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.

SPRING 2019  TA / TM POSITIONS  

Duration:  January 2, 2019 - April 30, 2019

Application Deadline: Monday, November 5, 2018

Earth Sciences Teaching Assistant/Tutor Marker Hiring Priorities

COURSE
TA/TM CAMPUS CLOSING DATE
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 tvaisane@sfu.ca 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.

SESSIONAL INSTRUCTOR - SPRING 2019

The Department invites applications for a Sessional Instructors -- Teaching Support Staff Union (TSSU)  

Course: EASC 313 Introduction to Soil and Rock Engineering

Location: Burnaby Campus

Duration:  January 2, 2019 - April 30, 2019

Qualifications: A graduate degtree, preferably a Ph.D. in Earth Sciences/Geological Engineering or a closely related discipline with an empasis on Soil and Rock Engineering.  A good knowledge of current methods of soil and rock characterization in the field and laboratory with practical experience in aspects of slope stability, road design, foundations and underground excavations, with an emphasis in the resources sector.   Evidence of teaching ability commensurate with the responsibility of teaching the assigned credit course and to carry out the duties related to the effective conduct of that course.

Revised Closing Date:  Friday, November 2, 2018

 

Course: EASC 403 Quaternary Geology

Location: Burnaby Campus

Duration:  January 2, 2019 - April 30, 2019

Qualifications:  A graduate degree, preferably in Earth Sciences or a closely related discipline with an empasis on Quaternary Geology.  Applicants should have practical experience in aspects of Quaternary Geology such as Quaternary stratigraphic and sedimentological studies, geochronology and reconstruction of environments of the past. Knowledge of stratigraphy of Soutwest British Columbia and Channeled Scablands considered an asset for scheduled fieldtrips.  Evidence of teaching ability commensurate with the responsibility of teaching the assigned credit course and to carry out the duties related to the effective conduct of that course.

Closing Date:  Monday, October 29th, 2018

 

Course: EASC 411 Terrain Analysis

Loction: Burnaby Campus

Duration: January 2, 2019 - April 30, 2019

Qualifications:   A graduate degree, perferably in Earth Sciences or a closely related discipline with an emphasis on Terrain Analysis.  Applicants should have practical experience in aspects of terrain analysis such as surficial geology and/or terrain mapping, applied or derivative mapping such as slope stability or earthquake hazard mapping, and knowledge of slope stability issues in the Canadian Cordillera. Evidence of teaching ability commensurate with the responsibility of teaching the assigned credit course and to carry out the duties related to the effective conduct of that course.

Closing Date:  Monday, October 29th, 2018

Applications for all positions are to be submitted online.  Click here for the Earth Sciences application form.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only successful applicants will be contacted.  Successful applicants shall receive written nofication no later than December 13th, 2018.  

For questions and inquiries, please contact the Manager, Academic and Administrative Services at 778.782.4779 or tvaisane@sfu.ca

Resources for TAs/TMs/Sessionals

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Policies

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

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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.

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