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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume.

**In your cover letter, please review the course list and advise what courses you are interested in supporting**

Job Summary

UMSI has an immediate need for Instructional Aides to support our online Masters of Applied Data Science program.  This position reports to the primary support position for each course (faculty, or lecturer), and the primary instructor for the course (faculty).  

Please see the course list for curriculum.

Responsibilities*

Work may include, but not limited to: assisting with preparation of instructional materials, answering student emails regarding administrative issues, helping students with course set-up, access to course materials, and organization of materials.  Do research in course development related to grading tools or assessment methods and rubrics (based on faculty instruction).  Administer and grade assignments using rubric.  Assist with facilitating online meetings with students regarding group activities and projects.

Desired Qualifications*

Graduation from a college or university with a Bachelor's or Master's degree, or an equivalent knowledge of the subject matter. Familiarity with Python and Jupyter notebooks. Specific toolkits used include python pandas, numpy, matplotlib, and scipy as well as others.

Additional Information

Hours will vary over the course of the term as instructional support needs fluctuate. 

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks.  Background checks are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.