Job Postings

Application for 2023-2024 Undergraduate Summer Term 1 & 2 Teaching Assistant:

Required qualifications:
  • Current full-time undergraduate students at UBC.
  • High level of fluency in Cantonese (knowledge in Yale/Jyutping highly desirable)
  • Ability to prepare teaching materials
  • Training or previous experience in language teaching desirable
  • Successful completion of CNTO 401/403/451 (can fulfill during employment)

Period of Employment:

Term 1: May 1 – June 30, 2024
Term 2: July 1 – August 31, 2024
NOTE: All teaching assistantships for the 2024 Summer session will be 96 hours per course unless otherwise noted.

General duties: 

Preparation of and instruction in the language laboratory, discussion periods, tutorial sessions, review sessions and lectures; teaching ; keeping class records; setting, marking and providing feedback on examinations, tests and assignments; holding office hours; invigilating exams and assisting instructors to conduct oral exams; management and maintenance of a website and competence in Connect ; duplicating materials; ordering and obtaining AV equipment; demonstrating procedures or setting up demonstrations.

  • Provide latest CV
  • Provide course and work schedule to indicate time availability
  • Indicate the period/term and course(s) you are applying
  • Schedule an interview with CNTO instructor(s);
  • Attend at least 2 CNTO class observation sessions;
  • Work with the current TA(s) and teach 1 tutorial session;
  • Participate in one Cantonese extracurricular activity or service project;
  • Completion of CNTO 401/403/451 (preferred).

Contact us at to submit your CV and schedule your interview.

Due Date: March 15, 2024, 11:59 pm (Pacific Daylight Time)

Department of Asian Studies