Teaching Assistant Position

Responsibilities & Requirements

Teaching Assistant, Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and Biomathematics – Georgetown University Medical Center

This is a 9-month term position for the 2020-2021 Academic Year, (approximately 15 hours/week) in the Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and Biomathematics. 

The Teaching Assistant (TA) will be responsible for the following:

  1. Grading students’ works and advising them on their homework and other assignments. 
  2. Holding weekly office hours to address students’ questions and to clarify grading. 
  3. Assisting the course director in proctoring midterm and final exams, if requested.
  4. Assisting the course director in managing the course Canvas page by timely managing students’ grading records.
  5. Providing the course director with weekly reports on students’ progress.


  1. Must be a Graduate Student in Biostatistics with the GPA of at least 3.0. 
  2. Must have taken and passed the following courses with a grade of at least “A-“.
  • Categorical Data Analysis
  • Linear Models and Multivariate Analysis
  • Survival Analysis
  • Quantitative Data Analysis and Reporting
  • Machine Learning and Data Science
  • Experimental Design and Clinical Trials
  1. Must have strong communication skills, both written and oral.
  2. Must have strong time management skills.
  3. Must be familiar with Canvas course management system.
  4. Must be able to work independently.


The rate for this position is $32,500.

Submission Guidelines

Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any position at Georgetown University you must submit a cover letter and resume for each position of interest for which you believe you are qualified.  These documents are not kept on file for future positions.