Published: 02/24/2022

Course Details:

Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM PST

Spring Quarter (05/02/2022 – 05/13/2022)

In-Person Course

Position Description:

The Center for Innovation in Global Health (CIGH) will be running a two-week intensive global health course for medical residents and fellows from 5/2/22 – 5/13/22 (MED 233: “Global Health – Beyond Diseases and International Organizations”). We are looking for a Teaching Assistant, who is currently a Stanford student, postdoc or in another training position, to help with course logistics and organization. The course is held Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM for the two-week time frame. 

The Teaching Assistant’s responsibilities include:

  • Scheduling classrooms
  • Emailing reminders re: class, sending out assignments
  • Ensuring lectures run smoothly (e.g. presentation set-up)
  • Creating and maintaining a class wiki
  • Taking attendance every morning and afternoon for the 10 days
  • Scheduling catering for specific classes
  • Creating evaluations for the course
  • Aggregating the evaluation results
  • and more

Position Supervisor: Cybele Renault, Course Director

Hours: The commitment is ~45 hours of work (spread out before, during and after the course ends). 

Compensation: This position will be paid a $1,000 stipend.

Application: If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your current CV and letter of interest to Course Director Dr. Cybele Renault ( by 5 pm on Friday, March 4, 2022. Your letter of interest should summarize:

  1. Your background in global health
  2. Experience being a T.A. (including experience setting up/maintaining a Wiki)
  3. Interest in the position