Top Hat is hiringAcademic Writer
- Job locationRemote (US)
- Date postedFebruary 2
- ExpiresApril 2 (in 8 days)
- PayNot specified
Top Hat is reimagining how course materials are developed to meet the needs of today’s Higher Ed students: written from the ground up to be accessible, inclusive, interactive, engaging, multimodal, and affordable. We’re looking for passionate and innovative educators to author interactive course materials geared to a variety of learning environments--from face-to-face to fully online.
As a Top Hat Subject Matter Expert/Writer, you will be responsible for creating a project proposal and sample chapter, responding to customer and/or market feedback, and building the resources to help instructors deliver an amazing learning experience for their students. You will work closely with members of the Top Hat Learning Solutions team, who will support you with project management, interactivity, textbook production, graphics, & copyright expertise.
REMOTE – CONTENT / CONTRACT (est. 20-40 hours/week during development period, depending on the project).
We’re specifically looking for Subject Matter Experts/Writers who have experience teaching the following courses:
- Life Sciences:
- Introduction to Biology (Majors/Non-Majors)
- Introduction to Microbiology
- Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology
- Human Anatomy
- Human Physiology
- Lab courses for the above
- General, Organic and Biochemistry.
- Work with a Content Portfolio Manager to develop a table of contents and representative sample chapter that highlight the power of your ideas to address customer teaching and learning challenges in the course you’re writing for
- Respond to reviews of the Table of Contents and sample chapter, finessing your content to address instructor needs and feedback
- Meet all deadlines as you author interactive, inclusive, accessible, and engaging chapter content and ancillary materials
- Supply clear and detailed instructions for the creation of all visual and interactive elements in the proposed text.
- A current or former instructor with experience teaching the course for which you’re writing at a higher education institution in the United States
- Someone with a PhD in your discipline
- A passionate educator who embraces active learning and technology in your classroom (be it virtual or physical)
- Familiar with the typical assessments, assignments, and teaching methods for the course for which you’re writing
- Someone who enjoys.