Limited Term Lecturer

Limited-Term Lecturer Appointment in the Department of Archaeology
(75% of Full-time Appointment)

Posted: November 1st, 2023
Application Deadline: January 31, 2024

Position description

This position is subject to budgetary approval and need, and is 75%, at the rank of Lecturer beginning May 1, 2024 and ending April 30, 2025. Individuals holding limited-term appointments may be granted a subsequent appointment, given continued funding and need, as well as satisfactory job performance.

Qualifications and assets

The successful applicant will be required to teach six (6) courses per year with an emphasis on introductory level courses. Applicants must have a PhD in Archaeology or a related field and demonstrated or potential for excellence in teaching. Experience with online/remote instruction is a significant asset.

How to apply

Applications should be addressed to Dr. Hugo Cardoso, Chair, (email address: with a cc to Merrill Farmer, Department Administrator, (email address: and must include a cover letter, a detailed curriculum vitae, a sample syllabi for ARCH 100, 101 or 131, and a teaching statement or philosophy. After the deadline candidates will be notified that they are on the short-list and will be required to have three letters of reference sent directly to the department.

Electronic applications should be submitted by January 31, 2024 but will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled. Only short-listed candidates will be notified.

The appointment is expected to commence on May 1, 2024.

Simon Fraser University is strongly committed to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community, and recognizes the importance of inclusion in achieving excellence in teaching and research. As part of this commitment to providing our students with the dynamic, innovative, and inclusive educational environment, we suggest all applicants to articulate in their cover letter how their background, as well as lived and professional experiences and expertise have prepared them to teach in ways that are relevant for a diverse, multicultural contemporary Canadian society.

Territorial Acknowledgement

Simon Fraser University respectfully acknowledges the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish), səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh), q̓íc̓əy̓ (Katzie), kʷikʷəƛ̓əm (Kwikwetlem), Qayqayt, Kwantlen, Semiahmoo and Tsawwassen peoples on whose unceded traditional territories our three campuses reside.

Employment Equity

Simon Fraser University is an institution whose strength is based on our shared commitments to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Diversity is an underlying principle of our Strategic Vision, which pledges SFU to “foster a culture of inclusion and mutual respect, celebrating the diversity reflected among its students, faculty, staff, and our community.” SFU is committed to ensuring that no individual is denied access to employment opportunities for reasons unrelated to ability or qualifications. Consistent with this principle, SFU will advance the interests of underrepresented members of the work force, including Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, racialized persons, and women; embrace gender and sexual diversity; ensure that equal opportunity is afforded to all who seek employment at the University; and treat all employees equitably. Candidates that belong to underrepresented groups are particularly encouraged to apply.

Immigration Status

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.