Content Author at zyBooks

Remote | Part-time
zyBooks

CS/CE Content Author

  • Location: Los Gatos, California
  • Department: Content
  • Employment Type: Part-Time
  • Minimum Experience: Experienced

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 universities.

zyBooks is looking to hire a part-time author to create and oversee interactive, web-native learning content in Computer Science and Computer Engineering topics. Must be able to work 15-20 hours per week.

Overview

  • Create modern web-based content with concise text, extensive interactive learning questions, animations, and more for a variety of CS/CE projects (C, C++, Java, Data Structures, Digital Design, Computer Architecture, Embedded Systems, Web Programming, 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)
  • Define and implement auto-generated and auto-graded homework assignments
  • 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

Required

  • M.S. or Ph.D. in Computer Science or Computer Engineering
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly motivated and organized
  • A passion for making a real difference in education
  • Previous teaching experience and/or previous authoring experience is a plus

Other areas of expertise across STEM: Engineering, Statistics, Information Technology, Math, & Physics.

The position is remote, but candidates near Los Gatos, CA or Riverside, CA may enjoy more frequent in-person interactions with colleagues

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