Job Postings

Cantonese Language Program

Application for 2021-2022 Winter Term 1 & Term 2 is now closed.

Undergraduate Student Teaching Assistant (TA): 

Required qualifications:
  • Current 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:      September 1 – December 31, 2021
Term 2:     January 1 – April 30, 2022
NOTE: All teaching assistantships for the 2021 Winter session will be 192 hours per course unless otherwise noted.

General nature of the 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.

 
Undergraduate Student Work Learn Program Assistant (WL): 
 
Required qualifications:
  • Current undergraduate students at UBC.
  • High level of fluency in Cantonese (knowledge in Yale/Jyutping highly desirable)
  • Experience in design and video editing/production
  • Good work ethic, communication skills, and professionalism
  • Successful completion of CNTO 401/403/451 (can fulfill during employment)

Period of Employment:

September 1 – April 30, 2022
Up to a total of 300 hours.

General nature of the duties: 
Duties include but are not limited to email correspondence with various units on campus and off campus, designing promotional materials, video editing and production, managing web pages, and organizing extra-curricular activities. 
Application:
  • Provide latest résumé;
  • Indicate the period/term and course(s) you are applying (for TA only);
  • 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 (for TA only);
  • Participate in one Cantonese extracurricular activity or service project;
  • Completion of CNTO 401/403/451 (preferred).

Contact us at cantonese.info@ubc.ca to submit your résumé and schedule your interview.

 

Department of Asian Studies