English Postings

These postings are updated by SFU's departments. Applicants should make sure that they can meet the departments' requirements and application deadlines. Please apply directly to the department where the job posting is located. Please check your department's job posting website as well.

Sessional Instructors

Sessional Instructor positions are generally posted end of September for Spring semester, end of January for Summer semester, and end of May for Fall  semester. 

Please note that all Sessional Instructor positions are in the Teaching Support Staff Union (TSSU); and are subject to sufficient enrollment, and FINAL budgetary authorization. The Department of English follows Article XIV (E.2) of the TSSU-SFU Collective Agreement, when hiring Sessional Instructors.

Sessional Instructor Positions for FALL 2019 (1197)

ENGL_Sessional Ads_Fall 2019_1197.pdf

Please submit/email your complete application package to englgen@sfu.ca (in a single pdf only please and thank you) and addressed as follows:

Sessional Instructor Application - Fall 2019

Prof. Paul Budra, Chair, Department of English

Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive

Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6

Application Deadline: FRIDAY, JUNE 21, 2019, by 4:30 PM.

TA/TM positions  (Fall 2019) 

The appointment dates (duration) for the Fall semester are September 1, 2019 - December 30, 2019.

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Fall 2019 Graduate Student Course Information

Please complete the Fall 2019 TA/TM Application (WebSurvey) by going to this link and logging in:


Application Deadline: Monday, JULY 8 , by 4:30 pm.

Resources for TAs/TMs/Sessionals

The following links will help you get your medical coverage and other benefits, as well as help you learn how to become a better teacher.


The University is committed to the principle of equity in employment. (See Policy GP 19.)

The information submitted with your application is collected under the authority of the University Act (R.S.B.C. 1996, c.468, s. 27(4)(a)), applicable federal and provincial employment regulations and requirements, the University's non-academic employment policies and applicable collective agreements.

The information is related directly to and needed by the University to initiate the employment application process. The information will be used to contact references supplied by you, evaluate your qualifications and complete the employment process by making a hiring decision. Applicant information may also be disclosed to the Teaching Support Staff Union in accordance with Article XIII F.3.1.b of the Collective Agreement.

If you have any questions about the collection, use and disclosure of this information please contact the Associate VP, Human Resources, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6. Telephone 778-782-3237.