Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Employment Opportunities in Math & Stats

Mathematics & Engineering program, Teaching Assistant (TA)

Date of Posting: July 26, 2018
Applications due: Aug 14, 2018
Department: Mathematics & Statistics
Course: MTHE 494 – Writing Coordinator Teaching Assistant

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 workshops, help the students with the technical writing deliverables, and communicate with students outside of workshops, as necessary.

The TA will work with the MTHE 494 writing coordinator and the MTHE 494 course instructor.

Start date: September 07, 2018

Duration of work term: 12 weeks

Hours: 3 hours / week

Wage rate: $20.11 per hour (including 4% vacation pay)

Qualifications required:

  • Pursuing Bachelor or Diploma 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.
  • Familiarity with both MAC and PC environments, significant experience in the MS Office Suite.

Supervisor: Scott Kyle (MTHE Program Associate / MTHE 494 Course Instructor)

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.

To apply, please send a copy of your Curriculum vitae, by e-mail to Scott Kyle ( by Aug 14, 2018.

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.