This position is responsible for fact-checking talks from various TED conferences and the management of TED’s post-production fact check needs. This person will work closely with the fact check team to come up with a post-production process at the level of the curation team’s research standards and handle all related day-to-day tasks. This position’s primary project focus will be post-conference fact checks, which involves checking names (accuracy of reference, spelling, appropriate credits), facts and figures (statistics, references to specific studies, qualitative descriptions, etc.), quotes, appropriate credit to research conducted by others, timeliness and accuracy of the research, and any other specific references that would normally be footnoted in academic texts. They will also be in charge of initiatives designed to maintain and update the research work behind posted talks. This position reports to the speaker development director. The role will be a contractor position at 40 hours per week based in our New York City office.
Responsibilities for this role include:
How you should apply:
Write a cover letter about the most interesting research challenge you’ve ever experienced. Feel free to include links to anything interesting about you online. Show us that you are bright, perceptive, and insightful.
Note that due to the high volume of applications, only considered candidates will be notified for next steps.