Statistics Course Material Student Developer (Deadline: January 12, 2022)

Job Description

We are looking for an undergraduate or graduate student to help develop open-access basic statistics course materials on the UBC Wiki.

The primary goal of this project is to create high-quality forest biometrics statistical resources on UBC Wiki to make them freely accessible anytime to the course students and other interested students all over the campus. In this project, we want to prepare worked out examples with detailed notes  (i.e., description of the procedure and step-by-step solution with interpretation) and related quizzes of two topics only:

  1. Statistical measures and tools of descriptive statistics
  2. Probability (the foundation of Statistics), properties and rules of probability

Project Timeline

The project will run from mid-January to mid-April 2022. Students can plan with the Principal Investigator (PI) to create a flexible work plan to complete the work.

Pay Rate

UBC’s GAA (graduate student) and UAA (undergraduate student) will be allocated.


The applicant must have taken one of FRST 231, BIOL 300, STAT200, or any introductory statistics course. Having some experience working in Wiki or any other online platform and teaching/instructional (e.g., TA) is an asset but not a requirement.

How to Apply for this Statistics Course Material Student Developer Position

Interested applicants should send a current resume, an unofficial transcript, and a cover letter describing how their qualifications are suitable for this position to Dr. Suborna Ahmed at

The deadline for applications is January 12, 2022.

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from 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.

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