Graduate Students in Teaching 2021 Conference


The 2021 Graduate Students in Teaching Conference (GSiT) organizing committee is looking forward to welcoming presenters and attendees on May 19 & 20, 2021. This conference is an opportunity for students to focus on the present and future role of graduate students in teaching: graduate students teaching now, as well as graduate students as future faculty. Hosted by Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology.

This event is FREE for UBC registrants.

The deadline to register is May 14, 12:00 PM (PST).

Conference Dates:  May 19-20, 2021
Conference Program:  You can download the full program here.
Register by May 14:  Click here

Teaching Assistantships, MPPGA Program – Call for Applications


From: Marsh, Lindsay
Sent: April 16, 2021 2:58 PM
To: Dragan, Lia Maria <>; Menard, Gabrielle <>
Subject: Teaching Assistantships, MPPGA Program – Call for Applications

Hi Lia and Gabrielle,

The School of Public Policy and Global Affairs is seeking applications to Teaching Assistantships for the upcoming Winter terms in the Master of Public Policy and Global Affairs program. Would you like to share this with your graduate students? More details are below.

Thank you,


Lindsay Marsh (she/her/hers)
Manager, Communications and Program Development
School of Public Policy and Global Affairs
The University of British Columbia | Vancouver Campus
Unceded, ancestral and traditional territory of the Musqueam Peoples
@ubcSPPGA |


Teaching Assistantships – 2021 Winter

Period of Employment:  Term 1 (September 1 – December 31, 2021);
Term 2 (January 1 – April 30, 2022)

Current Salary: Graduate Teaching Assistant I (Doctoral) or equivalent – $34.40/hour; Graduate Teaching Assistant II (Masters) or equivalent – $33.14/hour

Application Procedure:

Click here to submit your online application form.

The deadline for submission to the UBC School of Public Policy and Global Affairs is May 31, 2021.  Late applications may be considered in special circumstances.

Learn More under Job Opportunities:


LFS TAs: Anti-Racism and Lesson Planning Workshops, Reminders, Winner Announcement

Happy last day of classes, LFS TAs!
We hope you are all keeping well. With the academic year wrapping up, please see below for some useful reminders and end-of-term training opportunities led by CTLT workshop facilitators.
Anti-Racism and Solidarity in Teaching Practice Workshop (for LFS TAs)
Mon, Apr 26 (10 AM – 12PM PDT)
via Zoom
Engage in guided reflection of our roles and fears as educators, and develop an introductory understanding of concepts such as anti-racism, privilege, allyship, and solidarity especially in the context of online teaching and learning.
Lesson Planning Workshop (for LFS TAs)
Fri, Apr 30 (10 – 11:30 AM PDT)
via Zoom
Learn how to ensure alignment between lesson activities and planned assessment, develop a lesson plan, and discuss your current lesson planning strategies.
Reminder: Handing over student work
As a TA, have you been left with students’ course work at the end of term and don’t know what to do with it?
Managing students’ work, including assignment, midterm, and final exam, is the course instructor’s responsibility.  As a TA, you need to hand over all students’ work, both paper-based and electronic files, to your instructor at the end of the Term. TAs are required to securely delete electronic files from your computer.
Thanks to Associate Dean, Academic, Dr. Zhaoming Xu, for this policy information.
Winner Announced: LFS TA Needs Survey Prize Draw
Thanks to all of those who participated in our LFS TA Needs survey earlier this year, and congratulations to Francine for winning the prize draw! We will contact you in a separate email shortly.

Best regards and wishes for the summer ahead, 

LFS TA Coordinators (Tebby and Lennie)

TAs Needed: FNH 381 921 Summer 2021, Term 1


We are currently recruiting TAs for: FNH 381 921, Summer 2021, Term 1

Hours: 32-33 total (~12 hours per week from May 10-28th)

Work performed:

  • Must be available to assist in class (9-12 M-F, May 10-28) to facilitate breakout rooms, small group discussions, and in-class activities
  • Ensuring course assignments are submitted/complete on time
  • Reviewing course assignments and providing feedback (based on a provided rubric)
  • Responding to student inquiries re: course assignments and concepts as needed

Please contact: Kelsey Cochrane at if you are interested.


Thank you!

Winter TA Positions – LFS TA Application open now – March 31st at 4:30PM through April 30th at 4:30pm only.


RE: Winter term TA positions in 2021/22 –

The LFS TA Application is now open for students to apply for Winter 2021/22 TAships
in all Winter terms (W1, W2 and W1+2), from:

  • Wed., March 31st , 2021 at 4:30pm through Fri., April 30th , 2021 at 4:30pm.

    After it closes April 30th  at 4:30pm, application is by instructor or administrator invitation only.

    IMPORTANT NOTICE for Graduate Students:

    To determine your pay Classification, your Previous TA Experience Details on the
    Additional Information tab (in your Profile) may need to be updated.
    Please list specifics – include the year, session (S or W), term and course, e.g., “2019 W1-FNH 250 001” , “2020 S2-APBI 314 003”, etc.

    If you are off-campus you must use a Virtual Private Network (VPN) to access the website.
    Check the UBC IT website for help at:

A Student User Guide for the new TA Application can be found here: .

Questions? Email me at .

Best regards,

Virginia Frankian
Academic Coordinator

Dean’s Office
UBC Faculty of Land and Food Systems

For all TA-related correspondence, please use