Position Detail Economics Teaching Assistant

Global Policy Program (GPP)
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  • Position Details:

    Hours/Week: 10 HRS
    Hourly Rate: $18.00
    Expires: Aug 16, 2019

    Campus : Washington DC
  • Job Contact Info:

  • mshiffm1@jhu.edu

Economics Teaching Assistant Position

Job Description

Position Summary:

The Master of Arts in Global Policy (MAGP) program at JHU’s Paul Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) in Washington, DC invites applications for the position of Economics Teaching Assistant. Reporting to MAGP’s Associate Director and coordinator, the teaching assistant will work primarily on assisting and/or tutoring MAGP’s Cohort V students in their Global Trade & Policy course. The teaching assistant is encouraged (but not required) to attend the relevant course concurrently with the cohort during alternating Fridays and Saturdays (from September to December 2019) and be available for individual assistance to students as needed. Other related tasks may be assigned. Graduate students who have completed general graduate coursework on Economics and Finance are especially encouraged to apply.

Successful candidates should possess many of the following experiences and/or skills:

  • General knowledge of graduate-level economics and trade policy
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills especially with a cohort of older, more experienced students
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Excellent time-management and multi-tasking abilities
  • Prior teaching experience preferred, but not required
  • Ability to work independently with faculty and students

Time Commitment/Remuneration:

The position will require at least 5-10 hours on alternating Fridays/Saturdays with additional hours for individual/group tutorials as needed.  The position requires a three-month commitment (September to December) with a possible extension contingent upon performance.  The position will earn $18/hour. Applicants must be matriculating Johns Hopkins University students and eligible to work within the JHU system. International students are welcome to apply.

Application Timeline and Instructions:

MAGP is accepting applications immediately until Friday, August 16, 2019. All applications must be made via SAIS SEAL: https://www.sais-timesheets.net/

Short-listed candidates will be contacted for further interview. Please attach a CV and Cover Letter to the application.

For further inquiries about the position: Email mshiffm1@jhu.edu (Subject Heading: Economics TA Inquiry)