Remote | Entry-level | Part-time
Kaplan

Title: Data Science TA – Live Online

Location: Remote/Nationwide Remote/Nationwide USA

About Us

We provide outstanding data science training programs to help individuals accelerate and pivot their careers in data science. We are actively looking for talented, hard-working and good-natured people, who are active in the data science community, who will strive, sweat and go the extra mile for our students.

Job Description Summary

Provides administrative, teaching and technical support to instructors. May print and file rosters, post attendance, email/chat with students, review homework and problem sets, host office hours, review curriculum, and similar activities.

Description

The Data Science Teaching Assistant will assist the Senior Data Science instructors in supporting the students in and outside of the class, and ensuring a high level of engagement and interactivity.

Responsibilities

  • Respond directly to individual student questions
  • Proactively seek out individual students to assess their progress
  • Conduct code reviews and provide students with timely feedback
  • Create opportunities for student interactivity (e.g., chats, polls, etc)
  • Work individually with students to resolve technical problems that may arise
  • Provide additional student support in accordance with individualized learning plan if necessary
  • Assist with course design, operations and marketing, if necessary
  • Guest lecture, if requested and approved by lead instructor
  • Help manage the curriculum repository
  • Host office hours
  • Support the online platform (if applicable)

Professional Characteristics

  • Background in relevant data science specialization
  • Strong and clear communicator, both verbally and in writing
  • Empathetic, patient, dedicated
  • Authorized to work in US

Perks of the Role

  • Part of a team that is transforming education
  • Flexible hours, including a mix of teaching and programming
  • Work closely with Data Scientist and students