Position Detail Teaching Assistant, International Development (IDEV)

Masters International Economics Finance (MIEF)
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  • Position Details:

    Hours/Week: 10 HRS
    Hourly Rate: $18.00
    Expires: Jan 15, 2021

    Campus : Washington DC
  • Job Contact Info:

  • kkornell@jhu.edu

Teaching Assistant, International Development (IDEV) Position

Job Description

The Johns Hopkins SAIS Office of Academic Affairs and the International Development (IDEV) program invites applicants for the position of Teaching Assistant (TA) for various international development courses during the fall 2020 semester. The TA’s goal is to support the success of the course 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, and/or virtually. Work authorization requires that the employee’s virtual location must be within the United States.  

Job Responsibilities

  • Attends all classroom sessions and records notes from in-class lectures.
  • Evaluates student performance, including assignments, papers, and exams.
  • Meets with course instructor and assists in determining grading criteria.
  • Tracks and records 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 (Blackboard).
  • Provides and records student grades for Early Warning, Midterm Reporting, and Final Grades according to established deadlines.
  • Help maintain course Blackboard 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.
  • Maintains weekly office hours to communicate in person with students as needed.
  • Receives and promptly responds to student inquiries regarding grades, assignments, and course material.
  • Plans, schedules, and facilitates weekly TA sessions.
  • Plans, schedules, and facilitates review sessions for exams.
  • Meets regularly with instructor to discuss assignments and classroom issues.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by course instructor.


  • Completed or in the process of completing a Master’s degree in related field required.
  • Prior teaching experience in the relevant course content area preferred.

  Content Areas / Classes to be supported

Please contact Kelley J. Kornell at kkornell@jhu.edu with any questions.