STEM Content Specialist

Troy, MI
November 3, 2022

We are seeking a learning designer, with a focus on STEM concepts, to create pedagogy for web-based interactives, test with professors and students, and support our research studies for accessibility innovations. Your subject matter expertise will be used to create new interactive content and author assessments for digital interactives. You will also be part of the research team creating our accessibility innovations for STEM learning.

You will be part of a close-knit team, collaborating with software developers, UX/UI designers, educators, and researchers to build next-generation educational products incorporating the best practices of product development. Content will be developed for chemistry, physics, and math. You will help to develop Alchemie’s Kasi product, a first-of-its-kind multi-sensory interface for digital interactives which uses tactile manipulatives and computer vision, so familiarity with accessibility standards is a big asset.

This position is for our office in Troy, MI. Benefits include a competitive salary, health care, and 401k.

Responsibilities Include: 

  1. Design innovative pedagogy using Alchemie’s web-based interactives
  2. Work alongside developers and designers to create new interactives and assessment tools
  3. Incorporate evidence-based principles in the learning design process
  4. Participate, design, and analyze data from research studies with blind/low-vision individuals.
  5. Interface with instructors and students as part of the design process
  6. Design and develop usability tests
  7. Support grant and manuscript composition
  8. Create copy for newsletter and marketing material


  • A minimum of a bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Physics, or Science Education
  • Instructional experience - either in a college or high school science classroom
  • Good problem-solving and communication skills
  • Strong writing and analytical skills
  • Organizational and project management skills
  • Commitment and passion for learning
  • A self-starter who is not afraid to learn new things
  • Enthusiasm for solving big problems through entrepreneurship
  • Love of Games is a plus!