Feb 20, 2020

Data Science Trainer

  • Institute of Data
  • Melbourne VIC, Australia
Part time Data Science Data Engineer

Job Description

Our Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (AI) programs are life-changing educational experiences where students graduate with the skills and mind set to take on new careers in a wide variety of Data Science & AI roles. Our students are passionate about data science, often career changers who are working full time in a similar or unrelated field.

We are looking for lead and assistant trainers to lead this transformative experience.

This is a part-time role outside normal business hours.

 

Why be a trainer for the Data Science & AI course?

If you are looking to make a life-changing impact by doing what you know and love, this is the position for you. Through this unparalleled opportunity, you will:

  • Hone your own leadership and management skills by becoming part of the team
  • Deepen your own skills by guiding students through a rigorous journey where they begin as driven beginners and leave as empowered data analysts and scientists.
  • Contribute your own expertise to a deep and broad curriculum
  • Facilitate a supportive and energetic community that lasts well beyond the course.

As a member of the trainer team, you will not only impact the careers of your own students who are mostly changing careers, but you’ll also have a unique opportunity to shape the potential of students.

 

Skills and Qualifications

Must Have:

  • You have previous data science or engineering teaching experience, through a course, workshop, team training, etc.
  • You are eager to shape the skills, minds, and trajectories of the newest generation of data scientists.
  • You are eager to join a fast-growing education business.
  • You have at least 2 years of professional data science experience.
  • You are an expert in SQL, Python, and related Python libraries (pandas, numpy).
  • You have domain expertise in statistics, mathematics, and probability.
  • You can build and apply statistical models in python using machine learning libraries, such as scikit-learn and statsmodels.
  • You have a deep understanding of statistical hypothesis testing and experimental design, data visualization techniques and tools (i.e. matplotlib, bokeh, etc), and manipulation of large data sets.
  • You can demonstrate and explain the function of machine learning algorithms such as regularized regression, naive bayes, decision trees, ensemble methods, KNN, K-means clustering, and neural networks.
  • You are the person your colleagues naturally gravitate to when they are trying to figure something out.

Nice to have:

  • You have proficiency with python libraries such as NLTK; Hadoop or Apache Spark; D3.js or R.
  • You are on top of industry trends in big data, machine learning, deep learning, and AI.
  • Management and/or director experience in a small business (for Lead role)
  • Relevant data professional certification. 

 

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Coordinate with directors with the planning and implementation of the Data Science and AI program
  • Deliver instructions up to 15 hours per week, including teaching, advising, and content development.
  • Work closely with your instructional team to provide students with meaningful and prompt feedback on their progress.
  • Collaborate alongside staff in order to best meet the needs and learning styles of your students.
  • Guide students through the development of real world projects that will showcase their abilities to hiring managers.
  • Facilitate a dynamic and collaborative classroom community.
  • Inspire students to persevere through the challenges of learning complex subjects.
  • Contribute to the material and direction of an expanding curriculum, ensuring the course remains cutting-edge and effective for students.

 

Applicants are to apply with their resume and a cover letter.