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

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

Classification: Student Assistant II

Job Title: Lab Assistant

Employee Group: PSAC

Wage: $11.80/hr.

Department: Math & Computer Science, Faculty of Science

Start Date: September 13, 2018

Date Issued: July 9, 2018

Hours of Work: 2 hours/week (from Sept. 11 to Nov. 29, 2018; total hours: see below)

Number of Positions Available: 9


Advise and help in the lab of Intro Statistics, Calculus I, and Linear Algebra I courses under some supervision and other related duties as assigned.

Course # positions Expected hours per lab assistant
62:171 Intro Statistics 6 2 hours per week (total: 26 hours)
62:181 Calculus I 2 2 hours per week (total: 22 hours)
62:182 Linear Algebra I 1 2 hours per week (total: 22 hours)


  • Registered BU student
  • Grade A or above in Intro Statistics or beyond (for assisting with Intro Statistics lab)
  • Grade A or above in Calculus I or beyond (for assisting with Calculus I lab)
  • Grade A or above in Linear Algebra I or beyond (for assisting with Linear Algebra lab)
  • Good grades in other courses taken
  • Solid background in other advanced math courses is an asset
  • Previous experience preferred
  • Ability to help students with patience and 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.