Student Assistant III – Department of Math & Computer Science

Applications are to be received by: 4:30 p.m. on September 4, 2019.

Classification: Student Assistant III
Employee Group: PSAC
Job Title: Lab Assistant
Department: Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Wage: $12.98
Hours of Work: 1 to 2.5 hours per week (total hours below)
Start Date: September 9, 2019
Number of Positions Available: 5
Length of Appointment: to December 4, 2019
Date Issued: July 5, 2019


Advise and help under supervision in the labs of Computer Science I, Discrete Struct/Prog; Set Theory & Logic, and Calculus III, and other related duties as assigned.

Course # positions Expected hours per lab assistant
62: 160 Computer Science I 2 2.5 hours per week (total: up to 30 hours)
62: 206 Discrete Struct/Prog 1 2 hours per week (total: up to 24 hours)
62: 261 Set Theory & Logic 1 1 hour per week (total: up to 12 hours)
62: 290 Calculus III 1 2 hours per week (total: up to 22 hours)


  • Registered student at BU
  • Grade ‘A’ or above in Computer Science I and II, good knowledge of TextPad, JDK; strong programming skills in Java, Java Applet. Good understanding of OOP, data structure (for assisting with Computer Science I lab)
  • Grade ‘A’ or above in Discrete Struct/Prog, strong programming skills in Java. Good understanding of OOP, data structure (for assisting with Discrete Struct/Prog lab)
  • Grade ‘A’ or above in Set Theory & Logic (for assisting with Set Theory & Logic lab)
  • Grade ‘A’ or above in Calculus III (for assisting with Calculus III lab)
  • Good overall academic standing
  • 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 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.


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