Physics/Chemistry Writer, CK-12 Foundation (Freelance)

Job Title:
Physics/Chemistry Writer, CK-12 Foundation

Freelance

Job Description:
CK-12 Foundation is a non-profit organization with a mission to reduce the cost of textbook materials for the K-12 market both in the U.S. and globally. Using an open-content, web-based collaborative model termed the “FlexBook,” CK-12 intends to pioneer the generation and distribution of high quality educational content that will serve both as core text as well as provide an adaptive environment for learning. We are seeking experienced teachers and curriculum writers to develop content for high school science.

Period: ASAP through May 31, 2011

WRITERS
CK-12 is seeking writers with expertise in:

High School Physics
High School Chemistry

REQUIREMENTS
Experienced writers, teachers, and curriculum developers are encouraged to apply.

Completion of 3-4 chapters a month.

Chapters should include concept explanations that meet and exceed CA and national content standards.

QUALIFICATIONS
BA/BS degree, MS/PhD preferred

Teachers with 5+ years of experience preferred

Experience in curriculum development, instructional design, or
educational publishing a plus

HOW TO APPLY
Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@ck12.org with “Writer: Physics” or “Writer: Chemistry” in the subject line.

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