Job ID: 146004

Data Science Content Author


  • Sep. 1, 2020
  • Data Science Content Author
  • zyBooks
    Campbell, CA
  • Open until filled
  • Immediately
  • Post-Doc
    Professional Staff
    Faculty Associate
    Prof of Practice/Clinical Prof
    Adjunct/Visiting Prof
    Research Scientist/Associate
    Research Professor
    Core Faculty
    Assistant Professor
    Senior Lecturer
    Associate Professor
    Endowed/Distinguished Professor
    Associate/Assistant Head
    Department Head/Head/Chair
  • Computer/Information Sciences
    Statistics & Actuarial Science

Have a passion for making a difference in the education, careers, and lives of hundreds of thousands of college-level students? zyBooks, a Wiley brand, produces interactive online learning content that replaces college-level textbooks, homework, and even programming lab assignments. We offer the excitement of a young, energetic startup environment with a masterfully engineered platform and high-demand content for the STEM college market. We are dedicated to the success of college students worldwide, having provided courseware to more than 450,000 students in over 600 universities.

zyBooks is looking to hire a full-time author to create and oversee interactive, web-native learning content in Data Science.

Data Science Content Author Responsibilities:

  • Create modern web-based content with concise text, extensive interactive learning questions, animations, and more for a variety of data science and related projects (Introduction to Data Science, Predictive Data Analytics, Big Data Analytics, Natural Language Processing, Cloud Computing, Statistical Modeling, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence)
  • Define and implement auto-generated and auto-graded homework assignments
  • Maintain and improve existing content
  • Collaborate with colleagues on the engineering team to define and develop interactive tools
  • Collaborate with colleagues in Marketing and Sales to assist with demos, respond to instructor feedback, assist with special requests, and more
  • Work with project managers to oversee external authoring projects (evaluate project proposals, train external authors to utilize the zyBooks platform, review content to ensure quality and adherence to zyBooks’ authoring guidelines)


  • M.S or Ph.D in Data Science, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Statistics or a related field
  • Experience with SQL, Hadoop, and MapReduce
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly motivated and organized
  • A passion for making a real difference in education
  • Teaching and/or tutoring experience
  • Previous authoring experience, and/or programming experience is a plus

Other areas of expertise across STEM: Statistics, Engineering, IT, Computer Science, & Physics.

Please apply with a resume, a cover letter indicating your previous teaching and/or authoring experience, and teaching evaluations from a recent course.

  • zyBooks, a Wiley brand, is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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Contact Information

  • Meaghan Mitchell, Senior Talent Partner
    Campbell, CA 95008
  • 6364590175

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