Instructional Support Staff (TA) - Information Technology and Data Science
Carnegie Mellon University
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Internal Number: 92461
Carnegie Mellon University's Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy is seeking candidates for several Instructional Support Staff positions in Information Technology and Data Science. Ideal candidates will have completed master's level coursework and demonstrate exceptional domain area expertise in areas such as software engineering (Java/Python), statistics, operations research, data analytics, distributed systems, and data/cloud management.
Instructional Support Staff will act as Teaching Assistants for Heinz College faculty and adjunct instructors. Responsibilities and duties may include assisting the instructor in preparing and obtaining materials for class, attending class for the purpose of providing assistance, holding office hours to help students individually or in small groups, grading homework assignments and exams, holding review sessions, proctoring exams, and performing other duties in support of courses' primary instructors. Both in-person and remote position assignments will be available.
We value flexibility, excellence, and passion within Heinz College. Inclusion, collaboration and cultural sensitivity are valued competencies at Carnegie Mellon. Therefore, we are in search of a team member who is able to optimally interact with a varied population of internal and external partners at a high level of integrity. We are looking for someone who shares our values and who will support the mission of the university through their work.
Completed master's level coursework in areas such as Writing, Composition, Public Policy, Management, and Healthcare and/or will demonstrate exceptional domain area expertise in professional writing, database, statistics, econometrics, finance, and/or organization management.
For non-citizen applicants, we cannot employ them if they are on STEM extension, and we can't employ anyone on an H1-B.
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Carnegie Mellon (www.cmu.edu) is a private, internationally ranked research university with programs in areas ranging from science, technology and business, to public policy, the humanities and the arts. More than 12,000 students in the university’s seven schools and colleges benefit from a small student-to-faculty ratio and an education characterized by its focus on creating and implementing solutions for real problems, interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation. A global university, Carnegie Mellon’s main campus in the United States is in Pittsburgh, Pa. It has campuses in California’s Silicon Valley and Qatar, and programs in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and Mexico.