Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

Lecturer in Data Science

Posted: 7/5/2017 (Employment)

The Data Science Program at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach Data Science Connector courses should an opening arise. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The number of positions varies from semester to semester, depending on the needs of the department. Positions may range from 25%-100% time.

Successful candidates will teach freshman/sophomore level courses, typically 2 units, listed as L&S 88-x that connect CS/Info/Stat c8 Foundations of Data Science with other disciplines, such as Neuroscience, Legal Studies, Public Health, Demography, English or others. The Connector courses are intended to be taken concurrently with the Foundations course, or following it. Course design and syllabus will leverage the sequence of computational and statistical techniques that students learn in the Foundations course. Teaching a Data Science course includes holding office hours, assigning grades, advising students, and preparing course materials.

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Location: University of California, Berkeley