Position Detail MAGR TA Remote

Online and Distance Learning
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  • Open Position
  • Position Details:

    Hours/Week: 19 HRS
    Hourly Rate: $15.20
    Expires: Jun 30, 2022

    Campus : Washington DC
  • Job Contact Info:

  • sais.odl@jhu.edu

MAGR TA Remote Position

Job Description

The SAIS Online Master of Arts in Global Risk (MAGR) is hiring Teaching Assistant(s) to support fully online courses. 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 is virtual. Work authorization requires that the virtual location must be within the United States. Successful candidates will be prepared to TA for two academic years, from August 2022 until May 2024.

 General Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Evaluates student performance, including assignments, papers, and exams.
  • Assist in moderating discussion boards.
  • Receives and promptly responds to student inquiries regarding grades, assignments, and course material.
  • Plans, schedules, and facilitates online TA sessions (evenings and weekend availability desired)
  • Meets regularly with instructor to discuss assignments and classroom issues.
  • Performs other duties as assigned per instructor needs.
  • Approximately 19 hours each week


  • Doctoral student in Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Data Science, International Relations or another similar program.

 Special Knowledge, Skills & 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 online course format.
  • Expertise in the following content areas: Statistics, Economics, International Trade, Quantitative Methods, Risk Assessment
  • Technical Skills: Advanced Excel, Stata and R Programing (R Studio)