How to Apply
A statement of interest or cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume.
UMSI has an immediate need for Instructional Aides to support our newly created 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).
This Instructional Aide position will assist with SIADS 501:
Being a Data Scientist --- This course explores what expertise, perspectives, and ethical commitments applied data scientists bring to projects. We will apply that lens to four phases of data science projects: problem formulation; data acquisition; modeling and analysis; and presentation of results. Through this process, students will formulate a statement of who they want to be as data scientists.
More information about this course can be found on U-M’s Course Catalog via Wolverine Access.
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.
Familiarity in the area of Applied Data Science; knowledgeable in the field of data science; applicants must be lawfully able to be employed in the United States; sponsorship to obtain such status is not available at this time.
Graduation from a college or university with a Bachelor's or Master's degree, or an equivalent knowledge of the subject matter. Previous passing grade in SIADS 501
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The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.