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As a STEM Content Moderator, you will ensure that everyone on Brilliant has an inspiring experience by moderating community discussions and addressing content feedback and reports. You'll work alongside world-class content creators to imagine and build an ideal learning experience for millions of users around the world.
Specifically, you will:
- Moderate online problem-solving discussions: removing non-constructive posts, encouraging constructive posts, and guiding discussion through scaffolding
- Apply your STEM skills to drive discussion with follow-up questions and further areas of research
- Proactively respond to reports and questions made by users
- Be an ambassador for the Brilliant brand, encouraging thoughtful engagement with STEM
- Work with content creators to improve existing content, based on user feedback
This is a remote work position.
Who are you?
- Have a strong grounding in mathematics, physics, or computer science. Ideally your strengths extend beyond the traditional curricular journey, and span multiple subjects.
- Have an excellent sense of what makes an explanation great. Teaching experience is an added (but not required) bonus.
- Are knowledgeable about active learning (learning by doing, instead of listening to lectures)
- Excellent communicator, able to meet a learner at their level through a written medium
- Have an exceptionally strong command of English grammar and usage
- Master of LaTeX
- Have a strong sense of responsibility
- Are available to work a minimum of 10 hours per week
To land an interview, please include (in addition to your resume):
- Part 1: What experience do you have teaching, tutoring, or writing about mathematics, physics, or computer science? If you have any examples, please share them!
- Part 2: Choose a Daily Challenge and read the community discussion. How would you approach moderating this discussion to give a wide array of users the best experience possible? Give concrete examples of posts you'd delete, posts you'd promote, discussions you'd like to spark, etc.