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Course Supervisor/Teaching Assistant/Tutor-Marker Positions
Teaching Assistants and Tutor-Markers are hired in accordance with the TSSU-SFU Collective Agreement, Articles XIII and XV, respectively.
In order to be appointed a person must have sufficient knowledge in the discipline of the course to interpret the course material, competency in oral and written English, and willingness to undertake specific course designation training sessions. Students interested in Teaching Assistant or Tutor-Marker positions should inquire about training sessions.
Applicants must complete and submit the online TA/TM Application Form by the posted deadline to be considered for a position.
Please note that all positions are contingent upon enrollment and budgetary approval.
***Instruction will be conducted through remote methods. This may entail different modes of instruction, interaction with students, and marking practices than is normally the case. Work will be assigned accordance to the Time Use Guidelines, and TAs are expected to track and report their hours in the normal manner.
GSWS 100 - Remote four teaching assistants
GSWS 102 - Remote three teaching assistants
GSWS 312 - Distance Ed one tutor marker
GSWS 312 - Distance Ed one course supervisor
You must return the application form to Kat Hunter (firstname.lastname@example.org) by Monday, July 13, 2020; 4:00 pm
Resources for Sessionals/TAs/TMs
- Human Resources: TSSU Member Benefit Plan
- Graduate Student Society: Graduate Student Benefit Plan
- Medical Insurance information for Graduate Student TAs (explains how the benefit plans can work with each other)
- TLC: TA/TM Day / see other TLC workshops
- Graduate Studies: Professional Development Opportunities
- Protection of SFU Data on Mobile Devices: What you must do if you plan to store your student's information on a mobile device
The University is committed to the principle of equity in employment. (See Policy GP 19.)
The information submitted with your 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 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.
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.