Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Internal Number: 108438-en_US
Summer at Hopkins offers credit-bearing two-week Pre-College programs to academically advanced high school students from around the globe. The Summer at Hopkins Pre-College Program invites applications for Teaching Assistants (TAs) for the following programs with corresponding modalities:
Homewood Campus or Online
- Anatomy, Physiology & Disease.
- Introduction to Surgery.
- Medical School Intensive.
- Exploring the Universe with Space Telescopes.
- Introduction to Laboratory Research.
- Applications of Chemistry in Medicine.
- Creative Writing.
- Data Analytics Workshop.
- Epidemics, Pandemics, and Outbreaks.
- Neurobiology: Cellular & Systems.
- Neuroscience and Human Behavior.
- Population Genomics, Evolution, Extinction & Disease.
- Psychological Profiling.
- Psychopathology and Its Development.
TAs help support course objectives and student engagement aligning with the program's educational mission. Summer at Hopkins partners with Instructors and TAs to provide students with innovative and engaging courses.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
- Attends and supports all classroom instruction, labs, course events, and activities.
- Delivers lectures when needed.
- Evaluates student performance, including assignments, papers, and exams.
- Meets with the course instructor and assists in determining grading criteria.
- Tracks and records individual and overall course grades in multiple formats.
Pre-College Program Session Dates
- Session One:June 26, 2023 - July 7, 2023.
- Session Two:July 10, 2023 - July 21, 2023.
- Session Three:July 24, 2023 - August 4, 2023.
In-Person Course Time: 9:30 AM-4:00 PM EDT
- Online Course Time, Programs are delivered asynchronously. Instructors are expected to monitor student progress daily and respond to student questions or issues in a timely manner. Faculty are encouraged to offer synchronous office hours during the program at various times to be mindful of their students' time zones.
- There are multiple TA positions available for most programs to meet student demand.
- Course sections that reach their enrollment of 20 will be eligible for a TA.
- TA positions are not eligible for benefits.
- Candidates for these positions will be subject to a pre-employment background check and fingerprinted per policies related to working with minors.
- All employees participating in Summer at Hopkins Pre-College programs must enroll and participate in mandatory online training relevant to working with minors and working at JHU.
- Successful candidates teaching in-person courses will be required to complete the online lab safety training and attend the in-person UTL lab orientation.
- All applicants must be authorized to work in the US and remain eligible throughout the program.
Special Knowledge, Sills & Abilities
- Superb verbal and written communication skills.
- Must be student oriented and driven.
- Ability to learn and utilize various technologies (e.g., Teams, Zoom, Blackboard, the Students Information System, etc.) as needed.
- Master's Degree in a related field.
- Some experience as a graduate student in the related area of support.
- At least one year of related experience working with college students is required, such as Biology teaching/tutoring experience.
Classified Title: Teaching Assistant
Starting Salary Range: $20.00 HRLY (Commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Casual / On Call
Schedule: As Needed
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Location: Hybrid/Homewood Campus
Department name: Advanced Academic Programs
Personnel area: School of Arts & Sciences
The referenced salary range is based on Johns Hopkins University's good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level. Johns Hopkins offers a total rewards package that supports our employees' health, life, career and retirement. More information can be found here: https://hr.jhu.edu/benefits-worklife/
Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
**Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.
The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check. Johns Hopkins is committed to hiring individuals with a justice-involved background, consistent with applicable policies and current practice. A prior criminal history does not automatically preclude candidates from employment at Johns Hopkins University. In accordance with applicable law, the university will review, on an individual basis, the date of a candidate's conviction, the nature of the conviction and how the conviction relates to an essential job-related qualification or function.
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