Data Analytics & Visualization Instructor – Vanderbilt University | 2U | $44 – $47 | Remote (United States)

Data Analytics & Visualization Instructor – Vanderbilt University | 2U | $44 – $47 | Remote (United States)

44 - 47 / hour
Remote US
Application ends: September 20, 2024
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Job Description

The Job:

2U is seeking a Data Science professional who has a passion for making a difference.  Our students have a diverse background, from working professionals to recent college graduates who seek to transition into careers in Big Data. Instructors will have a direct hand in changing the lives of our students.

This is a fully remote, part-time position.

Why teach with us?

Instructors, with the help of Teaching Assistants; lead classroom discussions, emphasize the meta-skills and core concepts, support students in their projects and challenges, and provide feedback to students.

You don’t have to have a ton of experience with teaching! You just have to be a lifelong learner, proven teacher or mentor, or love to help people change their lives to succeed.

What You Will Do:

  • Lead online lectures following a detailed lesson plan that includes an active discussion environment and project-based learning
  • Bring the learning experience to life by building community and enhancing relevance by drawing on your own industry experience
  • Translate complex subject matter in a clear and concise manner for a diverse range of learners or skill levels
  • Provide support and encouragement to students as they go through a life-changing experience
  • Create an engaging, positive, and inclusive learning environment for our students
  • Increase participant engagement using different facilitation tactics
  • Guide large and small groups of learners in an empathetic manner
  • Amplify student satisfaction by creating a positive classroom culture
  • Communicating timely with students and leveraging effective interventions by sharing resources

Skills & Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required 
  • Minimum of 5 years of work experience in Data Science
  • Must have a laptop, camera, at least one additional monitor, microphone / headset, and reliable internet access.
  • A positive attitude
  • Ability to deliver lesson plans provided by 2U
  • Share your own professional experiences and industry insight with the students
  • Be able to infuse empathy, support, encouragement, and fun into the student experience

Proficiency in the following is required:

  • Python Programming – Python, NumPy, Pandas, Matplotlib
  • Databases – MySQL and MongoDB
  • Business Intelligence Software – Tableau
  • Advanced Topics – Big Data Analytics with Hadoop, and Machine Learning

Preferred but not required: 

  • Front End Web Visualization – HTML, CSS, Bootstrap, JavaScript Charting, and D3.js

Logistics:

  • 24-week program (this is a part-time commitment)
  • M/T/TH OR M/W/TH schedule
  • Classes: 5:45 – 10pm (includes office hours and break)
  • Classes are taught live online

Perks:

  • Maintain your current career while teaching
  • Paid Sick and Safe Leave
  • Access to Wellness and Educational Resources
  • Discounted tuition on 2U Short Courses
  • Hone your skills by teaching and mentoring others
  • Expand your network by joining the thousands of industry professionals who make up our instructional staff
  • Experience the gratitude and fulfillment that comes along with teaching and giving back to the tech community

Hourly salary only: The anticipated hourly salary for this role is $43.92/hr – $47.06/hr. Note: The final compensation for this position may consider factors including the geographic location where the work is performed (candidate’s assigned office) and prior work experience of the candidate.