Opportunities in Biology at SFU

Sessional Positions

There are currently no sessional positions available. Please visit this page in February for summer semester sessional postings.


Teaching Assistant/Tutor Marker Positions

There are currently no TA/TM positions available. Please revisit this page for summer semester postings.


Resources for TAs/TMs/Sessionals

The following links will help you get your medical coverage and other benefits, as well as help you learn how to become a better teacher.

Sessional Instructor (TSSU) Positions in Biology

Positions will be posted as follows:

  • 2nd week of June for Fall
  • 2nd week of October for Spring
  • 2nd week of February for Summer

The online application will remain open for 3 weeks.

Research Positions

Please contact individual faculty members regarding research opportunities in their lab.

Professors seeking Graduate Students

Prospective graduate students should contact individual faculty members regarding graduate opportunities.

Graduate Student opportunity in the Marlatt Lab:  M.Sc. or Ph.D. position in ecotoxicology to study the effects of neonicitinoid pesticides on salmonids.   All positions currently filled.


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