Adjunct Faculty in Ed.D. Program (Quantitative Research Methods) Webster University
Position Number: F0237
Job Description Summary: Webster University is currently seeking an Adjunct Professor to teach the EDOC 7002 Quantitative Research Methods course for the Doctorate of Education program. This course focuses on identifying the logic-of-inquiry, epistemological and ontological stances of research studies using quantitative methods. Students will learn about human subjects research, obtain the training required by the IRB, read extensively about quantitative studies published in academic research databases, What Works Clearing House, and ProQuest.
The preferred candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to quantitative methodological research as it pertains to the field of education. The course is designed to be on-ground, face-to-face, at our main campus in Webster Groves, MO. The teaching time is 5:30-9:30 pm on Monday nights (One night per week class meeting). The course will be 8-weeks long, scheduled in Fall 2 (October 25 till December 17), 2021. Whether the course will be converted to hybrid mode with remote instruction (due to pandemic) depends on decisions made by the Webster administration. Please read through the Adjunct Faculty Handbook for more information: https://legacy.webster.edu/documents/education/adjunct-faculty-handbook.pdf. The adjunct pay scale can be found on Page 9.
Minimum Qualifications Doctorate (Ed.D. or Ph.D.) from an accredited university A commitment to excellence in the field of education Experience teaching in a university setting Evening campus-based availability
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures Excellent written and communication skills Ability to think critically and solve problems independently Ability to be organized and work on multiple tasks simultaneously Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Canvas, and SPSS
Preferred Qualifications Doctoral level teaching experience Experience teaching graduate coursework online, using Canvas or similar LMS systems Experience with supervision of doctoral level research Commitment to quantitative methodological research in the field of education
Essential Duties Instruct students on the following: o Epistemological and ontological assumptions for quantitative approaches in educational research o Obtaining human subjects researcher training through the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) o Understanding a variety of research methods, with a focus on quasi-experiment, survey research, and research methods cited in What Works Clearing (WWC) House o Being competent in determining the sample size, statistical power, validity, and reliability o Understanding ways to collect and analyze data using statistical packages (SPSS) o Being competent in determining whether the study yields significant results Interact with faculty course leads and other instructors across the Webster Network for orientations, working sessions, and other collaborative efforts to share best practices and curricular knowledge Maintain current knowledge of the discipline, through professional development, research, or other professional activities Meet administrative requirements and deadlines such as those for submitting course syllabi, conducting student course evaluations, and submitting final grades
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