Political Science 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.

Fall 2018 SESSIONAL INSTRUCTOR POSITIONS

Application Deadline: Friday, June 8, 2018 (by 12PM)

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

Please send applications electronically in a single pdf document to polgrad@sfu.ca to the attention to Dr. Alex Moens, Chair, Department of Political Science, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby BC, V5A 1S6. 

 

POL 101W Sessional Instructor

POL 210 Sessionional Instructor

POL 210 J Sessional Instructor

POL 221 Sessional Instructor

POL 222 Sessional Instructor 

POL 232 Sessional Instructor

POL 310 Sessional Instructor

POL 321 Sessional Instructor

POL 325 Sessional Instructor

POL 344 Sessional Instructor

POL 405W Sessional Instructor

Fall 2018 TA POSITIONS:

Application Deadline: July 9, 2018

Appointment Duration: September 1, 2018 – December 30, 2018

Course #

Course Title

Location

Instructor

TA/TM

 Qualifications:

100

Introduction to Politics and Government

Burnaby

E. de Rooij

TA

 

121

Political Engagement: From the Streets to the Ballot Box

Burnaby

C. McGovern

TA

 

141

War and Cooperation

Burnaby

A. Moens

TA

 

151

Administration of Justice

Burnaby

C.  McGovern

TA

 

200

Investigating Politics: Research Design and Qualitative Methods

Burnaby

S. Jeram

TA

Basic knowledge of epistemology, research design and methodology for political analysis is required.

201

Introductory Quantitative Methods in Political Science

Burnaby

S. Weldon

TA

Successful applicants shall be comfortable using the statistical program R and have taken POL 802.

210

Introduction to Political Philosophy

Burnaby

TBD

TA

 

253

Introduction to Public Policy

Burnaby

A. Hira

TA

 

310

Identity Politics

Burnaby

TBD

TA

 

324

The Canadian Constitution

Burnaby

A. Heard

TA

 

344

International Law

Burnaby

TBD

TA

 

348

Theories of War, Peace and Conflict Resolution

Burnaby

D. Ross

TA

 

*Courses and tutorials are subject to change. Some may be cancelled due to low enrollment*

PRIORITY SYSTEM FOR ALLOCATING TA/TM Positions 

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Fall 2018 TA/TM LINGUISTIQUE SUPPORT POSITIONS:

Application Deadline: July 9, 2018

Appointment Duration: September 1, 2018 – December 30, 2018

Please send A letter of motivation and CV, in French, should be sent to David Pajot, Associate Director, Office of Francophone and Francophile Affairs via e-mail (fcp_baff@sfu.ca).

TA/TM Linguistic Support Positions

 

Note: Before applying for TA/TM positons please be sure that the courses you are applying for do not conflict with your own course and/or work schedule. TAs must be available for the lecture and tutorials they are assigned to (students are typically assigned 3 tutorial sections). TM positions may require onsite exam invigilation. Course schedules can be found via the Student Information System under class search. 

 

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.