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.



Location: Burnaby Campus

Duration: May 3 - August 20, 2018

For further details see here.

Application deadline/closing:  Friday, march 9, 2018 at 4:00pm


TA/TM postings for Summer 2018 will be posted on February 26, 2018 and will close on March 12, 2018.

Earth Sciences Teachsing Assistant/Tutor Marker Hiring Priorities

Qualifications for TA/TM positions in the Department of Earth Sciences:

The Department of Earth Sciences includes a wide range of specializations and, in order to be appointed, a person must have sufficient 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:  Field Schools; appicants must have/submit a valid BC Class 5 (or equivalent) Driver's License, valid First Aid Level One (minimum) and submit a Drivers Abstract.

TAs and TMs musst be available to invigilate exams and TMs must be able to collect exasms and course work for makring from, and return (once marked) to the SFU Burnay Campus.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only successful applicants will be contacted.   Successful applicants can expect to be notified no later than March 29, 2018.  


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.


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