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Blockchain Technologies Part Time Instructor

Recruitment Period

Open date: February 6th, 2019
Last review date: Wednesday, Feb 20, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Thursday, Feb 6, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


At the University of California Irvine’s Department of Continuing Education – Technology Programs, our mission is to provide the best technical professional development courses online. We are laser focused on inspiring our students to learn new technical coding skills and shaping the future for their success. We are passionate about our education programs that support our students to fulfil their career goals and we are empowered to help thousands of people learn online every day.

The University of California Irvine’s Department of Continuing Education is looking for a multi-talented Blockchain Technologies instructor who has expertise in a variety of Blockchain technologies. Someone who has an obsession with constantly learning new technologies, a personal dedication to always be up to date with the very latest coding languages, deployment technologies and industry best practices.

Former online teaching experience is preferred but not necessary. A minimum of 8 years of experience is preferred. This position will allow you to explore your current knowledge and put your skills and know-how to the test. Alongside our Program Manager, you will be responsible for developing a challenging program for students in 2019 and beyond. Using the latest best practices and innovative techniques, you will be immersed in a dynamic online community of like-minded online learners, keen to explore the learning materials together, to develop new skills and become prepared for the next step in their careers.

• 8+ years’ experience in advanced software engineering projects
• Experience building sophisticated complex backend services
• Design of back-end architectures
• Strong expertise in one or more of: C/C++, Rust or Go.
• At least 3 years of experience with Blockchain coding
• Strong expertise in one or more of: C/C++, Rust or Go.
• Linux experience
• Advanced web API’s
• Impeccable code quality
• Passionate lifelong learner
• Excellent communication skills
• Works alongside The Director of Technology Programs and Program Manager to develop new course content
• Designs and develops the Blockchain Technologies course that is 100% up to date, meeting the latest industry standards
• Skills up new students who have not had prior Blockchain experience using the latest technologies and design tools
• Manages and delivers the course materials to students in an engaging thought-provoking manner in our online learning management system: Canvas
• Optimize and be flexible to change the course to suit the needs of your students and new technologies semester after semester
• Engage in meaningful online conversations and dialogue with your students online in the learning management system, supporting their learning objectives and career goals
• Diligently respond to students needs and questions during the course schedule
• Acts as a technical mentor guiding students on a technical journey of discovery

Time: 10 – 12 hrs a week for 12 weeks, every teaching quarter.
Course development: 80 hours

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Individuals hired to teach these courses must understand that all such agreements with the University are made on a course-by-course basis and that the Instructor will be made no guarantee of continual involvement with the University in any capacity.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

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  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

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