Positions Available

Teaching Assistant Positions – 2016-17

All graduate students are invited to apply for a Graduate Teaching Assistantship in the Department of Mathematics for the Fall and Winter terms of 2016/17. Following the Collective Agreement, students who have been offered TA support as part of their graduate acceptance package (Group A) will be given preference for the available positions. It is recommended that you read the PSAC Local 901 Collective Agreement.

Notes:
  • The following list is of all courses which may be assigned a graduate TA. Course List 2016-17
  • Courses with low final enrollments will not be assigned a TA. The cutoff is usually 15 students.
  • Some instructors may opt not to use a TA.
  • Instructors and enrollments are not final until September and January in the case of winter term courses.
  • TA duties are broken down into four categories:  student contact (running tutorials/labs and proctoring); term marking (assignments and quizzes throughout the term); exam marking (mid-year and final exams at the end of term and after classes are over); and administrative support (preparing solutions, answering student emails; posting solutions, etc.)  Not all courses will require all categories of work.

Internal Candidates (Group A & B, students enrolled in a MATH or STAT graduate program):  You will be emailed a link to a survey to indicate your course preferences.

External Candidates (Group C and D): Applications should include a complete and current curriculum vitae, as well as any other relevant materials the candidate wishes to submit for consideration such as a teaching dossier or student evaluations, etc. to Ping Li (pingli@mast.queensu.ca).

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen's University is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Review of completed applications will begin after 10 August 2016 and continue until the positions are filled. The final appointments are subject to budgetary approval and regular staffing. Additional information about the Department of Mathematics and Statistics can be found at http://www.mast.queensu.ca/

Any questions can be directed to Ping Li (pingli@mast.queensu.ca).


Teaching Fellow Positions – 2016/17

Five Teaching Fellow positions are available for the following courses in the Fall and Winter terms 2016/17

  • MATH 126 (Differential and Integral Calculus, Fall and Winter terms): 60 students
  • MATH 221 (Vector Calculus, Fall Term): 140 students
  • MATH/MTHE 227 (Vector Analysis, Fall Term): 80 students
  • MTHE 237 (Differential Equations for Engineering Science, Fall Term: 150 students

Deadline for applications is Friday July 29th, 2016

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Queen's University invites applications from suitably qualified graduate students interested in teaching these courses listed above. Candidates should be enrolled as a Ph.D. student, and have completed their comprehensive exam and the Teaching Apprenticeship program with at least 15 hours of classroom instructional training (or equivalent post-secondary teaching trainings)

Graduate Teachings Assistants and Teaching Fellows at Queen's University are governed by the Collective Agreement for Teaching Assistants and Teaching Fellows between PSAC Local 901 and Queen's University. Remuneration will be in accordance with the Collective Agreement, and appointments are subject to funding or enrolment criteria.

Students in Group A and B (essentially all graduate students in Dept. of Math. & Stat.) can email their interest to Ping Li (pingli@mast.queensu.ca).

External Candidates: applications should include a copy of current curriculum vitae, as well as any other relevant materials the candidate wishes to submit for consideration such as a teaching dossier or student evaluations, etc. to Ping Li (pingli@mast.queensu.ca).

Review of completed applications will begin after Friday, 29 July, 2016 and continue until the position is filled. The final appointments are subject to budgetary approval and regular staffing. Additional information about the Department of Mathematics and Statistics can be found at http://www.mast.queensu.ca.

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s University is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.





Contact Info

Department of Math & Stats
Jeffery Hall, University Ave.
Kingston, ON Canada, K7L 3N6
Phone: (613) 533-2390
Fax: (613) 533-2964
mathstat@mast.queensu.ca
Summer Office Hours: 9:00am-4:00pm

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