Sessional Instructors

Applications are being accepted for Sessional Instructor positions for the Spring Semester (Jan 4 to Apr 30, 2022)

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Thursday, October 28, 2021 AT 4:00 PM

Follow the link here for application and qualification information.


The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Simon Fraser University posts Sessional Instructor positions (Teaching Support Staff Union):

  • May/June, for fall semester (September-December);
  • September/October, for spring semester (January-April); and
  • January/February, for summer semester (May-August).

SFU Academic Dates  

Salary:  Refer to the TSSU Collective Agreement (sessionals pg 63; course supervisor pg 66)

For notification of teaching opportunities, submit contact information in the form below. 

Teaching Assistants /
Tutor Markers

All Fall 2021 TA/TM positions have been filled. Please check back at the end of October for Spring 2022 TA/TM posting.


Please click here for information on the TA/TM Appointment Priority System.

Visiting Scholar

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology has limited capacity to accept visiting scholars. Visiting scholar are a non-stipend position.  

If you wish to be considered for visiting scholar status, please contact the Chair’s Secretary for more information:

University reference/definition of visiting scholar.

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