Tutor & Marker | Fintech Future Commerce Course Instructor Vacancy

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Tutor & Marker | Fintech Future Commerce Course Instructor

GetSmarter is currently looking for a subject matter expert in the Big Data space to teach and assess students on the presentation of a MIT recognised online short course entitled Big Data and Social Analytics.

Key responsibilities

  • Good knowledge of, and passion for, the emerging Big Data space.
  • Experience with iPython, Jupyter, Anaconda notebooks or similar.
  • Skilled use of Python programming language and experience with Pandas, Numpy and similar.
  • Ability to acquire proficiency to work with both the Bandicoot and Funf frameworks.
  • Relevant industry experience (Finance, Telco, Healthcare, etc).
  • Provide expert subject matter knowledge to the students throughout the presentation of the course.
  • Moderating and driving engagement on the Virtual Learning Environment.
  • Facilitate small group discussion forums.
  • Marking a blanket percentage of weekly assessments.
  • Assisting in remediation strategies.
  • Ensure alignment with the relevant knowledge collaborator.
  • Play a key role in reviewing of course material and delivery.

Job requirements

  • M.Sc or similar in Quantitive Science.
  • Experience as a Research Analyst.
  • Programming experience.
  • Social Science exposure will be advantageous.   

Job specific competencies

  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Good stress-management.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills.
  • Great facilitation skills.
  • Mentor qualities.
  • Must have a passion for education.  
  • Communication skills.
  • Intellectual curiosity.
  • Business acumen. 

Remuneration:  Negotiable depending on experience
Job level:  Mid
Type:  Contract (2 months long, 3 days per week)
Reports to:  Academic Staff Manager
Start Date:  As soon as possible
Reference:  #GSMITBD