Student Assistant II – Department of Math and Computer Science

Applications are to be received by: 4:30 p.m. on September 4, 2020

Classification: Student Assistant II
Job Title: Lab Assistant I
Employee Group: PSAC
Wage: $11.92/hour
Start Date: September 9, 2020
Date Issued: July 10, 2020
Hours of Work: 2 hours per week
Length of Appointment: until December 9, 2020
Number of Positions: 9


Advise and help under some supervision in the virtual labs for Intro Statistics, Calculus I, and Linear Algebra I and other relevant duties as assigned.

Course # positions Expected hours per lab assistant
62:171 Intro Statistics 6 2 hours per week (total: up to 24 hours)
62:181 Calculus I 2 2 hours per week (total: up to 22 hours)
62:182 Linear Algebra I 1 2 hours per week (total: up to 24 hours)


  • Students must be in at least second year of undergraduate study
  • Preference given to current BU students
  • Grade A or above in course applying for assisting
  • Background in advanced math courses is an asset
  • Previous experience preferred
  • Ability to help students courteously with patience and enthusiasm
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively
  • Detail-oriented, punctual and reliable

Please send your application with a cover letter, resume of related work and volunteer experience, and a copy of 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.

We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment. This starts with the hiring process. If you require an accommodation during any phase of the evaluation process, please indicate it in your cover letter. All information received related to an accommodation is kept confidential. To ensure this employment opportunity is accessible to all interested individuals, this posting is available in an alternate format upon request.