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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.

Job Summary

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 503:

Data Science Ethics  --- The course introduces the ethical challenges that data scientists face and can help to resolve using case-based reasoning within four domains that are central to data science: data privacy, bias, data provenance, and accountability.

More information about this course can be found on U-M’s Course Catalog via Wolverine Access. 

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.

Required Qualifications*

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.

Desired Qualifications*

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 503

Additional Information

Hours may vary over the course of the term as instructional support needs fluctuate, however the work expectation will mainly be from 10/25/2021-11/21/2021

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.