CBS ECON is looking for a teaching assistant (TA) for an undergraduate course in International...

Updated: 3 months ago
Deadline: 28 Jul 2019

International Economics at BSc in International Business and Politics is taught in English. The purpose of the course is to give students an understanding of (I) the consequences of free international trade, (II) the effects of various trade policies, and (III) open-economy macroeconomics with the focus on exchange rates and balance of payment. This course offers a detailed introduction to international economics. See course curriculum in the following link https://kursuskatalog.cbs.dk/2019-2020/BA-BPOLO1281U.aspx .

The job entails

  • Teaching minimum two and up to four small classes (about 40 students each) from week 37 to week 42 in the fall 2019. Each exercise class meets for two hours every week (2 x 45 min). The TA solves one or more exercises for which students have prepared in advance. Solutions are provided to TAs in advance
  • Grading the exams (either final or the retake exam or both)

The course runs twice per academic year, so there are opportunities to teach the course again in the future.

Qualifications
The applicant must hold a Master’s degree. Emphasis is placed on the applicant’s teaching potential.

Appointment and salary
Appointment and salary is based on the Ministry of Finance circular of January 17, 2001 on hourly-paid teaching.

Salary will only be paid for lessons taught, based on a salary report form. Please note that the total workload for a TA at CBS may not exceed 780 hours/year. For the exercise classes she/he gets 60 hours paid at 278 DKK (inclusive of vacation pay), and 1/3 of the hourly pay rate (278 DKK) for each exam graded.

Please let us know if you are interested as soon as possible. If you want to know more details about the job, feel free to email the course director (Daniel Borowczyk-Martins, dbm.eco@cbs.dk ).

Application deadline
28 July 2019 (interviews will be held in week 32).

Please indicate if you are interested in teaching two or four classes.

Right now the schedule for the four classes are as seen below. However, it is possible to move them, although it is preferable to keep them as is.

  • Class XA is on Fridays from 08.00-09.40
  • Class XB is on Fridays from 09.50-11.30
  • Class XC is on Fridays from 11.40-13.20
  • Class XD is on Fridays from 13.30-15.10

Applications must include

  • A filled-in application form which can be found as a link below this announcement
  • Any documentation of previous teaching experience
  • CV
  • Transcripts
  • Possible enclosures (e.g. prioritized list of publications)

Applicants will be assessed by an academic professor employed at Copenhagen Business School.

Details about Copenhagen Business School are available at www.cbs.dk .

Details about Department of Economics are available at www.cbs.dk/econ .

CBS focuses on innovation, partnership with the business community and internationalisation. As a Learning University CBS demands high quality on teaching, research and staff. CBS has around 15.000 students distributed among a wide range of degrees in social science and humanities among these a very dynamic environment for executive programmes. CBS has around 400 full-time researchers and around 500 administrative employees.

Application due: 7/28/2019


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