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 for a full-time researcher and data analyst to lead the internal and external research efforts in STEM education.
Conduct research on student learning using zyBooks across disciplines
Publish research results at high quality conferences and journals to disseminate findings to the STEM education community
Use data analytics to assist with the continual improvement of zyBooks’ content and platform by assessing effectiveness in achieving learning outcomes and reducing unnecessary student struggle
Collaborate with instructors in designing, conducting, and publishing research studies
Collaborate with authors, engineers, and instructors to conduct early studies for new products or significant platform features
Present research findings internally and externally to disseminate research to instructors and to the engineering education community
MS or PhD in CS, Engineering, Education, or other STEM fields (PhD is preferred)
Strong record of research papers
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Commitment to innovation in teaching at the undergraduate levels
Highly motivated and organized
Strong pedagogical intuitions
Please apply with a resume, cover letter indicating your previous research and/or teaching experience and a writing sample (published research submissions preferred).