Position Detail Teaching Assistant, MIEF (Spring 2022)

Masters International Economics Finance (MIEF)
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  • Open Position
  • Position Details:

    Hours/Week: 9 HRS
    Hourly Rate: $19.00
    Expires: Feb 21, 2022

    Campus : Washington DC
  • Job Contact Info:

  • saisacademicaffairs@jhu.edu

Teaching Assistant, MIEF (Spring 2022) Position

Job Description

The Johns Hopkins SAIS Master of Arts in International Economics and Finance department (MIEF) invites applicants for the position of Teaching Assistant (TA) for the spring 2022 semester. 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, and/or virtually 4-9 hours per week. Work authorization requires that the employee’s location must be within the United States.

Job Responsibilities

Teaching Assistants may be asked to:

  • Attend all classroom sessions and record notes from in-class/virtual 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 (Blackboard).
  • Provide and record 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.
  • 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.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by course instructor.


Preferred: Prior teaching experience in the relevant course content area.

Special Knowledge, Skills, and 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:

Project Finance, Business Strategies for Global Financial Institutions, Cross-Sectional and Panel Data Econometrics, Macro and Financial Time Series Econometrics, Empirical Economic Modeling and Forecasting, International Financial Organizations

For any questions, please contact saisacademicaffairs@jhu.edu