Political Science Employment Opportunities

Sessional Instructor Postings

Fall 2019 Political Science Sessional Positions:

Please note that all Sessional Instructor positions are in the Teaching Support Staff Union (TSSU); and are subject to sufficient enrollment, and FINAL budgetary authorization. The Department of Political Science follows Article XIV (E.2) of the TSSU-SFU Collective Agreement, when hiring Sessional Instructors.

Application Deadline: Tuesday May 14, 2019

POL 121 Sessional Instructor

POL 132 Sessional Instructor

POL 221 Sessional Instructor

POL 222 Sessional Instructor  

POL 253 Sessional Instructor

POL 313 Sessional Instructor

POL 342 Sessional Instructor

POL 344 Sessional Instructor

Fall 2019 Political Science French Language Sessional Positions

POL 100F & POL 359F - Sessional Instructor*

*Taught in French. Successful applicants shall have native or near-native proficiency in French.
 

Please send all applications to David Pajot, Associate Director, OFFA, fcp_baff@sfu.ca.
Application Deadline: Friday, June 21, 2019

 

Teaching Assistant/Tutor-Marker Postings

TA Selection Criteria

  • Prior funding commitments
  • Instructor recomemendations or preference
  • Previous TA evaluations (if applicable)
  • POL 200/POL 201: Basic knowledge of epistemology, research design and methodology for political analysis is required
  • FCP French language tutorials: Successful applicants shall have native or near-native proficiency in French

 

SUMMER 2019 TA POSITIONS *Closed*:

Appointment dates: These positions are for the Summer term 2019.

Duration of appointment:
Regular: May 1 – August 27, 2019.
Intersession: May 6, 2019- June 28, 2019
Summer Session: June 25, 2019- August 21, 2019

Qualifications: Applicants must have sufficient knowledge in the course area to interpret the course material, and will be hired in the following priority: graduate students registered in the department, graduate students registered in other departments, SFU undergraduate students, and then external qualified candidates.

Submission process: Please complete the survey below (Apply Here). 
Before applying for TA positions please make sure that the courses you are applying for do not conflict with your own courses and/or work schedule. TAs must be available for the lecture and tutorials they are assigned to. 

Compensation: Salary will be paid according to TSSU pay scale, per number of base units assigned.

Please note: Appointments may be conditional upon enrollment and subject to budgetary approval.

 

Application Period:
Begin: February 25, 2019
Deadline: Monday March 11, 2019

Course #

Course Title

Location

 Instructor

TA/TM

 Qualifications:

100

Introduction to Politics and Government

Burnaby

TBD

TA

 

101W

Introduction to Politics and Government

Distance Ed.

TBD

TM

 

150

Science, Policy, and Innovation (INTERSESSION)

Burnaby

 Anil Hira

TA

 

151

Administration of Justice

Burnaby

TBD

TA

 

200

Investigating Politics: Research Design and Qualitative Methods (SUMMER SESSION)

Vancouver

 S. Jeram

TA

Basic knowledge of epistemology, research design and methodology for political analysis is required.


PRIORITY SYSTEM FOR ALLOCATING TA/TM Positions 
*Courses and tutorials are subject to change. Some may be cancelled due to low enrollment*

                                                          APPLY HERE

Note: Before applying for TA/TM positons please be sure that the courses you are applying for do not conflict with your own course and/or work schedule. TAs must be available for the lecture and tutorials they are assigned to (students are typically assigned 3 tutorial sections). TM positions may require onsite exam invigilation. Course schedules can be found via the Student Information System under class search. 

Policies

Equity 

The University is committed to the principle of equity in employment. (See Policy GP 19.)

Privacy 
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.