Economics Postings

These postings are updated by SFU's departments. Applicants should make sure that they can meet the departments' requirements and application deadlines. Please apply directly to the department where the job posting is located. Please check your department's job posting website as well.

Sessional Instructors

Sessional instructor positions are generally posted mid July for Spring semester, mid November for Summer semester, and mid March for Fall  semester.  Please note that sessional positions are subject to budgetary approval and contingent on enrollment.

Please note that all Sessional Instructor positions involve membership in the Teaching Support Staff Union (TSSU); and are subject to both sufficient enrollment in the course, and budgetary authorization.  The Department of Economics follows Article XIV (E.2) of the TSSU-SFU Collective Agreement when hiring Sessional Instructors.

 

Teaching Assistants (TAs) and Tutor Markers (TMs)

The Department of Economics invites applications for the following positions:

Teaching Assistants

Teaching Support Staff Union (TSSU)

 

Qualifications of an applicant for a position include consideration of the following:

(a)                 In the case of reappointment, satisfactory performance as a teaching assistant, based on TA ratings on course evaluation forms and by course instructors

(b)           Sufficient knowledge in the discipline of the course to interpret the course material

TA positions in ECON 220W that are posted as “EAL writing support TAs” require at least one year of experience or equivalent training in providing academic writing support to students who speak English as an Additional Language.  Examples of relevant experience and training include but are not limited to prior TA positions in which writing support is a significant component of the work, staff positions in writing support, and coursework in EAL learning or writing support. These positions do not require knowledge of economics.

To apply please complete the online SFU Economics Fall TA/TM Application.   Deadline for applications is July 8, 2019.

Course #

Title

Location

 

 

 

Position

 

 

Duration of appointment

 

 

Application

Closing Date

ECON 103

Principles of Microeconomics

BURNABY

TA

Aug 28 - Dec 24, 2019

July 8, 2019

ECON 103*

Principles of Microeconomics

SURREY

TA

Aug 28 - Dec 24, 2019

July 8, 2019

ECON 104*

Economics and Government

BURNABY

TA

Aug 28 - Dec 24, 2019

July 8, 2019

ECON 105

Principles of Macroeconomics

BURNABY

TA

Aug 28 - Dec 24, 2019

July 8, 2019

ECON 105*

Principles of Macroeconomics

SURREY

TA

Aug 28 - Dec 24, 2019

July 8, 2019

ECON 201

Microeconomic Theory I

BURNABY

TA

Aug 28 - Dec 24, 2019

July 8, 2019

ECON 220W

Communication in Economics

BURNABY

TA

Aug 28 - Dec 24, 2019

July 8, 2019

ECON 220W**

Communication in Economics

BURNABY

TA

Aug 28 - Dec 24, 2019

July 8, 2019

ECON 260*

Environmental Econ.

BURNABY

TA

Aug 28 - Dec 24, 2019

July 8, 2019

ECON 282 D100

ST-Introduction to Game Theory

BURNABY

TA

Aug 28 - Dec 24, 2019

July 8, 2019

ECON 282 D200

ST-Economics of Immigration

BURNABY

TA

Aug 28 - Dec 24, 2019

July 8, 2019

ECON 302

Microeconomic Theory II

BURNABY

TA

Aug 28 - Dec 24, 2019

July 8, 2019

ECON 305

Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory

BURNABY

TA

Aug 28 - Dec 24, 2019

July 8, 2019

ECON 310

Money and Banking

BURNABY

TA

Aug 28 - Dec 24, 2019

July 8, 2019

ECON 325

Industrial Organization

BURNABY

TA

Aug 28 - Dec 24, 2019

July 8, 2019

ECON 331

Intro Mathematical Economics

BURNABY

TA

Aug 28 - Dec 24, 2019

July 8, 2019

ECON 333

Statistical Analysis of Economic Data

BURNABY

TA

Aug 28 - Dec 24, 2019

July 8, 2019

ECON 342

International Trade

BURNABY

TA

Aug 28 - Dec 24, 2019

July 8, 2019

ECON 345

International Finance

BURNABY

TA

Aug 28 - Dec 24, 2019

July 8, 2019

ECON 355W

ST-Law & Economics

BURNABY

TA

Aug 28 - Dec 24, 2019

July 8, 2019

ECON 362

Economics of Natural Resources

BURNABY

TA

Aug 28 - Dec 24, 2019

July 8, 2019

ECON 381

Labour Economics

BURNABY

TA

Aug 28 - Dec 24, 2019

July 8, 2019

ECON 383*

ST-Environmental Economics & Policy

BURNABY

TA

Aug 28 - Dec 24, 2019

July 8, 2019

ECON 392

Public Economics: Role of Government

BURNABY

TA

Aug 28 - Dec 24, 2019

July 8, 2019

ECON 393

Public Economics: Taxation

BURNABY

TA

Aug 28 - Dec 24, 2019

July 8, 2019

ECON 802*

Micro Theory I

BURNABY

TA

Aug 28 - Dec 24, 2019

July 8, 2019

ECON 803

Micro Theory II

BURNABY

TA

Aug 28 - Dec 24, 2019

July 8, 2019

ECON 835*

Econometrics

BURNABY

TA

Aug 28 - Dec 24, 2019

July 8, 2019

W Writing Intensive    *TA Markership   **EAL writing support TA

Priority System for TA Appointments

Priority of qualified* applicants to TA and TM positions in the Department of Economics is in accordance with Article XIII and Article XV of the Collective Agreement.  In hiring Teaching Assistants (or TM), priority shall be given to applicants in the following order:

(i)              Graduate students registered in the department.

(ii)            Graduate students registered in other departments

(iii)           Undergraduate Teaching Assistants (UTA) or External Teaching Assistants (ETA).

*Qualifications of an applicant for a position include consideration of the following:

(a) In the case of reappointment, satisfactory performance as a teaching assistant, based on TA ratings on course evaluation forms and by course instructors

(b) Sufficient knowledge in the discipline of the course to interpret the course material.

TA positions in ECON 220W that are posted as “EAL writing support TAs” require at least one year of experience or equivalent training in providing academic writing support to students who speak English as an Additional Language.  Examples of relevant experience and training include but are not limited to prior TA positions in which writing support is a significant component of the work, staff positions in writing support, and coursework in EAL learning or writing support. These positions do not require knowledge of economics.

If an assignment within a priority group requires a selection between applicants, the graduate student without financial support from merit based scholarships or merit based fellowships during the semester of appointment with a value equal to at least a 5.17 appointment will have priority for the appointment, after which the department will consider the following:

a)                 Suitability for particular courses (e.g. discipline of prior degree(s), publications, experience)

b)                Instructor requests

c)                 Amount of financial support offered at the time of admission

d)                Number of base units already received to ensure sufficient teaching-related experience in her/his field of study

e)                 TA preferences

f)                Past TA ratings from employment evaluations.

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.

Policies

Equity
The University is committed to the principle of equity in employment. (See Policy GP 19.)

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. Applicant information may also be disclosed to the Teaching Support Staff Union in accordance with Article XIII F.3.1.b of the Collective Agreement.

If you have any questions about the collection, use and disclosure of this information please contact the Associate VP, Human Resources, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6. Telephone 778-782-3237.