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Physics Writer at Brilliant.org

Location: Remote work / Telecommute, CA

Department: Content

Type: Contracted to Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

About Brilliant

Brilliant helps you master concepts in math, science, and engineering by solving fun, challenging problems. Over 4 million members have learned from our community wiki and subscription courses. Through the Brilliant network, people discover the resources they need to succeed, the dream that they can, and the allies to help them.

Our long-term vision is to build a better way for ambitious people who are building their skills to be found directly by organizations seeking talent. To learn more about Brilliant's mission, watch CEO Sue Khim's TEDx talk. To understand more about our approach to our work and products, read our principles.

 

 

What you'll do:

As a Physics Writer, you will write wiki pages that people love to read. You'll play a key role in the growth and evolution of an exceptional body of content. Specifically, you will:

  • Focus and simplify to distill big, complex topics down to their components
  • Provide perspective on what makes a physics topic significant or interesting
  • Show, not tell, using plenty of examples
  • Write well
  • Work with the design team to create effective, beautiful images to illuminate concepts

This is a remote work position.


This is you:

  • Self-starter who is excited to learn new things
  • Strong command of English grammar and usage
  • Excellent sense of what makes an explanation or example great
  • Can work a minimum of 12 hours per week

To land an interview, you will need one of the following, in addition to your resume:

  • Past activity writing problems, solutions, or wiki pages on Brilliant. Send us your profile link!
  • A physics writing sample that explains a concept to an audience of sharp, engaged learners who are not experts in the field.

This position pays $30/hour.

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