Earth & Environmental Sciences TA Advert

for undergraduate courses in Earth & Environmental Sciences
2012W Term 1 (Sept-Dec 2012) and Term 2 (Jan-April, 2013)
The Earth & Environmental Sciences Program (EESC) is looking to hire Teaching Assistants and Markers. Applicants should be enrolled as full-time students at UBC Okanagan (a full-time student is defined as a minimum of 24 credits over the 2 terms of the 2012W Session). Preferred qualifications include understanding of the discipline and good grades. Applications for UTA positions should be EESC majors with 4th year standing. Part time students can also be considered. All applicants including international students must be permitted to work in Canada until at least April 30, 2013.
Teaching Assistants may be involved in the following:
delivering lab experiments (including set up & take down) 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, for a maximum 384 hours Sept 1, 2012 – April 30, 2013 (considered full time). Markers are hired on a hourly basis. Successful candidates will be assigned duties in one or more undergraduate courses. Wages for these positions are:
Graduate TAs (PhD Program) $29.78 per hour ($11,435 maximum)
Graduate TAs (Masters Program) $28.69 per hour ($11,016 maximum)
Undergraduate TAs $14.65 per hour ($5,624 maximum)
Markers $14.08 per hour ($5,408 maximum)
UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. We especially welcome applications from members of visible minority groups, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities. Government regulations require that Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.
All positions are subject to budgetary approval and are based on enrolment. Up to 4 GTA and 6 UTA positions are anticipated but not guaranteed. Marker positions are anticipated but not confirmed at this date (enrolment based).
Please email your Student Application Form found at: your resume and unofficial transcript, by April 30th, 2012, or as soon as possible thereafter to the Unit Assistant for Unit 7 Janet Elliott @ Application will remain open until all positions are filled. For more information see:

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