At SALA, we offer a wide variety of rewarding job opportunities for student workers. They add up to over $250,000 in academic assistantships annually. We employ students in the following areas:

  • course support
  • research support
  • workshop and fabrication
  • communications
  • design and digital media
  • event support

Current job opportunities

SALA Research Committee Assistant

Supervisor: Kees Lokman

SALA Research Committee Assistant – 1 open position
Start date: November 25, 2019
End date: December 20, 2019
~10 hrs per week - up to 40 hrs max 
Rate of pay: $25.00/hr

Assist the SALA Research Committee in creating concise summaries/descriptions of research undertaken by SALA faculty. These summaries/descriptions will be placed on the SALA website. Duties will include:

  • Locating existing descriptions/documentation of faculty research from common sources (primarily the internet) and meeting/communicating with faculty if necessary
  • Writing standardized and concise descriptions of faculty research based upon existing information
  • Working with SALA administration to help incorporate descriptions into the SALA website

Work will involve meeting and corresponding with the SALA Research Committee and incorporating its feedback.

Strong writing skills, strong organizational skills, and enrolled in a graduate program at SALA (MArch, MLA, MUD, MASA/MASLA, HPB)

Submit CV and cover letter to hr@sala.ubc.ca 

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Updated November 18, 2019

Reminder: If you have been a Teaching Assistant and have preferred candidacy, you must apply in order to be considered for any subsequent Teaching Assistant position.

Please note that you will only be notified if you are offered a position. We will not post results. All details related to any job posted are subject to change based on enrolment and/or budgetary considerations.

Before you apply:

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply, including 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, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

If you have any questions about any of the terms for any position, please contact Alexandra Gunn, Manager of Administration and Human Resources, at hr@sala.ubc.ca.

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