Brandon University

Brandon University

Student Assistant III – Department of Geology


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Student Assistant III – Department of Geology

Applications are to be received by: 4:30 p.m. on December 15, 2023

Classification: Student Assistant III Employee Group: PSAC Job Title: Marker Department: Geology Wage or Salary: $16.98/hr Hours of Work: 15 Start Date: January 15, 2024 Number of Positions available: 2 Length of Appointment: until April 24, 2024 Course title and number (if applicable): 42:163 This Old Earth Date Issued: November 16, 2023


1) Mark 3 quizzes of 42:163 (This Old Earth), including questions of fill in blanks, multiple choices and short answers. 2) Record the marks using Excel. 3) Supervise the quizzes. and 4) other relevant duties as assigned.


Ability to work independently and/or with others effectively; Ability to take direction and work to meet deadlines; Detail-oriented, punctual and reliable.

Preference given to current Brandon University student; at least second year undergraduate level/standing is required. Must have taken 42:161 (Historical Geology) or 42:163 (This Old Earth); Good academic standing.

To Apply: Email the course instructor Dr. Rong-Yu Li: [email protected] and provide a transcript (an unofficial one is acceptable).

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. We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment. This starts with the hiring process. If you require an accommodation during any phase of the evaluation process, please advise HR at [email protected]. All information received related to an accommodation is kept confidential. To ensure this employment opportunity is accessible to all interested individuals, this posting is available in an alternate format upon request.

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Student Assistant III – Department of Geology


Brandon University




November 20, 2023

Application deadline

December 15, 2023

Job type



Agricultural Science,Geosciences,Physics

About the employer

Brandon University is a university located in the city of Brandon, Manitoba, Canada, with an enrollment of 3375 (2020) full-time and part-time undergraduate and graduate students. The current location was founded on July 13, 1899, as Brandon College as a Baptist institution. It was chartered as a university by then President John E. Robbins on June 5, 1967. The enabling legislation is the Brandon University Act. Brandon University is one of several predominantly undergraduate liberal arts and sciences institutions in Canada.

The university is a member of the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC) and the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), the Canadian University Society for Intercollegiate Debate (CUSID) and a member of U Sports. Brandon University has a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1 and sixty percent of all classes have fewer than 20 students. In the 2015 Macleans rankings of primarily undergraduate universities in Canada, Brandon University was ranked 16th out of 19 overall and #1 in the student to faculty ratio category The school of music is rated one of the best in Canada. The university press, The Quill, is a member of CUP.

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