SESSIONAL INSTRUCTORS Application – Spring 2019

The Department of Biomedical Physiology & Kinesiology is seeking applications for the following positions:

  • Sessional Instructor (Vancouver Campus) - BPK 110 Human Nutrition: Current Issues
  • Sessional Instructor (Burnaby Campus) - BPK 241 Sports Injuries - Prevention and Rehabilitation
  • Sessional Instructor 0.5FTE  (Burnaby Campus) - BPK 305 Human Physiology I

Please note: 

Term Appointment Dates: January 2nd - April 27th, 2019

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only successful applicants will be contacted.

Course Descriptions:





A related graduate degree or equivalent qualification in Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology or a related discipline together with evidence of teaching ability commensurate with the responsibility of teaching the assigned credit course and of carrying out the duties related to the effective conduct of that course.


Additional Qualifications:


BPK 241applicants must be a Sports Medicine Doctor, Physiotherapist or Chiropractor with experience working with a sports team as a therapist.  Further, a current Sports First Responder Certification is required.


BPK 305 – there is a .5 Sessional appointment available, teaching the pulmonary/respiratory physiology section and a portion of the vascular physiology section of the course. Applicants must have extensive understanding of vascular and pulmonary physiology and their interactions with cardiac physiology, including the application of relevant physics principles and equations to describe ventilation and gas exchange. Relevant practical or teaching experience related to tests of pulmonary function and the cellular basis of common pulmonary pathologies is required.

Recommended qualification: complementary experience teaching or knowledge of the etiology of atherosclerosis and myocardial ischemia and injury.

Equity: Simon Fraser University is committed to the principle of equity in employment.

Privacy: 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 778-782-3227.


Application Deadline: 2:30PM on November 23rd, 2018

To apply, please prepare in advance a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement and contact information for three references as a single file in a portable document format (PDF, ~3MB Maximum size). 

When ready, submit your online application HERE.