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Careers

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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

GTA/UTA Vacancies

Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences Department of History and Sociology requires:

GRADUATE AND UNDERGRADUATE TEACHING ASSISTANTS For undergraduate courses in the following departments for 2020W Term 1 (Sept-Dec 2020) and Term 2 (Jan-April, 2021)

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 2020W Session). Preferred qualifications include a strong understanding of the discipline. Applications for UTA positions would be preferably students with 4th year standing who are HIST or SOCI majors. All applicants including international students must be permitted to work in Canada until at least April 30, 2021.

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 exact hours of these positions vary, but will not exceed 12 hours per week, Sept 1, 2020 – April 30, 2021. Successful candidates will be assigned duties in one or more undergraduate courses. These positions are subject to budgetary approval. Current wages for these positions are:

Graduate TAs (PhD Program) $34.04 per hour
Graduate TAs (Master’s Program) $32.79 per hour
Undergraduate TAs $17.07 per hour

BCGEU Wages are expected to increase July 1st 2020. This wage increase will be reflected in the official Offer Letters••

UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. UBC is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, 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.

TO APPLY FOR ONE OF THESE POSITIONS:

Please email in a PDF format your cover letter indicating the departments and terms (1 and/or 2) and identify the course(s) you have taken which would contribute to your qualifications to TA a particular subject, your resume and your unofficial transcript, by April 30th, 2020 (forward transcript when available), to the Assistant for the Department of History and Sociology, Barbara Wilke at barbara.wilke@ubc.ca.

**All positions are subject to budgetary approval and based on enrollment


Subject to funding, one part-time GTA position available in Sociology held in 2020S Term 1 and one part-time GTA position available in History held in 2020S Term 2.

Applicants enrolled as full-time students at UBC Okanagan will be given preference. Preferred qualifications include a strong understanding of the discipline.  All applicants including international students must be permitted to work in Canada until at least September 1, 2020.

2020S TERM 1, May 11 – June 18, 2020 and the final exam period June 22-26, 2020.
SOCI 111-001 – Introduction to Sociology 

2020S TERM 2, July 10 – August 5, 2020 and the final exam period August 17-21, 2020.
HIST 126-001 – History of Western Civilization, 1789 to present

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 exact hours of each positions vary, but will not exceed a total of 6 hours per week. The exact start and end date of each appointment is to be confirmed. These positions are subject to budgetary approval. Current wages for these positions are:

Graduate TAs (PhD Program) $34.04 per hour
Graduate TAs (Master’s Program) $32.79 per hour

TO APPLY FOR THESE POSITIONS:

Please email in a PDF format your cover letter and identify the course(s) you have taken which would contribute to your qualifications to TA the particular subject, your resume and your unofficial transcript, by April 30th, 2020, to the Assistant for the Department of History and Sociology, Barbara Wilke at  barbara.wilke@ubc.ca.

UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. UBC is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. Government regulations require that Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. All positions are subject to budgetary approval.

**All positions are subject to budgetary approval and based on enrollment**