Tutor Marker/Teaching Assistant Postings

Spring 2024

Teaching Assistant and Tutor Marker positions within the Department of Archaeology will be posted 10 weeks prior to the commencement of the semester and will close 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the semester. Formal offers will be given commencing 6 weeks prior to the semester and completed at least 4 weeks prior to semester start.

Department of Archaeology
Tutor Marker/Teaching Assistant Positions

Posted: October 23, 2023, Departmental Website, Central Posting Website, TSSU

      All positions located at Burnaby Campus unless otherwise stated.

Teaching Assistant Positions

ARCH 100-3 ​Ancient Peoples and Places (ONLINE-3.17*) D. Maxwell

ARCH 101-3 Reconstructing the Human Past (day-3.17) (ONLINE) TBA

ARCH 131-3 ​Human Origins (ONLINE-3.17*) D. Sandgathe

ARCH 131-3 ​Human Origins (day-3.17* no tutorials) D. Sandgathe

ARCH 200-3 ST: Indigenous Ways of Knowing & Being on the Land (day-4.17* no tutorials) C. Matthew

ARCH 226-3 Shamans, Sacrifice and Psychedelics (ONLINE-3.17*) TBA

ARCH 273-3​ Archaeology of the New World (day-3.17* no tutorials) R. Reimer

ARCH 285Q-4​ Archaeological Science (day- 4.17* lab) TBA

ARCH 301-3​ Ancient Visual Art (ONLINE-4.17*) TBA

ARCH 340-5​ Zooarchaeology (day-5.17* lab) D. Maxwell

ARCH 344-3​ Primate Behavior (day-4.17* no tutorials) B. Galdikas

ARCH 376Q-4​ Quantitative Methods in Archaeology (day-4.17* lab) R. Muir

ARCH 373-5 Human Osteology (day-6.17* labs) H. Cardoso

ARCH 471W-5 Archaeological Theory (day-5.17* no tutorials) G. Nicholas

*indicates tentative base units

Teaching Assistant Wages

Effective May 1, 2021


3 BU $3,930

4 BU $5,178

5 BU $6,426

6 BU $7,674


3 BU $4,620

4 BU $6,098

5 BU $7,576

6 BU $9,054

Minimum Qualifications

"Sufficient knowledge in the discipline of the course to interpret the course material" (from Article 13 B.1.).


Appointment dates: January 8 – April 30, 2024

In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, this advertisement is directed to people who are eligible for employment in Canada at the time of application.

Please submit your application through the employment opportunities section of the Departmental website which can be accessed at the following address: https://www.sfu.ca/archaeology/about/employment/TAs/ta-tm-application-form.html


Application Deadline:  November 06th, 2023



Priority for appointment/reappointment as a Teaching Assistant or Tutor Marker is in accordance with the TSSU Collective Agreement and the Department of Archaeology’s Hiring Priority Policy.

Please note that all Teaching Assistant positions are in the Teaching Support Staff Union (TSSU).

Appointments are subject to sufficient enrollment and final budgetary authorization.



Simon Fraser University is committed to the principle of equity in employment and offers equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants. (See Policy GP 19).


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