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

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

Classification: Student Assistant III

Job Title: Lab Assistant

Employee Group: PSAC

Wage: $12.85/hr.

Department: Math & Computer Science, Faculty of Science

Start Date: September 10, 2018

Date Issued: July 9, 2018

Hours of Work: 1 to 2.5 hours/week (from Sept. 10 to Dec. 4, 2018; total hours: see below)

Number of Positions Available: 5


Advise and help in labs of Computer Science I, Discrete Struct Prog; Set Theory & Logic, Calculus III under some supervision 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: 27.5 hours)
62: 206 Discrete Struct/Prog 1 2 hours per week (total: 22 hours)
62: 261 Set Theory & Logic 1 1 hour per week (total: 12 hours)
62: 290 Calculus III 1 2 hours per week (total: 22 hours)


  • Registered student at BU
  • Grade A or above in Computer Science I and II, good knowledge of Microsoft Office, TextPad, JDK; strong programming skills in Java, JavaFX, Java Applet. Good understanding of OOP, data structure, network, database, web applications (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 grades in other courses taken
  • 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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