Statistics Content Developer / Author
Company: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Posted on: June 10, 2021
Location: Remote, USA
Company: Zybooks (If applicable)
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Have a passion for making a difference in the education,
careers, and lives of hundreds of thousands of college-level
students? zyBooks, a Wiley brand, produces interactive online
learning content that replaces college-level textbooks, homework,
and even programming lab assignments. We offer the excitement of a
young, energetic startup environment with a masterfully engineered
platform and high-demand content for the STEM college market. We
are dedicated to the success of college students worldwide, having
provided courseware to more than 450,000 students in over 600
zyBooks is looking to hire a full-time author to create and
oversee interactive, web-native learning content in Statistics.
How you will make an impact:
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
Define and implement auto-generated and auto-graded homework
Write code to produce statistical output, including data
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).
We are looking for people who:
M.S. or Ph.D. in Statistics 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.
Experience writing code/scripting statistical analyses using
packages in R or Python.
Experience implementing statistical methods from scratch and/or
developing interactive applets is a plus.
- Other areas of expertise across STEM: Data Science,
Engineering, IT, Computer Science, & Physics.
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are located in Hoboken, New Jersey, with operations in the U.S.,
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evaluate qualified applicants and treat all applicants and
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