Political Science Employment Opportunities

Sessional Instructor Postings

Fall 2018 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.

POL 101W Sessional Instructor

POL 210 Sessionional Instructor

POL 210 J Sessional Instructor

POL 222 Sessional Instructor 

POL 232 Sessional Instructor

POL 310 Sessional Instructor

POL 321 Sessional Instructor

POL 325 Sessional Instructor

POL 344 Sessional Instructor

POL 405W Sessional Instructor

POL 359 F Sessional Instructor

POL 348 Sessional Instructor

 

* POL 359 F will be  taught in French. Successful applicants shall have native or near-native proficiency in French. Please also note that this posting has a different application deadline from the other postings. 

 

Teaching Assistant/Tutor-Marker Postings

Fall 2018 TA POSITIONS:

Application Deadline: July 9, 2018

Appointment Duration: September 1, 2018 – December 30, 2018

Course #

Course Title

Location

Instructor

TA/TM

 Qualifications:

100

Introduction to Politics and Government

Burnaby

E. de Rooij

TA

 

121

Political Engagement: From the Streets to the Ballot Box

Burnaby

C. McGovern

TA

 

141

War and Cooperation

Burnaby

A. Moens

TA

 

151

Administration of Justice

Burnaby

C.  McGovern

TA

 

200

Investigating Politics: Research Design and Qualitative Methods

Burnaby

S. Jeram

TA

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

201

Introductory Quantitative Methods in Political Science

Burnaby

S. Weldon

TA

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

210

Introduction to Political Philosophy

Burnaby

TBD

TA

 

253

Introduction to Public Policy

Burnaby

A. Hira

TA

 

310

Identity Politics

Burnaby

TBD

TA

 

324

The Canadian Constitution

Burnaby

A. Heard

TA

 

344

International Law

Burnaby

TBD

TA

 

348

Theories of War, Peace and Conflict Resolution

Burnaby

D. Ross

TA

 

*Courses and tutorials are subject to change. Some may be cancelled due to low enrollment*

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Fall 2018 TA/TM LINGUISTIQUE SUPPORT POSITIONS:

Application Deadline: July 9, 2018

Appointment Duration: September 1, 2018 – December 30, 2018

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/TM Linguistic 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 
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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.