Sessional Instructional Assistant – MAT202H5S – Intro to Discrete Mathematics (Emergency posting)

University of Toronto

Date Posted: 11/24/2022
Req ID: 28652
Faculty/Division: UofT Mississauga
Department: UTM: Math/Comp. Sciences
Campus: University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM)


  • Course number and title
    : MAT202H5S – Intro to Discrete Mathematics (Emergency posting)

  • Course description
    : Mathematics derives its great power from its ability to formulate abstract concepts and techniques. In this course, students will be introduced to abstraction and its power through a study of topics from discrete mathematics. The topics covered will include: Sets, relations and functions; Basic counting techniques: subsets, permutations, finite sequences, inclusion-exclusion; Discrete probability: random variables paradoxes and surprises; Basic number theory: properties of the integers and the primes. The course will emphasize active participation of the students in discussion and written assignments.

  • Estimated course enrolmen
    t: 110

  • Number of positions
    : 1

  • Size of appointment
    : 40 hrs

  • Sessional dates of appointment:
    Jan 1, 2023 – Apr 30, 2023

  • Salary
    : $46.92 per hour + 4% vacation pay

  • Minimum qualifications
    : Completion of several mathematics courses with high grades. Demonstrated understanding of the course material and beyond. Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Preferred qualifications
    : Teaching experience preferred.

  • Description of duties
    : Will include some of the following: running tutorials, marking, invigilation, office hours, preporatory work, and other duties of administering the course.

  • How to apply:

Closing Date:
11/28/2022, 11:59PM EDT

This job is posted in accordance with the CUPE 3902 Unit 3 Collective Agreement.

It is understood that some announcements of vacancies are tentative, pending final course determinations and enrolment. Should rates stipulated in the collective agreement vary from rates stated in this posting, the rates stated in the collective agreement shall prevail.

Preference in hiring is given to qualified individuals advanced to the rank of Sessional Lecturer II or Sessional Lecturer III in accordance with Article 14:12 of the CUPE 3902 Unit 3 collective agreement.

Please note: Undergraduate or graduate students and postdoctoral fellows of the University of Toronto are covered by the CUPE 3902 Unit 1 collective agreement rather than the Unit 3 collective agreement, and should not apply for positions posted under the Unit 3 collective agreement.

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