Careers at UBC Okanagan

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.


We also hire faculty into term appointments for a specified period of time for courses taught in the Department of Community, Culture and Global Studies. Sessional lecturers teach and/or perform related duties, including course coordination or lab supervision, for a period of less than 12 months.


There are no current job postings.


Teaching Assistants

Each academic year, we have openings for Graduate Teaching Assistants (GTAs) and possibly Undergraduate Teaching Assistants (UTAs) for Community, Culture and Global Studies courses in the September and January terms.

The successful Teaching Assistants may be involved in the following duties, among others to be determined by the supervisor:

  • assisting in marking assignments and exams
  • assisting with invigilating duties
  • delivering tutorials
  • assisting students academically during office hours

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): $36.82 per hour
  • Graduate TA (Master’s program): $35.48 per hour
  • Undergraduate TA (Bachelors program): $19.54 per hour
  • Markers: $17.32 per hour

Subject to funding, the Department of Community, Culture and Global Studies has part-time TA positions available. Qualifications preferred 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 and a minimum of 9 credits in the Summer session. Part-time students can also be considered.

Please see the job posting for the full list of 2023/2024 courses requiring TA support.

To apply for a position, submit the GTA/UTA application form indicating the department and terms (1 and/or 2) you are applying for and identify the course(s) you have taken which would contribute to your qualifications to TA a particular subject and resume by April 30, 2023, to  We will accept applications after the deadline, but applications submitted by the deadline will have priority.


DEADLINE: April 30


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, Indigenous 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.