Faculty and Staff
We value our faculty and staff members and are always looking for talented people to join our thriving team. Excellent benefits, diverse career opportunities, and a true community spirit are just some of the reasons you should consider joining our team of talented, dynamic faculty and staff. For a full list of current openings, visit UBC’s Staff & Faculty Careers page.
Each academic year, we have openings for Graduate Teaching Assistants (GTAs) and possibly Undergraduate Teaching Assistants (UTAs) for Economics, Philosophy and Political Science courses in the September and January terms.
Teaching Assistants may be involved in the following:
- marking midterms, assignments, tests, quizzes and exams
- leading discussion periods and tutorials
- invigilating tests and examinations
- providing academic assistance to students during office hours
The hours will not exceed an average of 12 hours per week. Wages, as stated in the current BCGEU Collective Agreement, are as follows:
- Graduate TA (PhD program): $34.72 per hour ($13,331.20 annual rate September – April)
- Graduate TA (Master’s program): $33.44 per hour ($12,842.64 annual rate September – April)
- Undergraduate TA (Bachelors program): $17.82 per hour ($6,844.72.16 annual rate September – April)
- Markers: $17.32 per hour
Subject to funding, the Department of Economics, Philosophy and Political Science has part-time TA positions available in 2021S and 2021W Terms. Qualifications preferred include an understanding of the discipline and good grades. UTA’s must be a major in the discipline, have fourth-year standing, and must maintain a minimum of 18 credits in the Winter session (2020W) and a minimum of 9 credits in the Summer session (2021S). Part-time students can also be considered.
2020S and 2020W term application deadlines have passed.
Applications will be posted in March 2021 for 2021S and 2021W positions.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for inquiries.
UBC Okanagan hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from women, visible minority group members, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. However, Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.