The Summer STEM Institute (SSI) is a virtual education program that teaches programming, data science, and research.
SSI is currently hiring for both part-time and full-time roles for summer 2021. Both roles offer competitive compensation.
Role 1: Part-Time Research Mentor (10-15 hours/week):
Responsibilities: Lead a virtual lab of 2-3 students; mentor students through the ideation and completion of their own computational or theoretical research projects; support students through the creation of weekly research deliverables, including a background research report, a research proposal, and a final paper and presentation
Qualifications: Passion for teaching and mentorship; graduate student, postdoctoral fellow, or (in exceptional circumstances) undergraduate with extensive programming or research experience in a computational or theoretical field; past research experiences and deliverables, including published papers and presentations
Note: Research mentors are able to work for the program alongside full- time job, internship, or research commitments.
Role 2: Full-Time Teaching Fellow (40 hours/week):
Responsibilities: Teach and work closely to support students through the data science and research bootcamp, answer student questions and discussion board posts; host office hours; leave feedback on student homework assignments
Qualifications: Passion for teaching and mentorship; experience with Python programming and data science libraries (numpy, pandas, matplotlib, sklearn); experience with data science and the research process
Interested undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to apply. Please fill out this 2-minute interest form. If we decide to move forward with your application, we will send more information about the roles and also times to schedule an interview. If you have any questions, please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org.