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MIT Beaver Works - Medlytics Teaching Assistant

Teaching Assistants (TA) are needed for a 4-week long summer program, the MIT Beaver Works Summer Institute (BWSI), being taught virtually. BWSI is a rigorous STEM program for talented high school students from across the country.  For more information on BWSI and the Medlytics program visit:

Teaching Assistants will spend four weeks (July 8 – August 4, 2024) in a virtual setting co-instructing the courses alongside Lincoln Laboratory staff.

Tasks for the Medlytics program include the following:

  • Improving existing course content for robustness and usability
  • Creating templates and prototyping solutions for weekly challenge problems
  • Developing and implementing novel hardware solutions and machine learning algorithms
  • Co-instruction of course material to top high school students from across the nation

Job Requirements

  • Current undergraduate students in Computer Science, Physics, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics or other technical field, coupled with the demonstrated ability to apply talents to new fields.
  • Demonstrated excellence in communication skills and the ability to convey technical concepts in a clear, concise manner to a wide spectrum of audiences are required.
  • Familiarity with machine learning concepts.
  • Significant experience with mathematical and object-oriented programming (preferably in Python).
  • Enthusiastic interest in course development and educational instruction.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with Python, Git, and Jupyter.
  • Familiarity with advanced machine learning (e.g., neural networks).

If interested in applying fill out application at the following website:

A brief resume will be needed to complete the application.

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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability. You must be a U.S. Citizen or have authority to work in the U.S. in order to be considered for this position.