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.


Postdoctoral Fellowships

Postdoctoral Position in Women’s Reproductive Health

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Teaching Assistants

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

The Teaching Assistant duties may include:

  • Instruction in labs (may be online)
  • Marking assignments, labs, and exams
  • Discussion periods
  • Tutorials and lectures
  • Invigilation duties
  • Academic assistance to students in office hours

Based on an average of 12 hours per week, full time, for a total of 192 hours per term. Markers are hired on an hourly basis. Wages, as stated in the current BCGEU Collective Agreement, are as follows:

  • Graduate TA (PhD program): $36.82 per hour ($14,137.52 annual rate September – April)
  • Graduate TA (Master’s program): $35.48 per hour ($13,623.04 annual rate September – April)
  • Undergraduate TA (Bachelors program): $19.54 per hour ($7,503.68 annual rate September – April)
  • Markers: $19.07 per hour

See 2023W Advertisement here.

TO APPLY for 2023W, please complete the 2023W online application survey at this link:

In order to complete the online application survey, you will be required to upload a copy of your resume, unofficial transcripts and timetables for 2023W Term 1 and/or Term 2.

Subject to funding, the Department of Biology has part-time and full-time TA positions available in 2023W Terms. 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 (2023W). Part-time students can also be considered.

DEADLINE TO APPLY for 2023W TA and marker positions: April 30, 2023.

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.