Physics Content Author

  • Austin, TX
  • Contract

Company Description

Sapling Learning is a leading provider of online learning platforms and integrated digital solutions for the Higher Education Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics ("STEM") disciplines. For over a decade, Sapling Learning has developed powerful educational software, engaging instructional content, and interactive media to enhance the teaching and learning of the sciences. Our online homework product is currently used by tens of thousands of students at over 200 universities.

Job Description

Sapling Learning has contract openings for Physics Content Authors to help create conceptual physics content for our physics product.

RESPONSIBILITIES
 
Physics Content Author would write clear questions and solutions of varying difficulties, which test students understanding and application of conceptual physics. 

You would author hints, solutions, and targeted feedback that provide insightful diagnosis of common student mistakes and misconceptions, designed to coach students towards mastery.
 
You would use our authoring software to input all of the authored questions, hints, solutions, and feedback. The Physics Content Author will also review and revise these questions


TYPE
Contract - 15 - 30 hours per week

LOCATION

Work can be completed remotely

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
Please complete the application, include hourly rate and upload your resume.

Sapling Learning is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or the provision of services.

 

 

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience teaching Conceptual Physics as an instructor or TA, including experience writing original homework and/or test questions
  • Strong computer skill and ability to learn new systems quickly
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Must have at least 15 hours per week to dedicate to creating content


EDUCATION 
Master’s or Ph.D. Degree in Physics (Ph.D in progress does qualify)

Additional Information

Sapling Learning is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or the provision of services.