Cengage Learning Learning Design Author - Finance in Cincinnati, Ohio


At Cengage Learning we are revolutionizing the student educational experience. We create online, interactive learning solutions that increase student effort and engagement in their high school and college courses. We have helped more than 4,700,000 students and over 15,000 instructors since 2002 and are looking for eager individuals to join our innovative and collaborative team! We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Learning Design Author for Finance.

As a Learning Design Author (content writer), you will author content for our finance online homework solution and play a key role in shaping our approach to digital solutions. The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of undergraduate finance courses, creative ideas on how to engage students in complex topics, demonstrably outstanding writing skills, and solid methodology for using the digital medium to enhance learning. For a closer look at the content we write, go to www.aplia.com and try out some of our demos.


  • Write and develop online educational materials for undergraduate finance courses

  • Work with other content developers to write for, review, and edit our existing online finance homework materials

  • Serve as a subject matter expert, advising colleagues and customers on learning design and product development for above course areas

  • Be familiar with our current content to advise sales and support teams on content-related issues and answers questions from users


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or a closely related field

  • At least 1 year of experience teaching undergraduate courses in (discipline), especially at the introductory level

  • Demonstrated ability to write effective and engaging instructional materials such as activities, assessments, and engagement exercises on deadline

  • Excellent knowledge of grammar and command of the English language

  • Top-notch written and oral communication skills

  • Computer savvy with the ability to quickly pick up technical skills

  • Bright, hard-working, flexible, dedicated, and team-focused self-starter

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Finance or a closely related field

  • 2+ years’ experience teaching undergraduate courses in Finance, especially at the introductory level

  • Experience teaching online classes and/or developing online materials

  • To be considered, a cover letter is required to accompany your resume.

Job Locations US-OH-Cincinnati

Posted Date 2 months ago

Requisition ID 2017-3619

Job Function Product Development