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Simon Fraser University is recognized as one of the top employers in both the Province of British Columbia and in Canada. SFU's strategic vision of being Canada’s most engaged university is supported by our ability to attract and retain the best people. SFU staff play a major role in helping the university maintain its unwavering commitment to educational and research excellence.
Simon Fraser University and TSSU collaborate to recognize the important contributions of research assistants at SFU
On November 15, 2019, Simon Fraser University and the Teaching Support Staff Union (TSSU) agreed to make research assistants employees of the University and voluntarily recognize them as members of TSSU. This agreement was made to recognize the valuable contributions and important role research assistants play in advancing SFU’s research mission. It was signed by Sandi de Domenico, SFU’s associate vice-president, human resources, and Derek Sahota, TSSU’s member advocate on behalf of the Research is Work organizing team, and was endorsed by Jeff Derksen, dean and associate provost, graduate and postdoctoral studies; Joy Johnson, vice-president, research and international; Dugan O'Neil, associate vice-president, research; and Jonathan Driver, vice-president academic and provost pro tem. For more information, click here.