Data Science Instructor
Position overviewPosition title: Instructor
Open date: March 17, 2023
Next review date: Friday, Jun 30, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: Friday, Jun 30, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
UCLA Extension is considered one of the top institutions of its kind, offering to more than 35,000 students per year approximately 4,500 classes and non-degree certificate programs to meet the professional development, continuing education and personal enrichment needs of the full spectrum of nontraditional students as well as companies and organizations throughout and beyond the Los Angeles region.
The current opening is for our Data Science courses. Qualified applicants possessing current knowledge and teaching experience in this area are encouraged to apply (teaching experience is not required).
We are currently looking for instructors to teach in the following Data Science Courses:
Data Science Fundamentals
Introduction to Data Science
Exploratory Data Analysis and Visualization
Big Data Management
These courses are held in Westwood, CA. Classes held in person meet once a week for 11 weeks -- weekday evenings generally 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
• Develop and/or update course syllabus in consultation with the UCLA Extension Program Director
•Prepare and deliver course materials and learning assessments in assigned format
•Utilize the Canvas Learning Management System as the course support platform in face-to-face courses and as the delivery platform in online and hybrid courses.
•Respond to student questions and learning needs in a timely manner
•Communicate with Program Director, Program Representatives and Online Course Managers in a timely manner
•Employ culturally competent teaching methodologies in the classroom inclusive of both domestic and international student populations
•Evaluate student achievement of Specific Learning Outcomes and assign grades
•Post final student grades to the transcript system in a timely manner no later than 2 weeks after the last date of course meeting
General Employment Information
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Instructor Resources: https://instructor.uclaextension.edu/
•Minimum MS degree in computer science, statistics, Information Technology or applied science
•Minimum five years of relevant work experience
•College-level teaching experience (preferred)
•Experience in online teaching (preferred)
•Experience designing curriculum and measuring student performance preferred
•Must be committed to the highest level of academic standards and integrity
•Highly effective oral and written communication skills, including the ability to convey conceptual and complex ideas and information
•Highly effective interpersonal skills
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