Teaching Assistantships

Within Sociology, all positions of teaching support service are referred to as Teaching Assistants (TAs) and are appointed as GTA1, GTA2 or Undergraduate classifications. TAs will assist with a variety of course related activities, and may include setting up and assisting in discussion groups, assisting in marking assignments and examinations, invigilation of exams, and carrying out related work. An average of work per term is 192 hours.

Applicants for the Teaching Assistant positions must have a suitable background, normally be a graduate student in the course subject area; however, 4th year undergraduates with appropriate backgrounds can also apply. Applicants must be a registered student at UBC in a degree program.


2016 Winter Session (Terms 1 and 2)

TA Application is now closed. We will begin selecting TA’s soon. Selected TA’s will be contacted by the department and will be sent an electronic offer by email. Please do not contact the SOCI Office about the status of your application. Only successful applications will be contacted.

Please note:

Each appointment will be in accordance with the CUPE 2278 Collective Agreement (CUPE 2278). Please note, TA’s are appointed based on their classification (see SCHEDULE A – WAGES AND CLASSIFICATIONS of the CUPE 2278 Collective Agreement).

  • Current pay rates according to CUPE 2278 (subject to change)