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Requisition Number 19-0122
Post Date 3/12/2019
Title Calculus Content Author (Contract)
Organization Name Macmillan Learning
City Remote
State TX
Description This is a contracted position; the successful candidate will be employed by Headway Workforce Solutions. Work can be completed remotely. Local authors can spend some working hours in our downtown Austin, TX office.
Requirements

 

Are you a mathematician or math educator with a passion for teaching others? Do you have at least 15 hours a week to help improve education? Come join our team!

Macmillan Learning is looking for contract authors to work on content creation for interactive assessment items. Our work impacts thousands of students every day. We currently have contract author openings for our Calculus project.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Given a brief description, use your expertise to write engaging, clear questions of varying difficulties that assess specific learning objectives and target common misconceptions
  • Within each question, author hints, solutions, and targeted feedback that provide insightful diagnosis of common student mistakes and misconceptions to clarify student understanding
  • Once trained, review and provide feedback to other authors

PERKS

  • Flexible hours - you have the ability to set your own hours
  • Paid training - we’ll teach you pedagogy skills and how to get the most from our authoring system
  • Peer collaboration - work and network with peer calculus educators
  • Weekly pay based on hours worked - receive direct deposit each week for the hours you put in the previous week
  • Impact thousands of students - help build the product that will be the future of calculus education

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be able to commit at least 15 hours a week to project for at least 3 months
  • Strong technical background, preferably in web-based solutions
  • Possesses strong computer skills including strong word processing capabilities and proven ability to master software systems
  • Exemplary written communication skills
  • Is adaptable, flexible, and collaborative
  • Experience with learning objectives, Bloom’s, and/or Depth of Knowledge preferred
  • Experience as a professor, classroom teacher, tutor, or teaching assistant strongly preferred
  • Upon hire, must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States

EDUCATION

  • Masters or PhD (in progress qualifies) in mathematics OR
  • Masters or PhD (in progress qualifies) in science or engineering and 1 year calculus teaching experience OR
  • Bachelors in Mathematics, science, or engineering and over 4 years calculus teaching experience

LOCATION

Work can be completed remotely. Local authors can spend some working hours in the Austin office.

TIMELINE

Work begins in March 2019 and concludes June 2019, with possible extension through December 2019

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