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Senior Data Science Course Developer

EPFL - Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

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Senior Data Science Course Developer

Senior Data Science Course Developer

The newly formed EPFL Extension School is looking for a

Senior Data Science Course Developer

The EPFL Extension School is launching with the goal to leverage online education for the rapid translation of technical skills into the marketplace with online education. The initial focus of the EPFL Extension School is on digital technologies, encompassing web, mobile and data.

EPFL is the leading institution in Europe for online course development as well as a top-ranked university in engineering and sciences. We strongly believe in lifelong education, and our academic basis coupled with our strong relationships to industry partners provide a strong basis for the development of a high-quality, online education program. Our goal is for our learners to re-skill or up-skill in order to benefit from the digital transformation affecting all aspects of our daily lives.

For one of our first programs - data science - we are looking for a course developer. The course developer will be responsible for the creation of course content, production of video and online learning materials (including lessons, quizzes, exams), management of relationships with course presenters and industry partners, student / learner support (forum/chat as well as project feedback), and general contributions to the overall development and success of the EPFL Extension School.

We expect a solid, demonstrable background in all relevant domains of data science. In particular, we expect you to be well versed in the most common tools, methods, and applications of the entire data pipeline (i.e. data mining, data cleaning, data analysis, data visualisation). The ideal candidate has strong experience with a variety of programming languages (Python, Scala, R, or others), methods / models (data analytics, statistics, machine learning, etc.) and applied frameworks (*SQL, Hadoop, Spark, D3.js, or others). The easier it is for us to assess your experience through GitHub or other platforms, the better.

Your background should also include :

  • Previous teaching experience
  • Excellent communications and relationship management / « people » skills
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Good team player
  • Self-starter, capable of autonomous work
  • Fluent English, both written and spoken
  • Startup experience desirable

What we offer

  • Dynamic working experience in a stimulating environment
  • Opportunity to have a real impact in improving people's lives
  • Opportunity for growth
  • Flexible working hours / full-time OR part-time

Activity level: 50-100%

Place of work: EPFL Lausanne or Geneva

Start date: immediately or to be defined

If you are interested in this position, please submit your application online: http://bit.do/epfl-sdsci
Application will remain open until the position is filled.

For further information, please contact Mrs Laura Downhower, Executive Director at jobs.x@epfl.ch


Edited 11.08.2016/rhe