Content Area Expert

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Second Language Testing, Inc. (SLTI) is currently seeking Content Area Experts to develop original listening and reading passages for a college-level proficiency test.‚Äč

  • This is a contract position
  • Hours are flexible
  • Work remotely February through April 2017
  • Pay rate will be $250.00 - $270.00 per passage (approximately 4-6 hours)


DESCRIPTION

  • Passages should be comprehensible given typical undergraduate background knowledge (100-200 level course)
  • Passages should be of either university lecture or publishable quality, but NOT contain published research or copyrighted material

 

DUTIES
LECTURE: Develop a 5 to 6 minute lecture directed towards a 100-200 level course. Submission will include an outline, and if recorded remotely, a sound file. Self-recorded lectures are accepted only if they meet a professional standard of quality. It is highly recommended to arrang
e a visit and record at SLTI's voiceover studio located in Princeton, NJ.
OR
TEXT: Develop a 500-600 word simulated textbook or technical excerpt representing 100-200 level course material. Submission will include a word document.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum of 1-2 years of recent graduate level experience in subject (see below)
  • Preferred recent TA or lecturing experience
  • Ability to write at a level that would be accepted by a peer-reviewed journal
  • Ability to develop reading or listening passages based on detailed specifications
  • Ability to complete a passage within 3 weeks of assignment

     

We are looking for experts in the following subjects:

Agriculture
Biology
Business
Chemical Engineering
Chinese/Chinese Studies/Sinology
Civil Engineering
Commerce
Cultural Studies
Economics
Education: Curriculum Theory
Education: Instructional Theory
Electrical Engineering
English/Western Studies
Environmental Engineering
Finance/Accounting

 

 

Health Science/Medical Topics
History
Law/International Law
Linguistics
Mathematics
Philosophy
Political Science
Psychology
Public Affairs
Public Policy
Russian/Russian Studies/Slavic Studies
Social Work/Welfare
Sociology
Systems engineering/Programming/Data systems

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Anyone interested in this position should submit a CV and contact information using the form below.