Job – SSHRC Graduate Academic Assistant – UBC, Due: Sep 4, 2015

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SSHRC Graduate Academic Assistant – UBC

The OGPR is looking to hire a Faculty of Education graduate student who can provide consultation to peers on navigating the web forms for the upcoming SSHRC graduate fellowship and scholarship competition.

Duration: 3 weeks split as follows: September 14 – 23, and November 2 – 10, 2015

Time: 2 hours/day

Salary: $20.00/hour

Application Deadline:  Friday, September 4, 2015 at 4:00pm

A cover memo, current resume and references should be emailed to Christine Wallsworth, Office Manager, in the OGPR at:

Qualifications: Applicants are expected to have good communications skills, as well as experience with using web forms.  Preference will be given to Education graduate student applicants with experience in:

  • Applying online to SSHRC graduate student fellowship competitions, including the SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship competition and/ or the SSHRC Canadian Graduate Scholarship competition
  • Teaching web or software skills
  • Understanding national granting agency policies and procedures


  • Meeting with Faculty of Education graduate students for short sessions in the OGPR and providing them with advice on the SSHRC web forms navigation process.
  • Understanding the SSHRC graduate fellowship and if possible, the affiliated awards application guidelines, policies and procedures and how they support the online application process.
  • Liaising with SSHRC fellowship program coordinators in Ottawa to clarify policies and procedures and to report problems with web forms

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