Sessional Instructor Postings

The Beedie School of Business invites applications for the following Sessional Instructor position(s) for Spring 2018:

Thank you for your interest. There are no current postings for Spring 2018

The Beedie School of Business invites applications for the following Sessional Instructor position(s) for Summer 2018:

BUS 303 - 3- Business, Society and Ethics

Date of Posting: November 24, 2017

Position: Sessional Instructor

Reserved for Grad Students/Post Docs*: No

Duration: May 1, 2018 to August 24, 2018 (subject to change)

Course Description:  

This course examines and reviews contemporary thinking on the changing role of business and business persons in the operations of society, particularly Canadian society. The course explores the changing legal, ethical and regulatory environments of business focusing on the critical alignments -- values, policies, technology and legal approaches -- between the modern organization and its broader public. Students with credit for BUS 103, CO MM 103, or COMM 303 may not take this course for further credit.

Location(campus): Burnaby or Surrey

Relevant Employment Duties and responsibilities:   

  • Works closely with the Course Coordinator and Teaching Assistants if relevant.
  • Delivers instruction, the content of which is approved by the Chair/Director of the department/school/program.
  • Oversees Teaching Assistants while adhering to TSSU guidelines.
  • Holds regular meetings with Teaching Assistants to ensure continuity and cohesiveness in the course.
  • Holds regular weekly office hours for students.
  • Undertakes the grading of assignments and examinations per the grading policies/practices of the Beedie School of Business and oversees the work of Teaching Assistants to ensure that grading standards are maintained.
  • Compiles marks and submits the final grades for students in the course.
  • Manages grade appeals as necessary, in a timely manner.

Required Qualifications:

The successful applicant must have:

  • Ph.D. (ABD)
  • Comprehensive knowledge of and/or experience teaching Business and/or Applied Ethics
  • Knowledge of/experience with collaborative teaching methods.

*If no qualified applicants apply, applicants with lesser qualifications will be considered.

Please include the course number and term in the Subject of your email. Applications should be sent by email to bsb_policy@sfu.ca only. Should you submit your application to any other email address it may not be processed.

Complete applications should consist of:

  • A cover letter stating your intent to apply for the position and qualifications for the position.
  • A current resume/curriculum vitae.
  • A list of past courses taught at SFU and/or another University or College, and the teaching employment evaluations for those courses.
  • Three letters of reference, including at least one from a department/school/program for which courses have been taught.
  • A detailed (e.g., week by week) course outline of a course previously instructed.
  • And academic transcripts (only required if this is your first application).

Closing date for applications: December 13, 2017 at 4:30 pm

The Beedie School of Business invites applications for the following Sessional Instructor position(s) for Fall 2018:

BUS 303 - 3- Business, Society and Ethics

Date of Posting: November 24, 2017

Position: Sessional Instructor

Reserved for Grad Students/Post Docs*: No

Duration: September 1, 2018 to December 21, 2018 (subject to change)

Course Description:  

This course examines and reviews contemporary thinking on the changing role of business and business persons in the operations of society, particularly Canadian society. The course explores the changing legal, ethical and regulatory environments of business focusing on the critical alignments -- values, policies, technology and legal approaches -- between the modern organization and its broader public. Students with credit for BUS 103, CO MM 103, or COMM 303 may not take this course for further credit.

Location(campus): Burnaby or Surrey

Relevant Employment Duties and responsibilities:   

  • Works closely with the Course Coordinator and Teaching Assistants if relevant.
  • Delivers instruction, the content of which is approved by the Chair/Director of the department/school/program.
  • Oversees Teaching Assistants while adhering to TSSU guidelines.
  • Holds regular meetings with Teaching Assistants to ensure continuity and cohesiveness in the course.
  • Holds regular weekly office hours for students.
  • Undertakes the grading of assignments and examinations per the grading policies/practices of the Beedie School of Business and oversees the work of Teaching Assistants to ensure that grading standards are maintained.
  • Compiles marks and submits the final grades for students in the course.
  • Manages grade appeals as necessary, in a timely manner.

Required Qualifications:

The successful applicant must have:

  • Ph.D. (ABD)
  • Comprehensive knowledge of and/or experience teaching Business and/or Applied Ethics
  • Knowledge of/experience with collaborative teaching methods.

*If no qualified applicants apply, applicants with lesser qualifications will be considered.

Please include the course number and term in the Subject of your email. Applications should be sent by email to bsb_policy@sfu.ca only. Should you submit your application to any other email address it may not be processed.

Complete applications should consist of:

  • A cover letter stating your intent to apply for the position and qualifications for the position.
  • A current resume/curriculum vitae.
  • A list of past courses taught at SFU and/or another University or College, and the teaching employment evaluations for those courses.
  • Three letters of reference, including at least one from a department/school/program for which courses have been taught.
  • A detailed (e.g., week by week) course outline of a course previously instructed.
  • And academic transcripts (only required if this is your first application).

Closing date for applications: December 13, 2017 at 4:30 pm

The Beedie School of Business invites applications for the following Sessional Instructor position(s) for Spring 2019:

BUS 303 - 3- Business, Society and Ethics

Date of Posting: November 24, 2017

Position: Sessional Instructor

Reserved for Grad Students/Post Docs*: No

Duration: January 1,  2019 to April 30, 2019 (subject to change)

Course Description:  

This course examines and reviews contemporary thinking on the changing role of business and business persons in the operations of society, particularly Canadian society. The course explores the changing legal, ethical and regulatory environments of business focusing on the critical alignments -- values, policies, technology and legal approaches -- between the modern organization and its broader public. Students with credit for BUS 103, CO MM 103, or COMM 303 may not take this course for further credit.

Location(campus): Burnaby or Surrey

Relevant Employment Duties and responsibilities:   

  • Works closely with the Course Coordinator and Teaching Assistants if relevant.
  • Delivers instruction, the content of which is approved by the Chair/Director of the department/school/program.
  • Oversees Teaching Assistants while adhering to TSSU guidelines.
  • Holds regular meetings with Teaching Assistants to ensure continuity and cohesiveness in the course.
  • Holds regular weekly office hours for students.
  • Undertakes the grading of assignments and examinations per the grading policies/practices of the Beedie School of Business and oversees the work of Teaching Assistants to ensure that grading standards are maintained.
  • Compiles marks and submits the final grades for students in the course.
  • Manages grade appeals as necessary, in a timely manner.

Required Qualifications:

The successful applicant must have:

  • Ph.D. (ABD)
  • Comprehensive knowledge of and/or experience teaching Business and/or Applied Ethics
  • Knowledge of/experience with collaborative teaching methods.

*If no qualified applicants apply, applicants with lesser qualifications will be considered.

Please include the course number and term in the Subject of your email. Applications should be sent by email to bsb_policy@sfu.ca only. Should you submit your application to any other email address it may not be processed.

Complete applications should consist of:

  • A cover letter stating your intent to apply for the position and qualifications for the position.
  • A current resume/curriculum vitae.
  • A list of past courses taught at SFU and/or another University or College, and the teaching employment evaluations for those courses.
  • Three letters of reference, including at least one from a department/school/program for which courses have been taught.
  • A detailed (e.g., week by week) course outline of a course previously instructed.
  • And academic transcripts (only required if this is your first application).

Closing date for applications: December 13, 2017 at 4:30 pm

The Beedie School of Business invites applications for the following Sessional Instructor position(s) for Summer 2019:

BUS 303 - 3- Business, Society and Ethics

Date of Posting: November 24, 2017

Position: Sessional Instructor

Reserved for Grad Students/Post Docs*: No

Duration: May 1, 2019 to August 23, 2019 (subject to change)

Course Description:  

This course examines and reviews contemporary thinking on the changing role of business and business persons in the operations of society, particularly Canadian society. The course explores the changing legal, ethical and regulatory environments of business focusing on the critical alignments -- values, policies, technology and legal approaches -- between the modern organization and its broader public. Students with credit for BUS 103, CO MM 103, or COMM 303 may not take this course for further credit.

Location(campus): Burnaby or Surrey

Relevant Employment Duties and responsibilities:   

  • Works closely with the Course Coordinator and Teaching Assistants if relevant.
  • Delivers instruction, the content of which is approved by the Chair/Director of the department/school/program.
  • Oversees Teaching Assistants while adhering to TSSU guidelines.
  • Holds regular meetings with Teaching Assistants to ensure continuity and cohesiveness in the course.
  • Holds regular weekly office hours for students.
  • Undertakes the grading of assignments and examinations per the grading policies/practices of the Beedie School of Business and oversees the work of Teaching Assistants to ensure that grading standards are maintained.
  • Compiles marks and submits the final grades for students in the course.
  • Manages grade appeals as necessary, in a timely manner.

Required Qualifications:

The successful applicant must have:

  • Ph.D. (ABD)
  • Comprehensive knowledge of and/or experience teaching Business and/or Applied Ethics
  • Knowledge of/experience with collaborative teaching methods.

*If no qualified applicants apply, applicants with lesser qualifications will be considered.

Please include the course number and term in the Subject of your email. Applications should be sent by email to bsb_policy@sfu.ca only. Should you submit your application to any other email address it may not be processed.

Complete applications should consist of:

  • A cover letter stating your intent to apply for the position and qualifications for the position.
  • A current resume/curriculum vitae.
  • A list of past courses taught at SFU and/or another University or College, and the teaching employment evaluations for those courses.
  • Three letters of reference, including at least one from a department/school/program for which courses have been taught.
  • A detailed (e.g., week by week) course outline of a course previously instructed.
  • And academic transcripts (only required if this is your first application).

Closing date for applications: December 13, 2017 at 4:30 pm

*Appointments to the Reserve Sessional Instructor positions shall be provided to qualified Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows first; however, in the event that the positions are not filled by either, they will be released for appointment to any qualified applicant.

  • We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
  • In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, this advertisement is directed to people who are eligible for employment in Canada at the time of application.
  • Simon Fraser University is committed to the principle of equity in employment and offers equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants.
  • Freedom of information and protection of 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 (iv) 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.