Student Assistant I (Lab Assistant) – Department of Math & Computer Science

Applications are to be received by: 4:30 p.m. on September 5, 2018.

Classification: Student Assistant I

Job Title: Lab Assistant

Employee Group: PSAC

Wage: $11.27/hr.

Department: Math & Computer Science, Faculty of Science

Start Date: September 6, 2018

Date Issued: July 9, 2018

Hours of Work: 1 or 2 hours/week (from Sept. 6 to Dec. 4, 2018; total hours: see below)

Number of Positions Available: 6


Advise and help in the lab of Basic and Core Math; and Pre-Calculus courses under some supervision and other related duties as assigned.

Course # positions Expected hours per lab assistant
62:090/091 Basic Math/Core Math 2 1 hour per week (total: 12 hours)
62:090/091 Basic Math/Core Math 1 2 hours per week (total: 24 hours)
62:090/091 Basic Math/Core Math 2 2 hours per week (total: 12 hours)
62:150 Pre-Calculus 1 2 hours per week (total: 24 hours)


  • Registered student at BU
  • Grade A or above in Basic/Core Math or beyond and good grades in other courses taken (for assisting with Basic and Core Math Lab).
  • Grade A or above in Pre-Calculus or beyond and good grades in other courses taken (for assisting with Pre-Calculus Lab).
  • Other advanced math courses taken are assets
  • Previous experience preferred
  • Ability to help students with enthusiasm
  • Good communication skills
  • Reliable and punctual

Please send your application with a cover letter, resume of related work and volunteer experience, and your academic transcript to:

John Chen, Instructional Associate IV, Math and Computer Science Department. Brandon University, Brandon, MB; R7A 6A9; e-mail:

Brandon University is committed to equity, welcomes diversity, and hires on the basis of merit.  All qualified individuals who may contribute to the diversification of the University, especially women, persons with disabilities, Indigenous persons, racialized persons, and persons of all sexual orientations and genders are encouraged to apply.  Canadian citizens and permanent residents are given priority.  Evidence of citizenship must be provided.

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