Teaching Assistant
Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, Maryland

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Teaching Assistant
The Johns Hopkins SAIS Office of Academic Affairs invites applicants for the position of Teaching Assistant (TA) - Academic Affairs for various international relations courses during the Spring 2022 Semester. The TA's goal is to support the success of the course 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. Work authorization requires that the employee's location must be within the United States.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

Teaching Assistants may be asked to:

  • Attend all classroom sessions and records notes from in-class 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.
  • 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 weekly TA sessions.
  • 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.


Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
  • Completion of Master's Degree or working towards completion of a Master's Degree is required.


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Preference will be given to applicants that have previously taken the relevant coursework at Johns Hopkins SAIS.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with prior teaching experience in the relevant course content area.


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 course format.
  • Strong knowledge of content area for specific courses.
  • Expertise in the following content areas: American Foreign Policy since WWII, Comparative Politics, Theories of International Relations, Evolution of the International System, DIA Methods II.


Classified Title: Teaching Assistant
Role/Level/Range: ACRO37.5/03/CE
Starting Salary: $19.00/hr
Employee group: Casual / On Call
Schedule: 9 hours per week
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Location: JHU at SAIS - Washington, DC
Department name: Academic Affairs
Personnel area: SAIS

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

Johns Hopkins has mandated COVID-19 and influenza vaccines, as applicable. Exceptions to the COVID and flu vaccine requirements may be provided to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons. Requests for an exception must be submitted to the JHU vaccination registry. For additional information, applicants for SOM positions should visit https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/coronavirus/covid-19-vaccine/ and all other JHU applicants should visit https://covidinfo.jhu.edu/health-safety/covid-vaccination-information/.

The following additional provisions may apply, depending on campus. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

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To apply, visit https://jobs.jhu.edu/job/Washington-Teaching-Assistant-DC-20036/819560200/





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