Temporary Instruction Appointments: Supplemental Information
A. TEACHING ASSISTANTS AND TUTOR/MARKERS
To view information SFU TSSU Collective Agreement Appointment Priority and Departmental Hiring Criteria and Teaching Assistant (TA) and Tutor/Marker (TM) Appointment Priorities:
For definitions and additional information on Teaching Assistant and Tutor/Marker appointment, hiring, and duties, please refer to the SFU TSSU Collective Agreement posted at: http://www.sfu.ca/human-resources/tssu.html
B. SESSIONAL INSTRUCTORS
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In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, this advertisement is directed to people who are eligible for
employment in Canada at the time of application. Simon Fraser University is committed to the principle of equity in
employment and offers equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants. (Employment Equity Policy, GP 19)
Freedom of information and protection of privacy: The information requested is collected under the authority of the University
Act (R.S.B.C. 1996 c.468, s. 27(4)(a)), and the University’s policy of Collection of Personal Information, (I 10.05). The
information is directly related to processing your application for a teaching appointment, and for offers of employment for
successful applicants. If you have any questions about the collection and use of this information please contact the Manager,
First Nations Languages Program, Simon Fraser University, (778) 782-5595.
D. Other Information
CONTACT INFO re this and FNLP Employment webpages: FNLP Manager, firstname.lastname@example.org, 778-782-5595
Teaching Assistant Categories: See Article XIII: A 1. & 2.
Tutor/Marker Categories: See Article XV: A 1. & 2.
Academic Year & Term Definitions:
At SFU, the calendar year is divided into three 'Academic Terms' (formerly called 'semesters'). The three academic terms at SFU are Spring, Summer, and Fall. The Spring Term runs January to April. The Summer Term runs May to August (with an Intersession between May to June and Summer Session between June to August; and the Fall Term runs from September to December.
The SFU 'Term Code' (previously known as semester code coded as YYYY-1, YYYY-2, and YYYY-3) remains numerically represented.
The Term Code is a four-digit code comprised of the following details: Millenium (Century), Year, and the Term number (1=Spring, 4=Summer, and 7=Fall). The Term Code '1201' is notes 21st Century, year 2020, and Term number 1 and denotes
the Academic Term "Spring 2020". Term Code 1197 denotes 'Fall 2019'.