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Seeking Teacher Assistants for Data Matters: Data Science Short Course Series


 
The Odum Institute is seeking graduate students to serve as teaching assistants for “Data Matters: Data Science Short Course Series” (August 13-17, 2018). This event will be held at Hunt Library at NC State in Raleigh. TAs would need to be available from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for five consecutive days.

Some TA duties:

  • Introduce instructor
  • Help locate tech support staff if the instructor is having AV issues
  • Help students with in-class exercises

Note: TAs will need to have experience with R for the R-based courses. Stipends will be $500/week.

Please see the course list below:

August 13-14

  • Introduction to R for Data Science (with J. Duggins)
  • Introduction to R for Data Science (with J. Post)
  • Introduction to Effective Information Visualization
  • Advanced Statistical Modeling and Computing Using R
  • Introduction to Python

August 15

  • Programming in R (with J. Duggins)
  • Programming in R (with J. Post)
  • Text Analysis in R
  • Dynamic/Interactive Visualization
  • Network Analysis for Data Scientists

August 16-17

  • Working with Messy Data
  • Introduction to Data Mining and Machine Learning (with A. Krishnamurthy
  • Introduction to Data Mining and Machine Learning (with R. Vatsavai)
  • Visualization for Data Science in R
  • Intermediate Programming in R

If you are interested please contact Paul Mihas (Paul_Mihas@unc.edu) or Bill Shi (bill10@email.unc.edu) at the Odum Institute.

Data Matters is a collaboration between the Odum Institute, NC State University, The National Consortium for Data Science (NCDS), and the Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI).
 
 
 
 

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