Careers at UBC Okanagan

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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.


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


Community, Culture and Global Studies requires a number of Teaching Assistants (GTA), (UTA) and/or markers for courses in both the September and January terms.

ANTH 100          Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

ANTH 103          Introduction to World Archaeology

ANTH 170          Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology

ANTH 200          Public Anthropology: Engagement and Advocacy

ANTH 205          Gender, Sexuality, and the Body

ANTH 218          Tourism Desire and Difference

ANTH 227          Culture Health and Illness

ANTH 245          Culture and Environment

ANTH 252          Visual Anthropology and New Media

ANTH 270          Phonology

ANTH 277          Anthropology of Reading and Writing

ANTH 295          Special Topics: China – Africa Relations

ANTH 313          Anthropology of Gender

GEOG 128          Human Geography: Space, Place, and Community

GEOG 129          Human Geography: Resources, Development, and Society

GWST 100         Gender, Race, Sexuality and Power I: An Introduction

GWST 110          Gender, Race, Sexuality and Power II: Everyday Life

GWST 215          Gender and Popular Culture

INDG 100           Introduction to Indigenous Studies

INDG 102           Introduction to Indigeneity: Ways of Knowing

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 average hours will be 12 hours per week according to the position.

Wages for TA’s:   MA students $37.87/hour (GTA 2), PhD students $39.30/hour (GTA 1), UTA $21.61, Marker $19.07


Please clearly identify the course(s) you are applying for and email the GTA or UTA application form and current Curriculum vitae to by April 30, 2024. Late applications will not be considered. Please indicate previous TA or teaching experience, and identify the courses you have taken which would contribute to your qualifications to TA a particular subject. All applicants will be considered in accordance with the BCGEU preferred candidate pool (BCGEU Appendix F).

UTA Application Form

GTA Application Form

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.