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Academic Positions

CRC, Tenure Track, Non-Tenure Track, and Lecturer Positions

No positions currently available.

Positions in Undergraduate Programs

EDUC 324 Sessional Instructor position available for Spring (January-April) 2022. Apply by Monday, November 1st at 4pm.

* Edited for TSSU Course Supervisor Details for Prospective Appointees.pdf
Information about Distance Education Course Supervisor.

Positions in Preservice Professional Studies


Positions in Graduate Programs

Research Assistant: Connecting Career Development and Mental Health for Youth in Schools (CCDMHY) Research Project

Start Date: December 1, 2021
Deadline: October 29, 2021
Location: primailty remote, occational meetings at SFU Burnaby Campus 

Positions in Community Graduate Programs

Sessional Instructor positions for Spring 2022:  

EDUC 820-5: Current Issues in Curriculum & Pedagogy
Deadline: October 29, 2021
Location: SFU Vancouver 

EDUC 904-5: Fieldwork III
Deadline: October 29, 2021
Location: SFU Surrey

EDUC 904-5: Fieldwork III
Deadline: October 29, 2021
Location: Kelowna

Positions in Advanced Professional Studies and Master of Education in Educational Practice

Graduate Diploma in Education (GDE) Mentors

Information for Applying to a Mentor Position

GDE Mentors are hired during the fall, spring and summer terms. Please check this space regularly for specific postings. If you are interested in mentoring in a GDE program, we encourage you to review the materials below under ‘Information for Applying to a Mentor Program’ and our upcoming programs at to see if there is a program theme that meets your area(s) of experience.

*Note for Current/Former Mentors: please contact Gina Romeo ( if you are a current or former Mentor wishing to apply for a Mentor position in another GDE.  

Graduate Diploma in Education Sessional Instructor

Course:  EDPR 504-2: Facilitating Dialogue for Diversity, Equity and Educational Change (Inclusive Education, Surrey)
                  EDPR 525-2 Integrating Global Perspectives in the Classroom (Teaching for Social Justice, Surrey)
                  EDPR 535-2: Holistic Approaches to Teaching and Learning (Place and Nature-based Experiential Learning, Online)

Duration: Spring 2022
Application Closing Date: Tuesday, November 2, 2021

Other Opportunities

Research Assistant, Connecting Career Development and Mental Health for Youth in School (CCDMHY) Research Project

Start Date: December 1, 2021 (a later start date may be negotiated)
End Date: August 31, 2022 (may be extended)
Application Deadline: Friday, October 29, 2021

Research Assistant, Office of Indigenous Education

Start Date: asap
End Date: December 1, 2021
Application Deadline:
asap; we appreciate all replies to this position posting; however, we will only contact short-listed applicants.

Staff Positions

All administrative CUPE and APSA positions are posted on the main SFU website.

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Tutoring Positions

SFU's Friends of Simon Program provides current students with the opportunity to become a Friends of Simon tutor. Tutors serve in multicultural settings and contribute to the school success of newcomers to Canada. Due to the generosity of our sponsors, Friends of Simon tutors earn hourly wages that help them with their own university expenses.

Learn more about becoming a Friends of Simon tutor. o

Visiting Scholar Positions

The Faculty of Education accepts a limited number of visiting scholars to enrich research collaborations with colleagues across Canada and around the world. If you wish to apply to the Faculty of Education as a visiting scholar, you must first contact one or two faculty members with research interests closely related to yours (see and email them directly with your request.  You will need to submit the following documents with your application:

  • A letter explaining why you would like to become a visiting scholar at SFU, including the dates and duration of your intended stay
  • A current Curriculum Vitae
  • A summary of your research interests

Once a faculty member has agreed to be your “sponsor” they will advise the Associate Dean, Academic & Research that they are willing to collaborate with you. After your application has been approved, a formal Letter of Invitation will be issued. (This letter can be used if you are required to obtain a visa for Canada.)

If you have any questions, please contact the Office of the Associate Dean, Academic & Research at

Please note: A response from a faculty member may take up to six weeks. The Faculty has limited capacity to accept visiting scholars, and we are not able to offer extensive support.