Teaching Assistant to Professor Andreas Rödder Position
The Johns Hopkins SAIS Office of Academic Affairs invites applicants for the position of Teaching Assistant (TA) for the Helmut Schmidt Distinguished Professor at the Henry A. Kissinger Center for Global Affairs, Professor Andreas Rödder’s MA course, “1989 and the Emergence of the Present World Order,” during the Spring 2022 semester at SAIS.
This position will be based in Washington, DC. Work authorization requires that the employee's location must be within the United States.
The TA may be asked to:
• Attend all classroom sessions and records notes from in-class lectures.
• Co-read assignments and drafts.
• 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.
• Maintain weekly office hours to communicate in person with students as needed.
• Receive and promptly respond to student inquiries regarding grades, assignments, and course material.
• 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.
• High expertise and strong interest in contemporary history (20th century and post-1990) and international and global politics
• Strong verbal and written communication skills.
• Strong interpersonal skills.
• High level of comfort with technology and course format.
Starting Salary: $19.00/hour
Employee group: Casual / On Call
Schedule: Varies (6 hours/week on average). The course will meet on Thursdays from 2:00–4:30 PM during the Spring 2022 semester.