With more than 18,000 faculty and staff, UBC is one of British Columbia’s largest workforces. We are also one of the most progressive, consistently recognized as one of BC’s best employers.

Landing a job in high tech

Bowen Hui from the computer science department gives students an inside look at the process of landing a job in high tech.


Faculty and Staff Careers

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.

Student Positions

Teaching Assistants

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): $34.04 per hour ($13,069.84 annual rate September – April)
  • Graduate TA (Master’s program): $32.79 per hour ($12,590.80 annual rate September – April)
  • Undergraduate TA (Bachelors program): $17.07 per hour ($6,556.48 annual rate September – April)
  • Markers: $16.52 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 a TA application Form.

Summer 2020

Deadline to apply: April 15th or until positions are filled


Winter 2020

Deadline to apply: April 30th or until positions are filled


Please note, all positions are subject to budgetary approval and based on enrolment.

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