Term 2 TA Position Available – POSITION ASSIGNED

Standard

Course:  FNH 405 001
Available TA hours:  105
Course Instructor:  Karen Fong

Here is the current Job Description –

WORK PERFORMED

This TA position will help the instructor prepare and mark assignments based on peer-reviewed articles about molecular detection of microbes in Fermented Foods.  The TA will also help mark student presentations, the midterm and the final exam.  There will also be an opportunity to help the instructor with lecture material.

If you are interested in this position, please contact the course instructor directly:  karenfong03@gmail.com

 

PD Opportunities for Grad Students & TA’s

Standard

The CTLT is hosting a ton of free professional development opportunities for graduate students, teaching assistants and postdocs that you might be interested in!  Read on……

Foundations of Pedagogy 1
January 8, 2019

2:00 pm–4:00 pm
Koerner Library, Room 216

Introduction to evidence-based undergraduate teaching for graduate students and postdocs. Upon completion, you will be awarded CIRTL Associate status. More info

Teaching Assistant (TA) Institute – January 15-18, 2019
TA’ing a Community Engaged Learning Course
January 15, 2019
10:00 am–12:00 pm
Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, Seminar Room 2.22

This session will introduce community engaged learning as a growing teaching strategy at UBC. More info

Improving Your Time Management (in TAing)
January 15, 2019
12:30 pm–2:30 pm
Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, Seminar Room 2.22

Do you have trouble balancing your graduate studies and TA responsibilities? Do you stay up all night marking or preparing for class? This workshop is for you. More info

Canvas as an Experiential Learning Space
January 15, 2019
3:00 pm–5:00 pm
Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, Seminar Room 2.22

This session will focus on the different Canvas tools and how you can use them to effectively engage your students. More info

Leading Discussions
January 16, 2019
10:00 am–12:00 pm
Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, Seminar Room 2.22

Explore strategies for the effective design and facilitation of discussion activities, using varying discussion structuring techniques. More info

Learning Analytics
January 16, 2019

12:30 pm–2:30 pm
Location TBC

Learn new analytics tools and engage in discussions about what features and feedback could make learning analytics even more useful for teaching and learning. More info

Making Space: Supporting Inclusive Classrooms

January 16, 2019
3:00 pm–5:00 pm
Location TBC

Create strategies to quickly identify and mitigate potential obstacles to learning while supporting the positive benefits of diversity. More info

Self-Advocacy and Negotiation Strategies for TAs

January 17, 2019
10:00 am–12:00 pm
Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, Seminar Room 2.22

TAs will learn effective self-advocacy strategies that will support their overall wellbeing. More info

Faculty-TA Relationship

January 17, 2019
12:30 pm–2:30 pm
Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, Seminar Room 2.22

In this session explore strategies to set expectations regarding TAing and address any problems that may arise throughout the term with faculty members. More info

Designing High-Impact Learning Experiences

January 17, 2019
3:00 pm–5:00 pm
Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, Seminar Room 2.22

Learn how the learning cycle describes the construction and transfer of knowledge, and how you can make use of this process when teaching others to help deepen and reinforce learning. More info

How Your TAship Can Help Your Career

January 18, 2019
12:30 pm–2:30 pm
Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, Seminar Room 2.22

This interactive session will help participants reflect on and articulate the skills gained from being a teaching assistant. More info

Presentation and Guest Lecturing Skills

January 18, 2019
3:00 pm–5:00 pm
Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, Seminar Room 2.22

Your supervisor is out of town and has asked you to guest lecture for them next term. Oh no! The TA Institute is here to help. More info

 

Thank you,
Sukhi

Sukhi Ghuman
Marketing & Events Manager
Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology
The University of British Columbia | Vancouver Campus
214 – 1961 East Mall | Vancouver BC | V6T 1Z1 Canada
Phone 604 827 4816 | Cell 604 315 2599
sukhi.ghuman@ubc.ca | @UBC_CTLT
http://www.ctlt.ubc.ca | http://events.ctlt.ubc.ca

Subscribe to our monthly Events Newsletter

 

Acting Manager, Graduate Programs

Standard

68% of the 2018 Winter Session TA assignments have been finalized!!  Instructors have until July 13 to select their TA’s.  The last of the offers should be going out by the end of July.

I will be away until Fall.  In my place, Dan Naidu will be working on TA appointments.  He can be reached at lfs.ta@ubc.ca

Have a GREAT summer!

Shelley

Don’t delay!!!

Standard

2018 Winter Session TA offers have been going out all week and will continue to do so until mid-late July.  In order to avoid delays, please accept or decline your offers as soon as possible in order for us to be able to process your appointments in a timely manner.  Thank you!!

2018 Winter Session TA Application is now closed

Standard

Instructors will be selecting their 2018 Winter Session TA’s from now until July 13th.  Offers will start going out the week of May 7 and will likely end by July 27th.

The course instructor will contact you if they are interested in offering you a position.

Please do not contact the LFS Grad Office with questions about the status of your application.  If you are selected, you will first hear from a course instructor who will then instruct the LFS Grad Office to send you an offer via email.

2018 Winter Session TA Application is OPEN

Standard

The 2018 Winter Session TA Application is open!!!  There will be approximately 200 TA positions available in LFS during 2018 Winter Session.  Please complete and submit and application before the deadline – April 30, 2018.

PLEASE NOTE:  If you are trying to access the online TA application from off-campus, you will need to set up a VPN connection.