Python for Data Science Online Instructor

Irvine, CA
Apr 05, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
  • Division of Continuing Education - Engineering, Sciences, and Information Technology


    Open date: March 24th, 2017

    Last review date: April 8th, 2017
    Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

    Final date: March 24th, 2018
    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.


    Online teaching positions are now available in the Python for Data Science, Web and Core Programming Specialized Studies Program. We are seeking qualified applicants possessing current knowledge and/or teaching experience in the topic of Python.

    To apply for this position, please click this link:

    Specific Instructor Duties
    •Develop and/or update course syllabi in consultation with the UCI Division of Continuing Education, Director Information Technologies as assigned and using approved syllabus template
    •Prepare and deliver online course materials and learning assessments in the assigned format
    •Utilize the Canvas Learning Management System as the course support platform
    •Communicate teaching objectives and specific learning outcomes to students, and clearly outline the grading policies for the course
    •Evaluate student achievement of specific learning outcomes, and assign grades
    •Post final student grades to the transcript system by set deadlines
    •Respond to student questions and learning needs in a timely manner
    •Handle student inquiries about final grades and consult with Director as needed
    •Stay current regarding the professional body of knowledge in the field of practice
    •Participate in required orientations and complete mandatory training programs by deadlines established by UC Irvine
    •Complete required administrative tasks in a timely manner including: completing all hiring paperwork; submitting updated quarterly syllabi; posting bio and photo on the UCI Division of Continuing Education website; signing quarterly contract; ordering required texts; communicating AV and classroom needs
    •Employ culturally competent teaching methodologies in the classroom inclusive of both domestic and international student populations
    •Allow students to review their final exams/papers for up to 13 months following the last class session
    •Use subject-matter expertise and leverage additional resources appropriately to enhance the curriculum (i.e.: make arrangements for guest speakers, etc.)
    •Design interactive and motivational classroom activities to fully engage participants and to reinforce student learning
    •Update materials periodically, and regularly monitor course evaluations in order to make adjustments and improvements to the curriculum

    Our curriculum is constantly updated and tailored to bring students the background, expertise, and business practices to remain competitive and advance their careers. Taught by qualified practitioners, our courses feature practical applications, underlying rationale, and current issues, all of which can be immediately utilized in and applied to our students' work environments.

    Part-time, temporary assignments are on an as-needed basis. This is an ONGOING recruitment. We accept part-time instructor applications all year long; when the division has a need to fill, we refer to the "pool" of applications on file. We are looking specifically for instructors who are qualified to teach the following course(s) as early as Fall quarter (beginning September 18).

    Program Description: Python for Data Science, Web and Core Programming

    Python for Data Science, Web and Core Programming, qualified instructors/experts are needed for a new program development. Topics of expertise include but are not limited to:

    •Python Programming, Techniques and Applications

    •Data Structures and Python Programming
    •Python for Data Analysis
    •Data Science, Data Analyst
    •Data Preparation, Modeling and Visualization
    •Machine Learning using Python

    The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
    Job location Online

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