||Evolutionary Biology Contractor
The Evolutionary Biology Contractor is responsible for writing clear questions and solutions of varying difficulties, which test students understanding and application of concepts in Evolutionary Biology. S/he will author hints, solutions and feedback that
provide insightful diagnosis of student mistakes and misconceptions and coach students toward mastery.
Writing clear, engaging questions which test student’s understanding and application of concepts.
Authoring hints and feedback that anticipate common student errors, provide insightful diagnosis of their misconceptions, and coach them toward mastering the material.
Creating solutions to these questions that are complete and concise.
Inputting the questions, hints, solutions, and feedback into the software.
Providing clear, concise feedback to other contractors in order to correct errors of content, spelling, grammar, and/or pedagogy.
Required Skills Knowledge:
Strong knowledge base in Evolutionary Biology
Experience teaching Evolutionary Biology or closely related subject
Desire to see students learn and succeed in their roles as students
Ability to write conceptual questions
Experience writing original homework and/or test questions
Strong computer skills including the ability to quickly learn new products and technology
10-20 Hours Per Week
Experience teaching Evolutionary Biology or closely related subject and writing original homework and/or test questions
Strong computer skills and the ability to learn new systems quickly
Recent experience tutoring for Higher Education
Educational Background Required:
MS or MA in Evolutionary Biology or closely related subject, PhD in progress will be considered