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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Biomedical Engineer-MCAT Content Developer
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UWorld | Irving, TX
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Job Description

Biomedical Engineer/ Biomedical Engineering Adjunct Faculty

Salary: $70,000

UWorld is looking for a Biomedical Engineering Instructor/Professor to contribute to the development of our new MCAT Question Bank. The content author will collaborate with a team of authors, editors and illustrators to develop a web-based product. We seek individuals with an unending passion for education who strive to develop an exceptional product that contributes to easier and stress-free MCAT preparation.

This ground-floor opportunity is long-term, and the MCAT Content Author will have the potential to engage in the product life cycle from planning and development to completion and maintenance. Candidates will partner with some of the brightest minds in education and become a part of UWorlds success story.

If you are looking for a company that is passionate about student education and provides growth opportunity with a good work/life balance, UWorld is right for you.


Minimum education required:

Masters degree required, PhD preferred

Undergraduate/Graduate GPA of 3.6 or higher

Minimum experience required:

* Biomedical research experience (2+ years)
* Subject matter expertise in Biomedical engineering (skilled in teaching interdisciplinary concepts in physics and biology)
* Biomedical engineering teaching experience (1+ years)
* MCAT tutoring experience or familiarity with the MCAT preferred
* High score on the MCAT a plus (New MCAT: =510; Old MCAT: =32)

Required skills:

* Passion for education and learning
* Strong scientific writing skills
* Effective problem solving skills and acute attention to detail
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Ability to think strategically and analytically and execute conceptual ideas into a finished product
* Proven history of working independently while operating within a team environment
* Ability to provide, receive, and respond to feedback positively
* Solid organizational, prioritization, and self-motivation skills to successfully meet deadlines
* Ability to adapt quickly, brainstorm, and collaborate in a team setting
* Proficient in MS Office/working knowledge of IT
* Proven ability to write high-quality MCAT passages, questions, and rationales

Job responsibilities: Reports to the Manager of MCAT Product Development and develops content for the online MCAT Physics Question Bank.

New content production

* Plays a key role in project development, planning, and execution
* Writes MCAT Physics passages and questions with comprehensive rationales from a perspective that integrates the knowledge of physics and biology required for the MCAT
* Revises and provides constructive feedback on content written by other authors
* Generates content that reflects existing blueprint standards and current scientific research
* Applies knowledge that reflects the MCAT blueprint and standardized examination practices for generation of test items
* Validates accuracy and relevance of content generated with other team members
* Collaborates with management and team members to ensure goals are met
* Works with other content experts to identify topics for new product development
* Assists other content team members during peak periods of new content production to ensure that all deadlines are met
* Manages time effectively while multi-tasking

Content revision and quality control

* Works closely with editing and illustration teams to create exceptional content that adheres to UWorld standards
* Responds quickly to user feedback and makes necessary edits to question bank content
* Works collaboratively with team members to provide and receive feedback with tact and diplomacy
* Assists other team members during peak periods of content revision to ensure that all deadlines are met

Technical content management

* Communicates effectively with quality assurance team to resolve technical issues related to content in a timely manner
* Communicates with IT and support teams to troubleshoot exam development problems that inhibit productivity or result in customer dissatisfaction
* Participates in ongoing performance evaluation of current test items in the question bank.
* Recognizes and champions the integrity and security of question bank content and proprietary assets

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"UWorld is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any characteristic protected by law".