Lecturer in Business Statistics
New York University London Stern School of Business
United States

Position Description

NYU London is currently recruiting for a part-time lecturer to teach Statistics for Business Control with Regression/Forecasting Models, a course sponsored by the Stern School of Business at NYU. Teaching commences in the autumn term (Sept-Dec 2021). 

Course Description: 

This course will introduce students to the ideas of correlation and to the powerful statistical techniques of simple and multiple linear regression. Linear regression is a fundamental statistical technique used in business, economics and all social sciences for understanding relationships among variables and for forecasting observed outcomes. Techniques of linear regression will be illustrated with various real world examples

Instructors are encouraged to use a variety of pedagogical techniques. This typically includes a combination of lecture- and discussion-based class sessions, as well as the use of student activities, such as debate exercises, flipped classroom environments, and experimental simulations of economic coordination problems.

In addition to required midterm and final exams, instructors may use a variety of assignments to assess student comprehension of the course material. These may include online weekly homework, writing assignments, short student presentations and in-class multiple-choice quizzes. Instructors may select the mix that is more appropriate to their teaching methodology.

Instructors should be prepared to teach in-person and simultaneously to be prepared for remote instruction should circumstances require it. NYU uses Zoom as its primary platform for remote instruction.

Learning Outcomes: 

Students in this course will be trained to:

1. Formulate analytical problems

2. Apply statistical techniques for analyzing data

3. Interpret output from statistical analyses

Expectation of Hours: 

The semester is 15 weeks (14 weeks of teaching plus an exam week) and there are 2.5 hours of classroom instruction each week offered across 2 days (75 min. each). In addition to the time required for course preparation, classroom instruction, and marking, the instructor is required to hold a minimum of one set 60-minute “office hour” at NYU London per week, during which time she or he will be available to meet with students.

About NYU and NYU London:

Founded in 1831, New York University is the largest private university in the United States. The University has degree-granting campuses in New York, Abu Dhabi, and Shanghai and operates 11 global academic centers and research programs in more than 25 countries. NYU London is an undergraduate study abroad program of exceptional quality with teaching strengths across the curriculum. Our UK faculty, drawn mainly from local universities, has an excellent record in teaching and research. Classes are held at the NYU London centre at 4-6 Bedford Square, WC1. If you would like to learn more about our program please visit NYU London.

Qualifications

Applicants should have a PhD in the relevant field. It is expected that the post-holder will ideally have 2 to 3 years of experience teaching at the university level; experience teaching American undergraduates is helpful.

The successful candidate should have the right to live and work in the UK prior to appointment.

Application Instructions

All applications must be made online through Interfolio ByCommittee at http://apply.interfolio.com/81463. If you are new to using Interfolio Faculty Search you may find the following guide useful: Job Applicant's Guide to Interfolio Faculty Search. 

Applications, in the form of a C.V. and covering letter, should arrive by 25th January 2021.

Competitive salary. Terms and conditions will be discussed with the successful applicant. The successful candidate should have the right to live and work in the UK prior to appointment.

Informal queries about the role can be directed to Dr. Amy Rowe at amy.rowe@nyu.edu  

 


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