Full-time and Corporate (Part-time) Blockchain and FinTech Faculty

Harrisburg University of Science and Technology is seeking full and part-time faculty to support a partnership between Harrisburg University, Allegro Learning Solutions, Hussian College and TalentSprint to deliver a Blockchain and FinTech boot camp as well as courses to support various undergraduate and graduate programs at Harrisburg University’s Philadelphia and Harrisburg locations.

Presented over the course of four months, the faculty will deliver a FinTech and Blockchain Bootcamp with established curriculum taught through a blended online and face-to-face weekend session format.  In addition to advising students in content and career preparation, this team will also serve as the FinTech and/or Blockchain subject matter experts (SME) for Harrisburg University and Hussian College.

The positions will primarily be based in Philadelphia, but candidates who are willing to travel to teach in Philadelphia and Harrisburg will be preferred, to accommodate future boot camp and graduate course locations.

Responsibilities:

  • Deliver prepared curriculum in a four-month Blockchain and FinTech boot camp through online and face-to-face classroom sessions
  • Attend training and onboarding sessions to prepare for boot camp sessions
  • Conduct lab sessions on Blockchain and/or FinTech
  • Help students solve difficulties in completing assignments and assessments
  • Resolve queries raised by students on Blockchain and/or FinTech concepts and implementation
  • Advise students regarding career opportunities
  • Provide subject matter expertise for curricular adjustments and future curricular visioning

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Computational Finance, Statistics or a related field; Ph.D. preferred

Blockchain Candidate Qualifications:

Blockchain development and architecture experience, including Ethereum and Bitcoin; Hyperledger and multichain; Cryptography; Web application development using JavaScript; Cloud technologies involving creation of networks, storage and virtual machines; Git/Git work flow

5-7 years in software development and architecting solutions with at least 1 year of experience in Blockchain related technologies.  Specific skills desired include:

  • Troubleshooting skills on blockchain, web technologies and cloud infrastructure
  • Developer role experience in blockchain or Bitcoin projects
  • Ability to apply sound blockchain concepts and related technology concepts
  • Peer-to-peer networks provisioning and deployment experience for distributed, decentralized applications
  • Awareness of current developments in Blockchain and Decentralized ecosystems

1-3 years of adult training or post-secondary teaching experience preferred

FinTech Candidate Qualifications:

FinTech experience, including:

  • Understanding of the FinTech space including Payment Systems, Financial Markets, Lending, Insurance and Wealth Management
  • Exposure to regulatory environments in the Banking, Finance and FinTech space
  • Exposure to international markets

5-7 years in Banking and Finance in implementing Technology Solutions to business problems and at least 1 year of experience in FinTech related technologies.  Specific skills desired include:

  • Product, business or a technology role in implementing digital solutions for Financial markets
  • Sound FinTech concepts in banking, financial markets and insurance, having a technology impact on products and services
  • Awareness of current developments in the FinTech space

1-3 years of adult training or post-secondary teaching experience preferred

Interested candidates should send a cover letter (stating full or part-time interest) and resume to [email protected].

About Harrisburg University:

At Harrisburg University, students find a cutting-edge education focused on high-demand fields. HU educates career-minded individuals in the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. We give our students the tools to succeed and shape communities. In turn, the STEM-educated workforce we produce helps stimulate the economy.

About Allegro Learning Solutions:

Allegro’s mission is to re-energize existing educational materials and create new learning experiences that expand educational opportunities for an anytime, anywhere global audience.  We connect the right content, in the right format, with the right audiences to expand global learning opportunities, develop in-demand skills, and strengthen the global talent pool.

Allegro Learning Solutions partners with educational institutions, subject matter experts, and content providers to identify education and training content that prepares institutions, businesses, and individuals to advance in today’s digital world.  Along with our partners; our education, business and training consulting expertise; a collaborative mindset and an outcomes-focused approach; we enable organizations and individuals to optimize and expand education and training opportunities in a flexible and affordable way.

About Hussian College:

Hussian College’s mission is to inspire creativity and innovation through education, immersive professional experiences and social engagement.

About TalentSprint:

TalentSprint is a digital platform designed to transform the lives of professionals in the new economy. Its blended boot camps offer deep tech skills in disruptive areas.

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