Teaching Assistant Advert (Barber School)

GTA/UTA 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

2012W Term 1 (Sept-Dec 2012) and Term 2 (Jan-April, 2013)

ECONOMICS, PHILOSOPHY, &

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 2012W 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, 2013.

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 exceed 12 hours per week, for a maximum 384 hours Sept 1, 2012 – April 30, 2013 (considered full time).  Successful candidates will be assigned duties in one or more undergraduate courses. These positions are subject to budgetary approval. Wages for these positions in 2010-11 were (with rates for 2012-13 subject to the current round of collective bargaining):
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)

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 your cover letter indicating the departments and/or courses and terms (1 and/or 2) you would like to work, and your resume, by April 30th, 2012, or as soon as possible thereafter to the Assistant for Unit 8 Shelby Wolfe at shelby.wolfe@ubc.ca Application will remain open until all positions are filled.

For more information see: http://web.ubc.ca/okanagan/facultystaff/current-staff/bcgeu.html

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One Response to Teaching Assistant Advert (Barber School)

  1. barber shop says:

    I like this idea.

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