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Job Req ID:  23998

Teaching Assistant


General Summary/Purpose:

Assist a course instructor in successful teaching of a course.


The primary duties and responsibilities of the job: Assist the course instructor with duties such as

  • Grading of assignments
  • Holding office hours
  • Assisting with lab assignments
  • Other tasks as needed


Independent action will be expected in course grading and helping students during office hours, but the instructor will be available for consultation.


NOTE: This position is not benefits eligible.

NOTE: Multiple positions available.


Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field required.
  • Experience working with college students


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working toward or obtained the degree at the level at which the course is being taught preferred.
  • Knowledge of the course material or experience in the field which the course teaches preferred.


Classified Title: Teaching Assistant 
Working Title: Teaching Assistant  ​​​​​
Role/Level/Range: ACRO37.5/03/CE 
Starting Salary Range: $18.67 to $25.68 per hour
Employee group: Casual / On Call 
Schedule: Monday through Friday 
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt  
Location: 01-MD:Homewood Campus 
Department name: 10001485-Department of Biomedical Engineering 
Personnel area: Whiting School of Engineering


The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.


If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.


The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work.  Your recruiter will advise accordingly.


During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.


The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.


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