CIRES/ EARTH LAB Earth and Environmental Data Science Instructor & Curriculum Developer

The University of Colorado Earth Lab and the Cooperative Institute for Research in the Environmental Sciences (CIRES) are accepting applications for an Earth and Environmental Data Science Curriculum Developer and Instructor.

 

Date posted

Feb. 18, 2021 12:00 am

Application deadline

Apr. 18, 2021 12:00 am

Organization

The University of Colorado Earth Lab and the Cooperative Institute for Research in the Environmental Sciences (CIRES)

Location

  • United States

Job description

CIRES/ EARTH LAB Earth and Environmental Data Science Instructor & Curriculum Developer

Job Summary

The University of Colorado Earth Lab and the Cooperative Institute for Research in the Environmental Sciences (CIRES) are accepting applications for an Earth and Environmental Data Science Curriculum Developer and Instructor with experience working with different types of environmental data using a suite of data science approaches including scientific programming in Python, git and GitHub. We are looking for a go getter who 1) is enthusiastic about teaching and learning, 2) is committed to increasing diversity in STEM fields and 3) has demonstrated that in their career to date. Ideally you work well both independently and collaboratively, have experience supporting students learning technical skills and are quick to learn new technical skills. This is a full-time position with benefits and a market-based salary.
 
The instructor will teach and keep curriculum up to date for several graduate and undergraduate level courses that comprise a professional graduate certificate in Earth Data Analytics - Foundations. They will also coordinate with industry partners to secure student capstone projects. We are committed to open education so they will also contribute to content which is published on the open education earth data science learning portal. They will also support teaching and developing curriculum for existing and new training for professionals and students. The ideal candidate is interested in research surrounding best approaches to teaching data-intensive topics and also has a commitment to actively increasing diversity in STEM. A PHD is required to teach at the graduate level at CU-Boulder however, a candidate with a Masters degree and significant professional experience will also be considered.
 
This position will report to the Director of the Earth Analytics Education Initiative. Review of applications will begin on February 15, 2021, applications will be accepted until the position is filled. This position is grant and tuition dollar funded with current funds allocated through June 2022. While we anticipate the position to be longer term, the duration will be dictated by funding availability and performance.


The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Requirements

  • Master’s degree in science, mathematics, or engineering with a strong data-intensive focus.
  • 2-5 years experience teaching technical scientific topics at the university or professional level (can include experience gained during graduate studies).
  • At least 2 years of experience working with large, heterogeneous, scientific, and other related datasets using GUI and non-GUI based tools.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in scientific programming with Python and version control using Git and GitHub (or other version control systems).

For more details

https://jobs.colorado.edu/jobs/JobDetail/CIRES-EARTH-LAB-Earth-and-Environmental-Data-Science-Instructor-Curriculum-Developer/28499