in support of its growing global programs. Franklin University, founded in 1902, promotes a student-centered, quality-teaching environment and is a leading educator of nontraditional students in Ohio and surrounding areas. The University is busy executing an ambitious strategic plan to expand educational opportunities to ever greater numbers of students across the country and around the world.
Due to strong enrollment, we have an immediate need for additional adjunct instructors. The available course is an online course in Biostatistics & Epidemiology and will require instructors to teach international student populations in a technology enriched learning environment using Blackboard from virtually anywhere in the world. The course will begin immediately, will run through May 15th and will have two required virtual class sessions and one virtual office hour weekly. Virtual class times are scheduled for Mondays and Wednesdays from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. EST. We have additional slots available from 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays and also a course being offered on Sundays and Thursdays from 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. PLEASE NOTE: class times will switch to an hour later following daylight savings time so please factor this into your availability to deliver these courses.
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, student should be able to:
• Define biostatistical designs and its types and usage.
• Understand the basic definitions of descriptive statistics.
• Understand and define statistical inferences; population, sampling, distribution, hypothesis testing, etc.
• Define count and categorical data, choose the fit model and analyzing data using this model.
• Ability to make statistical assumptions and use the best statistical tests with non- normal distribution.
• Draw associations and relationship between different types of variable.
• Divide people into pre-specified groups using Discrimination or classification methods.
• Describe the incidence and prevalence of disease using rates and proportion
• Biostatistical designs and its types and usage.
• Definitions of descriptive statistics.
• Statistical inferences; population, sampling, distribution, hypothesis testing, etc.
• Data types
• Associations and relationship.
• Discrimination or classification methods.
• Incidence and prevalence of disease.
Candidates must have a minimum of a Master's degree in Public Health (or related field) and either five or more years of experience as an effective college instructor or seven or more years of tested experience within their profession.
To apply, complete the adjunct faculty application and submit a CV, statement of teaching philosophy and copies of unofficial transcripts. For immediate attention, please use the position title "Biostatistics & Epidemiology".