General Assembly is hiring a

Part Time Data Science Instructor

Atlanta, United States
Part-Time

Since 2011, General Assembly has transformed tens of thousands of careers through pioneering, experiential education in today’s most in-demand skills. As featured in The Economist, Wired, and The New York Times, GA offers training in web development, data, design, business, and more, both online and at campuses around the world. Our global professional community boasts 40,000 full- and part-time alumni — and counting.

In addition to fostering career growth for individuals, GA helps employers cultivate top tech talent and spur innovation by transforming their teams through strategic learning. More than 21,000 employees at elite companies worldwide have honed their digital fluency with our corporate training programs. GA has also been recognized as one of Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500, and Fast Company has dubbed us leaders in World-Changing Ideas and the #1 Most Innovative Company in Education.

Data Science Instructor Overview

In this 11-week course, students will receive a practical introduction to the interdisciplinary field of data science and machine learning, which is at the intersection of computer science, statistics, and business. We are looking for an instructor to lead this transformative experience through General Assembly’s part-time Data Science course.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties

• Teach two 3-hour classes per week, for 11 weeks

• Work alongside GA staff and teaching team to best meet the needs and learning styles of your students.

• Guide students through development of a stellar final project that allows students to use large data sets to solve a business problem, create predictions, and make business decisions for improving a product.

• Adapt pre-built GA curriculum and lesson-plans to reflect industry trends and offer personal insights

• Facilitate a dynamic and collaborative classroom community.

• Assist students outside of class as necessary.

Qualifications

• You are eager to shape the skills, minds, and trajectories of the newest generation of data scientists.

• You are the person that your colleagues naturally gravitate to when they are trying to figure something out.

• You have at least 2 years of industry experience with data science (prior teaching experience a plus)

• You have fluency in the following topics: Python, Machine Learning,  Probability, Statistics, manipulation of large data sets, data visualization techniques.

Who We Are

General Assembly is a venture-backed, NYC-based startup focusing on education for individuals and enterprises in the areas of technology, design, and entrepreneurship. We currently have physical classrooms in 8 cities across 4 continents, with tens of thousands of students coming through our doors.