Careers

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.

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.

Students

Teaching Assistants

Each academic year, we have openings for Graduate Teaching Assistants (GTAs) and possibly Undergraduate Teaching Assistants (UTAs) for psychology courses in the September and January terms.

The successful Teaching Assistant may be involved in the following:

  • Instruction in labs
  • Marking assignments, labs and exams
  • Discussion periods
  • 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): $35.41 per hour ($13,597.84 annual rate September – April)
  • Graduate TA (Master’s program): $34.11 per hour ($13,099.52 annual rate September – April)
  • Undergraduate TA (Bachelors program): $18.68 per hour ($7,172.16 annual rate September – April)

To apply for a UTA position, the student must be enrolled in a full-time bachelor degree program at UBC Okanagan [Note: A full-time student is defined as minimum of 18 credits (2 terms) for the Winter Session]. All applicants including international students must be permitted to work in Canada until at least April 30, 2023.

DEADLINE: April 30, 2022. All applications received after this date will be kept on file in case all positions are not filled, and a second round is required.

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Please contact marla.macdonald@ubc.ca 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, Indigenous 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.