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Physics - MCAT Content Developer
Dallas, TX

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Job Description

Salary: 80K, based on experience

Position location: Dallas, TX; Relocation assistance available


UWorld is seeking an on-site Physics Content Developer to contribute to our web-based MCAT Question Bank. Within a collaborative and dynamic environment, the Physics Content Developer will work closely with a team of other content developers, editors, and illustrators to create an exceptional MCAT preparation product. This is a great opportunity to partner with some of the brightest minds in education and continue to shape UWorld's success story.


Minimum Education

* Master's degree required; PhD or MD preferred

Minimum Experience

* 5 years of post-graduate 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

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

* Acute attention to detail
* Excellent verbal/written communication skills
* Outstanding problem-solving skills with proven capacity to execute conceptual ideas into a finished product
* Ability to work independently while operating within a dynamic team environment
* Aptitude for adapting quickly and collaborating effectively
* Ability to provide, receive, and respond to feedback positively
* Solid organizational, prioritization, and self-motivation skills
* Proficient in MS Office/working knowledge of IT
* Proven ability to write high-quality MCAT passages, questions, and rationales


Reports to the MCAT Product Manager and develops content for the online MCAT Question Bank.

Content production and maintenance

* Plays a key role in project development, planning, and execution
* Writes MCAT-style passages and questions with comprehensive rationales
* Generates content that reflects existing curriculum standards, up-to-date research, and standardized examination practices for generation of test items
* Revises and provides constructive feedback on content written by other authors
* Participates in interdisciplinary projects and works closely with editing and illustration teams to generate educational content that meets UWorld standards
* Collaborates with management and team members to ensure production goals are met within given deadlines
* Responds quickly and effectively to feedback and makes necessary revisions to live or in-progress question bank content

Technical content management

* Maintains and updates organizational structure of content production and time-based performance
* Communicates effectively with quality assurance, customer care, and software teams to troubleshoot and resolve content-related technical issues
* Continuously evaluates the performance metrics of test items in the question bank and adjusts content to optimize item quality
* Recognizes and champions the integrity and security of question bank content and proprietary assets


* Competitive compensation (contingent on experience)
* Paid time off (based on sliding scale according to hire date and work hours)
* Generous paid holiday schedule that includes the entire week of Christmas off
* Comprehensive benefits package (medical, vision, dental, life, disability)
* 401(k) plan for retirement with 4% employer matching (eligibility after 90 days of employment)
* On-site group fitness classes & relaxed work environment

At UWorld, we believe strength is derived from the talents, ideas, and experiences of a diverse workforce. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, veteran status, or any other protected class. UWorld is proud to be an equal opportunity employer providing a drug-free workplace. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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