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  • Research & Data Analyst Lead

    zyBooks

    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.

    Responsibilities:

    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

    Required:
    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
    Teaching experience

    Please apply with a resume, cover letter indicating your previous research and/or teaching experience and a writing sample (published research submissions preferred).


 


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