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TSSU Positions


Fall 2019 Sessional Instructors Job Posting

Applications Deadline: Wed., June 26, 2019
Appointment duration: Sep. 3 to Dec. 20, 2019

  • CA 120 – Introduction to Dance Forms: Contemporary & Popular
  • CA 122 – Contemporary Dance I
  • CA 232 – Film Sound
  • CA 254 – Voice/Movement I
  • CA 341 – World Music

For course descriptions, please visit HERE.
For previous course outlines, please visit HERE.
For pay scales please visit HERE.

Application Instructions:

  • Email your cover letter and CV to kschiefk@sfu.ca
  • Clearly indicate the course(s) to which you are applying
  • For selected/special topics please indicate what you plan to teach

To be added to the Sessional Instructor job posting email list please email ca@sfu.ca with your request.


To be added to the TA/TM job posting email list please email ca@sfu.ca with your request.

Important Links

Read the Teaching Assistant/Tutor Marker Appointment Priorities HERE.

Each year the school relies on Sessional Instructors in virtually every area of the School to enrich our curriculum and expand the experiences of our students. For those of you who are teaching here for the first time, a useful handbook is available online.

View Sessional Handbook

View Grade Reference

For pay scales please visit HERE

To be placed on the Sessional Instructor job posting announcement email list, please email ca@sfu.ca.

Hiring Policies


The University is committed to the principle of equity in employment.


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.

If you have any questions about the collection and use of this information please contact the Executive Director, Human Resources, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6. Telephone 778.782.3237.

Resources for TAs/TMs/Sessionals

SCA Sessional Handbook
SCA Grade Reference
Human Resources: TSSU Member Benefit Plan
Graduate Student Society: Graduate Student Benefit Plan
Medical Insurance information for Graduate Student TAs (explains how the benefit plans can work with each other)
Teaching and Learning Centre / TLC workshops
Graduate Studies: Professional Development Opportunities
Protection of SFU Data on Mobile Devices: What you must do if you plan to store your student's information on a mobile device