French 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.

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Sessional Instructor Positions

Sessional positions are generally posted in October for Spring semester, February for Summer semester, and June for Fall semester.

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 French follows Article XIV (E) of the TSSU-SFU Collective Agreement when hiring Sessional Instructors.

Spring 2019 Term

FREN 222F French Writing II

ITAL 101 Introductory Italian II

Applications may be sent electronically to frensech@sfu.ca.

Please note that only shortlisted and/or selected applicants will be contacted.

Teaching Assistant/Tutor Marker Positions

TA/TM positions will be posted on the Monday, or next working day, of the tenth week prior to the commencement of the semester (Article XVI.2.a).

All Teaching Assistant/Tutor Marker 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 French follows Article XIII (F) of the TSSU-SFU Collective Agreement when hiring Teaching Assistants/Tutor Markers.

Spring 2019 Term

Appointment dates: January 2 - April 30, 2019

Course

Title 

Location 

Term

Closing Date

TA/TM

FREN 120 French for Beginners Burnaby 1191 Nov 5, 2018 TA
FREN 121 Introductory French I Burnaby 1191 Nov 5, 2018 TA
FREN 121 Introductory French I Harbour Centre 1191 Nov 5, 2018 TA
FREN 121  Introductory French I CODE - Online 1191 Nov 5, 2018 TM
FREN 122 Introductory French II Burnaby 1191 Nov 5, 2018 TA
FREN 210 Intermediate French I Burnaby 1191 Nov 5, 2018 TA
FREN 211 Intermediate French II Burnaby 1191  Nov 5, 2018 TA
FREN 221 French Writing I Burnaby 1191 Nov 5, 2018 TA
FREN 222 French Writing II Burnaby 1191 Nov 5, 2018 TA
FREN 300 Advanced French: Oral Practice Burnaby  1191 Nov 5, 2018 TA
FREN WW French Linguistic Support Burnaby 1191 Nov 5, 2018 TA
ITAL 100 Introductory Italian I Burnaby 1191 Nov 5, 2018 TA
ITAL 101 Introductory Italian II Burnaby 1191 Nov 5, 2018 TA

 

Qualifications:  Applicants must possess an appropriate level of proficiency in oral and written French (or Italian for ITAL courses) and English, including an in-depth knowledge of French (or Italian for ITAL courses) grammar and sound patterns and appropriate pedagogical skills to teach French (or Italian for ITAL courses), commensurate with the course level.  Applicants must demonstrate sufficient knowledge in the discipline of the course to interpret the course material.

Please email application form and supporting documents, by closing date, to frensech@sfu.ca.

INTERVIEW PROCESS FOR NEW APPLICANTS: Selected applicants will be observed and evaluated by one or more faculty members while doing 30 minutes of micro-teaching and will be notified of the results in writing.

Please note that only selected applicants will be contacted.

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.

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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.