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Science Assessment Item Writer

at American Institutes for Research

Posted: 6/22/2019
Job Reference #: 11205
Categories: Media/Publishing

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  • Job LocationUS-DC
    Job ID
    Job Location
    United States
    Test Development/Content
  • Overview

    Want to use your science degree to help improve education? Join our Science Team! Science Assessment Item Writers Location: Washington, D.C. AIR’s Assessment Division develops academic tests covering all of the sciences. We are looking for new graduates with science expertise to help develop these tests. AIR Assessment is the leader in statewide, online assessment. We integrate cutting edge technology with content expertise to develop standardized assessments across the nation. We are currently seeking entry level Science Assessment Item Writers to join on our team in Washington, D.C.


    Science Assessment Item Writers will work in interdisciplinary teams to craft test items and performance tasks to measure what students have learned. This involves finding related readings and information to serve as “stimuli” for the test items, crafting and reviewing the items themselves, using our state-of-the-art tools to create highly interactive items, simulations, and other types of tasks.


    B.S. in Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Engineering or scientific field. Minimum 3.5 GPA Successful candidates will demonstrate imagination, analysis skills, attention to detail, the ability to identify problems and conceptualize solutions, prioritize tasks, meet deadlines, and work collaboratively with others.