How to Apply

Important: if the following instructions are not followed, your application may not be processed correctly. The preferred method of application is via email. You must submit a separate application for each competition.

Applying to Competitions via Email

Please follow the formatting instructions below when emailing your application information for each competition. 

  • In the Subject Line of the email, indicate the following information in the order specified below:
    Competition Number, Position Title, Applicant Name.
  • All application information must be included in the body of the email or combined into 1 attachment (PDF document preferred). This should include the cover letter, a detailed resume and any other relevant documents. Do not send separate attachments for each document.
  • At the top of the email, copy and paste the following questions and your response:

    1) Do you currently work for, or have you worked in the past for, Simon Fraser University? (Response: Yes or No). If yes, please provide your SFU ID number (i.e.: Student or Employee number) if known.

    2) Are you legally entitled to work in Canada? (Response: Yes or No).

    3) If you are currently on a work or study permit, please indicate expiry date.

By submitting this application, you understand and agree that any false or misleading statement may disqualify you from employment, or, after having obtained employment with the University, may result in dismissal.

Instructions for Applying to Competitions via Mail

  • In the Subject Line of your covering letter, indicate the following information in the order specified below:
    Competition Number, Position Title.
  • Below the Subject Line, include the following questions and your response:

    1) Do you currently work for, or have you worked in the past for, Simon Fraser University? (Response: Yes or No). If yes, please provide your SFU ID number (i.e.: Student or Employee number) if known.

    2) Are you legally entitled to work in Canada? (Response: Yes or No).

    3) If you are currently on a work or study permit, please indicate expiry date.

    By submitting this application, you understand and agree that any false or misleading statement may disqualify you from employment, or, after having obtained employment with the University, may result in dismissal.

Mailing Address:

Human Resources
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive
Burnaby, BC
V5A 1S6

Reminder:  Applications for posted positions must be received in Human Resources by 4:30pm on the closing date.