Salary: 80K, based on experience Position Location: Dallas, TX; Relocation assistance available
UWorld is looking for an on-site Physics Content Developer to contribute to the development of our new MCAT Question Bank. The Physics Content Developer will collaborate with a team of authors, editors and illustrators to develop a web-based product. We seek individuals with an unending passion for education who strive to develop an exceptional product that contributes to easier and stress-free MCAT preparation.
This ground-floor opportunity is long-term, and the Physics Content Developer will have the potential to engage in the product life cycle from planning and development to completion and maintenance. Candidates will partner with some of the brightest minds in education and become a part of UWorld's success story.
If you are looking for a company that is passionate about student education and provides growth opportunity with a good work/life balance, UWorld is right for you.
Master's degree required, PhD or MD/DO preferred
5 years of teaching and research experience in physics, biophysics, biomedical engineering, or any other field of physics related to biology or medicine
Subject matter expertise in Physics
Passion for education and learning
Strong scientific writing skills
Effective problem solving skills and acute attention to detail
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to think strategically and analytically and execute conceptual ideas into a finished product
Proven history of working independently while operating within a team environment
Ability to provide, receive, and respond to feedback positively
Solid organizational, prioritization, and self-motivation skills to successfully meet deadlines
Ability to adapt quickly, brainstorm, and collaborate in a team setting
Proficient in MS Office/working knowledge of IT
Ability to write high-quality MCAT passages, questions, and rationales
Reports to the Manager of MCAT Product Development and develops content for the online MCAT Question Bank.
New content production
Plays a key role in project development, planning, and execution
Writes MCAT passages and questions with comprehensive rationales
Revises and provides constructive feedback on content written by other authors
Generates content that reflects existing blueprint standards and current scientific research
Applies knowledge that reflects the MCAT blueprint and standardized examination practices for generation of test items
Validates accuracy and relevance of content generated with other team members
Collaborates with management and team members to ensure goals are met
Works with other content experts to identify topics for new product development
Assists other content team members during peak periods of new content production to ensure that all deadlines are met
Manages time effectively while multi-tasking
Content revision and quality control
Works closely with editing and illustration teams to create exceptional content that adheres to UWorld standards
Responds quickly to user feedback and makes necessary edits to question bank content
Works collaboratively with team members to provide and receive feedback with tact and diplomacy
Assists other team members during peak periods of content revision to ensure that all deadlines are met
Technical content management
Communicates effectively with quality assurance team to resolve technical issues related to content in a timely manner
Communicates with IT and support teams to troubleshoot exam development problems that inhibit productivity or result in customer dissatisfaction
Participates in ongoing performance evaluation of current test items in the question bank.
Recognizes and champions the integrity and security of question bank content and proprietary assets
Compensation and benefits
Compensation negotiable (contingent on experience)
401(k) plan for retirement with 4% employer matching
Relaxed work environment
UWorld is an equal opportunity employer of all qualified persons. The Company does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, handicap or disability, or age in any of its policies, procedures, or practices in compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (pertaining to race, color, and national origin), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (pertaining to handicap), and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975 (pertaining to age). This non-discriminatory policy covers hiring and employment at the Company.
The American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) is a partner in the AIP Career Network, a collection of online job sites for scientists, engineers, and computing
professionals. Other partners include Physics Today, the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM), American Physical Society (APS Physics), AVS Science and Technology,
IEEE Computer Society, and the Society of Physics Students (SPS) and Sigma Pi Sigma.