Undergraduate Teaching Assistantships

Job Classification:

UTA (Undergraduate Teaching Assistant)

Student Eligibility:

  • Must be registered in a bachelor degree at UBCO and enrolled full-time studies at UBCO. To be a full-time student one must be enrolled in the "Winter Session" (2 terms) with a minimum of 24 credits
  • Note: Preference is given to FCCS students
  • Possess necessary qualifications

Positions Available:

  • 5 UTA positions in ENGL 099
  • 5 UTA positions in SPAN


  • $15.83 per hour

Application Deadline:

April 30 of each year 


UTA duties may include the following:

  • assist and supervise students during writing labs
  • assist with marking low-stakes exercises
  • attend selected class sessions
  • attend meetings with instructor
  • communication with students via email
  • admin duties including photocopying exams and instructional materials
  • invigilation duties during in-class exams
  • assist supervisors using Canvas & iLrn
  • teach lectures under the supervision of faculty
  • assist students during office hours
Estimated hours of work : maximum 12 hours per week depending on workload 

The number of positions and the number of hours assigned to each UTA are subject to funding.

Application Procedures

The application form must be completed online

If you have any questions, please contact Bobbette Armstrong-Paisley via email: bobbette.armstrong-paisley@ubc.ca

UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply.

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