Job Posting

Adjunct Faculty-Doctoral Statistics

Position Type:

  • Part Time
  • Faculty


  • Online

Franklin University, located in Columbus, Ohio, is seeking part-time adjunct faculty to teach doctoral level Statistics courses.  These 6 and 12-week courses will be taught in an online format each term beginning in May.

The Introduction to Statistics course will introduce the concepts of descriptive statistics and probability distributions. Topics will include basic statistical terminology, statistical graphs, numerical summaries of data, probability concepts and distributions, and sampling distributions. The course is designed to allow students to integrate their statistical software of choice with the aforementioned concepts and to provide opportunities to interpret resulting outputs.

In the Applied Statistics course, applications of statistical techniques and methods will be explored, including fundamental statistical tests for central values, variances, and categorical variables, as well as regression analysis and the general linear model. The emphasis will be on selecting and applying the appropriate statistical techniques as well as the interpretation and reporting of results with the use of a major statistical software. The course is also designed to provide numerous opportunities to critique statistical techniques commonly used in empirical research articles.

Requirements for these positions include a doctorate degree in Statistics and/or Quantitative Methods or related field.  If the degree is in a related area, the candidate should have at least 18 graduate credit hours in Statistics or Research Methodology.  Excellent teaching evaluations, at least 3 years of previous online teaching experience and/or over 8 years industry experience working with data and/or advanced quantitative techniques and methods are also required.

About Franklin University

Founded in 1902, Franklin University has built its reputation on removing barriers to higher education for ambitious adults who must balance their educational goals with other commitments. Accredited and nonprofit, Franklin has earned its long-standing reputation as an innovator in online education. The University offers applied, in-demand undergraduate, master’s and doctorate programs that enable adult learners to achieve their educational and professional goals. From entrepreneurs to CEOs, more than 50,000 Franklin alumni can be found around the world contributing to the communities in which they live and work.

Franklin University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace environment. Franklin does not discriminate on the basis of age, religion, race, ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, immigration status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or familial status, disability, or veteran or military status.