Position Detail Economics TA - Intro to International Economics (MAGP Summer Online Course)

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  • Position Details:

    Hours/Week: 5 HRS
    Hourly Rate: $18.00
    Expires: Aug 31, 2021

    Campus : Washington DC
  • Job Contact Info:

  • gpaz@jhu.edu
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Economics TA - Intro to International Economics (MAGP Summer Online Course) Position

Job Description

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 VII students in their Introduction to International Economics summer preparatory course, which is a fully online course offered June 28 to late August. The teaching assistant will 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 approximately 5-10 hours per week, as needed, for the duration of the course (late June-mid-August) with a possible extension to the Fall semester if desired and 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 the position is filled. All applications must be made via SAIS SEAL (search: Global Policy Program): https://www.sais-timesheets.net/ 

Short-listed candidates will be contacted for further interview. Please attach a CV and Cover Letter to the application (SEAL only allows for one document upload—you can save your CS and cover letter as a single document). For further inquiries about the position: Email gpaz@jhu.edu (Subject Heading: Economics TA Inquiry).