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Biology Professor – Content Writer – 70K+

UWorld, LLC

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  • Date posted
    March 12, 2024
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    May 11, 2024
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Job Description


UWorld is seeking a Biology Content Developer with subject matter expertise in Anatomy and Physiology to join our growing organization. The Content Developer will work closely with an onsite team of fellow biologists and contribute to our web-based MCAT Biology Question Bank. This is a great opportunity to partner with some of the brightest minds in education.

UWorld is a highly collaborative, creative, and employee-centric environment that provides long term career opportunities to educators who are passionate about teaching the next generation of professionals from all disciplines. Call us geeks. Call us nerds. Call us overly obsessive. But make no mistake, UWorld’s goal is to be the company people call on to help “make the really hard things easy to understand”.


Minimum education required:

  • Master’s degree in Biology, Anatomy and Physiology or other related biomedical science

Minimum experience required:

  • Strong scientific writing background in Biology, Anatomy and Physiology, or a related biomedical science
  • Research experience in Physiology, Biology, Biomedicine, or other related discipline (2+ years)
  • Biology teaching experience at the undergraduate/graduate level (2+ years)

Required skills:

  • Passion for education and learning
  • 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 while meeting deadlines
  • Proven history of working independently while operating within a team environment
  • Ability to provide, receive, and respond to feedback positively
  • Ability to adapt quickly, brainstorm, multi-task, and collaborate in a team setting
  • Proficient in MS Office/working knowledge of IT
  • Proven ability to write high-quality exam-level questions and rationales

Job responsibilities: Reports to the Director of Pre Healthcare Education and writes content for the online MCAT question bank.

  • Writes MCAT questions with comprehensive rationales
  • Works closely with editing and scientific illustration teams to create exceptional educational content that adheres to UWorld standards
  • Applies knowledge that reflects standardized exam content and practices for generation of test questions
  • Collaborates with management and team members during peak periods of new content development and revision to ensure goals and deadlines are met
  • Uses constructive feedback to validate the accuracy and relevance of content written by other team members
  • Participates in ongoing performance evaluation of current test items in the question bank
  • Communicates effectively with quality assurance team to resolve technical issues related to content in a timely manner
  • Works with IT and other support teams to troubleshoot content development issues that may arise
  • Works with marketing and sales to develop content geared toward building and maintaining the UWorld brand
  • Recognizes and champions the integrity and security of question bank content and proprietary assets
  • Responds quickly to address user feedback and makes necessary edits to question bank content


Compensation and Benefits

  • Competitive compensation (contingent on experience)
  • Paid time off (based on sliding scale according to hire date and work hours), parental leave, bereavement, and 8 hours of volunteer time
  • A generous paid holiday schedule that includes the entire week of Christmas
  • Comprehensive benefits package (medical, vision, dental, life, disability and pet insurance)
  • 401(k) plan for retirement with 5% employer matching (eligibility after 90 days of employment)
  • Annual professional and career development opportunities available
  • Relaxed work environment that offers flexibility to work remotely 1 day per week
  • Social Committee that offers an inclusive environment to get to know coworkers in a fun way
  • Daily on-site group fitness classes

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.


At UWorld, we are deeply passionate about teaching and excelling on the high-stakes exams. Back in 2000, while preparing for our own high-stakes exams, we realized that there was a significant gap between what was taught and what was tested. We founded UWorld then with the sole principle of creating only the finest quality preparation products to fill that gap. To accomplish this, we brought together a team of exceptional medical and nursing experts who share the same passion.


At UWorld, we specialize in creating practice questions for high-stakes exams. That’s all we do! Because of this narrow focus, we have mastered the art of teaching and preparing students to overcome the ever-changing challenges of exams. We ensure that every course is comprehensive, evidence-based, and offers a single-point resource. In addition to providing expert preparation for challenging tests, we teach highly effective, clinically useful content that improves patient care. Our questions are deemed by many students to be the essential component in their high performance, and because of their performance, we believe we have contributed to the mass uplifting of exam standards.


Preparing for a licensing exam is one of the most significant and stressful times in a student’s life. Through our personal experience, we understand the enormity of this challenge and feel that it is our obligation to provide the best practice questions to help people excel. With so many students using our products, we believe it is both a privilege and a serious responsibility to create only those products that will make a difference. As our company grows, we remain committed to developing preparatory products of the highest standards from only the most passionate and gifted educators.

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