Positions Available

Teaching Assistant Positions (CDS) - 2016/17

The Continuing and Distance Studies (CDS) and the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Queen’s University invite all qualified individuals to apply for several Teaching Assistant positions for the following online courses

  • MATH 121 F/W – Differential and Integral Calculus
  • STAT 263 W – Introduction to Statistics

Following the Collective Agreement, students who have been offered TA support as part of their graduate acceptance package will be given preference for the available positions. It is recommended that you read the PSAC Local 901 Collective Agreement for Graduate Teaching and Teaching Fellows (2013-2017)

Job Requirements

These teaching assistantships are for the support of online courses. Some training and preparation is needed before the start of the course. Candidates must be prepared to work outside the regular 9-5 work week, and have access to the internet and a computer that meets ITS minimum requirement. Experience with learning management systems (eg onQ) and videoconferencing software (eg Adobe Connect) would be an asset.

Contract hours

CDS and the Department of Mathematics and Statistics will determine actual contract hours as well as the final number of TA’s needed, closer to the start of term, on the basis of the actual course enrolment.

Internal Candidates (Group A and 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: 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 by August 10, 2016.

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 August 10, 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 at pingli@mast.queensu.ca


Tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Faculty of Arts and Science at Queen's University invites applications for a Tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, with a starting date of July 1, 2016. Candidates from all areas of mathematics, statistics, bio-math, and math and engineering are invited to apply.

Candidates must have a PhD or an equivalent degree completed at the start date of the appointment. The main criterion for selection is academic and teaching excellence. The successful candidate will provide evidence of high quality scholarly output that demonstrates potential for independent research leading to peer assessed publications, and the securing of external research funding, as well as strong potential for outstanding teaching contributions at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and an ongoing commitment to academic and pedagogical excellence in support of the department’s programs. The successful candidate will be expected to work in areas of study that complement areas already represented in the department (see http://www.mast.queensu.ca/), and to demonstrate evidence of an ability to work in an interdisciplinary, collaborative environment. The successful candidate will also be expected to make substantive contributions through service to the Department, to the Faculty of Arts & Science, to the University, and/or the broader community. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen's 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, in accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada will be given priority.

To comply with Federal laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information about how many applicants for each job vacancy are Canadian citizens / permanent residents of Canada. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or citizenship, however, all applications must include one of the following statements: 'I am a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada'; OR, 'I am not a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada'. Applications that do not include this information will be deemed incomplete.

A complete application consists of: a cover letter (including one of the two statements regarding Canadian citizenship / permanent resident status specified in the previous paragraph), a current Curriculum vitae (including a list of publications), a statement of research interests, a statement of teaching interests and experience (including teaching outlines and evaluations if available), and at least four letters of reference (one of which addresses teaching abilities and/or potential).

Application materials, with the possible exception of recommendation letters, should be submitted through http://www.mathjobs.org. Recommendation letters may be uploaded directly on http://www.mathjobs.org, or sent by e-mail to position@mast.queensu.ca, or mailed to: the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Jeffery Hall, University Ave., Kingston, ON Canada, K7L 3N6. In order to ensure full consideration, complete applications should be received by November 2, 2015.

The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation during the interview process, please contact Marge Lambert in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, at lambertm@mast.queensu.ca, phone number 613-533-2440.

Additional information about Queen’s University, which may be of interest to prospective faculty members, can be found at http://www.queensu.ca/facultyrecruitment.

Academic staff at Queen’s University are governed by a Collective Agreement between the Queen’s University Faculty Association (QUFA) and the University which is posted at http://queensu.ca/facultyrelations/faculty-librarians-and-archivists/collective-agreement and at http://www.qufa.ca.





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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