Department Of Mathematics - SC K10512

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TA/TM Job  Postings - Fall 2022 [1227]  

1227 Fall Term Start Date: Wednesday, September 7, 2022

TA/TM Application Period:    Monday, June 27 Noon - Monday, July 11 Noon

Appointment Period: August 29 - December 23, 2022
Payroll Dates: August 29 - December 23, 2022
Term dates (first day of classes to last day of final exams): September 7 - December 19, 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

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 August 29 to December 23, 2022 and by applying, you indicate your availability for the entire period.

Course # TA/TM Campus Closing Date Instructor
Burnaby Courses
Algebra Workshop (AW)
       TA             Remote & F2F           11-Jul-2022               Amarpreet Rattan
Applied Calculus Wksp (ACW)
TA Remote & F2F 11-Jul-2022 Justin Gray
Calculus Wksp (CW)
TA Remote & F2F 11-Jul-2022 Jamie Mulholland
Q Support Wksp (QW)
TA Remote & F2F 11-Jul-2022 Joanna Niezen
MACM 204 TM Burnaby 11-Jul-2022 Michael Monagan
MACM 316 TA Burnaby 11-Jul-2022 Brenda Davison
MACM 416 TM Burnaby 11-Jul-2022 Benjamin Adcock
Math 100 TA Burnaby 11-Jul-2022 Justin Gray
Math 260 TA Burnaby 11-Jul-2022 Tom Archibald
Math 303 TA Burnaby 11-Jul-2022 John Stockie
Math 309 TA Burnaby 11-Jul-2022 Cedric Chauve
Math 322        TA                 Burnaby
          11-Jul-2022                   Marni Mishna
Math 340          TA
                Burnaby           11-Jul-2022                      Nils Bruin
Math 343        TA                 Burnaby
          11-Jul-2022                   Luis Goddyn
Math 345        TA                 Burnaby           11-Jul-2022                Matthew DeVos
Math 418        TM                 Burnaby           11-Jul-2022                    Weiran Sun
Math 447        TM                 Burnaby           11-Jul-2022                    Petr Lisonek
Math 450        TM                 Burnaby           11-Jul-2022                   Nathan Ilten
Math 480W        TA                 Burnaby           11-Jul-2022                Jonathan Jedwab
Math 495        TM                 Burnaby           11-Jul-2022                            TBA
Math 498        TM                 Burnaby             11-Jul-2022                Jonathan Jedwab
Surrey Courses
Applied Calculus & Algebra Wksp (ACAW)
TA *Remote & F2F
11-Jul-2022 Randall Pyke
Introductory Math Workshop (IMW)        TA            *Remote & F2F          11-Jul-2022                   Randall Pyke  
Pure Calculus Wksp (PCW) TA *Remote & F2F 11-Jul-2022 Randall Pyke
Math 260S TA Surrey 11-Jul-2022 Ralf Wittenberg
Math 308S        TA                  Surrey            11-Jul-2022                Abraham Punnen  
Math 408S        TM                  Surrey            11-Jul-2022                  Tamon Stephen  
*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 - Fall 2022 (1227)

There are NO Sessional Positions in Mathematics for the Fall Term - 1227

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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