Call for Applications: Graduate Teaching Assistants for Winter 2024 Session



Applications are now being accepted for Graduate Teaching Assistants (GTAs) for 2024 Winter Term 1 and 2.

The Graduate Teaching Assistants will engage in a range of tasks, depending on the course to which they are assigned. Duties may include but are not limited to:

  • Instruct students in assigned courses;
  • Prepares course outlines and daily lessons;
  • Assigns, receives and marks student course work and provides ongoing feedback;
  • Evaluates and/or appraises students as required and keeps appropriate records;
  • Holds office hours as required; attends staff, committee, professional development;
  • Invigilates examinations;
  • Other associated duties as may be assigned.

In all cases, GTAs will help create positive learning environments for the diversity of students who take introductory Political Science courses.

GTAs will be hired for either one of two semesters, depending on their availability, areas of interest, and the courses in need of GTA support. Please also note that positions will be of a part-time nature (96 hours per semester). Winter Term 1 runs from September 10 to December 6, 2024 and Winter Term 2 runs from January 6 to April 11, 2025.

All GTAs will be required to undertake training as part of their TAships. Details of this training will be provided to successful candidates.

For the full list of available Graduate Teaching Positions, please click here.

Information on rates of pay and rules of employment can be found here. 

Graduate students studying Political Science, International Relations and related disciplines who will be current students during summer 2024 are invited to apply.

By April 30, 2024, interested applicants should complete this form.

UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply. These positions are subject to final budgetary approval. If you have informal inquiries about the positions, please email us here.

For technical support with your application submission, please first visit Arts ISIT in Buchanan C105.



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