Sessional Instructor Positions - SUMMER 2019 (April 29, 2019 to August 23, 2019)
Applications deadline for the above Sesional Instructor positions: Monday, January 21, 2019
Normal Posting Practices and Timelines for Sessional Instructor Positions
The Department of Psychology posts sessional instructor positions approximately 8 months before the start of the semester whenever possible, although occasionally positions are posted closer to the start of the semester when
Priority System for TA/TM Appointments
Department of Psychology & Cognitive Science Program
September 26, 2016
Priority of qualified applicants to TA and TM positions in the Department of Psychology & the Cognitive Science Program is in accordance with Article XIII and Article XV of the Collective Agreement. In hiring Teaching Assistants (or TM), priority shall be given to applicants in the following order:
In hiring teaching assistants, priority for appointment will be given to applicants in the following order:
a. Graduate students registered in the
b. Qualified Graduate students registered in other departments.
c. Currently registered Honors students.
d. External and/or Undergraduate applicants.
Note: Graduate students new to SFU, admitted to either the PSYCH MA or
Detailed Priority System:
a. Applicant & Instructor Preference
b. Expertise in the subject matter/area
e. Past TA ratings from employment evaluations
f. Previous teaching experience
g. Funding for
If an assignment within a priority group requires a selection between applicants, the graduate student without financial support from