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.


Teaching Assistants

Each academic year, we have openings for Graduate Teaching Assistants (GTAs) and Undergraduate Teaching Assistants (UTAs) for History and Sociology 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
  • various duties as appointed by the supervisor

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
  • Graduate TA (Master’s program): $34.11 per hour
  • Undergraduate TA (Bachelors program): $18.68 per hour

Subject to funding, the Department of History and Sociology has part-time TA positions available in 2021S and 2021W Terms. Qualifications preferred to 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). Part-time students can also be considered.

Deadline for 2021W Term1 (Sept-Dec 2021): April 30, 2021, or until all positions are filled
Deadline for Term 2 (Jan-April, 2022): April 30, 2021, or until all positions are filled


Please contact 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.