University of Minnesota Rochester, Office of Human Resources

Position ID: 2366-SBF [#21177, 352012]
Position Title: Adjunct Teaching Specialist/Lecturer, Math
Position Type: Other
Position Location: Rochester, Minnesota 55904, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Statistics
Application Deadline: finished (2022/10/18, finished 2023/10/21)
Position Description:   Remote  

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The University of Minnesota Rochester ( is seeking a Teaching Specialist or Lecturer to teach one section of Introduction to Statistics for the Spring 2023 semester. As part of UMR’s innovative NXT GEN MED program, this course is taught in a 7 week block format. The appointment is primarily teaching-based and is made semester by semester. Employment is contingent on the course meeting its enrollment target. Instruction may be in-person or online, depending on instructor availability.

Job Responsibilities Teaching (90%) Attend class meetings and deliver course content. Evaluate student performance and submit grading. Respond to student inquiries and meet with students. Hold at least 2 JustAsk hours ( for every 3-credit course taught. Course Preparation (10%) Complete orientation and training. Meet with appropriate faculty and gather information as needed. Develop course content and syllabus as needed.

Required Qualifications A Master's degree in Statistics or Mathematics (or closely related field with graduate coursework) is required to be hired as a Teaching Specialist A PhD degree in Statistics or Mathematics (or closely related field) is required to be hired as a Lecturer Educational experience in a context related to the teaching assignment The University of Minnesota requires that an employee has authorization to work in the US in which the role is based. In the event an applicant does not have current work authorization, the University of Minnesota will determine, in its sole discretion, whether to sponsor an individual for work authorization. However, based on immigration requirements, not all roles are suitable for sponsorship. This role is available for candidates already authorized to work in the United States.

Preferred Qualifications Experience with active learning pedagogy Experience with online teaching (if applicable)

University of Minnesota Rochester Vision and Core Values: The University of Minnesota Rochester is nationally recognized for inspiring and empowering undergraduates to solve the health care challenges of the 21st-century. UMR core values are embedded in our Vision: community, respect, diversity and inclusivity, evidence-based decision making, and human potential. To build and sustain collaborative communities that move us toward our Vision while creating a culture of trust, accountability and belonging, we necessarily place high value on diversity and inclusiveness. As a diverse and purpose-driven community, we value human potential and the significance of every person, compelling us to make evidence-based decisions that will empower individual learning and development so that students, staff, faculty, and community partners will flourish. To learn more about our campus diversity and inclusion, please go to:

Review of applications will begin October 15, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled, with the expectation of starting January 9, 2023 (Spring Semester), depending on availability. Applications must be submitted online at Search postings for Job Requisition #352012 for application instructions and links. In addition to the Faculty/Academic Application for Employment form, applicants must attach to the online application: (1) curriculum vitae or resume, (2) a description of teaching experience and philosophy, and (3) a statement of commitment to diversity with an example of addressing diversity in a classroom (or other relevant setting). For more information, e-mail

This position is temporary, non-tenured, and will be compensated on a per credit hour basis.

The University of Minnesota shall provide equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment. Please note: All employees at the University of Minnesota are required to comply with the University’s Administrative Policy: COVID-19 Vaccination and Safety Protocol by either providing proof of being fully vaccinated on their first day of employment, or complete a request for an exemption for medical exemption or religious reasons. To learn more please visit:

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