All SFU Department of English positions for Sessional Instructors, Teaching Assistants (TAs), and Tutor Markers (TMs) will also be posted on the SFU Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies Central Job Postings Site.
Sessional Instructor Postings
Information about Sessional Instructor postings, practices, and timelines
Please note that all Sessional Instructor positions involve membership in the Teaching Support Staff Union (TSSU); and are subject to sufficient enrollment in the course, and budgetary authorization. The SFU Department of English follows Article XIV (E.2) of the TSSU-SFU Collective Agreement, when hiring Sessional Instructors.
For Fall Semester, Sessional Instructor positions will be posted in the preceding May and advertised for two weeks. For Spring Semester, sessional instructor positions will be posted in the preceding September and advertised for two weeks. For Summer Semester, sessional instructor positions will be posted in the preceding January and advertised for two weeks.
Sessional Instructor Postings - Summer 2020 (1204)
Please address applications to the attention of Prof. Carolyn Lesjak, Chair, Department of English, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, BC, V5A 1S6. Please send your complete application package (containing your cover letter and all required documents as listed in the job posting) by email in a single PDF document to firstname.lastname@example.org and put Sessional Application Summer 2020 in the email’s subject line. Please be sure to specify which courses you are applying to teach.
Application Deadline: FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2019, by 4:30 PM.
OTHER INFORMATION: The SFU Department of English may interview a short list of candidates. Some qualifications/documents may be waived for graduate students enrolled in the SFU Department of English graduate program.
EQUITY: The University is committed to the principle of equity in employment. (See Policy GP 19.)
The information submitted with an 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 an applicant, evaluate an applicant’s qualifications, and complete the employment process by making a hiring decision. Applicant information may also be disclosed to the TSSU 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.