Earth Sciences 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.


Duration:  January 2, 2019 - April 30, 2019

Application Deadline: Monday, November 5, 2018

Earth Sciences Teaching Assistant/Tutor Marker Hiring Priorities

EASC 101 TA BURNABY Nov 5, 2018
EASC 104C TM BURNABY Nov 5, 2018
EASC 201 TA BURNABY Nov 5, 2018
EASC 204
TA BURNABY Nov 5, 2018
EASC 205 TA BURNABY Nov 5, 2018
EASC 208 TA BURNABY Nov 5, 2018
EASC 210 TA BURNABY Nov 5, 2018
EASC 305 TA BURNABY Nov 5, 2018
EASC 306 TA BURNABY* Nov 5, 2018
EASC 311 TA BURNABY Nov 5, 2018
EASC 312 TA BURNABY Nov 5, 2018
EASC 313 TA BURNABY Nov 5, 2018
EASC 317 TA BURNABY Nov 5, 2018
EASC 403 TA BURNABY Nov 5, 2018
EASC 410 TA BURNABY Nov 5, 2018
EASC 411 TA BURNABY Nov 5, 2018
EASC 416 TA BURNABY Nov 5, 2018
SCI 301 TA BURNABY Nov 5, 2018

*EASC306 Field School held off-campus Oliver, BC.

Qualifications for TA/TM positions in the Department of Earth Sciences:  A bachelor's or master's degree in Earth Sciences. The Department of Earth Sciences includes a wide range of specializations and, in order to be appointed, a person must have suficient knowledge in the discipline of the course to interpret the course material, as demonstrated by either having taken the course or equivalent, or through graduate‐level research in the subject area.

Additional: EASC 306, 403, and 411 applicants must have/submit a valid BC Class 5 (or equivalent) Driver's License, valid First Aid Level One (minimum) and submit a Drivers Abstract. W Courses: applicants must have above average techncial writing skills and be able to critique and assess written assignments and reports.  TAs and TMs must be available to invigilate exams and TMs must be able to collect exams and course work for makring from, and return (once marked) to the SFU Burnaby Campus.

Access the Earth Sciences Teaching Assistantship Application Form here (SFU email account required).

Note: All external applicants (non‐EASC) must email a statement of interest, and CV to by application closing date.  We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only successful applicants will be contacted. Successful applicants can expect to be notified no later than November 30, 2018.


No position available, please check back in mid-February for summer postings.

For questions and inquiries, please contact the Manager, Academic and Administrative Services at 778.782.4779 or

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.)

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