Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Employment Opportunities in Math & Stats

TEACHING POSITION AVAILABLE – 2020/21

MTHE 493 – Engineering Mathematics Project

Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Queen’s University
Kingston Ontario Canada K7L 3N6

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Queen’s University invites applications from suitably qualified candidates interested in teaching a course in Engineering Mathematics Project (MTHE 493).  This is an on-campus, upper year, project course with an expected enrolment of ~100 students.  This course has a credit weight of 0.5 and is delivered over two terms. Candidates should have a M.A. or M.Sc. or Ph.D, and teaching experience at the University level in Mathematical Engineering.  This is a fall/winter term appointment for the period September 1, 2020 to April 30, 2021, with classes in session from September 8, 2020 to April 9, 2021.  Due to COVID-19 this course will be offered remotely for the Fall Term and possibly the Winter Term.

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ persons.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation during this process, please contact James Mingo, Department Head (mingo@queensu.ca)

The academic staff at Queen's University are governed by the Collective Agreement between the Queen's University Faculty Association (QUFA) and the University, which is posted at https://www.queensu.ca/facultyrelations/faculty-librarians-and-archivists/queens-qufa-collective-agreement.

To comply with Federal laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information about how many applicants for each job vacancy are Canadian citizens / permanent residents of Canada.  Applicants need not identify their country of origin or citizenship, however, all applications must include one of the following statements: “I am a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”; OR, “I am not a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”. Applications that do not include this information will be deemed incomplete.

Applications should include a complete and current curriculum vitae, letters of reference from two (2) referees, and any other relevant materials the candidate wishes to submit for consideration such as a letter of intent, teaching dossier, etc.  Please arrange to have applications and supporting letters sent directly to:

Dr. James Mingo, Department Head
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Queen’s University
Kingston Ontario Canada K7L 3N6

Applications will be received until August 7, 2020.  Review of applications will commence shortly thereafter, and the final appointment is subject to budgetary approval.  Additional information about the Department of Mathematics and Statistics can be found at https://www.queensu.ca/mathstat

Course Description:

MTHE 493/0.5 Engineering Mathematics Project

This is the capstone design course for Mathematics and Engineering. Students must work in groups, with a typical group size being between two and four members. Projects are selected early in the year from a list put forward by Mathematics and Engineering faculty members who will also supervise the projects. There is a heavy emphasis on engineering design and professional practice. All projects must be open-ended and design oriented, and students are expected to undertake and demonstrate, in presentations and written work, a process by which the design facets of the project are approached. Projects must involve social, environmental, and economic factors, and students are expected to address these factors comprehensively in presentations and written work. Students are assessed individually and as a group on their professional conduct during the course of the project.
PREREQUISITES - None 

EXCLUSION - None

Posted: (July 23, 2020)

 

MTHE 494 Teaching Assistant

Date of Posting: July 29, 2020
Applications due: Aug 14, 2020
Department: Mathematics & Statistics

Course: MTHE 494 – Writing Coordinator Teaching Assistant (Remote Delivery)

Supervisor: Priya Rajan (MTHE Program Associate)

Description of the work:

The Department of Mathematics & Statistics at Queen’s University invites applications from qualified applicants for a teaching assistant (TA) position. The TA will support the technical writing portion of MTHE 494. The TA will attend technical writing lectures, assist the writing coordinator in marking and discussions, help the students with the technical writing deliverables, and communicate with students remotely, as necessary.

The TA will work with the MTHE 494 writing coordinator and the MTHE Program Associate.

Start date: September 08, 2020
End date: November 30,2020
Duration of work term: 12 weeks
Hours: 7 hours / week
Wage: $42.73 per hour (including vacation pay)

Qualifications required:

  • Pursuing Master’s in English, Professional and/or Technical writing, or equivalent.
  • Experience working as a Technical Writer (preferred); one to three years or more.
  • A strong technical and professional writing background (include publishing history and writing samples).
  • Experience successfully facilitating group discussions.
  • Excellent oral communication skills.
  • Available for both online synchronous and asynchronous course support.
  • Familiarity with both MAC and PC environments, significant experience in the MS Office Suite. 

To apply, please send a copy of your Curriculum vitae, by e-mail to Priya Rajan (vpr1@queensu.ca) by Aug 14, 2020.

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen's is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.

Please note, if you have not worked for Queen’s before, you will be required to complete online training in Health and Safety Awareness, and Access for Ontarians with Disabilities, for which you will be paid.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only the successful candidate(s) will be contacted