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 courses in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Data Science and Astronomy in the September and January terms.
The successful Teaching Assistant may be involved in the following:
- Instruction in labs
- Marking assignments, labs and tests
- Tutorials and lectures
- Invigilation duties
- Academic assistance to students in 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): $33.37 per hour ($12,813.60 annual rate September – April)
- Graduate TA (Master’s program): $32.15 per hour ($12,343.92 annual rate September – April)
- Undergraduate TA (Bachelors program): $16.41 per hour ($6,301.92 annual rate September – April)
- Markers: $15.78 per hour
To apply for a UTA position, the student must be enrolled in a full-time bachelor degree program at UBC Okanagan. A full-time student is defined as minimum of 24 credits (2 terms) for the Winter Session. All applicants including international students must be permitted to work in Canada until at least the final day of the academic year (end of April).
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 further diversification of ideas. However, Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.
How to apply
Please fill out the TA application TA Application Form and send it to the Department of Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics and Statistics at firstname.lastname@example.org. Also include your unofficial transcripts, and study permit. Applications will remain open until all positions are filled.
Please note, all positions are subject to budgetary approval and based on enrolment.
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