Department Of Mathematics - SC K10512

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TA/TM Job  Postings - FALL 2020 [1207]  

TA/TM Application Period:    Monday, June 29th Noon - Monday, July 13th Noon

Term Appointment Dates:     August 28th - December 24th, 2020
Payroll Dates:                            August 24th - December 18th, 2020

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 ~
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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 August 28th - December 24th, 2020 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 1207*
Applied Calculus Wksp (ACW)
TA Remote 13-July-2020 L Stacho
Algebra Wksp (AW) TA Remote 13-July-2020 J Mulholland
Calculus Wksp (CW)
TA Remote 13-July-2020 J Gray
Q Wksp (QW)
TA Remote 13-July-2020 S Burrill
MACM 204 TM Remote 13-July-2020 P Lisonek
MACM 316 TA Remote 13-July-2020 J Stockie
MACM 416 TM Remote 13-July-2020 N Nigam
Math 260 TA Remote 13-July-2020 TBA
Math 303 TA Remote 13-July-2020 V Jungic
Math 322 TA Remote 13-July-2020 P Tupper
Math 340 TA Remote 13-July-2020 J Levinson
Math 343 TA Remote 13-July-2020 C Chauve
Math 345 TA Remote 13-July-2020 M DeVos
Math 408 TM Remote 13-July-2020 T Stephen
Math 418 TM Remote 13-July-2020 D Muraki
Math 447 TM Remote 13-July-2020 J Jedwab
Math 450 TM Remote 13-July-2020 I Chen
Math 480W TA Remote 13-July-2020 A Rattan
Math 498 TM Remote 13-July-2020 M Mishna
Surrey Courses
*Please note that ALL Surrey Math/FAN courses will be offered synchronously in 1207*
Applied Calculus & Algebra Wksp (ACAW)
TA Remote
13-July-2020 N Kouzniak
Introductory Mathematics Wksp (IMW) TA Remote 13-July-2020 N Kouzniak
Pure Calculus Wksp (PCW) TA Remote 13-July-2020 N Kouzniak
Math 260S TA Remote 13-July-2020 R Wittenberg
Math 308S TA Remote 13-July-2020 A Punnen

SESSIONAL Job Postings - Fall 2020 (1207)

There are NO Sessional Positions in Mathematics for the Fall Term - 1207

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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