The Department of Biology at Tufts University is seeking a part-time lecturer to teach an introductory statistics course (Bio 132- Biostatistics) for fall 2020. The course focuses on methods for analyzing and visualizing biological data using R. Topics include probability, experimental design. parameter estimation, inference, correlation, regression, analysis of variance, and nonparametric methods. The course normally enrolls 50-60 students, with weekly problem sets and a computer lab.
The preferred candidate will have a PhD in biology and be familiar with statistical analysis using R. Candidates should have prior experience teaching introductory statistics and an interest in innovative teaching.
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