Current Openings

Detailed information regarding available freelance projects is below.

NOTE: Only resumes submitted in Word or PDF format can be accepted. Please do not supply a website.

Since these opportunities are project-based, work may not be available immediately or on a regular schedule.

Pediatric Subject Matter Expert

Scantron is working with the Oman Medical Specialty Board (OMSB) to develop a Board Certification Examination in the area of Pediatric Medicine. To support the development of a high quality, comprehensive examination, Scantron is looking for pediatricians to utilize and share their expertise as Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to fill a variety of roles, including test question writers, test question reviewers, blueprint reviewers, and to complete a job analysis survey.

The time commitment will vary, depending on role, but will typically require 5-20 hours per week, depending on availability, over the course of a 3-5 month period. All SME tasks/activities will be performed remotely.

Ideal candidates will have:

  • Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) and certification in pediatrics in one or more of the following subspecialties:
    • General Pediatrics
    • Neonatology
    • Pediatric Emergency
    • Pediatric Intensive Care
    • Ambulatory/Community Pediatrics
    • Adolescent Medicine
    • Cardiology
    • Developmental Pediatrics
    • Gastroenterology and Hepatobiliary System
    • Hematology and Oncology
    • Metabolism
    • Nephrology
    • Neurology
    • Clinical Genetics
    • Endocrinology
    • Immunology and Allergy
    • Infectious Disease
    • Pulmonology
    • Rheumatology
    • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
    • Child Protection/Child Abuse
    • Pediatric Nutrition
    • Immunization in children
    • Toxicology in pediatric patients
  • Minimum of 6 years practicing in the field of pediatric medicine
  • Post certification in pediatrics/fellowship training in subspecialty
  • Experience in creating exams at the post graduate level
  • Active involvement in academic and scholarly activities
  • Proficient in the English language
  • Access to non-public computer, secure internet connection, and email
    • Minimum computer system requirements: Windows 7 or Mac OS X v10.6
  • American Board of Pediatrics Board Certification and/or equivalent

If interested, please send CV to Pediatrics.SME@scantron.com.

NOTE: Only CVs submitted in Word or PDF formats can be accepted. Please do not supply a website.

Item Development Specialist Consultant

Provide expertise in the design and development of custom K-12 educational assessments and formative assessment materials.

Consultants are needed for writing, editing, and revising test items and/or passages that align to the Common Core State Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, or other state standards. In addition, consultants should be prepared to make suggestions concerning cognitive complexity, readability, and grade level appropriateness of items.

Qualified individuals will have:

  • Degree in Mathematics, English, Social Studies, Science or equivalent
  • Excellent editing and/or writing skills
  • Detail oriented with strong time management skills
  • Content development experience
  • Minimum of 3  years of experience in classroom teaching at any grade level
  • Ability to devote necessary time when selected for a project
  • Internet access, PC, and experience in Microsoft Word, Excel, Adobe Reader, and document transfers via secure sites
  • Experience working in the assessment writing industry required

If you’d like to be considered for the project, submit your resume and contact information to freelance@scantron.com with the title of the opportunity in the subject line of your e-mail.

All applicants must be located within the United States.

Bias and Sensitivity Consultant

Provide expertise in the field of bias and sensitivity. Consultants are needed to review test items and/or passages that align to the Common Core State Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, or other state standards including those in the fields of licensing and certification.

Qualified individuals will have:

  • Extensive assessment industry experience reviewing content for all bias issues (required)
  • Ability to recognize stereotypes and ensure all groups are represented fairly
  • Exceptional grasp of the English language
  • Detail oriented with strong time management skills
  • Ability to devote necessary time when selected for a project
  • Internet access, email, PC, and experience in Adobe, Microsoft Word, Excel, and document transfers via secure sites

If you’d like to be considered for the project, submit your resume and contact information to freelance@scantron.com with the title of the opportunity in the subject line of your e-mail.

All applicants must be located within the United States.