Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Employment Opportunities in Math & Stats

TEACHING ASSISTANT POSITIONS – Academic Year 2021/22

All graduate students are invited to apply for a Teaching Assistantship in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics for the Fall and Winter terms of 2021/22. Following the Collective Agreement, students who have been offered TA support as part of their graduate acceptance package (Group A) will be given preference for the available positions. It is recommended that you read the PSAC Local 901 Collective Agreement.

Notes:

  • The following list is of all courses which may be assigned a graduate TA.
  • CourseList_F2021_W2022.xlsx
  • Courses with low final enrollments will not be assigned a TA. The cutoff is usually 15 students.
  • Some instructors may opt not to use a TA.
  • Instructors and enrollments are not final until September and January in the case of winter term courses.
  • TA duties are broken down into four categories:  student contact (running tutorials/labs and proctoring); term marking (assignments and quizzes throughout the term); exam marking (mid-year and final exams at the end of term and after classes are over); and administrative support (preparing solutions, answering student emails; posting solutions, etc.)  Not all courses will require all categories of work.
  • Some of courses and teaching assistantships will be delivered and performed remotely for the Fall term.  On campus, in person courses and teaching assistantships will resume when public health declares it is safe to do so.

Internal Candidates (Group A & B, students enrolled in a MATH or STAT graduate program):  You will be emailed a survey to indicate your course preferences. 

External Candidates (Group C and D): Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, transcripts, details on relevant experience as well as any other relevant materials the candidate wishes to submit for consideration (i.e. a teaching dossier or student evaluations, etc.) along with their course preferences, to Dr. Ping Li (pingli@queensu.ca).

The deadline to apply is Tuesday, July 6, 2021. Review of completed applications will begin after this date and continue until all positions are filled. The final appointments are subject to budgetary approval and regular staffing. Additional information about the Department of Mathematics and Statistics can be found at https://www.queensu.ca/mathstat/

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen's University 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. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Any questions can be directed to Dr. Ping Li (pingli@queensu.ca). 

 

TEACHING POSITION AVAILABLE – Fall 2021

APSC 200/293 – Engineering Design and Practice II/Engineering Communications 

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Queen’s University invites applications from suitably qualified candidates interested in teaching a course in Engineering Design and Practice II/Engineering Communications (APSC 200/293).  This is an on-campus, lecture course with an expected enrolment of ~80 students.  Candidates should have a minimum of an M.Sc. Degree in Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, or Electrical & Computer Engineering or a related field, expertise in software development and Matlab algorithms, and appropriate teaching experience.  Candidates must have excellent communication and presentation skills, as well as be capable of working as a member of a teaching team. Prior teaching experience in project-based engineering courses and lecture-based engineering courses would be a strong asset. Preference will be given to candidates who are registered as professional engineers in the province of Ontario.  This is a Fall term appointment for the period September 1, 2021 to December 31, 2021 with classes in session from September 7 to December 3, 2021.   The successful candidate will have 50% responsibility for the course.

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is strongly committed to employment equity, diversity and inclusion in the workplace and encourages applications from Black, racialized/visible minority and Indigenous/Aboriginal people, women, persons with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQ+ persons. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada 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: Department Manager, Jeananne Vickery, vickeryj@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 http://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 before June 30, 2021 directly to:

Term Adjunct Appointments Committee
c/o Jeananne Vickery, Departmental Manager
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Tel.: 613-533-2440, vickeryj@queensu.ca

Applications will be received until June 30, 2021.  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:

ASPC 200/293/ Engineering Design and Practice II/Engineering Communications

In this course students will participate constructively in teams to create solutions to open-ended complex problems, using standard design methods and tools. This project-based course provides instruction primarily in the first 6 weeks of the semester focusing on problem scoping, creativity and idea generation, decision making incorporating technical, economic, societal, and environmental factors, safety, engineering codes and regulations, and engineering ethics. The final 6 weeks of the course centre around a design project delivered by each discipline. This course is integrated with APSC 293 and coordinated by the same instructor.  

PREREQUISITE(S): APSC 100 or APSC 103; APSC 199 or have passed the English Proficiency Test
COREQUISITE(S): APSC 293
EXCLUSION(S): APSC 202

Posted: (June 1, 2021)