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 2021 [1211]  

TA/TM Application Period:    Monday, October 26th Noon - Monday, November 9th Noon

Term Appointment Dates:     January 4th - April 30th, 2021

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

NEW TSSU TM Position for Mathematics

Class TA/TM Campus Closing Date Instructor
Math 841 - Algebraic Topology with Applications in Combinatorics TM Remote 4-Jan-2021 B Mohar

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}

Course # TA/TM Campus Closing Date Instructor
Burnaby Courses
*Please note that ALL Burnaby Math/MACM/FAN courses will be offered synchronously in 1211*
Applied Calculus Wksp (ACW)
TA Remote 09-Nov-2020 L Stacho
Algebra Wksp (AW) TA Remote 09-Nov-2020 J Gray
Calculus Wksp (CW)
TA Remote 09-Nov-2020 LTL
Q Wksp (QW)
TA Remote 09-Nov-2020 S Burrill
MACM 316 TA Remote 09-Nov-2020 S Ruuth
MACM 401 TM Remote 09-Nov-2020 M Monagan
Math 208W
TA Remote 09-Nov-2020 T Stephen
Math 242 TA Remote 09-Nov-2020 S Choi
Math 252 TA Remote 09-Nov-2020 T Archibald
Math 260 TA Remote 09-Nov-2020 S Ruuth
Math 304 TA Remote 09-Nov-2020 J Mulholland
Math 308 TA Remote 09-Nov-2020 P Lisonek
Math 314 TA Remote 09-Nov-2020 R Wittenberg
Math 320 TA Remote 09-Nov-2020 N Nigam
Math 341 TA Remote 09-Nov-2020 N Bruin
Math 381W TA Remote 09-Nov-2020 V Jungic
Math 402W TM Remote 09-Nov-2020 T Stephen
Math 440 TM Remote 09-Nov-2020 J Levinson
Math 445 TM Remote 09-Nov-2020 L Stacho
Math 467 TM Remote 09-Nov-2020 W Sun
Math 495 TM Remote 09-Nov-2020 C Colijn
Surrey Courses
*Please note that ALL Surrey Math/FAN courses will be offered synchronously in 1207*
Applied Calculus & Algebra Wksp (ACAW)
TA Remote
09-Nov-2020 R Pyke
Introductory Mathematics Wksp (IMW) TA Remote 09-Nov-2020 R Pyke
Pure Calculus Wksp (PCW) TA Remote 09-Nov-2020 R Pyke
Math 309 TA Remote 09-Nov-2020 A Punnen

SESSIONAL Job Postings - Spring 2021 (1211)

There are NO Sessional Positions in Mathematics for the Spring Term - 1211

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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