Sociology-Anthropology 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.

TA/Marker Appointments

For more information on the positions (including duration and qualifications), TA/TM appointment priority, and the application instructions, please go to the department's website at: TA/TM positions

Summer 2018 TA/TM positions have been filled. Please check back in June for Fall 2018 TA/TM postings.

Teaching Assistant/Marker Positions

Tutor/Marker Positions for Distance Education courses


Sessional Instructor Positions


Application Deadline:   

For more information regarding sessional positions and the application process, please go to the department's webpage: sessional teaching positions

Campus: BBY=Burnaby; HC=Vancouver, Harbour Centre; SUR=Surrey

Course Number
& Section

Course Title Desig. Campus Closing Date

Distance Education Course Supervisor



For more information regarding sessional positions and the application process, please go to the department's webpage: sessional teaching positions

Centre for Online and Distance Education (CODE)

Course Number
& Section

Course Title
Desig. Closing Date

Department of Sociology & Anthropology
TA/TM Appointment Priority System

Teaching Assistant Appointments (including tutor marker, marker and lab assistant positions) will follow the procedures laid out in the TSSU/University Collective Agreement and are subject to availability.  

In addition, the Department considers the following: 

1)      TA/TM position as part of admission agreement

2)      base unit accumulation

3)      TA/TM preference as indicated on the application form

If an assignment with 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 will have priority for the appointment.

SFU is committed to the principle of equity in employment

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.


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

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.