CyberCoders Sr Data Scientist - teaching & passion projects! in Chicago, Illinois

Sr Data Scientist - teaching & passion projects! Sr Data Scientist - teaching & passion projects! - Skills Required - Data Science, Python, scikit.learn, Bayesian Inference, Machine Learning Algorithms

Are you attracted to a role which is part teaching & part business projects & every third quarter you would be able to work on a passion project of your own choice? For the passion projects quarters you could write a book, take a pro bono consulting assignment or work on personal research projects, all while getting paid a full time salary!

We are a highly successful data science bootcamp with locations in San Francisco, Seattle, Chicago and New York. If you're passionate about data science and teaching please read on..............

Top Reasons to Work with Us

  • Share your passion for teaching in a full time salaried role

  • Every 3rd quarter you get to work on your passion project

  • Work for a company where you get to meet and interact with some of the most prestigious data scientists in the data science community. We have guest speakers from across the globe who are leaders in the field.

What You Will Be Doing

We are looking for Data Scientists to be part of the our Data Science Instructional Team. We seek individuals who love and excel at analyzing and visualizing data to solve important problems, are passionate about teaching others to be premier data scientists, and are fun to be around and work with. An ideal candidate should be quick to learn and adapt, care about design of simple, powerful, beautiful interfaces and visuals, love writing code, thrive in creative team efforts, and also have interests and passions beyond data science.


Our Senior Data Scientists provide incredible and inspiring Data Science instruction; support the design and teaching of new products and courses and infuse their expertise into our business operations; and continually sharpen their skills through consulting and passion project explorations.

Your role will be a mix of teaching, business projects and passion projects. You will teach two quarters, every third quarter is a passion projects quarter and then throughout you will assist with business projects which could include product development, helping with admissions, attending conferences, writing articles.

Teaching quarters:

On any given day, the amount of lecture time is 1-2 hours, and the remainder of the day is spent directly engaging with and coaching individually the students.

Leading course discussions

Providing personalized support to students

Improving the quality of our curriculum

Offering career guidance and interview support

Every third quarter:

Sharpening Skills and Pursuing Data Science Passion Projects

You'll be focused entirely on enhancing your skill set and building your data science knowledge in whatever way you choose. These three months are intended to be self-driven. Some ideas include:

Consulting on pro bono data science projects (e.g., with DataKind)

Providing in-house data science project expertise to specific companies

Authoring a book related to data science

Enrolling in data science classes

Working on open source passion projects

What You Need for this Position

Must haves:

Machine Learning Algorithms


2+ years INDUSTRY (excluding research) experience of data science

Stellar communication skills

Genuine passion/enthusiasm for education

Preferred skills/experience:

Ideally Masters or PhD in quantitative field

Prior teaching experience

What's In It for You

Perks of the Role

Part of a team that is transforming education

Every third quarter you're paid to sharpen skills and pursue passion projects

Competitive compensation package

Opportunity to network and develop, both among our internal Data Science speaker community, as well as through our parent company which is a global organization

Opportunity to work in different geographic locations (NYC, San Francisco, Chicago, Seattle)

So, if you are a Senior Data Scientist with 2+ years INDUSTRY experience of data science, Python and a passion for teaching, please apply today!

Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S.

CyberCoders, Inc is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Your Right to Work – In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

Sr Data Scientist - teaching & passion projects! IL-Chicago SJ2-SDS-Chicago-Feb2018