Position Detail Economics TA for MAGP - Fall 2020

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  • Open Position
  • Position Details:

    Hours/Week: 12 HRS
    Hourly Rate: $18.00
    Expires: Dec 31, 2020

    Campus : Washington DC
  • Job Contact Info:

  • gpaz@jhu.edu

Economics TA for MAGP - Fall 2020 Position

Job Description

MAGP Economics Teaching Assistant Position – Fall 2020

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 designated Assistant Director of Degree Programs (Office of Academic Affairs), the teaching assistant will work primarily on assisting and/or tutoring MAGP’s Cohort VI 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 weekends (Saturdays) (from September to November 2020) and be available for individual assistance to students as needed. Other related tasks may be assigned. Graduate students who have completed general 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 class weekends (Saturdays) with additional hours for individual/group tutorials as needed.  The position requires a three-month commitment (September to November) 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 and the position will remain open until filled, likely no later than Wednesday, August 26, 2020. All applications must be made via SAIS SEAL.  Preselected candidates (with input from the course faculty) will be contacted for an interview. Please attach a CV and Cover Letter to the application. For further inquiries about the position: Email gpaz@jhu.edu (Subject Heading: MAGP Fall 2020 Economics TA Inquiry).