Pearson Associate Content Developer - Chemistry list in Boston, Massachusetts

Associate Content Developer - Chemistry list


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MasteringChemistry is an online tutoring and assessment system for college and university chemistry.The Mastering platform administers problems with a rich structure of feedback, hints, and sub-problems, and collects extensive data on how students learn as they work through each problem.

Pearson Education is seeking an individual with a formal educational background in chemistry, along with at least some experience teaching undergraduate or AP high school chemistry courses, to assist in the development of content for our sophisticated system. Responsibilities include assisting in selection, training, and support of content writers/vendors, assisting portfolio management teams in the development of content plans, working with portfolio management teams to set standards and guidelines for content, including art, style, and notation, coordinating and tracking all stages of the development schedules, and reviewing content for accuracy, pedagogy, consistency, and overall quality.

The chemistry content developer will also analyze student interaction data, and then use this data to revise and improve content, help to define, implement, and document pedagogy standards, create content templates for other content providers to follow, help to define product requirements in support of delivering superlative content.

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Solid knowledge of university-level Chemistry (MS/MA or higher in chemistry education preferred).

Some experience in teaching at the AP high school level, college undergraduate level, or above.

Ability to communicate clearly and fluently in good English, both written and verbal.

Ability to give clear feedback to authors and other members of the authoring team.

Organization skills and ability to track details.

Computer literacy.

Experience working in a corporate environment a plus!


Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Primary Location: US-MA-Boston

Work Locations: US-MA-Boston-501 Boylston 501 Boylston St Boston 02116

Job: Professional Development

Organization: Global Product

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Graduate Job

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Apr 18, 2017