Now Hiring: Associate Machine Learning Educator

"Are you a talented facilitator, strong communicator, and proactive person that thrives in a fast-paced, technical environment? Are you passionate about:

  • Content and curriculum development
  • Translating technical information
  • Helping individuals and companies grow in their understanding of artificial intelligence and machine learning

Does delivering engaging content in a blended learning environment excite you? If this applies to you and you’re interested in working alongside a team of professional, creative and skilled content experts, I want to hear from you."

- Joseph Pedrola, Product Owner - Training

About Amii

One of Canada’s three main institutes for artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning, our world-renowned researchers drive fundamental and applied research at the University of Alberta (and other academic institutions), training some of the world’s top scientific talent. Our cross-functional teams work collaboratively with Alberta-based businesses and organizations to build AI capacity and translate scientific advancement into industry adoption and economic impact.

Job Description

Reporting to the Product Owner, Training, the Associate Machine Learning Educator serves as a key member of the Education team and an active participant in executing the Amii’s business functions.

As an Amii Associate Machine Learning Educator, you’ll use your exceptional content development and delivery skills to enable organizations and individuals to grow their AI literacy and gain the knowledge, skills and abilities they need to be successful in AI. You’ll work alongside a team of professional, creative and highly-skilled content experts to deliver engaging curriculum in a blended learning environment through learner-friendly products. Using your strong organization and communication skills, you’ll collaborate and coordinate with our teams in a lean working environment that is open, professional and creative.

The role focuses on achieving excellence in these main accountabilities:

  • Course creation
  • Course development
  • Facilitation
  • Stakeholder satisfaction
  • Student Success

What you’ll do

  • Take tangible actions to inspire peers and team members to achieve the organization's mission and vision
  • Identify opportunities for efficiency on the Training team and take tangible actions to execute improvements.
  • Foster external education/training relationships to capitalize on opportunities to progress work forward
  • Assist the Product Owner, Training in assessing the educational needs of the public and targeting upskilling programs appropriately.
  • Develop training programs and workshops to support business and technical training.
  • Deliver and facilitate engaging workshops, lectures, and full courses for a variety of audiences.
  • Contribute to the coordination and management of internal tools and resources required for learner success and team success
  • Monitor internal educational opportunities, follow up with interns and team members to ensure education requirements have been met.


  • Post-secondary degree in education, machine learning or related field
  • 1-3 years applied AI experience
  • Experience with and passionate about developing and delivering curriculum; designing effective learning exercises, illustrations of technical concepts, training and evaluation tools; speaking in public, teaching groups of various sizes, and facilitating group activities
  • Proven ability to translate instructional requirements described in a storyboard into an interactive and engaging training course
  • Proficient in eLearning systems

Attributes and Expectations

  • Advanced critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Approaches challenging circumstances and relationships with confidence and initiative
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills for effective interactions with internal departments and external stakeholders. Operates with the highest standards of integrity and trust
  • Demonstrates exceptional verbal and written communication and presentation skills, including an ability to distill complex issues into compelling communications
  • Approaches challenging circumstances and relationships with confidence and initiative
  • Successfully manages multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Displays an ability to focus on the big picture without losing sight of the details
  • Demonstrates presence, self-confidence, sound judgment, and superior problem-solving ability
  • Demonstrates professional maturity, resourcefulness and self-discipline in engaging in the pursuit of the organization’s goals
  • Able to work independently and make informed decisions while collaborating with team members and subject matter experts when appropriate
  • Exceptional attention to detail with the ability to prioritize and meet project deadlines
  • Inquisitive, with an interest in and ability to test new educational tools and technologies

What you'll love about us

  • A professional yet casual work environment that encourages the growth and development of your skills.
  • A chance to learn from amazing teammates who support one another to succeed.
  • A modern office located in downtown Edmonton, Alberta.

How to Apply

If this sounds like the opportunity you've been waiting for, please don’t wait for the closing date to apply - we’re excited to add a new member to the Amii team for this role, and the posting may come down sooner than the closing date if we find the right candidate!

When sending your application, please send your resume and cover letter indicating why you think you'd be a fit for Amii by December 3 through the Indeed listing. In your cover letter, please include one professional accomplishment you are most proud of and why.

Please note that this is a 6-month contract role with the possibility of extension.

Amii is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating a diverse, inclusive and excellent workforce.

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