Political Science Employment Opportunities

Sessional Instructor Postings

Spring 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.

Teaching Assistant/Tutor-Marker Postings

Spring 2019 TA POSITIONS:

Application Deadline: November 5, 2018

Appointment Duration: January 2, 2019 – April 30, 2019

Course #

Course Title

Location

 Instructor

TA/TM

 Qualifications:

100

Introduction to Politics and Government

Burnaby

S. Jeram

TA

 

101W Introduction to Politics and Government Distance Ed.  A. Heard TM
 
 

121

Political Engagement: From the Streets to the Ballot Box

Burnaby

 TBD

TA

 

131

Politics of Prosperity and Inequality

Burnaby

TBD

TA

 

132

From Dictatorship to Democracy

Burnaby

TBD

TA

 

141

War, International Cooperation, and Development

Burnaby

 TBD

TA

 

151

Administration of Justice

Burnaby

 C.    
 McGovern

TA

 

200

Investigating Politics: Research Design and Qualitative Methods

Burnaby

 TBD

TA

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

201

Introductory Quantitative Methods in Political Science

Burnaby

TBD

TA

Successful applicants shall be comfortable using the statistical program R and have taken POL 802.

210

Introduction to Political Philosophy

Burnaby

D. Laycock

TA

 

222

Introduction to Canadian Politics

Burnaby

TBD

TA

 

244**

Canada in the World

Burnaby

J. Cornut

TA

-Successful applicants must possess a native or near-native proficiency in oral and written French.

-Basic knowledge of International Politics is required. 

253

Introduction to Public Policy

Burnaby

C. Camcastle

TA

 

253**

Introduction to Public Policy

Burnaby

A-C.Fourot

TA

Successful applicants must possess a native or near-native proficiency in oral and written French.

317

Migration, Identity, and Citizenship

Burnaby

S. Jeram

TA

 

330

Protecting human Rights

Burnaby

C. McGovern

TA

 

346

International Organization

Burnaby

J. Busumtwi-Sam

TA

 

349

Elected Topics in International Relations

Burnaby

A. Hoffman

TA

 

**POL 244/POL 253- All applications to be sent to David Pajot : fcp_baff@sfu.ca by November 5, 2018.


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

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Spring 2019 TA LINGUISTIQUE SUPPORT POSITIONS:

Application Deadline: November 5, 2018

Appointment Duration: January 2, 2019- April 30, 2019

Please send A letter of motivation and CV, in French, should be sent to David Pajot, Associate Director, Office of Francophone and Francophile Affairs via e-mail (fcp_baff@sfu.ca).

TA Linguistique Support Positions

 

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.