Xccelerate - Data Science & Machine Learning Teaching Assistant

Entry Level
Hong Kong
Data Science & Machine Learning Teaching Assistant
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About Us

Xccelerate is a tech education academy, founded with the original vision of bridging the tech talent gap in 2017, Hong Kong. We enable students and companies to acquire the skills they need in Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Software Engineering and User Experience Design (UX). Our mission is to provide accessible, cutting-edge tech education to empower individuals, businesses, and communities globally. Xccelerate is currently based in Hong Kong, where we are working to build a strong, scalable model that we can expand throughout Asia within the next year.

Who we're looking for

We are looking for a passionate data science teaching assistant to assist the lead Instructor in carrying out the immersive data science and machine learning bootcamp.You will be a critical knot that helps to hold our network together as we scale and deepen our value verticals. This is an excellent role for someone looking to grow with a dynamic team. The right candidates will be considered as an instructor after 6 - 10 months of training.

What you will be doing in this role:
  • Learning and summarising data science workflow and process
  • Learning and documenting algorithms and the math behind popular machine learning algorithms.
  • Preparing course materials and exercises in programming with Python, R and Software
  • Assisting students with capstone ML projects
  • Assisting Instructor in carry-out lectures
About you:
  • Degree in Computer Science / Data Science (Fresh graduates will be considered)
  • Previous experience as educator and/or training provider will be preferred
  • Fluent written and spoken English and cantonese
  • Strong programming skills in Python and R
  • Ability to learn TensorFlow, Keras and PyTorch for deep learning
  • Knowledge in NLP, Computer Vision and Reinforcement Learning is preferred
  • Knowledge in Statistical Learning and Modelling is preferred
  • Business software in ML such as Microsoft Azure and Power/Tableau BI is a plus
  • Alignment with our goal to help those who are passionate about technology but unable to find the right avenue
  • Appreciating feedback to improve curriculum material
  • Strong interest in state-of-the-art technology
  • Ability to work as part of a team and open to new ideas
  • Passionate about adult learning and education
  • Occasional work on ad-hoc in-house projects
What we offer:
  • Culture: At xccelerate we are a young vibrant team and make it our responsibility that every team member grows professionally and as an individual.
  • Growth: We provide full scholarships for part-time courses and encourage the team to constantly up-skill themselves.
  • Connection: Xccelerate family enjoys going for weekly team lunches and happy hour
  • Value: It is in our DNA that every team member has a voice and we embrace everyone's individuality and ideas
  • Innovation: Our team is constantly innovating to conquer bigger challenges

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R-One Space, 22/F, One Pacific Centre, 414 Kwun Tong Road, Kwun Tong
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