Join AIR as a part-time Physics Content Editor with our Workforce Development program area, as we support the healthy, productive, and evolving workforce vital to the United States’ economy and democracy. Our experts have decades of experience in workforce policy and practice, labor policy, postsecondary transformation, economics, and adult education. We work together towards addressing structural barriers in the workforce across race, class, and gender. We provide rigorous research and evaluation, and results-driven technical assistance and training throughout the United States at all levels of the system.
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Use your experience, knowledge, and education to help us deliver on our mission: to contribute to a better, more equitable world.
Candidates hired for the position may work remotely within the United States (U.S.) or from one of our U.S. office locations.This does not include U.S. territories.
Established in 1946, with headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, AIR is a nonpartisan, not-for-profit institution that conducts behavioral and social science research and delivers technical assistance to solve some of the most urgent challenges in the U.S. and around the world. We advance evidence in the areas of education, health, the workforce, human services, and international development to create a better, more equitable world.
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The Physics Content Editor will work under the supervision of the current Senior Physics Content Editor to develop college-level test materials and to provide content expertise to support the Physics portion of the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT). This position will work with external consultants to develop passages and items from authoring to operational usage, being responsible for ensuring the items are technically accurate, stylistically appropriate, and aligned to test specifications. The Content Editor will also be responsible for responding to challenges to test content by examinees.
Responsibilities will include:
Education, Knowledge, and Experience:
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the U.S. on a full-time basis. Employment-based visa sponsorship (including H-1B sponsorship) is not available for this position. Depending on project work, qualified candidates may need to meet certain residency requirements.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.
AIR adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo reference and background checks.
AIR’s Total Rewards Program, is designed to reward our staff competitively and motivate them to achieve our critical mission. This position offers an anticipated hourly rate of $40.00. Offers are made based on internal equity within the institution and external equity with competitive markets. Please note this is the salary range for candidates that are based in the United States.
AIR maintains a drug-free work environment.
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