The Graham School is currently seeking qualified instructors to teach online courses in our Business Analytics certificate program for this summer and beyond. Preferred candidates should have experience with online teaching and a keen interest in working with international students. We are especially interested in experienced Data Scientists who are comfortable with integrating analytical projects into business processes to improve their effectiveness and efficiency, with an emphasis on story-telling through data visualization. As these are online courses, instructors do not need to be located in the Chicagoland area. We are looking for qualified instructors for summer and autumn, 2017, and winter and spring, 2018 sections for the following courses:?Business Intelligence Courses:oExploring Data to Evaluate Business Practices: Databases and ReportingoExploring Data to Evaluate Business Practices: Exploratory Data Analysis and Visualization?Business Analytics Courses:oData Analysis for Evidence Based Decision MakingoData Mining for Evidence Based Decision MakingResponsibilities: -Facilitate instruction according to syllabus requirements, including learning objectives, weekly topics, readings, and lesson plans for class content (lectures, exercises/activities, and/or guest presentations). -Develop and execute class content (lectures, exercises/activities, homework assignments and projects). -Develop assignments and grading rubrics; where appropriate, must minimally include assessment materials such as a mid-term and final assignment and course participation. -Use Canvas, our virtual learning management system, for course management, content delivery and communication with students.-Provide assessment for all assignments and activities and feedback comments and grades to students via Canvas course site in timely manner.-For online instruction, instructors must plan and create content in conjunction with Graham School's online instruction design team. Note, adequate time and planning is required for this option. -Instructors are expected to make themselves available at least 1-2 hours per week outside of classroom hours to allow for adequate communication with students.-Participate in all course sessions and be able to meet the demands of the specific course format (in-person, hybrid, online) and schedule (evening, weekends, bootcamp, seminar, etc.).-Fulfill administrative responsibilities related to course management, included required training for use of Canvas, routine meetings with program administrators, etc.
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