Linguistics Teaching Assistant Positions for Winter 2021 (September 2021 to April 2022)

The Department of Linguistics seeks to fill a number of Graduate or Undergraduate Teaching Assistant positions for the 2021 Winter academic session. UBC students are eligible to apply to assist with the following courses:

All courses for Winter 2021 are assumed to be offered in person at this time, so TAs will need to be located in Vancouver and available to be on campus to perform duties as required.

Course times will not be finalized until the schedule is set in late April 2021.

 

Term 1
September to December 2021

Course Days Instructor(s) Positions Available
LING 100: Introduction to Language and Linguistics Lectures: M,W
Tutorials: TBC
Amanda Cardoso 6 (3 per section)
LING 101: Languages of the World Lectures: M, W, F Strang Burton 1
LING 101: Languages of the World Lectures: M, W, F TBC 1
LING 170: Introduction to How to Learn a Language Lectures: M, W Strang Burton 2
LING 200: Linguistic Theory and Analysis I Lectures: T,Th
Tutorials: TBC
Anne-Michelle Tessier 3
LING 222: Language Acquisition Lectures: M, W
Tutorials: Fridays
Carla Hudson Kam 2
LING 242: Computational Tools for Linguistic Analysis Lectures: M, W
Labs: Wednesdays
TBC 1
LING 300: Studies in Grammar Lectures: T,Th
Tutorials: TBC
Rose-Marie Dechaine 1 100% position
1 50% position
LING 311: Studies in Phonology Lectures: T,Th
Tutorials: TBC
Douglas Pulleyblank 1 100% position
1 50% position
LING 313: Introduction to Linguistic Phonetics and Speech Science Lectures: M,W,F
Labs: Mondays
Amanda Cardoso 1 100% position
1 50% position
LING 327: Introduction to Semantics Lectures: T,Th Hotze Rullmann 1 100% position
1 50% position
LING 333: Research Methods for Linguistics Lectures: M,W,F Jahurul Islam 2
LING 452: Acquisition of Syntax Lectures: T,TH Carla Hudson Kam 1


Term 2

January to April 2022

Course Days Instructor(s) Positions Available
LING 100: Introduction to Language and Linguistics Lectures: M,W
Tutorials: TBC
Eva Csipak 6 (3 per section)
LING 101: Languages of the World Lectures: M, W, F Strang Burton 2 (1 per section)
LING 101: Languages of the World Lectures: M, W, F TBC 1
LING 201: Linguistic Theory and Analysis II Lectures: T,Th
Tutorials: TBC
Lisa Matthewson 3
LING 209: Clinical Topics in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences Lectures: M, W, F Jahurul Islam 1
LING 300: Studies in Grammar Lectures: T,Th
Tutorials: TBC
Rose-Marie Dechaine 1 100% position
1 50% position
LING 311: Studies in Phonology Lectures: T,Th
Tutorials: TBC
Douglas Pulleyblank 1 100% position
1 50% position
LING 313: Introduction to Linguistic Phonetics and Speech Science Lectures: M,W,F
Labs: Mondays
Jahurul Islam 1 100% position
1 50% position
LING 314: Instrumental Phonetics Lectures: M, W, F Murray Schellenberg 1
LING 345: Pragmatics Lectures: M, W, F Eva Csipak 1
LING 451: Acquisition of Phonology Lectures: T,TH Anne-Michelle Tessier 1

For more details on courses please see: http://www.calendar.ubc.ca/Vancouver/courses

Please note that the above listed TA positions are dependent on Department of Linguistics budgetary approval. Some positions may be appointed at 50% (half-time), with duties and salaries reduced accordingly. 

 

Qualifications: At a minimum, the applicant must have successfully completed any two of Linguistics 300, 311, 313, 327 (or the equivalent courses at another institution), and coursework relevant to the particular course(s) applying for.

 

Duties: TAs may be required, at a minimum, to mark, attend classes, lead tutorials, advise students, hold office hours, and on occasion provide instruction in the courses to which they have been assigned.

 

Hours of work: Varies by course, up to 12 hours per week for 16 weeks (192 hours) for a full TA position. Please note that TA positions can range from 50% to 100%, with hours and duties scaled accordingly.

 

Salary:

Undergraduate Students: UTA 1 $20.33/hour, $975.75 per month at 100%
Gradudate Students: GTA 1 $34.44/hour, $1,652.99 per month at 100%, or GTA 2 $33.14/hour, $1,590.62 per month at 100%, depending on experience

 

Application: A letter of application including your curriculum vitae, all contact information, your degree program and year of study, and description of experience in the discipline and specializations relevant to the positions for which you are applying.

 

Deadline for applications is May 7, 2021Applications can be submitted here: https://ling.air.arts.ubc.ca/winter-2021-linguistics-teaching-assistant-application/

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, Métis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. We encourage all qualified persons to apply.