Department Of Mathematics - SC K10512

These postings are updated by SFU's departments. Applicants should make sure that they can meet the departments' requirements and application deadlines. Please apply directly to the department where the job posting is located. Please check your department's job posting website as well.

TA/TM Job  Postings - Spring 2022 [1221]  

1221 Spring Term Start Date: Monday, January 10th, 2022

TA/TM Application Period:    Monday, November 1st Noon - Monday, November 15th Noon

Appointment Period: January 4th - April 30th, 2022
Payroll Dates: Jan 3rd - Apr 29th, 2022

To apply for a TA/TM Position in the Mathematics Department, please complete the on-line Mathematics TA/TM application form.

You will be notified ONLY if you are being offered a position.

Department TA/TM Contact: Dale Yamaura, Department Manager

Burnaby 8.Jul.13 TA        
MACM 409 Burnaby 8.Jul.13 TA

~ Math TA/TM Application Form ~
(log-in required)

Qualifications for TA/TM Positions in the Department Of Mathematics

The Department of Mathematics includes a wide range of specializations. In order to be appointed, a person must have sufficient working knowledge in the discipline of the course to interpret the course material as demonstrated by either having completed an advanced course in the subject area from an undergraduate or graduate degree, or through graduate-level research in the subject area; ability to explain course concepts; demonstrated competence in English oral and written communication skills.

TAs and TMs must be available to invigilate exams.

All appointments are for the period Listed Above and by applying, you indicate your availability for the entire period.

Please refer to the following resources:

Please note that priority will be given to Department of Mathematics’ qualified graduate (Master’s and PhD) students.

Teaching Assistant /Tutor-Marker Hiring Priorities (July 7, 2016)

Priority for appointment/reappointment as a Teaching Assistant is in accordance with Article XIII of the Collective Agreement with the Teaching Support Staff Union (TSSU).

Priority for appointment/reappointment as a Tutor-Marker is in accordance with Article XV of the Collective Agreement with the Teaching Support Staff Union (TSSU).

In hiring Teaching Assistants, the Mathematics Department gives priority to applicants in the following order:
1.  Qualified graduate students registered in the Mathematics Department.
2.  Qualified graduate students registered in other departments.
3.  Qualified Undergraduate Teaching Assistants (UTA) or qualified External Teaching Assistants (ETA).

In allocating Teaching Assistant/Tutor-Maker positions, the department will also take into account the following:
  -  instructor requests;
  -  applicant’s preferences;
  -  amount of financial support offered on admission to the graduate program;
  -  suitability for particular courses (e.g. discipline of prior degree(s), publications, experience);
  -  employment evaluations;
  -  number of base units already received to ensure sufficient teaching related experience in her/his field of study can be acquired.

If an assignment within a priority group requires a selection between applicants, the graduate student without financial support from merit based scholarships or merit based fellowships during the semester of appointment with a value equal to at least a 5.17 appointment, will have priority for the appointment.

Simon Fraser University is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified women and men, including visible minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities. In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, this advertisement is directed to those who are eligible at the time of the application for employment in Canada.

Current TA/TM Positions  {Instructor's May Change}

* All appointments are for the period of January 4th to April 30th, 2022 and by applying, you indicate your availability for the entire period.

Course # TA/TM Campus Closing Date Instructor
Burnaby Courses
Algebra Wksp (AW) TA Remote & F2F 15-Nov-2021 Jamie Mulholland
Applied Calculus Wksp (ACW)
TA Remote & F2F 15-Nov-2021 Mahsa Faizrahnemoon
Calculus Wksp (CW)
TA Remote & F2F 15-Nov-2021 Brenda Davison
 Q Support Wksp (QW)
TA Remote & F2F 15-Nov-2021 Sophie Burrill
MACM 203 TM Burnaby 15-Nov-2021 Petr Lisonek
MACM 316 TA Burnaby 15-Nov-2021 Steve Ruuth
Math 100 TA Burnaby 15-Nov-2021 Justin Gray
Math 208W
TA Burnaby 15-Nov-2021 Cedric Chauve
Math 242 TA Burnaby 15-Nov-2021 Nathan Ilten
Math 252 TA Burnaby 15-Nov-2021 Nilima Nigam
Math 260 TA Burnaby 15-Nov-2021 Justin Gray
Math 302 TA Burnaby 15-Nov-2021 Matt DeVos
Math 308 TA Burnaby 15-Nov-2021 Luis Goddyn
Math 314 TA Burnaby 15-Nov-2021 Ralf Wittenberg
Math 320 TA Burnaby 15-Nov-2021 Stephen Choi
Math 341 TA Burnaby 15-Nov-2021 Jonathan Jedwab
Math 380W TA Burnaby 15-Nov-2021 Tom Archibald
Math 402W TM Burnaby 15-Nov-2021 Tamon Stephen
Math 441 TM Burnaby 15-Nov-2021 Katrina Honigs
Math 443 TM Burnaby 15-Nov-2021 Marni Mishna
Math 475 TM Burnaby 15-Nov-2021 Nick Dexter
Math 496 TM Burnaby 15-Nov-2021 Ailene MacPherson
Surrey Courses
Applied Calculus & Algebra Wksp (ACAW)
TA *Remote & F2F
15-Nov-2021 Natalia Kouzniak
Introductory Mathematics Wksp (IMW) TA *Remote & F2F 15-Nov-2021 Natalia Kouzniak
Pure Calculus Wksp (PCW) TA *Remote & F2F 15-Nov-2021 Natalia Kouzniak
Math 448 TM Surrey 15-Nov-2021 Abraham Punnen
*Surrey Workshop TA Work
TA office/contact hours & marking will be  Remote.  F2F responsibilities will include quiz, midterm & final exam invigilation & scanning

SESSIONAL Job Postings - Spring 2022 (1221)

There are NO Sessional Positions in Mathematics for the Spring Term - 1221

Qualifications for SI Positions in the Department Of Mathematics

Candidates must have a graduate degree in Mathematics or Applied Mathematics and demonstrated teaching experience related to the course they are applying for.

Further Information and Resources

Sessional Instructors at Simon Fraser University are members of the TSSU Bargaining Unit.

Please refer to the following resources:

*Reserve Sessional Instructor: As per the Collective Agreement, these postings are open to the public but Graduate students and Post Doctoral Fellows will have priority of appointment in the event they are qualified.

Resources for TAs/TMs/Sessionals

The following links will help you get your medical coverage and other benefits, as well as help you learn how to become a better teacher.



The University is committed to the principle of equity in employment. (See Policy GP 19.)

The information submitted with your application is collected under the authority of the University Act (R.S.B.C. 1996, c.468, s. 27(4)(a)), applicable federal and provincial employment regulations and requirements, the University's non-academic employment policies and applicable collective agreements.

The information is related directly to and needed by the University to initiate the employment application process. The information will be used to contact references supplied by you, evaluate your qualifications and complete the employment process by making a hiring decision. Applicant information may also be disclosed to the Teaching Support Staff Union in accordance with Article XIII F.3.1.b of the Collective Agreement.

If you have any questions about the collection, use and disclosure of this information please contact the Associate VP, Human Resources, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6. Telephone 778-782-3237.

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