Sustainable Development 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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All Posting Close: Monday, 9 July, 2018

To Apply:

Please submit your formal application (including the documents listed below) by the deadline to the REM office or via e-mail to sdinfo@sfu.ca.

1. Please indicate the course(s) you are most interested in by order of preference for the above schedule of SD courses.

2. An application letter outlining your qualifications and interests with specific reference to the course description.

3. A current curriculum vitae.

4. A selection of students reviews from previous courses taught.

4. The names and phone numbers of two references familiar with your professional experience.

5. If submitting electronically, please include your name in all document names (i.e. jdoe_appl.doc, jdoe_refs.doc, jdoe_cv.doc, jdoe_course.doc).

DEADLINE TO APPLY:         Monday July 9, 2018

For more information on the SD academic programs and courses, please see the SD website: http://www.sfu.ca/susdevprogram

Course # Location Closing Date TA / TM / Sessional
SD 281 Harbour Centre
9 July

Teaching Assistant

Qualifications:

Knowledge of the following topics: challenges and opportunities for developing sustainable communities and a sustainable world, through the framework of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs); an understanding of strengths and weaknesses of conventional approaches to development and of sustainable development; emphasis on urban areas in the Global North and Global South; experience in leading tutorials and grading undergraduate courses; Background in Sustainable Development, Community Planning, and/or International Development preferred.

 

       
SD 301 Burnaby Campus
9 July

Sessional Instructor

Qualifications:

  • Completion of a PhD is expected. ABD candidates will be considered.
  • Knowledge of the following topics: Exploration of how to cultivate a more sustainable world. Provides a foundation for understanding sustainable development at the global scale. Explores cases of governance, programs and policies in the Global South that foster the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), such as food and water security, biodiversity, inclusive economies, and clean energy.
  • Relevant experience in teaching / research related to the principles, policies and practices Sustainable Development and/or International Development.
  • Experience with experiential and /or case-based learning preferred.
  • Evidence of teaching experience and excellence (i.e., student reviews, other references)

 

       
SD 381 Harbour Centre
9 July

Sessional Instructor

Qualifications:

  • Completion of a PhD is expected. ABD candidates will be considered.
  • Knowledge of the following topics: Engages students in understanding how to plan and cultivate sustainability at the community and city level, taking into consideration the environmental, economic, and social aspects of development. Explores and analyzes policy instruments, planning tools, and strategies from around the world for engaging people and institutions in building sustainable communities.
  • Relevant experience in teaching / research related to the principles, policies and practices Sustainable Community Development and/or Sustainable Cities and/or Urban Planning or related topics.
  • Experience with experiential and /or case-based learning preferred. Evidence of teaching experience and excellence (i.e., student reviews, other references)

 

       
SD 481 Distance Education
9 July

Sessional Instructor

Qualifications:

Duties and responsibilities of Supervisors and Tutor/ Markers are outlined in the Teaching and Support Staff (TSSU) Collective Agreement between SFU and the TSSU, including, but not limited to:

  • The Tutor/Marker will establish at least two (2) office hours per week, one during normal weekday office hours for telephone and face-to-face contact and the other during evening hours for telephone contact.
  • Bachelor’s or higher Degree or appropriate certification and some teaching experience.
  • Competence in oral and written English.
  • Background in Sustainable Development, Community Planning and/ or Social Enterprises

 

       
SD 481 Distance Education 9 July, 2018

Tutor Marker

Qualifications:

Duties and responsibilities of Supervisors and Tutor/ Markers are outlined in the Teaching and Support Staff (TSSU) Collective Agreement between SFU and the TSSU, including, but not limited to:

  • The Tutor/Marker will establish at least two (2) office hours per week, one during normal weekday office hours for telephone and face-to-face contact and the other during evening hours for telephone contact.
  • Bachelor’s or higher Degree or appropriate certification and some teaching experience.
  • Competence in oral and written English.
  • Background in Sustainable Development, Community Planning and/ or Social Enterprises
         
Online Supervisor. TM. 
Online Supervisor. TM. 
Online Supervisor. TM. 
Sessional

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

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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.