Join Our Team

Join Our Team

Join Our Team

We are always looking for qualified political scientists to join our team on a continuing or temporary basis.

Summer 2021 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.

Please send applications electronically in a single pdf document to to the attention of Dr. Alex Moens, Chair, Department of Political Science, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby BC, V5A 1S6.

POL 131 Politics of Prosperity and Inequality 

POL 150 Science, Policy, and Innovation 

POL 201 Introductory Quantitative Methods in Political Science 

POL 484 NATO Field School, Simulation, and Experiential Learning Program

Deadline: March 8, 2021


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