Now Hiring: Machine Learning Education Contractor

"Are you a strong communicator and proactive person that thrives in a fast-paced, technical environment? Are you passionate about content and curriculum development and translating technical information for audiences new to the artificial intelligence and machine learning world?

If this applies to you and you’re interested in working on a project involving curriculum and resource development, we 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 Curriculum Lead, Training, the Machine Learning Education Contractor serves as a project contributor in the development of AI curriculum resources.

You will also work alongside a team of ML Educators and students supporting the project deliverables on a full-time basis for the 6 month contract term.


  • Post-secondary degree in machine learning or related field. Post-secondary degree in education is an asset.
  • Experience with and passion for designing effective learning exercises, explaining technical concepts to entry-level learners, training and evaluation tools
  • 3-5 years experience developing and delivering curriculum
  • Ability to take large AI/ML concepts and organize them into specific skills and competencies.
  • Ability to curate reputable and accessible resources and create engaging activities to explain AI/ML concepts.

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
  • 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

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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