Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology 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.

Sessional Postings

SESSIONAL INSTRUCTORS Application – Spring 2018

The Department of Biomedical Physiology & Kinesiology is seeking applications for the following positions:

  • Sessional Instructor (Burnaby Campus) - BPK 241 Sports Injuries - Prevention and Rehabilitation

Please note: Assignments for Spring 2018 run from Jan 2, 2018 to Apr 27, 2018

Course Descriptions:

Qualifications: A related graduate degree or equivalent qualification in Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology or a related discipline together with evidence of teaching ability commensurate with the responsibility of teaching the assigned credit course and of carrying out the duties related to the effective conduct of that course. 

Additionally for BPK 241, applicants must be a Sports Medicine Doctor, Physiotherapist or Chiropractor with experience working with a sports team as a therapist.  Further, a current Sports First Responder Certification is required.

Application Deadline: 4PM on November 22nd, 2017



TA/TM Postings

Submit an online application for Teaching Assistantship 1181

Appointment Dates: January 2, 2018 through April 28, 2018

Closing Date: November 07, 2017 at 4 p.m.


BPK 343 Practicum Coordinator - see qualifications below

Apply via online application

Closing Date: December 13, 2017 at 2pm



Qualifications for TA/TM positions in the

Department of Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology:

Tentative T.A. Advertisement - Spring 2018

The Department of Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology includes a wide range of specializations and, in order to be appointed, a person must have sufficient knowledge in the discipline of the course to interpret the course material, as demonstrated by either having a strong performance in the course or an equivalent, or through knowledge of the discipline and registration in a graduate degree in the discipline or applicable equivalent.

Appointments for the Spring 2018 (1181) semester run January 2nd, 2018 to April 27th, 2018. All applicants for TA/TM positions for the Spring 2018 semester are required to be present and available for all assigned work for the course(s) for which they are applying (i.e., scheduled exams and assignments, marking/grading, scheduled labs/tutorials, etc). This includes assignments for distance courses offered through CODE. All TAs and TMs (for Courses for Online Education) must be available to invigilate exams. TMs must be able to collect exams and course work for marking from, and return (once marked) to, the SFU Burnaby campus.

By submitting an application for assignment(s) in the Spring 2018 semester, you acknowledge these requirements and responsibilities.


Please note: Positions are not guaranteed. Appointments are conditional upon enrollment.


Please find complete qualifications for TA/TM positions in BPK here.

Please find the TA/TM appointment priorities in BPK here.

Please find the BPK Courses in Spring 2018 Calendar here.

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.