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Academic Positions

CRC Positions

Tier 2 Canada Research Chair, Indigenous Governance in Education
Applications must be submitted by February 15, 2021.
See posting for more information.

Tenure Track Positions

No positions currently available.

Non-Tenure Track Positions

No positions currently available.

Lecturer Positions

Continuing Lecturer, Counselling Psychology

Deadline to Apply: Application review will begin on March 8 (extended from February 22).
See posting below for more information.

* LTL_CounsellingPsychology(1).pdf
Last Updated: March 1, 2021

Limited Term Lecturer Positions, Online Education Courses in Undergraduate Programs (General Education and Educational Psychology)

Appointment Duration: May 1, 2021 – April 31, 2022 (with the possibility for renewal).
Deadline to Apply: Application review will begin on March 24, 2021.
See posting below for more information.

Associate Director, Community Graduate Programs

Appointment Duration: The appointment will be a two-year Limited Term Lecturer, with possibility for renewal.
Deadline to Apply: Application review will begin on: April 9, 2021
Start date: May 1, 2021 or by negotiation
See posting below for more information.

Positions in Undergraduate Programs

No positions currently available.
* Edited for TSSU Course Supervisor Details for Prospective Appointees.pdf
Information about Distance Education Course Supervisor.

Positions in Professional Programs

PPS Program Coordinator

Preservice Professional Studies (PPS) invites experienced teachers to apply for the position of Program Coordinator. This is a 10-month appointment commencing August 1, 2021. The position may be renewed for up to a total of three years. The method of appointment is usually by secondment from a school district.

The Program Coordinator has both administrative and instructional responsibilities, including the preparation and support of faculty associates and school associates and liaising with school administration and districts.

Deadline to apply: February 19, 2021

* PPS Program Coordinator JP 2021-22_FN.pdf
PPS Program Coordinator Job Description 2021-22

Positions in Graduate Programs

Graduate Sessional Instructor
 EDUC 810-3: Methods of Inquiry in Educational Psychology
Duration: Summer Term, May 10 - Aug 31, 2021
Location: Remote, Online
Application Closing Date: Monday, April 19, 2021 by 4:30 pm

* SI JP 1214 EDUC 810.pdf
Graduate Sessional Instructor

Positions in Community Graduate Programs

No positions currently available.

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

Graduate Diploma in Education Sessional Instructor
EDPR 504-2: Foundations of Place and Nature-based Education (August 16-20, 2021)
                 EDPR 524-2: Assessment of Exceptional Learners (August 23-27, 2021)
Duration: Summer Term
Location: Remote, Online
Application Closing Date: Wednesday April 21, 2021 by 4:30 pm

Graduate Diploma in Education Mentors

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.

Information for Applying to a Mentor Position
*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.  

Other Opportunities


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.