Subject Matter Expert - Organic Chemistry (Contractor)

Remote - Los Angeles, CA

About Sketchy:

Sketchy is a revolutionary visual learning platform. We turn complex subjects into engaging visual stories that you’ll remember forever. Through a combination of art, science, and technology, our lessons help students effortlessly learn and recall information and score higher on exams.

Sketchy is used by students at every medical school in America.

90% of Sketchy medical students report higher test scores.

94% of users say studying with Sketchy saves time.

78% of users say Sketchy improves their recall speed.

300,000 students are now doctors thanks to Sketchy.

Sketchy was founded in 2013 when four medical students began creating sketched stories to help them memorize complicated viruses. Since then, Sketchy has applied the same visual learning techniques to a variety of subjects, and become a premier learning destination for students around the world.

Sketchy is a TCG (The Chernin Group) portfolio company (alongside notable brands like Headspace, Food52, Barstool Sports, and Crunchyroll) and a Reach Capital portfolio company (joining other start-ups that bring a playfulness to learning).

About the Role

We are looking for Subject Matter Experts/Faculty Authors to join a team building the next generation of digital learning. We are seeking a world-class faculty author to lead in the curricular design for new visual learning courses that will be used to educate future physicians around the world.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Create lessons and assessment items that focus on skills and content that undergraduate science students need to know
  • Identify high-yield and must-know concepts and contribute original perspectives on the material (option to hire subcontractors to help with writing)
  • Work with our Creative and Production teams to create stories, art, and final videos in the Sketchy style
  • Ensure appropriate scope and scientific accuracy of the lessons and provide final edits and approval 
  • Ensure that content avoids contributing to bias and discrimination

Preferred Experience:

  • PhD 
  • 4 years of experience teaching college-level basic sciences. 
  • Preferred background in one or more of the following:
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Physics

Sketchy Group LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration without discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, disability or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

JOB CODE: 09/23/2021