Job Req ID:  112297

Teaching Assistant- ECON

Johns Hopkins SAIS invites applicants for the position of Teaching Assistant - Econ (TA) for the spring 2024 term (January-May). The TA’s goal is to support the success of the class and students by providing students with additional academic support in a professional manner. The TA assists students in understanding content by using various teaching/tutoring strategies. This position will be based in Washington, DC. Work authorization requires that the employee’s location must be within the United States.


Specific Duties & Responsibilities


Teaching Assistants may be asked to

  • Attend classroom sessions and record notes from lectures.
  • Evaluate student performance, including assignments, papers, and exams.
  • Meet with course instructor and assist in determining grading criteria.
  • Track and record individual and overall course grades in multiple formats, including but not limited to entering grade results in spreadsheets or on the online learning management system (Canvas).
  • Provide and record student grades for Early Warning, Midterm Reporting, and Final Grades according to established deadlines.
  • Help maintain course Canvas site, including but not limited to posting assignments, editing and posting notes and/or Power Point slides for student access, and entering grades as assigned.
  • Grade and prepare answer keys for problem sets.
  • Maintain weekly office hours to communicate in-person/virtually with students as needed.
  • Receive and promptly respond to student inquiries regarding grades, assignments, and course material.
  • Plan, schedule, and facilitate weekly TA sessions.
  • Plan, schedule, and facilitate review sessions for exams.
  • Meet regularly with instructor to discuss assignments and classroom issues.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by course instructor.


Minimum Qualifications
  • Master's Degree in a related field.
  • Some experience as a graduate student in the related area of support.


Preferred Qualifications
  • Preference will be given to candidates with prior teaching experience in the relevant course content area.


Special Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to work with diverse populations.
  • High level of comfort with technology and course format.
  • Strong knowledge of content area for specific courses.
  • Expertise in one or more of the following content areas: American Foreign Policy Since World War II, Comparative Politics, International Economics I & II (Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, International Trade and International Monetary), Statistics for Data Analysis, Theories of International Relations, Econometrics, Corporate Finance, Development Finance, International Economic Policy.

 


 

Classified Title: Teaching Assistant 
Job Posting Title (Working Title): Teaching Assistant- ECON   
Role/Level/Range: ACRO37.5/03/CE  
Starting Salary Range: Min $19.00 - Max $35.00 HRLY ($19.00 HRLY targeted; Commensurate with experience) 
Employee group: Casual / On Call 
Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm 
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt 
Location: District of Columbia 
Department name: ​​​​​​​Masters of Int'l Economics and Finance  
Personnel area: SAIS 

 

Total Rewards
The referenced salary range is based on Johns Hopkins University’s good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level. Johns Hopkins offers a total rewards package that supports our employees' health, life, career and retirement. More information can be found here: https://hr.jhu.edu/benefits-worklife/

 

Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.

**Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.


The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check. Johns Hopkins is committed to hiring individuals with a justice-involved background, consistent with applicable policies and current practice. A prior criminal history does not automatically preclude candidates from employment at Johns Hopkins University. In accordance with applicable law, the university will review, on an individual basis, the date of a candidate’s conviction, the nature of the conviction and how the conviction relates to an essential job-related qualification or function.

 

The Johns Hopkins University values diversity, equity and inclusion and advances these through our key strategic framework, the JHU Roadmap on Diversity and Inclusion.

 

Accommodation Information

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 Talent Acquisition Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711. For more information about workplace accommodations or accessibility at Johns Hopkins University, please visit accessibility.jhu.edu.

 

Johns Hopkins has mandated COVID-19 and influenza vaccines, as applicable. The COVID-19 vaccine does not apply to positions located in the State of Florida. Exceptions to the COVID and flu vaccine requirements may be provided to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons. Requests for an exception must be submitted to the JHU vaccination registry. For additional information, applicants for SOM positions should visit https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/coronavirus/covid-19-vaccine/ and all other JHU applicants should visit https://covidinfo.jhu.edu/health-safety/covid-vaccination-information/.

 

The following additional provisions may apply, depending on campus. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

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.

 

Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.

 

 

Total Rewards
The referenced salary range is based on Johns Hopkins University’s good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level. Johns Hopkins offers a total rewards package that supports our employees' health, life, career and retirement. More information can be found here: https://hr.jhu.edu/benefits-worklife/.

Accommodation Information
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 Talent Acquisition Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711. For more information about workplace accommodations or accessibility at Johns Hopkins University, please visit https://accessibility.jhu.edu/.

Equal Opportunity Employer
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

EEO is the Law:
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