Statistics and Actuarial Science Postings

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 and TM Job Postings

Application Form  You will be notified only if you have been granted a position

Contact: Sadika Jungic, Manager, Academic and Administrative Service (sjungic@sfu.ca)

Spring 2020

Appointment Dates: January 2, 2020 through April 29, 2020

Closing Date: November 12, 2019

The Department of Statistics & Actuarial Science is seeking applications for the following positions:

Course     

Location   

TA/TM

Additional Information

Statistics Workshop BURNABY TA          
supports supbset of these courses:
STAT (100,201,203,270,302,305)
ACMA 320
BURNABY TA
 
ACMA 340
BURNABY TA
 
ACMA 360W BURNABY TA  
ACMA 455 BURNABY TA  
STAT 100 BURNABY TA  
STAT 240 BURNABY TA  
STAT 285
BURNABY TA
 
STAT 300W  BURNABY TA  
STAT 341/641 BURNABY TA  
STAT 380 BURNABY TA  
STAT 403/603 BURNABY TA  
STAT 410 BURNABY TA  
STAT 445/645 BURNABY TA  
STAT 475/675 BURNABY TA  
STAT 851 BURNABY TA  
STAT 853 BURNABY TA  
STAT 856 BURNABY TA  

Distance Education

   
STAT 201C TA  
STAT 203C TA  
STAT 270C TA  
STAT 302C TA  

Qualifications for TA/TM Positions in the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science:

  • In all requested courses, sufficient knowledge to properly interpret course material and ability to explain course concepts.  For Statistics Workshop appointments, this means demonstrable familiarity with the methods and concepts in the courses supported by the Workshop in the semester of the appointment.  These may include any of STAT 100, 201, 203, 205, 270, 302, and 305.
  • Competence in oral and written English
  • For undergraduate applicants, a grade of B- or better in STAT 330 is preferred
  • For External applicants: Candidates from other disciplines should provide evidence of successful completion of sufficient course work in Statistics for the position they are applying for. Evaluation of the adequacy of this qualification is at the Course Instructor/Workshop Coordinator's discretion.

TAs and TMs must be available to invigilate exams and TMs must be able to collect exams and course work for marking from, and return (once marked) to, the SFU Burnaby campus.

Duties, Responsibilities and Term of the Appointment:

TA/TM duties and scheduled hours will vary depending on the type of the assignment. TAs may be required to travel to SFU Surrey campus to perform their duties.

Applicants are expected to be available for the entire term of the contract. Appointees must discuss in advance any planned absences with the course instructor or the Workshop Coordinator who will determine if an exception is possible. In the case of taking courses potentially conflicting with TA/TM's responsibilities or having any other restrictions on the work time, appointees have to contact the course instructor or the Workshop Coordinator immediately upon becoming aware of the potential conflict to ensure a full understanding of the requirements of the TA/TM-ship.

We thank all applicants on their interest to work in our department. However, only successful applicants will be contacted

Sessional Job Postings

Spring 2020

Appointment Dates: January 02, 2020 - April 29, 2020

Closing Date: November 12, 2019 

The Department of Statistics & Actuarial Science is seeking applications for the following positions:

Course

Location

ACMA 470 - Property and Casualty Insurance

VANCOUVER

STAT 201 - Statistics for the Life Sciences

SURREY

STAT 300W - Statistics Communication

BURNABY

STAT 305/605 - Introduction to Biostatistical Methods for the Health Sciences

BURNABY

STAT 341/641 - Introduction to Statisitcal Computing and Exploratory Data Analysis-R

Although qualified applicants who are graduate students or postdoctoral fellows in the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science will receive preference for this course, all qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.

BURNABY

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.

Policies

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

Privacy
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.