Statistics Content Author

zyBooks - Los Gatos, California or Remote - Full time

Content - Los Gatos, California

Have a passion for making a difference in the education, careers, and lives of tens of thousands of college-level students? zyBooks provides interactive online learning content that replaces college-level textbooks and homework.. zyBooks offers the excitement of a young, energetic environment with a masterfully engineered platform and high-demand content for the STEM college market. The company is dedicated to the success of college students worldwide, having provided courseware to more than 450,000 students in over 600 universities.

zyBooks is looking to hire a full-time author to create and oversee interactive, web-native learning content in Statistics.

Responsibilities:

  • Create modern web-based content with concise text, extensive interactive learning questions, animations, and more for a variety of statistics projects (Introductory Statistics, Business Statistics, Biostatistics, Statistics for Engineering, and more)
  • Define and implement auto-generated and auto-graded homework assignments
  • Maintain and improve existing content
  • Collaborate with colleagues on the engineering team to define and develop interactive tools
  • Collaborate with colleagues in Marketing and Sales to assist with demos, respond to instructor feedback, assist with special requests, and more
  • Work with project managers to oversee external authoring projects (evaluate project proposals, train external authors to utilize the zyBooks platform, review content to ensure quality and adherence to zyBooks' authoring guidelines)

Required:

  • M.S or Ph.D in Statistics, Data Science, or a related field
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly motivated and organized
  • A passion for making a real difference in education
  • Teaching and/or tutoring experience
  • Previous authoring experience, and/or programming experience is a plus

The position is full-time and not suitable for people who wish to keep a full-time faculty position. The position is remote, but candidates near Los Gatos, CA or Riverside, CA may enjoy more frequent in-person interactions with colleagues. Please apply with a resume, a cover letter indicating your previous teaching and/or authoring experience, and teaching evaluations from a recent course.

zyBooks is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Role

Curriculum Design

Experience Level

Senior Level

zyBooks

zyBooks provides interactive online learning content that replaces college-level textbooks and homework.. zyBooks offers the excitement of a young, energetic environment with a masterfully engineered platform and high-demand content for the STEM college market.

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