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Academic Positions

Canada Research Chair Positions

Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Plurilingual and Intercultural Education.

The competition will remain open until the position is filled. Screening of applications will commence on May 16, 2016.

Tenure Track Positions

No positions currently available. Please check back for future postings.

Limited Term Positions

Non-Renewable Limited Term Lecturer positions (0.25) in the area of Foundations of Academic Literacy from September 1, 2016 – August 31, 2018.

Deadline to apply: June 20, 2016

Coordinator Positions

*REPOST* Alaska Highway Consortium on Teacher Education (AHCOTE) Program Coordinator

Application Deadline: April 15, 2016

Undergraduate Programs

No positions currently available. Please check back for future postings.
Information about Sessional Instructor posting, practices and timelines.

For Fall and Spring Semesters, sessional instructor positions will be advertised for two weeks approximately 20 weeks prior to the beginning of the term. For Summer Semester, sessional instructor positions will normally be advertised for two weeks in the preceding December or January.

Postings are available on the Faculty of Education website (

and the Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Fellows website (

Applications are normally received by email to Tina Choi (

Information about Teaching Assistant and Tutor Marker posting timelines

For all TA/TM positions, postings shall occur on the Monday of the eighth (8) week prior to the commencement of the semester; when the Monday falls on a statutory holiday or when the University is closed, the next working day shall be used.

* TA TM priorities 2016.pdf
* TM-TA application in fillable pdf.pdf
Fillable pdf version of TM TA application form
* TM-TA application in EXCEL web.xls
Updated Tutor Marker/Teaching Assistant Application Form starting Fall 2016
* CS Responsibilities&Guidelines.pdf
Distance Education Course Supervisor Responsibilities and Guidelines

Graduate Programs

No positions currently available. Please check back for future postings.

Field Programs

Sessional Instructor Position
Position: EDPR 525-2
Term: Fall 2016
Location: Vancouver/Burnaby
Apply by: Friday, July 8, 2016

Staff Positions

All administrative CUPE and APSA positions are posted on the main SFU website.

Visit SFU's job postings webpage.

Tutoring Positions

SFU's Friends of Simon Program provides current students with the opportunity to become a Friends of Simon tutor. Tutors serve in multicultural settings and contribute to the school success of newcomers to Canada. Due to the generosity of our sponsors, Friends of Simon tutors earn hourly wages that help them with their own university expenses.

Learn more about becoming a Friends of Simon tutor.

Visiting Scholar Positions

If you wish to work with the Faculty of Education as a visiting scholar, please contact one or two faculty members you wish to collaborate within the Faculty of Education via email and attach the following documents electronically to them and cc

  •  A letter explaining why you would like to become a visiting scholar at SFU, including the dates and duration of your intended stay
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • A summary of research interests

Once your application has been approved and a faculty member has agreed to be your mentor, a formal letter of invitation will be issued (which may be required to obtain a visa). A response from a faculty member may take up to six weeks. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Devi Pabla, Associate Dean's Secretary at 778.782.3001 or

Note: The Faculty of Education has limited capacity to accept visiting scholars, and we are not able to offer extensive support.