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Student Job Opportunities

Teaching Assistant Vacancies

Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences UNIT 8 requires GRADUATE AND UNDERGRADUATE TEACHING ASSISTANTS for undergraduate courses in the following departments for 2014W Term 1 (Sept-Dec 2014) and Term 2 (Jan-April, 2015).

Economics, Philosophy and Political Science

Applicants enrolled as full-time students at UBC Okanagan will be given preference (a full-time student is defined as a minimum of 24 credits over the 2 terms of the 2014W Session).  Preferred qualifications include understanding of the discipline and good grades. Part time students and others can also be considered.  All applicants including international students must be permitted to work in Canada until at least April 30, 2015. 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 exact hours of these positions vary, but will not, on average, exceed 12 hours per week, for a maximum 384 hours Sept 1, 2014 - April 30, 2015 (considered full time).  Successful candidates will be assigned duties in one or more undergraduate courses. Wages for these positions are:

  • Graduate TAs (PhD Program) $30.98 per hour ($11,897 maximum)
  • Graduate TAs (Masters Program) $29.85 per hour ($11,461 maximum)
  • Undergraduate TAs $15.24 per hour ($5,851 maximum) 

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. These positions are subject to budgetary approval.


Please fill out an application (see below), or in the wall-folder located at Arts 262, or request one from the Unit Assistant at  Applications should be submitted by April 30th, 2014, or as soon as possible thereafter to  TA allocations are made in July/August 2014.  Application will remain open until all positions are filled.

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